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    Widow: Choice of convicted cop killer as college speaker ‘a disgrace’

    Maureen Faulkner learned Tuesday that her husband's convicted killer was selected as the commencement speaker for a graduating class at the Goddard College in Vermont.

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    New streaming films and shows on Netflix, Amazon and Hulu in October

    (CNN) — Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and iTunes are adding titles to their streaming options in October. From horror films to documentaries and new episodes of beloved series, it’s all here for your viewing pleasure with this month’s schedule of releases: October 1 Netflix: “Annie” “Annie: A Royal Adventure” “Bad Johnson” “Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle” “Chicken Run” “Domestic Disturbance” “Ernest Saves Christmas” “Finding Forrester” “Galaxy Quest” “Gilmore Girls: The Complete Series” “Hit!” “Hostages: Season 1″ “Kramer vs. Kramer” “Jimmy Neutron: Boy […]

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    Michael Dunn found guilty of 1st-degree murder in loud-music trial

    JACKSONVILLE, Florida (CNN) — Jurors found Michael Dunn guilty of first-degree murder Wednesday in the 2012 shooting death 17-year-old Jordan Davis. Dunn’s parents were in the courtroom for the verdict. Davis’ parents, Ron Davis and Lucia MacBath, both let out a quiet gasp upon hearing the jury forewoman’s words and then hung their heads and cried. Dunn did not appear to have an immediate reaction, but later, he turned around and somberly shook his head toward his father. Dunn, 47, […]

  • Fall tree in Village of East Davenport, photo by Caroline Reinwald

    Photos: Colors and Changes of Fall

    It seems the leaves on the trees change in the blink of an eye. They're full and green one day, and then they're on the ground the next.

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    Rock Island Republican Party appeals Electoral Board’s ruling on Boyd’s resignation

    In the wake of former Sheriff Jeff Boyd’s resignation, the Rock Island Republican Party is appealing the decision to have Sheriff Gerald Bustos on the November 4 ballot. Boyd agreed to resign as Rock Island County Sheriff on September 11, 2014, the day he pleaded guilty to attempted misconduct based on attempted cyber-stalking. After Boyd’s resignation, the Rock Island County Democratic Party chose Captain Gerry Bustos to replace him. He was sworn in on September 12. Bustos was also selected […]

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    Share Your Photos: 2014 Homecoming Events

    It’s Homecoming season, which means parades, rivalry games, dances, and reuniting with your hometown. Share your homecoming experience with News 8!

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    Score Standout Week 5 Vote Here

    Here are the 5-candidates for the Week 5 Score Standout, sponsored by Steyer Seeds.

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    Where to get free and discounted coffee on National Coffee Day

    To celebrate a worldwide favorite, several businesses are offering free and discounted coffee for National Coffee Day.

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    Two killed in Davenport crash that police blame on alcohol and excessive speed

    Two people died of injuries they suffered when the car they were in was broadsided by another vehicle.

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    FAA hopes to return Chicago air traffic center to full service by October 13

    The FAA hopes to have Chicago's fire-damaged air traffic control center repaired and returned to full service by October 13, the agency said Sunday in a press release.

  • The Score: Assumption football and Rock Island volleyball

    Five weeks of the high school football season is in the books, we take a look back at the week. The Assumption Football Team joins us to talk about their season. Our FCA Game of the Week features the Erie-Prophetstown vs. Bureau Valley game. Daniel Makarewicz looks forward to week 6 and the Western Big 6. The Rock Island volleyball team is off to a perfect start in WB6 Conference play.

  • Berlin Marathon, Dennis Kimetto

    Kenyan Dennis Kimetto sets new world marathon record

    Kenya's Dennis Kimetto became the first man to run the marathon in under two hours three minutes as he set a new world record in Berlin Sunday.

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