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Registered sex offender requests bench trial; victim was 4

Registered sex offender requests bench trial; victim was 4

A registered sex offender from Davenport has opted for a bench trial in the second of three sex abuse cases he is charged with. 

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Health care aide gets probation in dependent adult abuse case

Health care aide gets probation in dependent adult abuse case

 A former health care aide was sentenced Thursday to two years of supervised probation for using a client's debit card without her consent to …

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Judge denies Henderson's motion to reconsider sentence

Judge denies Henderson's motion to reconsider sentence

A 40-year prison sentence will stand for a Rock Island man convicted in the December 2013 shooting death of a popular local tattoo artist, a R…

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Researcher: Errors made in racial profiling study of traffic stops

Researcher: Errors made in racial profiling study of traffic stops

Davenport Police Department officials said Tuesday they will establish a better “accountability” plan to more accurately log and report traffi…

July 28, 2015 7:05 pm(19)

RI man claims discrimination in lawsuit

A Rock Island man is suing the city and three police officers in federal court, claiming that police roughed him up after learning of his sexu…

July 28, 2015 9:51 am(0)

West Liberty man accused of torturing cat gets probation

West Liberty man accused of torturing cat gets probation

IOWA CITY — An eastern Iowa man accused of torturing his roommate's cat last year has been given probation.

July 28, 2015 6:07 am(7)

Vandals hit mosque, tires and American flag in the Q-C

Vandals hit mosque, tires and American flag in the Q-C

Police in Moline and Silvis are investigating unrelated vandalism cases that occurred within the last week. An arrest was made Monday night in…

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Police seek leads in damage to Moline Islamic Center

Police seek leads in damage to Moline Islamic Center

Moline police are seeking information about damage to the Islamic Center.

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Public's help sought in finding man who attempted to lure minors

Public's help sought in finding man who attempted to lure minors

Illinois State Police are seeking help in identifying a suspect who attempted to lure two young boys with candy in the area of Riverview Road …

July 27, 2015 5:04 am(4)

Police investigate body found in Davenport

 Davenport police are investigating the discovery of a body Saturday in the area of 53rd and Division streets.

July 25, 2015 6:35 pm(12)

3 charged in federal court in unrelated gun cases

3 charged in federal court in unrelated gun cases

Three men were indicted by a federal grand jury in U.S. District Court, Rock Island on federal guns charges in separate and unrelated cases, a…

July 25, 2015 4:45 am(7)

Davenport man dies after stabbing incident

Davenport man dies after stabbing incident

A Davenport man who police say was stabbed last week has died, police said Friday in a media release.

July 25, 2015 3:45 am(2)

Sentencing hearing continued again in Rock Island murder case

Sentencing hearing continued again in Rock Island murder case

A sentencing hearing has been continued until Aug. 27 for a Rock Island man convicted in the death of his then-girlfriend's infant son in 2013. 

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Lucier wants new trial in sex abuse case

Lucier wants new trial in sex abuse case

There was insufficient evidence to support a Scott County jury’s finding that a Davenport sex offender fondled a 5-year-old girl last year, hi…

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Shots-fired report puts Davenport hospital on lockdown

Shots-fired report puts Davenport hospital on lockdown

Genesis Medical Center's East Rusholme Street campus in Davenport was locked down for about 40 minutes Thursday after a report of gunshots, a …

July 24, 2015 5:00 am(9)

Moline grandmother charged in connection with infant's death

Moline grandmother charged in connection with infant's death

Every time she walks down to her basement, Dameion Watkins is greeted by the cherubic face of her 4-month-old grandson, Darien James Watkins.

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Davenport man charged with scalding toddler

Davenport man charged with scalding toddler

A Davenport man was in the Rock Island County Jail Wednesday on a $500,000 bond after police say he placed a toddler in scalding water that ca…

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Sex offender's conviction thrown out

Sex offender's conviction thrown out

A sex offender who told a Scott County Sheriff's deputy in 2012 he was "just hanging out" on a bench across the street from the downtown Daven…

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Wrongful death lawsuit filed against Van Hecke

Wrongful death lawsuit filed against Van Hecke

The family of Douglas Whalen Sr. has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Scott County against his brother-in-law and longtime Davenport business…

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