Tara Becker-Gray, Quad-City Times

Tara Becker-Gray

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Davenport, IA, United States

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Past articles by Tara:

Davenport Police investigate armed robbery

Davenport Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Monday morning. → Read More

Updated: Rock Island man killed in motorcycle vs. vehicle crash in Davenport

A Rock Island man died Monday night in a motorcycle versus car crash in Davenport. → Read More

Davenport man charged in connection with shooting that left a man injured

A 19-year-old Davenport man is facing charges in connection with a shooting in March that left a man injured. → Read More

Davenport police investigate early morning shots fired incident

No injuries were reported in a shots-fired incident early Wednesday in Davenport. → Read More

Cause of Bettendorf house fire under investigation

The Bettendorf Fire Department is investigating an early morning house fire. → Read More

Scanner | Local Crime & Courts

Man accused of assaulting with wooden board A Davenport man is facing multiple felony charges after police say he hit a man in the head multiple times with a wooden board and took the man’s money, credit card and truck. Johnathan Allen Durham, 40, last known address in the 1600 block of West 66th Street, was booked into the Scott County Jail at 10:32 p.m. Wednesday on charges of first-degree… → Read More

13-year-old Iowa student found guilty of taking gun to school, attempting to shoot teacher

A Scott County jury has found 13-year-old Luke Andrews guilty of carrying weapons on school grounds, assault while using or displaying a dangerous weapon, and assault with intent to commit → Read More

Davenport man charged in connection with June shooting

Bond was set Wednesday at $10,000 cash-only for a Davenport man accused of driving a vehicle involved in a shooting in June. → Read More

Did Iowa 12-year-old pull the trigger to get attention or to kill his teacher?

DAVENPORT - A jury of seven men and five women will decide if Luke Andrews, 13, intended to kill his teacher in a North Scott Junior High School classroom last August. → Read More

Closing arguments expected Tuesday in trial of Iowa student accused of attempted murder

DAVENPORT - The trial of 13-year-old Luke Andrews, accused of trying to shoot a North Scott Junior High School teacher in late August, is nearing its final stages. → Read More

Iowa Teacher: 'Oh my gosh, he just tried to shoot me'

DAVENPORT - Junior high school teacher Dawn Spring was at the front of the classroom preparing an activity for the start of class when her student-teacher called out her name. → Read More

Two Davenport homes damaged in Monday afternoon shots fired incident

Davenport police are continuing to investigate a shots fired incident Monday afternoon that damaged two homes. → Read More

Davenport police investigate disturbance at North Park Mall

The Davenport Police Department is investigating a disturbance that occurred Monday night in the food court at North Park Mall. → Read More

East Moline alderman pleads guilty to public intoxication charge, fined $65

East Moline Alderman Jose Rico, 7th Ward, was fined $65 after pleading guilty late last month to public intoxication, a simple misdemeanor. → Read More

Latest: Davenport police officer shot 'doing well'; man charged with attempted murder, second suspect identified

UPDATE: Court records identify the injured officer as Ryan Leabo. → Read More

Davenport police officer shot, but 'doing well'; two men are in custody

The Davenport police officer wounded after exchanging gunfire with a man Thursday afternoon was stable and “doing well,” Chief Paul Sikorski said. → Read More

2 teens arrested Wednesday on stolen vehicle charges in Davenport

Two teenage boys were arrested Wednesday morning on stolen vehicle charges. → Read More

Muscatine man sentenced to federal prison in meth case

A Muscatine man was sentenced Friday to 200 months – or more than 16 years - in federal prison for conspiring with others to sell crystal “ice” methamphetamine in Muscatine. → Read More

Eldridge police investigating Monday night robbery at Eldridge Mart

The Eldridge Police Department is investigating a robbery that occurred Monday night at the Eldridge Mart, 209 E. LeClaire road. → Read More

DCI investigating Scott County Jail death

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation is investigating after a 49-year-old inmate at the Scott County Jail died. → Read More