Barb Ickes, Quad-City Times

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Past articles by Barb:

Police: 'Punches were thrown' outside Trump rally in Davenport

A shouting match turned to blows during the Trump rally in downtown Davenport Monday. → Read More

Cancer ruse hard on parents whose kids truly suffer

Some parents of children with cancer say Maddie Russo stole more than money when she pretended to be afflicted too. → Read More

Moline woman sentenced in death of 15-year-old son who weighed 38 pounds at time of death

Jennifer Keim was sentenced to four years probation in the death of her son, J.J. Hammond → Read More

Blue Grass police chief resigns

Citing a desire to get out of law enforcement, Bobby Flaherty is resigning from the Blue Grass Police Department. → Read More

Maquoketa murders: 911 call reveals new information about morning four were killed

Three people, including a 6-year-old girl, were murdered inside their tent at Maquoketa State Park in July. Since then, Iowa investigators have given no hint of a motive and refuse → Read More

Suspect in Rock Island stabbing in custody in Davenport

A woman suspected of stabbing a 15-year-old girl in Rock Island in December is in custody in Scott County. → Read More

Go karts, roller coaster, bowling — Indoor theme park coming to former Schnucks, Bettendorf

The property will be fashioned after other Jester centers, called Malibu Jack's, which have three locations in Kentucky, one in Indiana and another being completed in Springfield, Illinois. → Read More

Pages omitted in Monday's editions of the

Some pages were missing from today's edition of the Quad-City Times. → Read More

One-fourth of old I-74 bridge between Iowa and Illinois is gone

Demolition of the steel structure that was the I-74 bridge is about one-quarter complete. → Read More

Latest list of Santa Fund donors

An updated list of donations to the Dispatch-Argus Santa Fund. → Read More

Frozen pipes preceded Quad-City Christmas

After frigid weather swept through the Quad-Cities just in time for Christmas, local repair companies were swamped with calls from residences and businesses about broken furnaces and burst pipes. → Read More

Tuesday's high temp to creep close to record

Another high-temperature record could fall Tuesday. → Read More

Warmer Wednesday followed by snow chances

A mid-week warmup, then a snowy weekend. → Read More

Son has father exhumed for burial at Rock Island National Cemetery

A veteran son makes things right for his veteran father. → Read More

Toddler grows to man who remembers Wish List kindess

Alex Gross was a toddler when the Quad-City Times Wish List granted his family's wish. He remembers how it felt. → Read More

Speeders on new I-74 bridge could get busted from above

Speeders on the new I-74 bridge soon run the risk of an encounter with police. → Read More

Speeders on new I-74 bridge could get busted from above

Speeders on the new I-74 bridge soon run the risk of an encounter with police. → Read More

Mississippi Valley Fair acts for 2023 announced

Part of the grandstand lineup for next year's Mississippi Valley Fair in Davenport has been announced. → Read More

Election Day: Scenes from Quad-City polls

Read what's happening as Quad-Citians take to the polls in the midterm election. → Read More

Blue Grass police chief back on duty after admin leave

The police chief in Blue Grass is back on the job after a month-long administrative leave related to an investigation. → Read More