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  • President Plans Iowa Visit

    President Barack Obama is coming back to Iowa to campaign next week.

  • Speaker Boehner plans Quad Cities visit

    Another round of high profile campaign stops brings Speaker of the House John Boehner to the Quad Cities. Boehner will be in Colona, Illinois next week to campaign for Illinois Representative Bobby Schilling. Schilling is running against Democrat Cheri Bustos in the 17th congressional district.  The event will be a luncheon fundraiser on October 18 at Tennant Truck Lines. Former house speaker Dennis Hastert will also be at the event.

  • Battle lines clearly drawn in Bustos, Schilling debate

    Cheri Bustos cast U.S. Rep. Bobby Schilling as part of the “most dysfunctional Congress in history” while he claimed she “voted for every single tax increase” that came before her as an East Moline alderwoman during the pair’s first televised debate Thursday night. There were no obvious knockout blows in the 30-minute debate at WQAD’s studios in Moline. But the dividing lines between the two 17th Congressional District candidates were clear. Rep. Schilling, R-Colona, said Ms. Bustos was “handpicked” to run by U.S. […]

  • Animal caused power outage in Davenport

    On Thursday, October 11, a large section of Davenport was without power.

  • Bicyclist remains in serious condition after accident near Augustana

    A 21-year-old woman remains hospitalized with serious non-life threatening injuries after being involved in a bike-related accident on Tuesday night near Augustana College.

  • Two men charged in Rock Island robberies

    Two Rock Island men have been arrested in connection to recent stick-ups at the 11th Street Mart in Rock Island. LaVontrell Latae Lewis and Michael Andrew Phillips, both of 1830 11th Street have been charged each with one count of armed robbery and one count of aggravated robbery. According to the Dispatch-Argus, Mr. Phillips is accused of conspiring with an unknown accomplice to rob the gas station on October 9th and Mr. Lewis is charged in connection with a Sept. […]

  • Animal rights group wants justice in K-9 death

    An animal rights group says the punishment for the Des Moines officer involved doesn’t fit the crime.

  • Thousands of pounds of drugs collected during take back event

    Authorities say Iowans disposed of over two tons of unused medicines last month. The one-day prescription drug take-back event was held Saturday, September 29th. Across the state people safely got rid of almost 4,400 pounds of drugs at 40 collection sites. Authorities say that included prescription and controlled substances. Nationally, the US Drug Enforcement Administration says about 488,000 pounds of unused medicines were collected. Thanks to our sister station WHO-TV for this report

  • High school Jello wrestling tradition made public

    The Cedar Falls School District is dealing with a controversy that stems from what students say is a homecoming tradition, Jello wrestling at a public park.

  • Stevie Nicks apologizes for Nicki Minaj remarks

    Speaking to The Daily, Nicks, who served as a coach to "Idol" contestants last season, gave a (very) strong reaction to Minaj's outburst during "Idol" auditions last week.

  • Iowa Department of Public Safety will now send real-time sex offender notifications

    Crime victims who want to know when a registered sex offender moves locations, or anyone who wants information on sex offenders moving into our out of their neighborhood can now register for real-time notifications through a new addition to the Iowa state sex offender registry website. Under the new Offender Watch program, users will receive text, voice, or email notices each time a registered sex offender moves into or out of that area, or moves to a new location within […]

  • National sausage pizza day

    Meat lovers rejoice! October 11 is National Sausage Pizza Day.