Recent Articles
  • I-74 moving smoothly after mid-morning slowdown

    Emergency vehicles pulled off to the right lane at the foot of the I-74 Bridge had caused a slow-down for drivers heading into Illinois.

  • Galena man dies in accident involving excavating equipment

    An 82-year-old man died after police say he "was accidentally run over" by a piece of excavating equipment. 

  • 38th Street entrance to Rock River Plaza off John Deere Road to reopen

    Work on 38th Street off of John Deere Road is complete and will be reopened to traffic.

  • Holidays unique to Illinois and Iowa

    Each state has its own unique holidays.  It may not call for a day off work, but sometimes they prompt you to crack open a history book (or open the Google search bar).

  • One injured in overnight Davenport shooting

    One person was injured and taken to the hospital after gunfire was reported overnight.

  • 16 and 17-year-olds can now join Illinois’ organ donation registry

    Illinois’ organ donor registry is now open to 16 and 17 year olds. On Tuesday, August 8th, Governor Bruce Rauner signed the “Drive for Life Act” into law.  Now, 16-year-old Illinois residents can sign onto the “First Person Consent Organ and Tissue donor registry” when they get their driver’s license or state ID card. There are 4,700 people waiting for organs and around 300 people die each year waiting for a transplant, according to a statement from the governor’s office. […]

  • Proposals to open two fast food restaurants in Davenport presented to city staff

    City leaders are considering proposals to put in two fast food restaurants west of NorthPark Mall.

  • How the Trump economy is really doing

    (CNN Money) — Three months ago, CNNMoney examined six barometers of the economy to gauge how America was doing under President Trump. It’s time to take another look under the hood. The good news for Trump is that many parts of the economy are still humming. Trump is taking credit particularly for strong job growth and record high stock prices. The housing market is another bright spot. And the trade deficit has narrowed. Here’s a more detailed look at the economy, 200 days […]

  • How to grill peaches

    Since August is National Peach Month, we’re taking our peaches to the grill. Here’s what you need: Peaches Vegetable Oil or Spray Honey Slivered Almonds Greek Yogurt Cut peaches in half and remove put. Brush oil, or lightly spray, cut side of peaches.  Grill for 2-3 minutes.  Remove from grill and place a dollop of Greek yogurt on peaches.  Drizzle with honey and sprinkle with slivered almonds.  Enjoy while still warm!

  • Rockingham Road blocked after vehicle crashes into pole

    A portion of Rockingham Road was closed after a vehicle crashed into a utility pole.

  • Crash blocks eastbound traffic on I-80 near Brady Street

    Both lanes of traffic have reopened more than an hour after a crash on Interstate 80 blocked eastbound traffic.

  • Poll: Is your foot the same length as your forearm?

    By now you’ve probably seen the foot and forearm trend on your Facebook feed. If you’re not sure what it is, it’s a rumor that was casing the internet saying your foot should be the same length as your forearm: from your wrist to your elbow. According to a report by HowStuffWorks, the universal foot measurement dates back to Leonardo da Vinci, who wrote the “The whole length of the foot will lie between the elbow and the wrist.” He […]