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Davenport mayor addresses latest shooting that left four injured

Davenport Mayor Mike Matson described Thursday’s shooting that put four people in the hospital as “a serious altercation that developed into a shooting” among two groups of people that have been feuding. “It was not random. It was targeted,” Matson said of the shooting. He said two victims were taken...
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Police: Suspect burglarized gas station, then broke into Subway

A 25-year-old Davenport man has been released on his own recognizance Friday after police say he burglarized a gas station and later broke into a Subway restaurant. Matthew Rowe faces two felony charges of third-degree burglary, two misdemeanor charge of fourth-degree criminal mischief and a misdemeanor charge of fifth-degree theft.
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Woman charged with 2 felonies after hit-and-run crash involving motorcycle

A woman was arrested and charged in connection with Sunday’s hit-and-run crash involving a motorcycle, the Moline Police Department announced Friday. Lily M. Stratton, 47, of New Windsor has been charged with two felonies. Officers from the Moline Police Department responded to the 3800 Block of John Deere Road around...
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Woman arrested and charged in Moline hit-and-run crash

MOLINE, Illinois (KWQC) - A New Windsor, Illinois woman is facing charges stemming from a hit-and-run crash that left a motorcyclist with serious injuries. On Sunday, July 25th, at approximately 3:31 a.m., Moline Police received reports of a hit-and-run traffic crash involving a 48-year-old man, who was lying in the roadway near 38th Street and John Deere Road when officers arrived. There was no sign of the other vehicle involved. The victim had major injuries and was transported to a local hospital where his injuries were determined serious, but non-life-threatening.
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Three adults, one juvenile injured in Davenport shooting

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - Four people were injured in a shooting in Davenport Thursday night, according to police. At 9:15 p.m., officers responded to Pacific and West Locust streets for multiple reports of gunfire and found two men, a woman, and a juvenile all suffering from serious injuries. All four...
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4 injured, car damaged, after gunfire late Thursday

UPDATE: Davenport Police say all four of the gunshot victims’ injuries are considered non-life threatening, but one victim remains in serious condition. EARLIER UPDATE: Four people were injured at 9:15 p.m. Thursday after a gunfire incident in the area of Pacific and West Locust streets, Davenport. Upon arrival, officers discovered...
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Report says Illinois diver drowned while working in Iowa farm tank

STOCKTON, Iowa (AP) — An autopsy shows an Illinois scuba diver who died inside a million-gallon farm tank in eastern Iowa accidentally drowned. The Gazette of Cedar Rapids reports that the autopsy for 54-year-old Robert Baenziger Jr., of East Moline, Illinois, was released Wednesday. It shows Baenziger died June 8...
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Car hits pole in two vehicle accident

A sedan hit a pole in Davenport in two vehicle accident Thursday afternoon. That sustained significant damage to the front end. Police responded to the crash at the intersection of East Locust Street and Iowa Street around 2 p.m. Police initially couldn’t find the second vehicle. It was found nearby.
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Matson on gun crime

John Deere Davenport Works to be featured on History Channel's 'Modern Marvels' Sunday. John Deere Davenport Works will be featured in the "Heavy Machinery" episode of the History Channel's "Modern Marvels" that’s set to air at 9 p.m. Sunday. Updated: Jul. 29, 2021 at 6:46 PM CDT. Rock Island woman...
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CRIME STOPPERS: Man threatened Metrolink driver while holding a knife in Rock Island

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (KWQC) - Police in Rock Island are asking for your help in identifying a wanted suspect following an assault on a Metrolink bus. Officials with Crime Stoppers of the Quad Cities say on July 24 at 5:30 p.m., the man pictured above threatened a Metrolink bus driver with a butterfly knife and said “don’t think I won’t kill your” and then said “inappropriate words”.