10 hrs ago
Xtreme Cleanup 2014
Mark your calendars for the 11th annual Xtreme Cleanup on Sat., Aug. 9. Xtreme Cleanup is a Quad City -wide cleanup of sections of the Rock and Mississippi Rivers, along with creeks and drainage ways.
14 hrs ago
Bituminous Insurance Company Moving To Davenport
Bituminous is building a new facility in Davenport. The company's been around for more than 100 years offering insurance for a wide variety of things -- like automobile, fire, theft and life and health.150 people work at the Rock Island location and the company paid more than $70,000 in property taxes to the county last year alone.
18 hrs ago
He's no team player! Opossum gatecrashes minor league baseball game ...
A curious opossum brought a minor league baseball game to a standstill on Wednesday after it scurried onto the field mid-match.
22 hrs ago
Gaming commission: no new licenses for 3 years
The commission that oversees casino licenses in Iowa says it will not consider new projects for the next few years it but stopped short of imposing a formal moratorium.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
WNDU-TV South Bend
Irish legend Lujack recovering well after successful neck surgery
Notre Dame legend Johnny Lujack is recovering after successful laminectomy surgery at the Mayo Clinic to relieve pressure to his neck, his grandson Grant Pohlmann tells me.
Hearing delayed for Rock Island man in murder case
A western Illinois judge has postponed a preliminary hearing for a Rock Island man charged in the slaying of his former girlfriend.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Police: Iowa man arrested after cheeseburger theft
Police say a Davenport man was found passed out in front of a convenience store with a stolen cheeseburger from the business in his pocket.
Variations on a theme
Chronicle movie correspondent Michael Ordona sends this dispatch to talk about why certain movies weren't included in the July 27 Pink article in advance of the opening of " Get On Up ."
MCHS Interim Leader Says Same Approach Needed; Whether Things Have Been Going Good or Bad
It's been an interesting year in the Minooka Community High School District. And now a veteran educator and administrator is in the main seat, at least for a while.
After Embarrassing Scandal, New Jersey Gets Serious About Fighting Unemployment Fraud
JULY 17: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks at 'An Evening at the Fair' event with Scott County Republicans in the Starlight Ballroom at The Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds on July 17, 2014 in Davenport, Iowa.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Hope you enjoyed your weekend! It was a busy one downtown Davenport with the Bix race and StreetFest activities.
Time to reform draconian marijuana laws
The war on marijuana has been an attack on our constitutional rights and civil liberties for decades, since the government started lying to us about it.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Still Time to Register for Bix 7
There's still time to register for the 40th Anniversary Bix 7 Road Race. It starts at 8 a.m. Saturday and the last day to register is Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Davenport RiverCenter.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Business & Heritage Clarksville
APSU art professor to present lecture at famed Figge Museum
In Davenport, Iowa, a stunning, glass-walled building stands along the banks of the Mississippi River.
Iowa man convicted of killing pregnant wife
A jury convicted an Iowa man Thursday of killing his pregnant wife in 2012, rejecting his claims of innocence after the third trial in the case.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Arizona Republic
Prosecutor: Texts were 'countdown' to Iowa slaying
An Iowa man killed his pregnant wife so that he could be with another woman that he had zealously pursued for months, a prosecutor said Wednesday as he sought a murder conviction for a third time in the case.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Medical marijuana in Oregon: Benton Mackenzie, Iowa man convicted of marijuana crimes, arrives to obtain medical pot
Benton Mackenzie is well known in Iowa. His recent trial and conviction for growing cannabis on his parents' rural property made for page-one news, closely watched by marijuana activists nationwide.
Red, White & Boom! Fireworks Rescheduled For Labor Day
The Red, White and Boom Fireworks display that was canceled due to flooding is getting a second chance this year.
Dad, daughter charged in Davenport bank robbery
Police say Albert Griebe was arrested Monday on charges of robbery, theft and compounding a felony.