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  • Photo from Whiteside County Sheriff's Office

    Photos: Rock Falls bank robbed at gunpoint, suspect on the loose

    Northeast of the Quad Cities, police are looking for the person who allegedly robbed a Rock Falls bank at gunpoint.

  • Found possibly fallen out of the nest. Photo from Mary Ann Rasko Miller

    Photos: Even more wildlife in the QC

    From geese on the Mississippi River to white tailed deer and everything in between, wildlife can be seen in many places in the Quad Cities area.

  • Northwest Davenport by Fillmore Elementary. 5-24-15. Photo by Travis Myers

    Your Photos: Stormy Sunday during Memorial Day weekend

    A tornado watch is in effect for the entire viewing area until 1 a.m. Check watches and warnings here.  News 8 viewers shared their photos as tornado warnings popped up early evening, Sunday, May 24, 2015.

  • Isabella Santorum Laughs with her Dad

    Rick Santorum enters 2016 GOP race

    (CNN) — Rick Santorum, the former Pennsylvania senator who mounted an unexpectedly strong bid for the Republican nomination in 2012, is making another bid for the White House. Santorum launched his campaign on Wednesday evening from a factory in the blue collar town of Cabot, Pennsylvania, on the outskirts of Pittsburgh, with a starkly populist tone. He held aloft a piece of coal while telling his family’s story and that of others in western Pennsylvania’s coal country. He said that […]

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    Live anthrax inadvertently sent by U.S. military

    CNN has learned a lab inadvertently received live anthrax samples from the U..S military in the last several days prompting an across the board urgent review to see if any other live anthrax has been shipped.

  • Diverted because of bad weather in Atlanta, a Delta Air Lines pilot turned to the classic solution for many a grumpy passenger: pizza.

    Delta pilot orders pizza for delayed flight

    Diverted because of bad weather in Atlanta, a Delta Air Lines pilot and airport crew turned to the classic solution for many a grumpy passenger: pizza.

  • Dennis Sheehan. Photo from U2. com

    U2 tour manager dies in hotel room

    Longtime U2 tour manager Dennis Sheehan died Wednesday, the band said on its website.

  • Men ‘Shave for the Brave’ to send veterans to see memorials in Washington, D.C.

    Some local men said goodbye to their beards as a way to give back to veterans in the community. The second annual “Shave for the Brave” event was held Sunday, May 24, 2015 in Galesburg, Illinois.  Men took pledges to get rid of their facial hair and all the money raised went to the Honor Flight of the Quad Cities. “We’re really excited about it,” said Crystal Wilson, Shave for the Brave co-founder. “We have been able to welcome home […]

  • Centennial Bridge lanes to close for several months

    Starting June 1, 2015, repair work will affect traffic on the Centennial Bridge between Rock Island, Illinois and Davenport, Iowa.

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    Avenue of the Cities and 19th Street to be resurfaced in East Moline

    Drivers in East Moline should be aware of some road work to be done around Avenue of the Cities and 19th Street. Starting Tuesday, May 26, 2015 crews will be resurfacing the frontage road on the northwest side of the intersection, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation. The work will span .7 miles from 35th Avenue to Archer Drive. Flaggers will be on site directing traffic through the construction area. Be prepared to stop when driving on the frontage […]

  • Walker Hampton

    Suspect in Taylor Ridge Post Office robbery faces several firearms charges

    The man accused of robbing the Taylor Ridge, Illinois Post Office is facing a charge of being a felon in possession of firearms.

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    Anti-bullying bill designed for Iowa schools is voted down in the House

    A bill aimed at preventing bullying in Iowa schools was voted down in the Iowa House. The legislation outlines ways to reduce bullying in schools, like extra training, programs, and correctively responding to bullying incidents.  The bill prompts schools to create anti-bullying advisory committees that would be in charge of prevention, awareness and intervention of bullying. In addition to those methods of preventing bullying, the bill would allow schools to take corrective action even if bullying happened off school grounds […]


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