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Recent articles by Nina:

Rock Island County State's Attorney's Office works through thousands of backlogged cases

Despite rises in violent crime and the increasing trial length, Rock Island justice officials are working to clear the thousands of backlogged cases in the county. → Read More

Erie, Illinois honors village's 150th birthday with Saturday celebration

Over 400 out-of-town visitors are expected to attend the weekend celebration. → Read More

Employee retention becomes the hot topic between businesses at QC Chamber meeting

Local companies say that the pandemic created new requirements for potential employees. → Read More

Moline family's ceiling collapses due to faulty construction; owners encourage checks for houses built in the '70s

A moline family was enjoying a normal Sunday on August 7 when their ceiling collapsed, to what they say is faulty construction that was common in the '70s. → Read More

Illinois State Rep. Swanson hosts resource fair for elderly and veterans

The fair in Aledo aims to get more veterans and elderly people connected with the health resources in their local areas. → Read More

Muscatine Community School District to continue giving free supplies to students

This is the fourth year the school district is distributing free school supplies to students. → Read More

Increasing ingredient costs weigh on Muscatine County Fair vendors

Many vendors say they've had to increase their menu prices to keep up with increasing ingredient costs. → Read More

Genesis hosts mock trauma drill event to court health care industry hopefuls

Students learned about trauma work through a mock trauma drill on Wednesday morning. → Read More

Illinois and Iowa gun stores react to Indiana mall shooting, differing 'stand your ground' laws

In the wake of the Indiana mall shooting where a bystander stopped the gunman, we look at the difference in stand-your-ground laws in Illinois and Iowa. → Read More

'She has no mug shot', Alleged drunk driver that killed Cecilia Nache arrives in-person for status hearing

The court ordered 34-year-old Brittany Griswold to arrive in person for this status meeting. → Read More

'She needs to say she's guilty' Sister of drunk driving victim seeks justice

Blanca Leal's sister was killed in a car crash in 2021, and now, she's speaking out for justice in the case of the drunk driver involved in the crash. → Read More

Davenport-based nonprofit aims to restore homes in need of renovation

Rejuvenate Housing closed on their first restored property on Thursday with help from Quad Cities Bank and Trust. → Read More

Davenport grocery store reopens seven months after fire destroyed building

Mexican grocery store and restaurant Abarrotes Carrillo credits their reopening to family and community support. → Read More

Scott County Attorney's Office: Davenport police officer justified in shooting of man at Casey's on June 8

The office released body camera footage that shows how the encounter escalated with Jason Morales drawing and firing a gun at Officer Michael Catton. → Read More

River Bend Food Bank adds distribution center in Galesburg

The non-profit paired with Galesburg Community Foundation and Fish Food Bank on the project. → Read More

Quad City Right to Life celebrates Roe v. Wade being overturned

The court's decision has many divided over the issue of abortion. → Read More

Eastern Iowa REC asks residents to conserve energy usage to keep the power going

Members are encouraged to voluntarily conserve energy during the peak demand period from 4-9 p.m. Wednesday. → Read More

Organizers ready to rally to save Rock Island County Courthouse this weekend

The courthouse has been gated off since early 2019. The county said it has plans to demolish the building — but groups across the county are fighting against that. → Read More

East Moline igniting a new recruiting season to find firefighters

The department needs to fill four positions in order to return to full staff. → Read More

Whiteside County patrols and budget strained by high gas prices

The Whiteside County Sheriff's Office has used half of its gas budget for the year - and if prices continue to go up, that will start being a big problem. → Read More