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  • 2 accused of abusing handicapped elderly man

    Posted on: 12:34 pm, December 30, 2011, by , updated on: 11:36am, March 26, 2012

    BURLINGTON, Iowa — Two Burlington, Iowa women are accused of stealing more than $50,000 from a man for whom they...
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    Jodi and Cindy Dameron were arrested December 29, 2011 and accused of stealing more than $50,000 from a disabled elderly man for whom they were supposed to be caring.
  • Board denies Terronez motion to amend complaint against him

    Posted on: 5:26 pm, September 23, 2011, by , updated on: 06:20pm, February 27, 2012

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill.—The Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission says it will not remove allegations from the complaint filed against former...
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    Jeff Teronez
  • VanHoutte attorney asks court to overturn conviction

    Posted on: 5:14 pm, June 29, 2011, by , updated on: 05:18pm, February 27, 2012

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill.—The attorney for Jason Van Houtte filed a motion to have his client freed from prison. Van Houtte,...
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    Jason VanHoutte
  • Committee recommends Senko remain State’s Attorney

    Posted on: 5:07 pm, June 14, 2011, by , updated on: 05:11pm, February 27, 2012

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill.—The committee assigned to review applications for the vacant Rock Island State’s Attorney position recommended the interim appointee...
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    Mark Senko
  • Terronez Investigation: Text, phone and Facebook records

    Posted on: 4:44 pm, May 6, 2011, by , updated on: 05:00pm, February 27, 2012

    Editor’s Note:  This content contains graphic language which may be considered offensive. This is a partial transcript taken verbatim from...
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  • Rock Island Co. Democrats speak out about Terronez

    Posted on: 4:23 pm, April 27, 2011, by , updated on: 04:30pm, February 27, 2012

    MOLINE—Twenty-four hours after Rock Island County State’s Attorney Jeff Terronez stepped down, his political party held their annual fundraising spaghetti...
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  • Jason VanHoutte’s Interview With Police

    Posted on: 3:45 pm, May 19, 2010, by , updated on: 03:54pm, February 27, 2012

    Hear what Jason VanHoutte told police during his interview in a taped confession that the judge refused to throw out.
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  • Former teacher sentenced to prison on child sex charge

    Posted on: 11:23 am, May 10, 2010, by , updated on: 11:26am, February 27, 2012

    ROCK ISLAND, Il.—Former United Township High School teacher Jason VanHoutte made plea deal Monday morning that sends him to prison...
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    Jason VanHoutte
  • Trial delayed for VanHoutte

    Posted on: 11:16 am, January 21, 2010, by , updated on: 11:17am, February 27, 2012

    ROCK ISLAND, Illinois—A former East Moline teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a student has asked that his...
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    Jason VanHoutte
  • Orion School Board votes to fire head coach, Jason VanHoutte

    Posted on: 11:07 am, August 19, 2009, by , updated on: 11:09am, February 27, 2012

    The Orion school board, behind closed doors, decided the fate of football coach Jason VanHoutte, the man who led Orion’s...
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    Jason VanHoutte
  • Coach/teacher accused of sexual assault put on unpaid suspension

    Posted on: 11:02 am, August 13, 2009, by , updated on: 11:05am, February 27, 2012

    QUAD CITIES, Ill.—After a 40 minutes meeting behind closed doors this morning, the United Township school board members voted unanimously...
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    Jason VanHoutte
  • UTHS teacher, Orion coach charged for sex with student

    Posted on: 10:56 am, August 12, 2009, by , updated on: 11:02am, February 27, 2012

    MOLINE, Illinois—A high school football coach and teacher who taught for 15 years at United Township is now accused of...
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    Jason VanHoutte