Connor Day, WQAD

Connor Day


Contact Connor

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial

  • WQAD

Recent articles by Connor:

TaxSlayer Center to be renamed 'Vibrant Arena at The MARK' on Sept. 1

A familiar name is coming back to the TaxSlayer Center as a local company made a new deal for its naming rights. → Read More

City of Davenport asking for public input on new Main Street Landing design

The City will be hosting an open house forum at the Skybridge in the afternoon on Aug. 23, letting residents give their input on the upgrade's design and features. → Read More

Iowa rental and utility assistance program to end in August

The Iowa Finance Authority's Rental and Utility Assistance Program is set to expire at the end of August, causing uncertainty for those who continue to need help. → Read More

Dewitt man dead after motorcycle crash in Clinton County Saturday

A man was found dead after his motorcycle left the road and struck an embankment Saturday afternoon. → Read More

Former Galesburg councilmember sentenced for unlawful possession of methamphetamine

Lindsay Hillery will serve 180 days in the Knox County Jail, followed by two years of probation. → Read More

Here's when you can watch Southeast Little League play in the World Series

The Southeast Little League team's World Series bid begins later this week against the Great Lakes Region champion. → Read More

Rock Falls woman found guilty of killing former friend in 2019 stabbing

Nichole Elsesser was found guilty on charges of first degree murder in the 2019 stabbing death of Tracy Russell. → Read More

Man, boy hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after rollover crash on Highway 61

The car reportedly lost control, struck a guardrail, and rolled over several times; throwing both occupants. Both are in the hospital with life-threatening injuries. → Read More

Islamic Center of the Quad Cities giving out backpacks for families in need of back-to-school help on Sunday

From noon to 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 7, the Islamic Center of the Quad Cities is giving away up to two backpacks to families in need of back-to-school help. → Read More

RiverStone Group donates former HQ, old JC Penny building to Renew Moline

Renew Moline says the donation was made to spur new life and development for the area in downtown Moline. → Read More

Accidental fire damages CNH plant in Burlington

An accidental fire broke out at the CNH manufacturing plant in Burlington Tuesday night, causing some damage. → Read More

Saturday night crash in Jackson County kills Bellevue man

The main failed to stop at an intersection before going down a steep embankment and crashing into a tree. → Read More

Illinois State Police: Man holds Hancock County deputy at gunpoint, shot by officer after chase

Illinois State Police said 31-year-old Timothy Ostrandert was shot and killed by police after holding a deputy at gunpoint and leading officers on a brief chase. → Read More

City of Moline announces retirement of Fire Chief Jeffrey Snyder

The head of the Moline Fire Department will be retiring at the end of August, to be replaced by his Deputy Chief. → Read More

Police searching for suspect from East Moline bar shooting

East Moline police are looking for 37-year-old Stacy T. Smith; the suspect in a shooting at Jim's Domino Lounge on July 9. → Read More

Westbound ramp on I-74/280/U.S. 6 interchange closing for repairs Thursday afternoon

The route will detour traffic to the John Deere Road interchange to access westbound 280 through eastbound I-74. → Read More

What are these black and white stripes about on the I-74 bridge?

You might have seen some new lines on the I-74 Bridge within the last month. Here's what they mean. → Read More

Boil order issued in Eldridge east of 61 for emergency water line repair

Water service is interrupted east of Route 61 in Eldridge for emergency repairs and a boil order is in effect. → Read More

Quad Cities authorities report low fireworks injuries, tickets following 4th of July weekend

Police departments across the area issued four tickets total for fireworks violations. Hospitals said they only treated a few cases of fireworks-related injuries. → Read More

Rock Island police looking for suspect in hit-and-run that injured juvenile

A juvenile's leg was broken after reportedly being struck by a car that fled the scene Sunday afternoon. → Read More