It took 6 days of prep to get 3 karts ready for this weekend's Grand Prix in Rock Island.Despite the heat, racers have to wear protective suits in case they're thrown out of their carts during the race. But the CF Racing crew from Canada had a close call of their own on the way to Rock Island this year.They rolled over their trailer on I-80 with all their equipment inside. Everyone is safe and now they're just focused on winning."We had a rear tire blow on the tow rig and then all hell broke ... More>>
Training for any marathon is tough, but for one local man it's a bit more difficult. Jeff Hobbs has cerebral palsy and refuses to let it keep him from running the Chicago marathon."I've always been a runner. I ran cross country and track in high school and college," Jeff Hobbs said. It's something he was told at a very young age that he wouldn't be able to do because of his spastic cerebral palsy. It's a disorder that makes it hard to control your muscles and makes them stiff."Little league b... More>>
The Carroll County Sheriff's Department is looking for a man they said led them on a chase through the county. They spotted him first in Milledgeville, Ill. driving a stolen car. More>>
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Fire crews in Muscatine, Iowa were called to a house fire early Friday morning. The call came in at 12:50 a.m. to the 500 block of East 9th Street. When firefighters arrived... More>>
It was back to the board for one business owner, hoping to sell liquor at a new convenience store in Davenport's West End. For the second time, on Thursday night... More>>
School starts Friday for Galesburg students. The teachers narrowly approved a new four year contract with the school district. More>>
After two weeks of the strike and hours of negotiations, the school board and the teachers in Galesburg have come to an agreement.Superintendent Bart Arthur tells us school will start tomorrow... More>>
The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission gave developers the go ahead to buy the land at the southwest corner of I-80 and I-74. This means they're steps closer to breaking ground on the 300,000 square foot facility. What now looks like a field of grass and weeds could soon be the land based rhythm city casino by 2016. The $110 million dollar building will stand seven stories high with a variety of features including over 100 hotel rooms to a 50,000 square foot gaming floor." 900 slot machines, t... More>>
Muscatine firefighters will hit the sidewalks again Friday to "Fill the Boot" for the Muscular Dystrophy Association but new regulations could end the donation drive that's already had a rough two days.After low donations Wednesday, the department decided to move from one of its locations.Thursday, Lt. Andy Summit and volunteers collected donations at the corner of Cedar St. and 8th St.“It's been a little slower this year,” said Summitt. “I liked it the way we did it before but times change.F... More>>
Since the Centennial Bridge closed, Smith Auto Sales has only sold six cars, this is less than half of their normal sales.
One person has been shot and Davenport police are searching for suspects.
The Iowa attorney general's office has filed a lawsuit against a cosmetology school chain, accusing it of defrauding students. More>>
A teachers strike in Galesburg, Ill. is over. On Thursday, Aug. 28. teachers ratified a new contract and the school board approved it, according to the district superintendent. More>>
The Illinois State Police have issued new evidence in the hit and run death of Emilio Perez: Forensic examination and testing of crime scene evidence has uncovered new information narrowing the ... More>>
Police in Davenport received a call of shots fired from the 1100 block of West 6th Street early Thursday morning. The call came in around 12:17 a.m. When officers arrived, they ... More>>