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  • Maine can’t reach deal with nurse Kaci Hickox amid Ebola concerns

    (CNN) — In the tense standoff between a Maine nurse and state officials, it was a surreal scene. Nurse Kaci Hickox, who recently returned to the United States after treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, went on a bike ride with her boyfriend Thursday — followed by a police cruiser and a throng of journalists watching their every move. Her lawyer called the ride “a good way to exercise her right.” Hickox told reporters she “just wanted to enjoy this […]

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    Kidnapper of baby left at West Branch gas station sentenced to 25 years in prison

    A woman convicted of kidnapping an infant and leaving him at a West Branch gas station has been sentenced to 25 years in prison. U.S. District Judge James Peterson sentenced 31-year-old Kristen Smith, from Aurora, Colorado, to 25 years in federal prison followed by 10 years of supervised release for kidnapping an infant from his Beloit, Wisconsin home back in February, according to a statement from the Department of Justice. Smith had taken the infant, four-day-old Kayden Powell, from his […]

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    Davenport man taken into custody after allegedly attempting to entice a minor

    A Davenport man has been accused of enticing a minor. On Thursday, October 30, 2014 police arrested 30-year-old John Michael Riepe on a charge of enticing a minor, according to a statement from the Scott County Sheriff’s Department. Riepe was accused of texting an undercover detective, who he believed was a 15-year-old girl, for five weeks, said the statement. He allegedly made plans to meet with her with the intent of “engaging in a sexual act.” “When Riepe arrived at […]

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    Photos: How Quad Citians celebrate Halloween

    Some people decorate their homes, others go all-out on their costumes.  Pets sometimes even get into the Halloween spirit. So… How do you celebrate Halloween? Share your photos! Check out Halloween events and attractions around the Quad Cities — click here.

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    Starbucks to start coffee delivery soon

    You'll soon be able get that frappe to go — to your house. Starbucks said Thursday that it would start food and beverage delivery in the second half of the year.

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    Brittany Maynard on decision to die: Now ‘doesn’t seem like the right time’

    Brittany Maynard says she hasn't decided yet when she'll end her life, but it's a decision she's still determined to make.

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    Undercover sting: FBI agents posed as Internet repairmen

    In sting operation last July, undercover FBI agents gained access to a hotel suite by disabling the hotel's Internet, and then posing as Internet repair technicians.

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    Burlington man killed in fiery crash in Des Moines County

    A Burlington man was killed when he collided with a semi-truck at an intersection in Des Moines County.

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    FBI most-wanted suspect Eric Frein in custody in Pennsylvania

    After nearly seven weeks on the run, suspected cop killer Eric Matthew Frein is in custody, Pennsylvania State Police spokeswoman Connie Devens said Thursday.

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    911 caller in need of help asks dispatcher for pizza

    A Reddit user shared the story of a bizarre 911 call he took when he was a police dispatcher. The caller started off asking for a pizza.

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    10-year-old girl arrested in connection with school threat

    Police say a 10-year-old girl was arrested in connection with a threat made toward teachers at a Dixon elementary school. According to a statement from Dixon Police Chief Danny Langloss, a threat toward teachers at Madison School was found in the 5th grade girls’ bathroom on Wednesday, October 29, 2014. The statement said that a 10-year-old girl was arrested and charged with criminal defacement of property in connection with the threat. She was processed at the Dixon Police Department and […]

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    2014 Trick-or-Treat times

    Here are trick-or-treat times announced for communities in and around the Quad Cities.

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