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    Rock Island residents displaced after fire breaks out in living room

    A Rock Island family was displaced after a fire broke out at their home. Firefighters arrived at the home near 13th Avenue and 14th Street around 12:45 p.m. on Saturday, February 6, 2016, according to Fire Marshal Greg Marty. It took fire crews 30-40 minutes to get the fire under control because the home was already heavily engulfed in flames when they arrived. According to the home owner, the fire started in the living room, but there was no word yet on what the […]

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    Names released of 6 relatives found dead in Chicago home

    Authorities have released the names of six family members found dead this week in their home on Chicago's southwest side.

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    Davenport Subway restaurant target of armed robbery

    A Davenport Subway restaurant was the target of an armed robbery on Friday evening, February 5, 2016, police said.

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    Three arrested following shots fired reports in Des Moines County

    Three people were arrested after a report of shots fired in Des Moines County led to a car chase. Gunfire was reported near Timberland Estates on Washington Road around 2:30 a.m. Saturday, February 6, 2016, according to a statement from the Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office. A caller identified “a possible suspect vehicle” and followed it westbound toward Mt. Pleasant. From there, Henry County Deputies and police from Mt. Pleasant tried to pull the suspect vehicle over, but it fled, […]

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    Blizzard hits QC on February 1, 2015

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    Traffic slow-going on I-80 westbound near LeClaire, Iowa

    Traffic on Interstate 80 westbound was moving slowly near LeClaire, where emergency vehicles were there were emergency vehicles apparently dealing with something on the right side of the highway.

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    Dog attacks becoming a problem for Ameren Illinois utility workers

    After having numerous incidents where workers have been attacked by dogs, Ameren Illinois is publicly asking customers to be mindful of their pets.

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    24 snacks a healthful host should avoid at a Super Bowl party

    Super Bowl Sunday is upon us. Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers fans, as well as more casual observers, are making bets and planning parties. One of the biggest sporting events of the season, last year this game drew over 114 million viewers. However, Sunday will also be home to Puppy Bowl XI, Kitten Bowl III and a wide variety of snacks to munch on as you watch these events. Not all snacks are created equally, though. For the health-conscious among […]

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    Galena, Illinois among 12 competing for “Greatest Midwestern Town” title

    North of the Quad Cities, Galena, Illinois has been entered into a contest to be titled the “Greatest Midwestern Town.” The contest was launched by Midwest Living magazine on January 1, 2016. Twelve towns have been entered into the running. Voters have until February 29, 2016 to cast their votes, according to the official rules.  The winner will not only be given the title of “Greatest Midwestern Town” but will also receive an editorial feature in an upcoming issue of the […]

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    Several dead, over 100 missing after strong quake rattles Taiwan

    Rescuers are searching for more than 100 people missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan. The magnitude-6.4 quake has killed at least 14 people, most of them in a high-rise residential building that collapsed.

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    Wild surveillance video shows men chasing runaway ATV

    In northeast Iowa, an ATV got away from its owners and caused quite a scene; all of it was captured on surveillance video.

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    Iowa couple have baby on their shared birthday

    An Iowa couple who have the same birthday just had their first baby — on their shared birthday.

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