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Suspect in two Cedar Rapids murders is arrested in eastern Iowa

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – A man wanted for two killings in Linn County has been arrested in Davenport. U.S. Marshals apprehended Kazius Jarekaiser Childress, 20, and took him to the Scott County Jail on Tuesday. Childress was wanted on two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of going armed with intent.
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA
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Bettendorf staff says middle school is out of control

BETTENDORF, Iowa — Parents and staff at Bettendorf Middle School shared their concerns during Thursday's board meeting, saying the school is out of control. They discussed student behavior, not only towards each other but also the teaching staff. Parents and teachers said enough is enough with fighting, vandalism, skipping...
BETTENDORF, IA
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Police: Suspect broke double-paned window at Putnam Museum

A 37-year-old Davenport man who police say broke a window at a Davenport museum has been released on his own recognizance. Brandon Brady faces a charge of second-degree criminal mischief – a Class D felony, court records say. Shortly before 3 a.m. Monday, Davenport Police received a call to...
DAVENPORT, IA
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U.S. Marshals arrest Cedar Rapids murder suspect

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - On Tuesday, U.S. Marshals arrested a man in Davenport who is wanted on multiple murder charges in Linn County. 20-year-old Kazius Jarekaiser Childress is a suspect in two Cedar Rapids homicides - those of Cordal Lewis and Kavon Johnson - both of whom died of gunshot wounds. Police said both were targeted cases.
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA
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Leah Rose: Staying Busy, Staying on Track

Leah Rose runs full speed ahead into a promising future as she graduates from St. Ambrose University Saturday, May 21, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a double minor in Pre-Law and Theology. Rose's quick wit and lively enthusiasm shine through in conversation. Likewise, the easy...
DAVENPORT, IA
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Panther Girls Survive Storm Scare

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Sept. trial date set for federal case against Aaron Rossi

PEORIA (Heart of Illinois ABC) - Reditus CEO Aaron Rossi appeared in a Davenport, Iowa courtroom Tuesday and departed with a September 26 trial date set for the tax fraud charges he’s facing. Rossi is charged with filing fraudulent taxes in 2015, 2016 and 2017, before the inception of...
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PAHS Looks At Spring Hill

The Prophetstown Area Historical Society archivist, Fred South takes a look at the early days of Spring Hill. Find out what the first buildings to go up in Spring Hill were and where they were laid out. Learn about early shopkeepers and their tiny clientele. Mr. South again presents a...
PROPHETSTOWN, IL
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Shane Peitscher: Firefighter Climbs a Different Ladder

Shane Peitscher got plenty of heat the last few years from his fellow Bettendorf Firefighters. "What are you, trying to become chief?" Peitscher said, recounting the good-natured ribbing received while pursuing an H.L. McLaughlin Master of Business Administration at St. Ambrose. No. His chief desire was to learn. Now-retired Bettendorf...
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Early Voting Opens in Iowa

Scott County Auditor Kerri Tompkins says her office has received 800 requests so far. "It's my understanding that's about average for a primary. The primary election is not a very busy election - it's different in that you have to be registered with a party." 40 per cent of voters...
SCOTT COUNTY, IA
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QC Farmers’ Market is open Saturday mornings at Schwiebert Park

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) -QC Farmers’ Market at Rock Island’s Schwiebert Riverfront Park is a cooperative of local farmers and food producers. When you buy from this market, you’re buying directly from a Quad Cities’ producer and all products are homegrown and handmade, without exception. Among the product line up is homegrown produce, meat, eggs, and milk, as well as homemade prepared items.
ROCK ISLAND, IL
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Illinois and Iowa artists display at QC Airport gallery

The newest Quad City Arts “Art at the Airport” exhibit presents glass art vessels by James Scheller and Phillip Scheller of Staunton, Ill., acrylic sculptural paintings by Sally Havlis of Chicago, and sumi-e paintings by Karen Kurka Jensen of North Liberty, Iowa. In addition to the gallery at...
MOLINE, IL
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Cardiovascular Medicine, P.C. and Trinity Health Foundation award scholarships

Cardiovascular Medicine, P.C. (CVM) and Trinity Health Foundation will award more than $33,000 in scholarships to 23 students at the CVM Scholarship Awards event Thursday. This is an annual event to celebrate scholarship recipients, the families that support them and the donors of the CVM-Illinois Youth Mentoring Scholarship who make this scholarship and event possible, a news release says.
MOLINE, IL
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Timely hitting, strong pitching key for MSU in upcoming NCAA Tournament

MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - The MSU baseball team opens up NCAA Tournament play this Thursday against a familiar opponent in the Augustana Vikings for the Central Regional. The Mavericks came up with clutch hits over the weekend with two one-run wins over Augustana to clinch an automatic berth into this year’s national tournament.
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