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Police respond to vehicle accident in Davenport

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - Davenport police responded to an accident involving at least two vehicles Wednesday night. Police have partially blocked off the intersection of Kimberly Street and Fairmount Avenue, and TV6 crew on scene says it appears that a motorcycle and a car were involved in the accident. This...
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Derek M. Penderson, 36

Derek M. Penderson 36, died Friday, May 13, 2022 at his home in West Liberty. A memorial service will be held Friday, June 10, 2022 at 2 p.m. at Spangler Chapel United Methodist Church, 1899 N. Mulberry Ave.. Muscatine, with a celebration of life to follow at the home of his mother 2390 Atalissa Road, Atalissa.
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Police: Robbery suspect offers $1 million to officers to let him go

A 49-year-old Davenport suspect is in custody after police say he was involved in a robbery then offered officers $1 million to let him go. Ricardo Esparza faces felony charges of bribery and second-degree robbery, court records say. Shortly after 8 p.m. Tuesday, officers responded to the area of the...

Gunfire in park remains under investigation

Police continue to investigate a gunfire incident on Monday, May 9, in Schadt Park in Silvis. Police told Local 4 News on Wednesday the incident happened shortly after 9 p.m. in the park at 12th Street and 4th Avenue. Police found multiple shell casings after a report of gunfire. No...

West Liberty Foods names new president

West Liberty Foods announce May 10 the promotion of Brandon Achen to President & Chief Executive Officer effective May 31. Achen is a 16-year industry veteran who started with West Liberty Foods as an intern and has since seen a long tenure in operations, supply chain management, and key customer relationship management for the organization. He was promoted to President in 2020.

Cedar Rapids man arrested in Davenport in connection to double homicide

DAVENPORT, Iowa — A Cedar Rapids man was tracked to Davenport and arrested during an investigation into two homicides from early this January. According to a report from KCRG, authorities tracked the suspect of two Cedar Rapids homicides, identified as 20-year-old Kazius Jarekaiser Childress to Davenport, where he was arrested on Tuesday, May 17.

Retiring teacher showed 'Love for Music' in schools

With a “love for music my whole life,” Brenda Miller may not be forfeiting her love for teaching music, but she will be giving up a passion for teaching notes and instruments with the end of the school year as the West Liberty Middle School teacher braces for retirement after 34 years in the classroom.

Iowa’s Cerny Brothers Returning To Play Davenport’s Raccoon Motel

Sean Leary is an author, director, artist, musician, producer and entrepreneur who has been writing professionally since debuting at age 11 in the pages of the Comics Buyers Guide. An honors graduate of the University of Southern California masters program, he has written over 50 books including the best-sellers The Arimathean, Every Number is Lucky to Someone and We Are All Characters.

New Bike and Pedestrian Path Dedicated

Local and state officials, along with members of local bike clubs cut a ribbon over the center of the bridge where the Oculus is located. Moline Mayor Sangeetha Rayapati says the path makes an important connection across the Mississippi river between the Iowa and Illinois Quad Cities. "These connections are...

‘It’s a big day’ — QC leaders celebrate new I-74 bridge trail

Five and a half months after the complete I-74 Bridge opened to traffic, Quad Cities community leaders, state transportation officials and members of bike and running clubs met Wednesday to celebrate the opening of the bridge’s new pedestrian/bike path. The path (on the western edge of the $1-billion bridge)...

Augie’s Sorensen Hall to get full makeover

Augustana College will be doing a summer makeover on one of its oldest buildings, at a busy Rock Island intersection. It’s embarking on a $2.7-million update of Sorensen Hall. “Sorensen Hall is one of the most visible buildings on campus,” Kent Barnds, executive vice president for external relations, said...

Moline, Bettendorf celebrate I-74 bridge bike and pedestrian path with ribbon-cutting ceremony

MOLINE, Ill. — The cities of Moline and Bettendorf celebrated the I-74 bridge bike and pedestrian pathway with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday. Moline Mayor Sangeetha Rayapati, Bettendorf Mayor Bob Gallager, members of the Illinois and Iowa Transportation Committee, and other Quad Cities groups and clubs were among those in attendance for Tuesday's celebrations on the new glass oculus.

‘American Pickers’ Star Mike Wolfe Posts Awesome Pic of Building He’s Restoring in Iowa Hometown

“American Pickers” star Mike Wolfe doesn’t just appreciate antique items. He’s a fan of preserving all kinds of history, including older buildings. Now that filming has wrapped up on the latest season of “American Pickers,” Mike Wolfe has returned to his hometown of LeClaire, Iowa. Based on his latest Instagram post, Wolfe will spend some time fixing up an older building in town throughout the summer.

Governor Reynolds Honors Veterans in QC

Kim Reynolds will attend the Pre-Flight Dinner for Honor Flight of the Quad Cities. Each year Honor Flight flies American veterans to Washington D.C. to visit memorials honoring their sacrifices. Priority is given to World War Two, Korean War, and terminally ill veterans, but all veterans in the Quad Cities...