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Dairy Freez Closes in Davenport’s West End

This week, Dairy Freez in the West End of Davenport has closed its doors. Dairy Freez, which has been open for almost 60 years, has offered beloved ice cream treats like sundaes, floats, malts, shakes, and more. The business just announced on Facebook that they are closing its doors and will be selling the shop.
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Motorcyclist killed in crash Wednesday night in Davenport

A man on a motorcycle was killed in a crash with a car Wednesday night. At 8:23 p.m., Davenport police, firefighters and EMS were called to Kimberly Road at Fairmount Street for a crash between a motorcycle and a car, according to a news release from Davenport Police. Subscribe today...
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Foodie Friday: Damion’s Rib Haven

This week’s ‘Foodie Friday’ guest is Damion’s Rib Haven based out of East Moline. This BBQ joint offers traditional BBQ favorites like rib slabs and pulled pork sandwiches, along with some specialty items. Damion’s puts a spin on traditional spaghetti with their famous BBQ spaghetti, which owners Lexy Overton and Justin Weathers, say is a customer favorite.
EAST MOLINE, IL
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Volunteers Save a Historic Home

Herb Trix's guest is Alma Gaul, freelance reporter for the Quad City Times and Dispatch-Argus. You can also hear Midwest Week Fridays on WVIK at 6:20 pm during All Things Considered. The Friends organization will host a fundraiser and tours of the Hauberg Civic Center on Sunday ( 5/22 ),...
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Two Iowa fugitives arrested in separate manhunts

Des Moines, IA- Two Iowa fugitives are now jailed in separate cases. Radio Iowa reports that US Marshals arrested 20-year-old Kazius Childress late Tuesday in Davenport. Childress is charged with two murders in Cedar Rapids in January. Kavon Johnson and Cordal Lewis were shot to death in separate incidents within...
DAVENPORT, IA
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Davenport DREAM program in fourth round of applications

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - The latest round of application for Davenport’s neighborhood revitalization program is underway, looking to beautify around 40 homes. The eligible project area stretches from Bridge Avenue to Fairmount Street. “The pitch I would make is, you know, if you if you need to repaint your...
DAVENPORT, IA
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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...
DAVENPORT, IA

Iowa Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing 3 Girls

(Clinton, IA) — An Iowa man is accused of sexually abusing three girls over a period of several years. Fifty-three-year-old Richard Everett Clark of Clinton has a preliminary hearing set for next Tuesday. Clark is charged with four felony charges of sexual abuse. The case was opened in Iowa when Clinton police were contacted by police in Sedalia, Missouri. The three victims were 10 or 11 years old and the abuse allegedly started in 1998 and continued until 2006. Two of the girls became pregnant and testing indicated Clark was the father. He was arrested last week.
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Teen injured in shooting near Davenport elementary school Thursday

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - A Davenport elementary school was briefly placed on lockdown Thursday following a shooting in the area, police said. Around 12:57 p.m., Davenport police responded to the 2700 block of McKinley Avenue and found a 17-year-old boy suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the leg, according to a media release.
DAVENPORT, IA
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Fired Arconic Davenport Works employee sues company on religious issue

As Arconic is in contract negotiations with the local steel workers union, the manufacturing giant is being sued by a fired Quad Cities worker, over accusations of religious discrimination. On May 18, 2022, an employee terminated from the company’s Davenport Works in Riverdale filed a federal lawsuit over religious discrimination...
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Heated debate continues over proposed Silvis Apoyo Village project

SILVIS, Illinois (KWQC) - A public meeting on Apoyo Village quickly turned into a heated debate centered around the 24-unit housing complex. The Greater Metropolitan Area Housing Authority’s goal of the meeting was to “include language in the Annual PHA Plan that proposes making project-based vouchers available to projects that provide supportive services to their clients.”
SILVIS, IL

SUV, motorcycle collision Wednesday on Kimberly Road leaves man dead

DAVENPORT, Iowa — A traffic collision involving an SUV and a motorcycle Wednesday night, May 18 in Davenport left one person injured and another dead, according to the Davenport Police Department. The collision happened at about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Kimberly Road and Fairmount Street, near...
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