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Recent articles by Devin:

Bix Block Parties help boost business in downtown Davenport

Businesses throughout the downtown area will bring in revenue with music, food and more Friday and Saturday. → Read More

Rock Island Police: Man wanted after woman injured in stabbing

Investigators say they responded to the Maple Ridge Apartments in the 3700 block of 5th Street around 6:15 a.m. Sunday morning for a call of someone hurt. → Read More

One stabbed to death in Macomb, police say

Macomb Police say it took place Sunday morning on the city's downtown square. → Read More

Galesburg officers investigating after one shot, vehicle damage at bar

Police found several vehicles riddled with bullets at the Grand Tap bar on Grand Ave. near Kiwanis Park around 1:30 a.m. Sunday. → Read More

Fourth Rock Island shooting reported in week, 21-year-old victim

Police say it was around 1:15 a.m. in the 1400 block of 8th Street within the Douglas Park neighborhood. → Read More

Rock Island shooting sends one person to hospital

The incident was on the city's west-side in the Longview neighborhood. → Read More

Iowa DCI: 4 people found dead at Maquoketa Caves State Park

Law enforcement responded to a reported shooting at the park Friday morning. Once there, three deceased people were discovered at the campsite. → Read More

River Bend Food Bank faces little supply, more demand amid economy crisis

Staff says there's been a 60% increase of families in need at River Bend Food Bank pantries in the past few months. → Read More

CDC: Rock Island, Scott counties under medium COVID level

The CDC bases the standards off of hospitalizations and COVID cases. → Read More

Eric Sorensen to face Esther Joy King in 17th dist. U.S. House race

Esther Joy King is a lawyer and in the military. Eric Sorensen is a former TV meteorologist. → Read More

Past SOAR scholarship winner recovers from shoulder injury first year in college

Abida Diasso won one of the SOAR scholarships by The Sedona Group and WQAD News 8 in 2021. → Read More

Augustana College renames hall in honor of retiring president

Steve Bahls is Augustana's 8th president who's set to retire in July. → Read More

Milan man falls victim to $1,200 eBay gift card scam while buying car

Steve Dobbins, 66, found a 2011 Toyota Rav4 on Facebook selling for $1,200 and 105,000 miles. → Read More

Knox County Sheriff's Office fallen deputy identified

Nicholas Weist, 34, has been identified as the deputy who died Friday during a vehicle pursuit. He began his career with the sheriff's office in May 2018. → Read More

Davenport considers adding electric buses to replace diesel fleet

The city would add four of the electric buses and replace two of its diesel buses. → Read More

Quad City artists fill Beréskin gallery for fundraiser to support Ukraine

More than 100 pieces of art were on display for a fundraiser at Beréskin Gallery & Art Academy in Bettendorf Friday. → Read More

Scott Co. sheriff gives tour of leaky jail roof damage following storm

The leaks have forced temporary lockdowns and caused around two-dozen inmates to be moved to other jails in various counties including out of state. → Read More

Davenport bridge closes after structural concerns

The bridge is on North Utah Avenue over Duck Creek near Emeis Park in the northwest part of Davenport. → Read More

Two injured after shooting in Des Moines County

Police say it happened Saturday morning around 4:00 a.m. in the 400 block of North Street in Mediapolis. → Read More

ACLU: Scott County misusing federal COVID money for new detention center

This comes after Scott County supervisors gave the green light to building a new juvenile detention center on Tremont Avenue in Davenport for a $17 million project. → Read More