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    Extra police on the roadways during Labor Day holiday

    Police agencies in the Quad City area as well as across Iowa and Illinois will be on high alert during Labor Day weekend. Several police departments, including Galesburg and Moline, are enforcing the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign surrounding the Labor Day holiday. Both Galesburg and Moline’s police departments will focus on impaired drivers and seatbelt violators as they patrol the roads from midnight – 3 a.m., which police say is the “deadliest time of day.” “The numbers […]

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    Man arrested after Philip Seymour Hoffman death avoids jail time

    Prosecutors on Thursday dropped a drug possession with intent to sell charge against a musician who was arrested earlier this year in connection with the heroin overdose death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.

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    Police seek information after Davenport man is shot

    Police are reaching out to the public for information after a Davenport man suffered a gunshot wound.

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    Tony Stewart to return to NASCAR racing this weekend

    Tony Stewart, who hasn't raced since he struck and killed a fellow driver with his car during a dirt track race earlier this month, will return to NASCAR racing at Atlanta, his team announced on its Twitter feed.

  • Family dog and duck enjoying the weather, photo shared by Jill Ehredt, 8-25-14

    Photos: More QC Family Pets

    See and share more photos of your furry friends here!

  • Taylor Ridge kids waiting for the bus, photo shared by Amy Maltsburger Fielding, 8-25-14

    Photos: Back to School 2014

    What says back to school to you? Maybe it’s that first step onto the bus, sporting your backpack at the front door, or showing off your pile of new school supplies. Share your back to school photos!

  • Explosion at Illinois recycling plant leaves two dead

    An explosion north of St. Louis reportedly left two dead and one injured. The explosion happened Monday morning, August 25 at the Totall Metal Recycling Plant in Granite City, Illinois, according to KTVI. KTVI reported that a mortar shell exploded, and out of fear of the possibility of more explosions, nobody was able to get near the scene. According to the report, two people were killed and a third person was injured and taken to the hospital. Scott Air Force […]

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    Man captured, charged with first degree murder after Galesburg stabbing

    The man police said stabbed someone in Galesburg has been arrested for first degree murder.

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    Handful of Quad Citians treated for heat-related illness

    Take care in the heat. Here are a few reminders for how to keep yourself and your loved ones safe in extreme heat.

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    Viral Video: Kids turn diaper rash cream into body paint

    Somehow two kids got ahold of the diaper rash cream. A little girl became an artist, using a little boy as her canvas. Once he was almost completely covered in white cream, they got caught. Learning she was in trouble, the little girl tried briefly to explain herself, to no avail. “Are you okay, Bradley?” the little boy was asked. Wait for it… His smile says it all.

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    Why Burger King is considering moving headquarters to Canada

    Burger King is in merger talks with Canadian coffee chain Tim Hortons, a deal that would allow the burger seller to relocate out of the U.S. and possibly cut its tax bill.

  • 10-year-old Noah Cordle, a visitor from Virginia, found something truly extraordinary- a 10,000-year-old Paleoindian arrow point. Photo by Kelly-Jane Cotter with the Asbury Park Press

    Boy stumbles upon an ancient arrowhead on a New Jersey beach

    Ten-year-old Noah Cordle kicked off his summer vacation by dipping his toes into the Atlantic Ocean, only to make an ancient discovery when a sharp object hit his foot.

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