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    Driver dies when vehicle goes airborne and overturns

    A driver died after veering off a Davenport, Iowa highway, causing it to become airborne and land on its roof.

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    Driver dies when vehicle collides with semi in rural Scott County

    An elderly man was killed when his car collided with a semi in Scott County, Iowa, just south of the Wapsipinicon River.

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    QC under winter weather advisory as rain turns to snow

    Rain turned into snow on Monday, November 24, 2014, placing the Quad Cities under a winter weather advisory. The National Weather Service says that for some counties, the advisory began Monday at 3 a.m. and lasts until 6 p.m. This includes Delaware, Linn, Jones, Johnson, Cedar, Muscatine, Washington, and Louisa Counties. For Dubuque, Jackson, Clinton, Scott, Jo Daviess, Stephenson, Carroll, Whiteside, Rock Island, Henry (Illinois), Bureau, Putnam, and Mercer Counties, the advisory was set to begin at 6 a.m. and […]

  • Rainy weather at Run for Red 5k ‘an improvement’ from last year

    The Red Cross held its 7th annual Run for the Red 5k. The race took place Sunday, November 23, 2014 at the Paul Skeffington Memorial Trail in DeWitt, Iowa. More than 100 runners and walkers showed up, despite the rain, to participate. “Runners are a hearty bunch so we’re glad to have everyone.  Not the ideal conditions, nice, cold rain but we’ll take what we get,” said Race Director Steve Schmit. The Executive Director, Amber Wood said it was “an […]

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    Your Photos: 2014 Festival of Trees Parade

    Have you shared the photos you took at the 2014 Festival of Trees Parade? Click the red button below to submit yours. News 8 was taking photos of the parade viewers along 2nd and 3rd Streets in Davenport.  Click here to see if you made one of our photo galleries!

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    Man involved in Davenport shootout sentenced to 20 years in prison

    A Davenport man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison following a robbery that turned into a shootout.

  • How deer celebrate

    Viral Video: How deer celebrate Christmas when you’re not looking

    Deer in the snow have a captivating look, but did you know they can dance too? This hilarious video used special effects to depict someone’s idea of how deer celebrate the holidays… when you’re not looking of course.  

  • Man dead after shooting reported in Davenport

    One person died after gunshots were reported in Davenport.

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    Semi hauling pigs to Iowa crashes on I-74

    West of Indianapolis, Indiana, more than 2,000 piglets spilled onto I-74 after a semi overturned.

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    Anti-smoking group urges Hy-Vee to stop selling tobacco products

    As they continue their mission to reduce tobacco use in Iowa, a group is calling on Hy-Vee to stop selling tobacco products in its stores. The Iowa Tobacco Prevention Alliance (ITPA) posted a petition online to get the West Des Moines-based grocery chain to stop selling tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, at any store that has a pharmacy or health clinic. ITPA, a non-profit organization in Iowa solely focused on reducing tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke said they are […]

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    Photos: 2014 Festival of Trees Parade — Part I

    The annual Festival of Trees Parade hit the streets in downtown Davenport Saturday, November 22, 2014. More Photos: 2014 Festival of Trees Parade — Part II  The parade is part of the kick-off to the event, which takes place  during Thanksgiving week. Related: What you’ll see at the 2014 Festival of Trees. This year, temperatures were well above freezing- a refreshing change from the 2013 parade. Click here to see photos from the 2013 Festival of Trees Parade!

  • American Putbull, photo from dogbreedinfo.com

    Family fights to save pit bull from being ‘impounded’

    A Louisiana family is fighting to protect its beloved pit bull from a "vicious dogs" ordinance.

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