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  1. Prodigy of Mobb Deep dies at 42Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    Rapper Prodigy, one half of the influential hip hop duo Mobb Deep has died, according to a co-author on one of his books, Kathy Iandoli. A cause of death has not been released, but the rapper had been hospitalized for complications caused by sickle cell anemia prior to his death, Iandoli told CNN.


  2. Big Oil wants to tax itself and give cash to AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    Here are two shockers: Big Oil wants to tax itself to fight climate change. And it wants the proceeds to go to American families.


  3. Has MS-13 'literally taken over towns and cities of the US'?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    President Donald Trump on Thursday made a sweeping assertion that the MS-13 gang has "literally taken over" U.S. cities. But his remarks about the violent street gang contained a number of misstatements or claims that were impossible to back up with evidence.


  4. Bomb suspect: FBI got interviews under misleading circumstancesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    The suspect in a high-profile bombing case says federal law enforcement officers improperly questioned him and obtained a hair sample under cloudy circumstances, according to court records obtained by CNN. In an affidavit filed Friday in federal court in Manhattan, the suspect in the September 2016 bombing in New York's Chelsea neighborhood outlines his encounters with FBI agents and other law enforcement, beginning with his arrest in Linden, New Jersey.


  5. Former Haiti President Rene Preval dead at age 74Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    Rene Preval, a two-time president of Haiti, died Friday at the age of 74, current President Jovenel Mose wrote on his verified Twitter account. The former President died at his home in Laboule, a suburb of the capital city of Port-au-Prince, Haiti's daily newspaper, Le Nouvelliste, reported.


  6. Being an immigrant in the United States today means ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    The United States has a long and proud history as an immigrant nation. But those communities have been left paralyzed by fear following President Donald Trump's sweeping immigration reforms.


  7. Examining Finland's tobacco-free planRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    The Finnish government has set an ambitious goal for residents in a bid to benefit their health -- and their bank balances. Officials plan to make the country tobacco-free by 2040, meaning they want less than 2% of their adults to consume tobacco -- in any form -- by that deadline.


  8. Run-DMC sues Amazon, Walmart for $50 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    The suit, filed Thursday in federal court in New York, accuses the retailers of manufacturing, marketing and selling products with the group's trademarked name, including glasses, hats, T-shirts and wallets. Run-DMC says in the suit that it has made $100 million on trademarked products over the years, including a $1.6 million sneaker deal with Adidas.


  9. Violence spreads among teens like a contagious disease, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    A friend sneezes, you're likely to catch a cold. Violence can be similarly contagious among middle and high school students, results of a study published Tuesday in the American Journal of Public Health suggest.


  10. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    To be eligible for nomination, an individual artist or band must have released their first single or album at least 25 years prior to the year of nomination. This year marked Pearl Jam and Shakur's first shot at eligibility.


  11. Trump adds yet another billionaire to his teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    The latest addition to his team of ultra-rich administration officials is Vincent Viola, a New York businessman and NHL owner who was announced Monday as Trump's pick for secretary of the Army. Viola's military bona fides include a degree from West Point and service as an infantry officer in the 101st Airborne Division.


  12. How the private sector can fight climate change, with or without TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    But a task force wants to help companies sidestep the public sector and fight their own battles against climate change -- and improve their bottom lines in the process. The group, led by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and including some of the world's biggest banks, wants businesses to standardize how they calculate the financial risk of climate change and how they disclose it to investors.


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