A few days ahead of the Bix some race spectators are gearing up for the big race. More>>
The City Council unanimously voted to table the SAU stadium issue for a later meeting. Meanwhile, the council unanimously voted to override the mayor's veto on the Dock project. The Dock project will move forward but the SAU stadium issue will continue. More>>
Streets in Davenport will be packed on Saturday for the 40th Bix 7. Runners aren’t the only ones getting ready for the race, first responders are too.
A woman charged with leaving her 6 month old baby alone in a hot car made her first appearance in a Rock Island County court today. More>>
Police are combing through a neighborhood west of downtown after a report of a shooting Wednesday afternoon
The Rock Island/Milan school district picked a new developer for the Audubon school property. A developer that works with CVS . More>>
Along with the big 40-year anniversary of the Bix 7 road race this Saturday this year there is a special salute to those who serve. All active duty U.S. military, guard and reservists can participate for free. Race officials hope it's motivating new runners to join this Q.C. tradition.Tony Hammond of Moline joined the National Guard 3 1/2 years ago and this year is his first time taking on the course. The complimentary sign-up for soldiers was a big part of the incentive."My girlfriend is alw... More>>
A vote to override Davenport Mayor Bill Gluba’s veto last week of St. Ambrose University’s stadium project is expected during a special city council meeting, Wednesday night.Aldermen Ray Ambrose, Barney Barnhill, Mike Matson, and Rick Dunn all voted 'no' for the project, which passed the council by 6-4.St. Ambrose University needs one of those four aldermen to flip their vote to a ‘yes’ for the stadium project to move forward.All but Dunn have told KWQC that they will likely vote ‘no’ again W... More>>
Fire broke out at a home in Walcott, Iowa overnight. The call came in just after midnight in the 24,000 block of 47th Avenue. The family of six were asleep inside when the fire broke out... More>>
The City of Clinton is in serious debt, and officials say unpaid sewer bills are part of the problem. One of the big offenders is the Miller Ridge Apartments, which has already been in the spotlight this week for a different reason. More>>
City leaders in Princeton, Illinois, are looking to take measures to help prevent illegal dumping and catch those who break the rules. It is an ongoing battle at the city's 24-hour recycling center. More>>
Moline Police said a mother left her 6 month old baby unattended inside a hot car for over 20 minutes in Moline. More>>
"The Sleeve" has already made sales to 22 states. Founder and teacher Daniel Nietzel says he is ready to do this full-time to help protect the kids.
UPDATE: A woman on a shopping trip may have saved the life of an infant left alone in a parked car Tuesday morning. The incident happened in the Dollar General store parking lot, located at 2010 36th Ave. in Moline, Ill. More>>
The Red, White and Boom Fireworks display that was canceled due to flooding is getting a second chance this year.The annual 3rd of July fireworks display has been rescheduled for Labor Day, September 1... More>>
Officials with RAGBRAI say a cyclist has died on this year's trek across Iowa. According to the RAGBRAI website, a 63-year-old man died while riding on Monday...
The Rock Island-Milan School Board will vote Tuesday on a buyer for the former Audubon Elementary School property on 18th Avenue in Rock Island. More>>
Galesburg is looking to grow, bringing new residents and businesses to ultimately increase the tax base and revenues. And, in the short term, the city is looking at offering tax incentives to get projects moving. More>>
This Saturday is the 40th anniversary of the Bix 7 and officials are expecting thousands along the course. The race also has a lot of behind-the-scenes help with hundreds of volunteers who make it happen every year. One of them has really made his mark on this Q.C. tradition.Dennis Flaherty wears his love for the Bix 7 on his sleeve and on quite a few pieces of his wardrobe. About 30 years ago a running buddy convinced him to be a Bix 7 volunteer. Now, 30 races later, he's still in full strid... More>>
It has been around two years since Rita Crundwell pleaded guilty to stealing $53 million from Dixon, IL. Now, the downtown area is getting a facelift. More>>
Tiny creeks along property lines are all over the Quad Cities, but who is responsible for cleaning them? The City of Davenport recently sent letters to residents in one neighborhood, requesting them to clean debris from an unnamed creek tucked between their homes. More>>
With $28.7 million in outstanding debt, Moody's Investors Service has downgraded the County of Rock Island's credit rating. More>>
Three weeks later and people in the neighborhood of Watertown in East Moline are still cleaning up. Many were evacuated from the area weeks ago and some families had entire basements that were ruined. More>>
If you use the Centennial bridge, your drive to work could take longer. Starting august 3rd, the bridge will be closed for repairs forcing drivers to find an alternative route."We'll certainly see heavier traffic on I-74, and potential heavier traffic on the government bridge," Gena McCullough with the Bi-State Regional Commission said. Mccullough wants drivers to know is if they take the arsenal bridge, make sure you have the time. Meanwhile, the 280 bridge is the official detour route. "Fol... More>>
It’s ‘mission accomplished’ for the family members behind the “Justice for Carrie Olson” Facebook page.A spokesperson for Olson’s family says they took the page down Friday afternoon after the arrest of Carrie’s alleged killer, Timothy McVay.“The whole purpose was to get movement and to get an arrest and so that's been accomplished,” said Olson family spokesperson and Director of the Quad Cities Missing Persons Network, Dennis Harker.Harker started the QCMPN after his son David went missing f... More>>
A Quad City man will test his skills against others when he competes on American Ninja Warrior. Matt Harris has spent most of his life in... More>>
Police were able to quickly take a suspect into custody after a robbery at a Moline, Ill. business. The call came in just after 3:00 p.m. on Friday, July 18, 2014, for a robbery... More>>
The Clinton Police Department is investigation a shooting that happened over the weekend. Police were called to the Miller Ridge Apartments, just after midnight,...
Crews are on the scene of a huge house fire in Princeton, Iowa. The house is located at 277th Ave. and crews have been on scene since before 4:00 a.m. According to reports, the family was home at the time, but ... More>>
Two teens are under arrest after police say they were involved in a home invasion in Sterling, Ill. over the weekend. Police were called to the 1500 block of Griswold Avenue around 5:30 on Saturday morning... More>>
A month ago, tornadoes and straight line winds tore through several of our communities, leaving devastation behind. And the clean up is far from over for at least one QCA resident. More>>