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Court documents: Mattress company owner accused of witness tampering

A 59-year-old Moline man who owns a Quad-City mattress company faces multiple charges – including tampering with a juror – after he was arrested on a Scott County warrant. John Wheatley is the owner/operator of L&W Bedding, with businesses in Moline and Bettendorf, according to the company’s website. He faces felony charges of suborning perjury and conspiracy to commit a non-forcible felony; four aggravated misdemeanor counts of tampering with a witness or juror; and a charge of conspiracy to commit an aggravated misdemeanor, which is an aggravated misdemeanor.
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Lee County couple arrested after 3-year-old’s death

NELSON, Ill. (WIFR) - Dana Sauer, 31 and Frank “Joe” Sauer, 50 were arrested Monday. The couple is accused of child endangerment after 3-year-old Tamsin Sauer died in March. Whiteside County Coroner Joe McDonald said the toddler died from a stroke caused by a mass of undigested hair in her stomach. It was also reported that Tamsin was dehydrated and malnourished at the time of her death.

I-74 MS Bridge Project Has Responded to the Deadly Accident

By now, you have likely seen the heartbreaking story about an incident on the I-74 bridge that killed a 21-year-old pedestrian. Today, the I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Project spoke up about the incident. Part of the news release from the project said that the Iowa & Illinois DOT's and the...

This Dumb Moline Law Makes You Buy Two Beers Instead of One

My cousin told me he was on his way home from the Quad Cities and stopped in Moline to grab a Busch Light. I can only presume he wanted to have a drink with the slice of pizza he bought once he got home because drinking and driving is illegal and no one should do it.

Lee County Health Department in Need of Donations of Personal Hygiene Items

The Lee County Health Department is in need of personal hygiene products. The department is currently accepting personal care products at their office for the rest of the month of May. The Health Department is accepting menstrual core items, toothbrushes and paste as well as mouthwash and dental floss. There...

Cyclone Tailgate Tour makes a stop in Bettendorf

BETTENDORF, Iowa (KWQC) - The Cyclone Tailgate tour returned to the Quad Cities for the first time since 2019. The last two years the event has been virtual due to COVID. The free event featured Athletics Director Jamie Pollard, the voice of the Cyclones, John Walters, football coach Matt Campbell, basketball coaches Bill Fennelly and TJ Otzelberger, volleyball coach Christy Johnson-Lynch, wrestling coach Kevin Dresser, and of course, Cy.

Officials looking at changes to I-74 Bridge pedestrian path after SUV hits 3 people

BETTENDORF, Iowa (KWQC) - The Iowa and Illinois Departments of Transportation are considering changes to the pedestrian path on the new I-74 Bridge after three people were struck by an SUV traveling on the path early Sunday morning. One of the pedestrians, 21-year-old Ethan Gonzalez, died. Two other men, an 18-year-old and a 22-year-old from Moline, were critically injured.

Gaming Fees set at 2 percent and the Oregon City Council Approve Funding for the Wastewater Blower System Repair

At the Oregon City Council meeting last Tuesday afternoon one item of only 5 on the agenda slate was the increase in the gaming fees for the local establishments in town. The state has now allowed cities to charge up to $250 dollars per machine but due to the outbreak of covid in 2021, Mayor Ken Williams and some of the other council members and business owners felt that the increase might be detrimental to the future of their livelihood. Finance Commissioner Terry Schuster presented a recommendation to have a 2% cap based on each businesses revenue. The motion was approved and an official ordinance will be written and available at the next council meeting in June.

Memorial Day Music in the Quad Cities is Something to Celebrate

Look no further for something fun to do this holiday week and weekend! Here is an amazing lineup of musicians for this week in the Quad Cities!. MPTY GRAVES/ CRIMSON CLEAN SWEEP/ BASED NEXUS @ SKYLARK. Wednesday. Song Writers Spotlight | Johnnies Tap, Fulton. The Rough & Tumble @ The...