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  1. Serial 'dine and dasher' on the loose in eastern Iowa, restaurants sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Cedar Rapids Police tell TV-9 Tracy Haas is a suspect in a dine and dash that happened at Vernon's Bar and Grill last week, and TV9 has discovered court records showing the suspect has been doing this for years, all across the state. The owner of Fieldhouse First Avenue, Carrie Kraklio in Cedar Rapids recently took a picture of Tracy Haas after he allegedly dined and dashed there, last week.


  2. Democrat and Republican both report political sign thefts in Linn CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Someone is stealing political yard signs in Iowa House District 67, an area that covers portions of Hiawatha, Robins, Cedar Rapids, and Marion. Both the Republican incumbent, Rep. Ashley Hinson, and her Democratic challenger, Eric Gjerde, posted to Facebook Sunday that over the weekend dozens of signs have gone missing.


  3. Scott County man wins $50,000 Lottery PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    John Strazewski of Eldridge claimed the 12th of 48 top prizes in the Iowa Lottery's '$50,000 Super Crossword' scratch game. He purchased his winning ticket at Hy-Vee, 2351 W. Locust St. in Davenport, and claimed his prize Monday at the lottery's regional office in Cedar Rapids.


  4. Kayakers identified; Crews still searching for oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    According to Greg Buelow, spokesperson for Cedar Rapids police and fire, 30-year-old Samantha Marie Conley and 34-year-old John Michael Conley were the two people who capsized in a kayak on Indian Creek at around 4:15 p.m. Monday. Crews continued searching for him Tuesday morning.


  5. Younker's closes doors across the state of IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    It's the end of an era for Younker's shoppers as the department stores across the state are closing their doors for good today. Younkers first opened their first Cedar Rapids store in Westdale back in 1979.


  6. Burlington police arrest Cedar Rapids man in assault and burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    On Sunday at 6:58 a.m. Burlington Police Officers were dispatched to 233 Summer St. in reference to a burglary. The victim advised that two white males forced their way into the house and assaulted him.


  7. Police: Pair sex trafficked girl, 16, through 5 statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    The Sun News cites an affidavit from Myrtle Beach police that says a possible human trafficking investigation began Thursday. According to Horry County inmate records, 23-year-old Mark Cortez Spicer of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was arrested Saturday in connection with the trafficking.


  8. Iowa surrogacy contracts case appealed to US Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    An Iowa woman is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to consider striking down surrogacy contracts as a violation of the constitutional rights of surrogate mothers and their babies. In an appeal of a February Iowa Supreme Court ruling, the woman asks the nation's highest court to hear her case and consider whether surrogacy contracts affirmed in several states including Iowa, California, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Washington can be upheld.


  9. Allegiant flight returns to Eastern Iowa Airport after smoke reported in cockpitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    An Allegiant Airlines flight from the Eastern Iowa Airport to Mesa/Phoenix had to turn around and come back to Cedar Rapids after a report of smoke in the cockpit, according to an airport spokesperson. The plane landed safely and all on board are safe, according to the spokesperson.


  10. Year two not so hot for fireworks sales for someRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    At least some retailers are finding year two of legal fireworks sales in Iowa a bit of a letdown. One Marion merchant who was one of the first to start sales both last year and again this year, says his business is off about 80 percent compared to 2017.


  11. Police see rise in road rage incidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Two teenagers are in the Linn County Detention Center after a road rage incident in North Liberty. A state patrolman said this problem is on the rise.


  12. Gov. Reynolds orders flags at half-staff to honor fallen soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Governor Kim Reynolds has ordered all flags in Iowa to fly at half-staff from 8 a.m. Tuesday to 5 p.m. Wednesday to honor two fallen soldiers. Army Sgt.


  13. Stoneman Douglas High School March For Our Lives tour coming to eastern IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Students from Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida will be holding March For Our Lives rallies in Cedar Rapids and Marion. On June 21, March For Our Lives will be hosting a Cedar Rapids Youth Meetup event at 1 p.m. in Noelridge Park.


  14. 2 Iowa teens riding on bumper hospitalized when car loses controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Two Linn County teenagers were hospitalized Sunday after riding on the bumper of a vehicle whose driver lost control and ran off the road. A 16-year-old from Cedar Rapids and 15-year-old from Hiawatha, Iowa are believed to have non-life threatening injuries, according to the Linn County Sheriff's Office.


  15. Danville native hired as Iowa softball coachRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Iowa has hired Danville, Iowa native Renee Gillispie as its next softball coach. Gillispie coached the past 18 seasons at UCF, leading the Knights to five conference championships and seven NCAA regional appearances, including each of the last four seasons.


  16. Iowa elections official did not disclose side businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate did not disclose his role in a new corporation that has recently spent around $2 million to open a storage rental business and purchase a strip mall. In an ethics filing last week, Pate affirmed that the only outside business in which he engaged during 2017 was the eastern Iowa asphalt paving company he has long owned.


  17. Davenport man wins $30,000 lottery prizeRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Ton Phan claimed the first of eight top prizes of $30,000 available in the Iowa Lottery's new "Money Drop Multiplier" scratch game.


  18. Eastern Iowa woman fighting to keep man who shot her behind barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Brandon Gordon was charged with attempted murder but pleaded down to a charge of willful injury causing serious injury. A judge sentenced Gordon to 15 years in prison.


  19. Firefighters help rescue dog from duplex fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Firefighters rescued a dog after a fire in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Tuesday after everyone believed the dog had died. The fire destroyed a duplex early Tuesday afternoon.


  20. Bank robber captured near Davenport sentenced to 15 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    A man from Missouri was sentenced to prison after robbing a bank in Coralville last spring and fleeing toward the Quad Cities. On April 20, 2017, Peter Alan Lundberg was driven to Bank of the West in Coralville by Bridgette Durborow of St. Peters, Missouri.


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