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  • Musician Prince performs at a show in Miami, Florida.

    Report: Prince tried to meet with doctor before death

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A published report says Prince had arranged to meet a California doctor to try to kick an addiction to painkillers shortly before his death. Attorney William Mauzy told the Minneapolis Star Tribune that Prince representatives called Dr. Howard Kornfeld on April 20, the day before Prince died. Mauzy says he is representing the Kornfeld family. Mauzy says Kornfeld couldn’t immediately meet Prince, so he sent his son Andrew to discuss treatment. Mauzy says it was Andrew Kornfeld […]

  • Disturbance in Davenport, IA on May 3, 2016. WQAD photo.

    Argument escalates to gunfire west of downtown Davenport

    What started as a verbal argument, escalated to shots fired and one person suffering a gunshot wound, just west of downtown Davenport.

  • Dancing, photo from Thinkstock

    Iowa teacher resigns after he tested drunk while chaperoning prom

    A northwest Iowa school board has scheduled a special meeting Tuesday to discuss what to do about a teacher who failed alcohol tests while chaperoning the high school prom.

  • Patricia Oster, photo from Scott County Jail

    Long Grove man wakes to wife stabbing him, police say

    A woman has been charged with attempted murder for allegedly stabbing her husband while he slept.

  • Ambulance

    Construction workers injured when lift tips over in Jo Daviess County

    Two construction workers were seriously hurt when a lift they were using tipped over.

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    The 9 jobs that burn the most calories

    If you have a desk job, you’ve heard it time and time again: Sitting all day is killing you. Those eight hours or more that the average American spends in a chair, topped with more time sitting in front of the TV after work, add up, and have the potential to do long-term damage to your body. Of course, it’s difficult to be more active during working hours when your job requires you to use a computer. That is why […]

  • Country Club surveillance video snapshot. Image from Mercer County Crime Stoppers.

    Money taken, property damaged during burglary reported at Aledo country club

    Money was taken from the Oak View Country Club during a reported burglary.

  • Davenport eaglets

    You can help name the Alcoa eaglets

    Two eaglets have hatched at Alcoa Davenport Works. Now it's up to YOU to choose what their names are.

  • 50 cent

    Teen with disorder mocked by 50 Cent in viral video; Internet lashes out

    CINCINNATI, Ohio — A viral video that shows rapper 50 Cent accusing an airport worker of being high on drugs went viral — and the Internet is lashing out. Curtis James Jackson III, best known as 50 Cent, shared a video on Twitter and Instagram on Sunday that shows him harassing a janitor at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport for being “high.” “Listen… the new generation is crazy. They’re crazy,” 50 Cent can be heard saying in the video. “What’s your name?” 50 Cent […]

  • taxes

    Illinois Democrats propose higher taxes for the wealthy

    Illinois House Democrats who want the state to tax millionaires at higher rates plan to take up a measure that would ultimately let voters decide in November.

  • Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay another settlement to the family of a woman who died of ovarian cancer. Both plaintiffs used the company's talcum body powder for decades.

    Johnson & Johnson just lost another talcum powder cancer lawsuit

    Johnson & Johnson has suffered its second costly court defeat in less than three months over claims its talcum powder caused cancer. And many more cases are looming.

  • Boetje's Mustard

    Boetje’s Mustard wins 2016 Grand Championship at worldwide competition

    The mustard the Quad Cities knows and loves, Boetje’s, has been named the 2016 Grand Champion. The National Mustard Museum honored the QC sauce as the “Grand Champion” at the World-Wide Mustard Competition.  Boetje’s got 1st place in the Coarse-Grained category and swept the competition in the “Best-of-Show” round. “This is the first time in the history of the competition that the top grainy mustard has won the Grand Champion award,” read the Mustard Museum’s website. Boetje’s won top honors […]

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