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  • Marriage proposal

    Viral Video: Photo booth perfectly captures marriage proposal

    A man used a photo booth to its full advantage, having it capture photos as he proposed to his girlfriend. The first pose was a regular smile. While she fidgeted trying to figure out the second pose, he already had one in mind. The rest is just adorable.

  • Lawmaker to introduce toy gun law

    Toy guns look too real, NY AG says

    The difference between a toy gun and a real one is very blurry sometimes and that has led to unintended deaths.

  • Wisconsin Teen Girl Stabbing Memorial

    Girls charged in Slenderman stabbing deemed competent

    Two girls accused of stabbing a friend to impress the fictional Internet bogeyman Slenderman have been found competent to stand trial.

  • Elizabeth Gallagher

    Woman bearing the name of man’s ex-girlfriend gets free world trip

    Jordan Axani planned to travel around the world with his girlfriend Elizabeth Gallagher, until they broke up. Now, he'll embark on Sunday on the circumnavigation with Elizabeth Gallagher.

  • Dakota

    Missouri school apologizes after replacing blind child’s cane with pool noodle

    An incident on a school bus led to a blind child’s cane being taken away and replaced with a swimming pool noodle. Rachel Nafzinger, the mother of 8-year-old Dakota from North Kansas City, Missouri, said school staff took away her son’s cane, and replaced it with a swimming pool noodle, according to a report by Fox 4 KC. A spokeswoman from the school district confirmed that the child’s cane was indeed taken when Dakota reportedly hit someone on the bus […]

  • Gordon Lasley Jr. photo from Linn County Iowa Jail

    Iowa man convicted of killing parents with machete

    An Iowa man was convicted of killing his parents with a machete on the Meskwaki Nation Settlement.

  • WQAD Studio 8

    WQAD Studio 8 featured band contact form

    Local bands and musicians! Here's your chance to share your original music with the QC.

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    Bears’ quarterback Jay Cutler to be benched

    The Bears’ starting quarterback, Jay Cutler, has been benched for Jimmy Clausen. The Chicago team was set to bench Cutler Sunday, December 21 for their game against the Detroit Lions, according to ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter. To repeat and now confirmed: Bears starting QB Jimmy Clausen over Jay Cutler on Sunday vs. Detroit, per sources. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 17, 2014 Coach Marc Trestman had reportedly considered benching Cutler during the Bears’ game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers […]

  • Johns Hopkins

    Whoops! Johns Hopkins sends out acceptances to rejected students

    The Washington Post reported that almost 300 students who had been rejected by Johns Hopkins University received a joyous shock over the weekend when the prestigious Baltimore school sent them emails telling them to "Embrace the YES!"

  • The Interview, Columbia Pictures/MGN

    Sony cancels ‘The Interview’ after major theaters pull out

    Sony on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 said it would cancel next week's planned release of "The Interview," after most of the country's largest theater chains had decided not to show it.

  • School bus, WQAD Photo

    Moline-Coal Valley School District wants input on transportation plans

    If you’ve been impacted by the elementary school boundary changes in the Moline-Coal Valley School District, your input is wanted. The district has put together a Transportation & Safety Survey aimed at collecting information to help figure out transportation plans, according to a statement from Superintendent Dr. David Moyer. They’re also looking to identify problems there may be with any sidewalks and crosswalks students may be using. Click here to take the survey. The survey is also available in Spanish. […]

  • Water contamination in West Virginia

    Six charged in West Virginia water contamination

    Almost one year after water for more than 300,000 West Virginia residents was contaminated because of a chemical spill, six former officials for the company responsible for the leak are facing federal charges.


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