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    Petal it Forward: Green Thumbers hand out bouquets on the street

    MOLINE, IL – Flower power is spreading in the Quad Cities. Today, workers from Green Thumbers hit the streets to hand out a thousand bouquets. Several people were very surprised when they were handed a bunch of flowers. Each person received two bouquets, one to keep and one to share. It’s all part of the Petal it Forward event and it’s about about brightening someone’s day with flowers. The event is part of a partnership with the Society of American […]

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    Monmouth-Roseville District may run out of money

    MONMOUTH, Illinois– As fifth graders play games they made, political games continue in Springfield. “My heart breaks, as well as just being very scared of the unknown.” With no state budget, seven is an unlucky number for the Monmouth-Roseville school district. “That would mean we’d lose approximately seven million dollars in general state aid next year if that were the case.” Depleting a district that gets more than half its funding from the state of Illinois. With three quarters of […]

  • Celebrating the arrival of our new meteorologist

    We surprised Eric Sorensen, news eight’s newest meteorologist, with Whitey’s ice cream on Good Morning Quad Cities.

  • GMQC welcomes our new meteorologist

    News 8 welcomes our new Meteorologist, Eric Sorensen, to the Good Morning Quad Cities team.

  • Woman dies overnight following an accident on Wednesday

    Rock Island woman dies in crash on Highway 67 in Milan

    Police say a 49-year-old Rock Island woman died after a wreck on Highway 67 in Milan, Illinois.

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    Interstate 88 near Joslin reopens after mail truck rollover

    Westbound I-88 was closed for nearly three hours after a tractor-trailer overturned near Joslin.