Jennifer Somers, WQAD

Jennifer Somers

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Recent:
  • WQAD
Past:
  • WLTX
  • 13WMAZ News
  • WKYC Channel 3 News

Recent articles by Jennifer:

Vandalism 'indefinitely' closes Muscatine Skate Park

Due to liability concerns, the Muscatine park is closed until crews clean up the damage. → Read More

Nonstop no more: Delta 'indefinitely' suspends service from Moline to Minneapolis this fall

The Quad Cities International Airport attributes the move to a pilot shortage. Delta has not announced any plans to suspend its service from Moline to Atlanta. → Read More

Fatal head-on collision Friday at US 6 in Colona causes road closure

East 200th Street at Route 6 is closed as crews work to clear the scene. → Read More

Amôwa Forest Preserve: Learn the meaning behind the East Moline park's name

Rock Island County Forest Preserve District in February challenged the Quad Cities community to come up with a name for its newest park in East Moline. → Read More

The sky's the limit next weekend at QC Balloon Festival

Admission to the festival is free. Instead, donations can be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children. → Read More

Police recover dead body from Rock River on Wednesday

The body was recovered from the river at about 11:40 a.m. Wednesday near Rock River Estates. → Read More

Tax-Free Holiday in Iowa, Illinois: When to shop, what school supplies qualify

The Sales Tax Holiday is a good time to save money while stocking up on back-to-school items. Here's when to shop in Iowa and Illinois. → Read More

Head-on collision Monday on US 6 leaves 1 driver dead

U.S. 6 was blocked off Monday at Glenwood Road for several hours following the incident. → Read More

Rock Island sees 2 more shootings early Monday; 2 seriously injured

The shootings happened within minutes of each other Monday morning on 11th Street and 14th Avenue. → Read More

Motorcyclist loses control on East Stagecoach Trail, lands in ditch Sunday

The motorcyclist was taken to a hospital Sunday morning after being ejected from his vehicle. → Read More

5 hospitalized for race-related injuries during Bix, medics say

Just shy of 10,000 runners took part in the annual Bix 7 race. Five of them were transported to Genesis hospitals. → Read More

How do you feel about Galesburg? City launches satisfaction survey to help inform future projects

The survey asks for community feedback on city programs, services and overall quality of life in Galesburg. → Read More

Traffic collision on Highway 61 leaves 2 critically injured

A northbound car was attempting to make a left turn on University Avenue when it struck a pickup truck traveling southbound. → Read More

BIX 7 race weekend: Race times, road closures, after parties

Here's all you need to know to prepare for this weekend as Bix festivities take over downtown Davenport. → Read More

Shooting, theft, police chase through Davenport land 3 teens in juvenile detention

Three teens were placed in juvenile detention following a shooting early Tuesday morning in Davenport. → Read More

Monkeypox outbreak in Iowa, Illinois: Symptoms to watch for, how to protect yourself

Although the World Health Organization declared monkeypox a global health emergency on July 23, chances of infection are still pretty rare in the U.S. → Read More

23-year-old is wanted for murder in connection to Rock Island shooting

Marlin K. Martin, 23, is wanted by Rock Island police in connection to the fatal shooting of Davion Roe. → Read More

IowaWorks.gov website restored after cyber attack that caused outage

The state says no user data was compromised and the delivery of unemployment benefit payments was not impacted. → Read More

Everything you need to know about the 2022 Mississippi Valley Fair

This year's Mississippi Valley Fair runs Aug. 2-7 at the fairgrounds in Davenport. Here's what you should know if you plan to go. → Read More

Missing Camanche woman found safe Sunday evening, police say

Camanche police say 82-year-old Sharon Martensen was found safe and well Sunday. She had been missing since Wednesday. → Read More