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Zach Johnson issues warning for LIV golf defectors

United States Ryder Cup captain Zach Johnson gave a warning to LIV golfers Thursday about their potential status for the 2023 Ryder Cup. Johnson spoke to reporters Thursday ahead of the John Deere Classic at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill. He implied that the Saudi-backed league’s defectors may not be able to participate in the 2023 Ryder Cup.
SILVIS, IL
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Court upholds Liggins’ sentence in 9-year-old’s 1990 death

The godmother of a little girl slain more than 30 years ago may finally have peace after the Iowa Supreme Court announced Thursday it upheld the conviction of her killer. The body of 9-year-old Jennifer Lewis, of Rock Island, was discovered burning in a field near Jefferson Elementary School, 1027 N. Marquette St., Davenport, in 1990. Jennifer had been sexually abused and strangled.
DAVENPORT, IA
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Supreme Court turns down murder verdict appeal of Davenport man

The Iowa Supreme Court has rejected the appeal in the first-degree murder conviction of a Davenport man in his fourth trial. Stanely Liggins was found guilty in the 1990 death of nine-year-old Jennifer Lewis after her burning body was found in a field near Jefferson Elementary School in Davenport. The Supreme Court denied Liggins’ claims there was jury misconduct, due process violations, and some witness testimony should not have been included in his fourth trial.
DAVENPORT, IA
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Investigation into shooting at Casey’s rules in favor of officer

An officer’s use of deadly force in a fatal shooting June 8 was justified. On Thursday at a news conference, investigators discussed a deadly shooting involving an officer and a man accused of tampering with an air conditioning unit at a convenience store. Officials said the officer’s decision to...
DAVENPORT, IA
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Zach Johnson: 'Connect the dots' on LIV defectors golfing in future Ryder Cups

United States Ryder Cup captain Zach Johnson gave a warning to LIV golfers Thursday about their potential status for the 2023 Ryder Cup. Johnson spoke to reporters Thursday ahead of the John Deere Classic at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Illinois. He implied that the Saudi-backed league’s defectors may not be able to participate in the 2023 Ryder Cup.
SILVIS, IL
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Purple Violet Shop is a flower store and so much more

COAL VALLEY, Ill. (KWQC) -She had a deep love for flowers since she was a little girl. And then so much later in life, her retirement dream became owning a flower shop. In May of 2020, that dream came true for Anita Hatalsky, owner of Purple Violet Shop in Coal Valley.
COAL VALLEY, IL

JT Poston takes two-shot lead at John Deere Classic

JT Poston took a two-stroke lead with a 9-under 62 in round one of the John Deere Classic in Silvis, Illinois, on Thursday.The 29-year-old American eagled the par-5 second and had seven birdies in a bogey-free run after tying in second-place at the Traveller’s Championship in Connecticut last week.With his 9-under 62 on Thursday, Poston became the first player on record (since 1983) to open consecutive PGA Tour events with a 62 or better.“Couldn’t have asked for a better start,” Poston wrote on Twitter, sharing footage from the start of the round.Michael Gligic from Canada finished in second at 64...
SILVIS, IL
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19-year-old man charged in infant murder

The Rock Island County State’s Attorney has filed charges against Bryson A. Hall, 19, of Davenport, in relation to the death of his two-month old infant daughter. On May 24, 2022, the Moline Police Department responded to Genesis Medical Center – Silvis Campus for an unresponsive infant who had been transported to the hospital by the parents, the Moline Police posted Tuesday on Facebook.
DAVENPORT, IA
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Police: 19-year-old shot in Davenport

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - Davenport Police are investigating a shooting that left one person hurt. According to police, officers responded to the 1000 block of Scott Street at 11:05 p.m. Monday for a report of shots fired. Police say officers found a scene when they arrived. Police say a 19-year-old...
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Man who died Saturday after being shot in Rock Island identified.

The Rock Island County Coroner identified the man who died Saturday after being shot in Rock Island as Gregory McGhee. An autopsy for McGhee, 61, of Rock Island, was about to be performed, Brian Gustafson, the coroner, said Tuesday morning. Preliminary results were expected later in the day. Officers learned...
ROCK ISLAND, IL

This Is the County in the Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metro Area with the Most Deaths from COVID-19

More than 1 million Americans have died from COVID-19 – more than the total number of Americans killed in World War I and World War II combined. In the Davenport-Moline-Rock Island metropolitan area, which covers parts of Iowa and Illinois, a total of 1,056 deaths have been attributed to the virus, equal to 276 fatalities […]
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Linda Cook review: ‘Elvis’ rocks

That’s not surprising, considering that director Baz Luhrmann created a similarly dazzling film with his “Moulin Rouge!”. With its eye-boggling images and turbo pace, the film pulses with the energy and the madness that was the life of The King. I love the beginning of the movie, which...
DAVENPORT, IA
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After Two Year Hiatus Frog Races Back In Aledo

The Dr. Charles Ford Frog Races are back. They weren’t held the last two summers, but return Monday to Aledo Central Park says Aledo Exchange Club members Ron Moffitt and Paul Flint. The exchange club is getting help from the Mercer County Jaycees and Aledo American Legion in hosting...
ALEDO, IL
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