More than 2,500 businesses in the metro Quad-City area received loans of less than $150,000 under the Paycheck Protection Program, according to data released this week by the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Once police arrived on the scene, they say there were over 100 people gathered, shooting off fireworks. As police approached the area to disperse the large crowd, officials say over 50 shots were fired.
COVID-19 forced cancellations of many celebrations across the nation and locally but a few still went as planned in the QCA. A 4th of July firework celebration was hosted in Dixon, Iowa Saturday evening. Many came out to the Dixon Memorial Park for the food, fun, and fireworks.
The Princeton Police Department has announced that an arrest warrant has been issued for Davijon Robinson of Kewanee, Illinois in relation to the shooting that occurred in Princeton, Illinois on July 1, 2020.
If you’re on the look for fireworks tonight, there are a few places you and your family could go. As a reminder though, please social distance and bring a mask. The CDC warns these events are high risk.
Protesters gathered at Schwiebert Park in Rock Island Friday evening to protest against different systems of oppression. The group marched to the Centennial bridge where they occupied the sidewalk in the middle to show unity between two states and to show that there are people from both sides of the river that are fighting for the same cause.