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  • Six Dead in Mount Everest Avalanche

    Six Dead in Mount Everest Avalanche

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:10 AM EDT2014-04-18 05:10:48 GMT
    KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - A Nepalese tourism official says six local guides have been killed and nine more are missing after an avalanche swept a route used to ascend the world's highest peak. Nepal TourismMore >>
    KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - A Nepalese tourism official says six local guides have been killed and nine more are missing after an avalanche swept a route used to ascend the world's highest peak. Nepal TourismMore >>

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    Iowa Gaming Commission Rejects Cedar Rapids Casino Video included

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    The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission has rejected a proposed $164 million Cedar Rapids casino, saying it would hurt existing casinos. More>>

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    Iowa Drivers License Photos Used To Catch Identity Thieves Video included

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    Waterloo police arrest an escaped North Carolina prisoner, 40 years after his escape. It occurred after the man applied for an Iowa drivers license. Ronald Carnes is in the Black Hawk County jail. He More>>

    Davenport Crews Get Ahead of Pesky Problem

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    It's a pesky problem, forcing Davenport city crews to be proactive. They're cutting down hundreds of ash trees before the Emerald Ash Borer can get to them. Davenport City Arborist Chris Johnson says, More>>

    Helping Victims of Child Sexual Abuse Video included

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    MOLINE, IL – The statistics are shocking. One in six boys will be sexually assaulted before they turn 18. For girls, it's one in four. Nicole Cisne Durbin of Family Resources says most of the time, it's More>>

    Some Davenport Children In Recent Sexual Abuse Case, Also Used In Making Child Porn

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    All this week, we've been telling you about a sex abuse investigation at the Patriot Mobile Home Park in Davenport. That's where mothers, entrusted with the safety of their children are now accused of More>>

    QC Mom's Blog: Easter Egg Dye Video included

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    Do you have an egg hunt planned for this weekend? If so, we have some ideas for how to have the most unique eggs in the neighborhood all thanks to the QC Mom's Blog. You can always find fun projects and More>>

    Meat Prices Going Up Video included

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    With weather warming up, many are ready to fire up the grill. But some of the food typically found at a backyard cookout, is going to cost more.  The average price of beef at the counter is at it's highest More>>

    Teen Accused Of Setting Muscatine Apartment On Fire

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    A teenager is facing serious charges in connection with an apartment fire in Muscatine. According to the Muscatine County Attorney, 16-year-old Benjamin Phillips is accused of setting the fire to the two More>>

    Firefighter Charged With Arson In Knox County

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    Investigators have made an arrest in connection with a string of fires in the Galesburg and Williamsfield, Ill. area.The Knox County Sheriff's Office says there have been a series of arsons where hay bales More>>

    Firefighters Called To North Scott High School

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    Firefighters in Eldridge, Iowa were called to North Scott High School Thursday morning.Students were evacuated after smoke was seen in the band room. Fire officials determined it was coming from a bad More>>

    Name the Alcoa Eaglet

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    It's your chance to name the Alcoa eaglet.  You can vote two different ways, on the Alcoa facebook page and on Alcoa website.  The list of names were suggested by people in the community.  You can choose More>>

    Fugitive for 40 Years Caught in Iowa

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    WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) - Authorities say a man being held in Waterloo is a fugitive of more than 40 years from North Carolina. The Charlotte Observer reports (http://bit.ly/1kA7STj ) the man was arrested More>>

    Massive Sinkhole Appears On Main Road In Burlington Video included

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    A massive sinkhole, around seven feet deep, appeared on a main road in Burlington today. Officials say a two-inch hole in an underground pipe, a water main break, caused the sinkhole. "A lot of people More>>

    Burn Bans Lifted, But Conditions Still Concern For Brush Fires Video included

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    Even with a couple of burn bans lifted Wednesday, conditions in some areas could still be conducive for brush fires. Local fire officials say they look at a lot of factors when giving the all clear. More>>

    Is the Library Obsolete? Video included

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    This week, is National Library Week.  A time for libraries across the country to remind communities what they can do for people. But do they still matter? In Bettendorf, librarians say yes, but it's More>>

    Rock Island Co. Proposes Tax Increase For Hope Creek Care Center

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    The Rock Island County Board just decided to put the issue of raising taxes to support the Hope Creek nursing home on the November ballot. If passed in November, this referendum would raise current property More>>

    Bill To Help Medic Veterans Get EMT Certification Video included

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    DAVENPORT, IA – It's a process that can take over a year and cost from 600 to 2000 dollars to retrain veterans that are already certified as combat medics. Crystal Eakins, Veteran and Paramedic Supervisor More>>

    More Arrests In Patriot Mobile Home Park Sex Abuse Investigation

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    After the recent sex abuse investigation at the Patriot Mobile Home Park, the Scott County Sex Offender Task Force and several other agencies have served warrants for several others located at the park. Sherry More>>

    Sinkhole Opens In Burlington Area Street

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    Drive carefully on Mt. Pleasant St. in the Burlington area where there is a huge hole in the road. The West Burlington City Administrator says it's the size of an SUV and about eight feet deep. More>>

    R.I. Co. Voters Will Decide On Tax Increase For Hope Creek Care

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    Rock Island County Voters will get to decide whether to pay more in taxes to help support the Hope Creek Care nursing home. The Rock Island County Board voted last night to ask voters to raise the tax More>>

    The 27th Honor Flight of the Quad Cities left the QC International Airport Wednesday morning, April 16, 2014 with more than 160 people aboard, including 21 World War II veterans, 69 Korean era veterans, their guardians and members of the media. Follow their day in this photo slideshow.
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    West Branch, IA Daycare Worker Pleads Guilty In Child Porn Case

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    Federal officials say a guilty plea has been delivered in a child porn case out of West Branch, Iowa.Brady Verlo, 22, has pleaded guilty to distributing child pornography.He admits he distributed it last More>>

    Ninety QCA Veterans Embark on 27th Honor Flight of the Quad Cities Video included

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    Ninety veterans from the QCA will spend Monday in Washington D.C. as part of the Honor Flight of the Quad Cities program. The 27th Honor Flight of the Quad Cities left the QC International Airport Wednesday More>>

    Former NYC Mayor to Start Anti-Gun Lobbying Group

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    Billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to spend at least $50 million this year to combat gun violence in the United States.      He wants to start a new lobbying group More>>

    Hogs On The Loose Cause Concerns Video included

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    Hogs from a local farm have been making their way onto city streets since last summer in Sterling, Illinois, and they're not welcomed by all. City leaders say that although there is a general understanding More>>

    Teen Tanning Debate Heats Up; Local Businesses See Impact Video included

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    Tougher restrictions for teens using tanning beds. New laws are aimed at curbing cancer rates, but how is it impacting local businesses during a normally busy time of year? 



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    Changes Coming to Moline Noise Ordinance Video included

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    Moline City Council members are taking steps toward changing the city's noise ordinance, which dates back to the 1950s. After consulting with a sound engineer, the Planning Commission found an overhaul More>>

    No Estimated Time To Open Wal-Mart Rock Island Video included

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    ROCK ISLAND, IL – Plans to open Wal-Mart in Rock Island are underway. The city is working with the company to make sure everything goes as planned. There is still no estimated time of when Wal-Mart will More>>

    Remembering Boston in the QCA Video included

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    1 year ago today (Tuesday, all eyes were on Boston, when two bombs went off near the marathon finish line.  At least 11 people from the Quad Cities were there running the race.  Now, some say the term, More>>

    Scammers Stealing Refund Money From QCA Taxpayers

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    The deadline is midnight tonight if you owe taxes, but filing taxes has been a lot more difficult for some tax payers this year.  Taxpayers are falling victim to tax payer identity fraud. This year it's More>>

    Tax Day Brings Freebies and Discounts

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    Tuesday is Tax Day and the deadline to file your 2013 tax returns is midnight. Anyone who owes the government money and doesn't meet the deadline will have to pay a fine. But for those who do make the More>>

    Galesburg Fire Considered Arson

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    A fire that destroyed a home in Galesburg, Ill., is now thought to be intentionally set.After an initial investigation, Galesburg Police and Fire believe the fire at 472 South Academy Street was set on More>>

    A total lunar eclipse in the early morning hours of Tuesday, April 15, 2014 caused the moon to appear to turn a "blood red" color. Here are some viewer photos that we received. If you have a good photo you'd like to share, email it to news@kwqc.com. More>>

    State Funds To Help Regain Access To Moline's Sylvan Island Video included

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    Plans are underway to regain access to a popular spot for biking and recreation in Moline. The Sylvan Slough Bridge, the only public entrance to Sylvan Island, closed for safety reasons last year. Officials More>>

    Muscatine County Sheriff Looking For Escaped Juvenile Video included

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    It started Saturday, and the search is still on going. A Muscatine County Sheriff's deputy tried to pull over what turned out to be a stolen car at two in the afternoon on Saturday. The car didn't stop, More>>

    Multiple Scott County Children Victims of Sexual Abuse

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    Two girls, four and five years old came forward saying they had been sexually assaulted by Melvin Lucier. The Scott County Sheriff's Office said victims are still coming forward.  "The case basically More>>

    Local Synagogues To Tighten Security Following Kansas City Shooting Video included

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    The shootings at the Kansas City Jewish Center and retirement complex has left leaders of the Quad Cities Jewish Center grieving and worried."Whenever something like this happens, the first reaction is More>>

    What Happened During Officer Shooting in Maquoketa Video included

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    In the early hours on April 1st, Maquoketa police officer - Sergeant Brendan Zeimet was getting ready to finish his shift. That's when he noticed a truck parked on along a street facing the wrong direction. Authorities More>>

    Sterling Firefighter Arrested For Sexual Abuse

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    A City of Sterling firefighter has been arrested after a sexual abuse claim made by a student on April 8th. The Illinois State Police arrested Sterling Firefighter Philip Johannsen after the Sterling More>>

    Muscatine Sheriff Searches For Escaped Teen

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    The Muscatine County Sheriff's Office is asking for help locating a teen who escaped from the Boys Training School in Eldora, Iowa over the weekend.The Sheriff's Office says around 2:10 on Saturday afternoon, More>>

    Davenport Man Arrested for Putting Cameras in Girls' Restroom Video included

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    Update: After the arrest of Ian Dishon Isabel, court records in the investigation were released offering more details on the cameras and what led investigators to Isabel. According to the affidavit, on More>>

    Illinois Funds Earmarked For Moline's Sylvan Bridge

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    Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announced nearly $53 million in state funding for more than 70 local transportation improvement projects across the state.The City of Moline, Ill. will get over one million More>>

    Tornadoes Reported in Iowa Sunday Night Video included

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    We're learning more about reports of tornadoes from Kalona, Lone Tree and West Liberty, Ia. Sunday night. So far, no injuries or significant damage have been reported. TV6 drove around the Lone Tree More>>

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    • Quinn Announces $7.7 Million For QCA Construction

      Quinn Announces $7.7 Million For QCA Construction

      Thursday, April 17 2014 4:15 PM EDT2014-04-17 20:15:37 GMT
      Henry, Rock Island and Whiteside Counties will be the recipient of new Illinois Jobs Now! construction funds. Governor Quinn announced an investment of $7.7 million for construction in the area. "TheseMore >>
      Henry, Rock Island and Whiteside Counties will be the recipient of new Illinois Jobs Now! construction funds. Governor Quinn announced an investment of $7.7 million for construction in the area. "TheseMore >>
    • Wahl Clipper Plans To Expand In Sterling

      Wahl Clipper Plans To Expand In Sterling

      Thursday, April 17 2014 3:58 PM EDT2014-04-17 19:58:18 GMT
      A long-time employer in northwestern Illinois is expanding. Wahl Clipper announced Thursday that it will build a new corporate headquarters in Sterling. The company will invest nearly $8.5 million to buildMore >>
      A long-time employer in northwestern Illinois is expanding. Wahl Clipper announced Thursday that it will build a new corporate headquarters in Sterling. The company will invest nearly $8.5 million to buildMore >>
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    • Student struggles to recount fatal truck-bus crash

      Student struggles to recount fatal truck-bus crash

      Friday, April 18 2014 3:50 AM EDT2014-04-18 07:50:56 GMT
      Most of the 911 calls from witnesses to last week's fiery truck-bus collision that killed 10 were matter of fact. Then there was the one from a passenger: With shrieks in the background, the student struggled...More >>
      Most of the 911 calls from witnesses to last week's fiery truck-bus collision that killed 10 were matter of fact. Then there was the one from a passenger: With shrieks in the background, the student struggled to...More >>
    • Court chaos: Iraqi man convicted in wife's murder

      Court chaos: Iraqi man convicted in wife's murder

      Friday, April 18 2014 3:41 AM EDT2014-04-18 07:41:36 GMT
      What began as a hate crime investigation two years ago has led to the murder conviction of an Iraqi immigrant, whose wife was found badly beaten with a threatening note labeling her a terrorist.More >>
      What began as a hate crime investigation two years ago has led to the murder conviction of an Iraqi immigrant, whose wife was found badly beaten with a threatening note labeling her a terrorist.More >>
    • White House updating online privacy policy

      White House updating online privacy policy

      Friday, April 18 2014 3:41 AM EDT2014-04-18 07:41:36 GMT
      By MARTHA MENDOZA AP National Writer A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile...More >>
      By MARTHA MENDOZA AP National Writer A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and...More >>
    • Gary Metivier's New Book

      Gary Metivier's New Book

      Gary Metivier has penned another children's book to benefit the local community. Proceeds from sales of the book, Until Daddy Comes Home, will go to the United Service Organization (U.S.O.) of Illinois,More >>
      Gary Metivier has penned another children's book to benefit the local community. Proceeds from sales of the book, Until Daddy Comes Home, will go to the United Service Organization (U.S.O.) of Illinois,More >>
    • KWQC-TV6 Broadcast Scholarship

      KWQC-TV6 Broadcast Scholarship

      KWQC-TV6 is pleased to once again offer (4) $500 Broadcast Scholarships to students pursuing a career in broadcasting. This award can be applied to tuition and fees for the fall of 2014. KWQC-TV6 willMore >>
      KWQC-TV6 is pleased to once again offer (4) $500 Broadcast Scholarships to students pursuing a career in broadcasting. This award can be applied to tuition and fees for the fall of 2014. KWQC-TV6 willMore >>
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