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    Taylor Ridge Post Office armed robbery suspect in custody

    Police are searching for a man wanted in connection with an armed robbery at the Taylor Ridge Post Office that took place in January.

  • DHS Funding One Week Extension

    DHS shutdown avoided, what happens if they run out of money

    The House approved a one-week extension of funding for the Department of Homeland Security, sending the proposal to the White House and avoiding a partial DHS shutdown with just hours before the Friday night deadline.

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    Kelly Osbourne quits E!’s ‘Fashion Police’

    By Frank Pallotta NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — “Fashion Police” is losing one of its most popular co-hosts. E! announced on Friday that Kelly Osbourne will be departing the network’s style and red carpet show to “pursue other opportunities.” “We would like to thank her for her many contributions to the series over the past five years during which time the show became a hit with viewers,” the network said in a statement. The departure comes as “Fashion Police” is facing […]

  • Fashion firm flirts with fame as #TheDress goes viral

    A scientific explanation of #TheDress

    Before you strangle your best friend who sees the colors in the now-famous dress differently than you do, please know that there's a scientific explanation.

  • The New American Bible

    1-800-DOUBTS: A new helpline for troubled atheists

    By Daniel Burke (CNN) — The man on the line sounds nervous. He’s been a Christian for 20 years but can’t believe in the Bible anymore. He hasn’t told his friends or family and still sits, uneasy, in church each Sunday. “I feel like I’m lying,” he tells the woman on the other end of the phone. “I’m pretending to be a person that I’m not. “But what if I’m wrong?” he asks. “Will I go to hell?” “Hmmm…” the […]

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    Child approached by stranger after school prompts Albany Police investigation

    Police are looking for information after a stranger approached and “ran toward” a child who had just gotten off the school bus in Albany, Illinois.  The incident happened around 3:40 p.m. Friday, February 27, 2015. Chief Wyatt Heyvaert said multiple students were heading northbound on N. Bluff Street after getting  off the bus at N. Bluff Street and 1st Avenue.  Then, a six-year-old boy was approached by a black male, who asked the child to come to his vehicle. “The boy […]

  • Officer will not faces charges in shooting death of Burlington woman

    A Burlington, Iowa police officer will not face charges in the shooting death of a 34-year-old woman. During a domestic call on Tuesday morning, January 6, 2015, Officer Jesse Hill with the Burlington Police Department fired his weapon hitting Autumn Mae Steele, according to the Iowa Department of Public Safety. Hill was reportedly shooting at Steele’s dog when he slipped and shot Steele instead. According to a report by KBUR, in an eight-page memo, Des Moines County Attorney Amy Beavers […]

  • Bierstube surveillance video, still from Crime Stoppers of the QC

    Authorities looking for person who broke in and stole money from Moline restaurant

    Authorities are working to identify the person who reportedly broke in to a Moline restaurant and stole thousands of dollars. According to a post on the Crime Stoppers of the Quad Cities Facebook page, Bierstube restaurant at 5th Avenue and 15th Street in Moline was broken into on Tuesday, February 10, 2015.  Whoever was responsible got away with $4,000 in cash. “As our manager was leaving, after we watched the tape, we witnessed somebody sneaking into the restaurant,” said Mike […]

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    Parking restricted during Davenport’s weekend snow emergency

    Be mindful of where you park over the weekend, as Davenport has issued a snow emergency to go into effect Saturday, February 28. The snow emergency starts at 7 p.m. and is planned to expire at 5 p.m. Sunday.

  • Photo courtesy of The Penny Serfs

    Studio 8 presents Indie Pop band The Penny Serfs

    Who we are: The Penny Serfs What our music is: Indie Pop What sets us apart from the rest: “[The band members] spend our lives working for famous bands on tour. We have played music our whole lives and love the sound we have created. It’s nice to play in a band after sitting on the sidelines watching our bosses get standing ovations. We put every part of our soul into the Penny Serfs and in our single “Dead Love” it can be heard. In […]

  • Thomson Prison

    Millions in funding keeps Thomson Prison opening on track

    Millions of dollars are being funneled into the process of opening Thomson Prison in Thomson, Illinois.

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    Settle the debate: What color is this dress, really?

    There’s a fierce debate taking over the Internet — and if you haven’t heard about “the dress,” you probably will soon. Tumblr user swiked uploaded a photo of a dress on Wednesday and asked: “Guys please help me – is this dress white and gold, or blue and black? Me and my friends can’t agree…” The image quickly went viral with some saying the dress is blue and black while others insist it’s white and gold. But how can this […]


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