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    Firefighters spend overnight hours at house fire in Sterling

    Firefighters from Rock Falls and Sterling stayed on the scene of a Sterling, Illinois house fire for more than three hours overnight. The fire broke out around 3:10 a.m. Friday, October 2, 2015. When firefighters arrived they found that the single-story home was “heavily involved with fire and smoke showing,” according to a statement from Teri Sathoff with the Sterling Fire Department. “Crews made an aggressive interior attack and were able to control the fire within 15 minutes,”Sathoff said in the […]

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    Contract signed to bring Walmart to Rock Island

    A plan has been set in motion for Walmart to be built in Rock Island, Illinois. Mayor Dennis Pauley made the announcement at a conference Friday morning, October 2, 2015. BREAKING: RI mayor announces Walmart has signed a contract to build site in the city. @wqad — Caroline Reinwald (@WQADCaroline) October 2, 2015 The contract was signed for $4.5 million to purchase land to build the store in Rock Island.  The City Council is set to vote on the development […]

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    Walmart to lay off 450 employees at headquarters

    Walmart laid off 450 employees at its headquarters on Friday.

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    How you can help name the Niabi Zoo’s newest Colobus monkey

    One month after the Niabi Zoo’s newest Colobus monkey was born, they were inviting visitors to help choose her name. Three names are up for voting: Adina, which means “she has saved;” Raziya, which means “sweet, agreeable;”  and Makeda which means “magnificent.” “We’re asking visitors to cast their vote with the pocket change,” said Zoo Director Marc Heinzman, “and the name with the highest dollar amount will win.” Heinzman said all the proceeds from the naming contest will go toward ongoing […]

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    Iowa man admits using company credit card to make nearly $200k in fraudulent charges

    An Iowa man admitted to making fraudulent charges on his employer’s credit card for a little over a year, which added up to almost $200,000. In mid-June 2015, 33-year-old Jeremy Murphy pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud, according to a statement from the U.S. States Attorney.  As part of a plea agreement, Murphy admitted that while he was working for Crossroads Mobile Maintenance in Williamsburg, Iowa, he made fraudulent charges on a company credit card. In addition, Murphy admitted […]

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    Man cries uncontrollably when he finds out his wife is pregnant after 17 years of trying

    DINWIDDIE COUNTY, Va. — Dana Griffin-Graves said she and her husband Arkell started trying to have kids after they got married 17 years ago. “We had everything planned,” she told Buzzfeed. But the couple didn’t anticipate the struggles that were ahead. After delivering a stillborn baby at six months, and four miscarriages, the couple decided to let go of their dream of being parents. “It just didn’t work out, so we kind of gave up,” Dana said. So time passed and […]

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    Peeple CEO defends new app after backlash from critics

    CEO of the new app called Peeple, a "Yelp for humans," defends her new product after critics called it “irresponsible “and “the third circle of hell.”

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    Vehicle rolls after being struck on U.S. 34 in Henderson County

    Two vehicles collided when a driver crossed the center line on U.S. 34 in Henderson County, according to police. It was about 4:45 p.m. on Thursday, October 1, 2015 when 31-year-old Samael Burton from Ohio crossed the center line of the roadway, according to Illinois State Police.  Burton was headed westbound in a 2002 Chevrolet Caviler near 900 East when the crash happened. The other driver, a 62-year-old man from Kirkwood, Illinois, was traveling in the opposite direction in a […]

  • Joaquin whipped parts of the Bahamas, an archipelago nation with more than 350,000 people, and the slow-moving storm is expected to continue pounding the islands through Friday.

    Torrential rain comes to the East Coast as Hurricane Joaquin lingers over Bahamas

    Hurricane Joaquin might just be a no-show this weekend along the East Coast of the United States, but that doesn't mean residents there are out of the woods just yet. Heavy rain and potential flooding remains a concern, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center.

  • Students hug after a shooting at Oregon's Umpqua Community College in Roseburg on Thursday.

    Umpqua college shooting: Frantic students hid behind backpacks, chairs

    "I hear loud bangs, thinking it's a textbook or something," she said. She looked outside the window and saw people scampering. "People were running away from the building, so I knew exactly what had just happened," she said. "I said to the teacher, 'We got to get out of here. There's people running. We need to go.' "

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    George W. Bush vists Davenport as a candidate in August of 1999 #TBT

    Just like it has been with the 2016 election, Iowa was a hot spot for presidential hopefuls on the campaign trail back in 1999. News 8’s Eric Roby caught up with then-candidate George W. Bush at Jalapenos restaurant in Davenport back in August of ’99. While campaigning, Bush noted that he tries to reach out to the Hispanic population, speaking on issues that affected them and bringing them into his campaign.  Bush said that he believed Republicans needed to include […]

  • Fox Lake, Illinois Police Officer Shot

    Fox Lake, Illinois officer killed with own gun, authorities say

    A suburban Chicago police officer whose shooting death has confounded investigators for weeks was reportedly killed with his own service weapon.


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