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  1. Illinois man charged in 2015 Iowa sexual assault of womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Daily Herald

    The Quad-City Times reports that 33-year-old Charles Alvin Spicer, of Rock Island, Illinois, was booked into the Scott County Jail on Thursday. He continued to be held Friday on a $25,000 bond for one count of third-degree sexual abuse.

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  2. Liggins retrial in Iowa girl's 1990 death set for FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | Daily Herald

    The retrial of an Illinois man charged with the 1990 killing of a 9-year-old girl in eastern Iowa has been set for next year. The Quad-City Times reports that 54-year-old Stanley Liggins will again go to trial on Feb. 6. Juries twice convicted Liggins in the death of Jennifer Lewis, who disappeared from her Rock Island, Illinois, neighborhood.

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  3. Fresh Films invites teens to work behind the camera for a TV showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Daily Herald

    Chicago area teens from Fresh Films Team 10. Local teens replaced the pros behind the cameras in Fresh Films free weeklong summer program. For any teen who has ever dreamed of making a Hollywood production, this summer that dream can become a reality! Fresh Films is calling all teens to apply for its free summer program presented by Subway & Best Buy to work on sets in eight major cities across the country to produce new episodes of a kids' TV show! To apply, teens simply complete a short form before June 15 at www.fresh-films.com .

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  4. Garland encourages grads to focus outwardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | Daily Herald

    As he addressed graduates at Niles West High School Sunday, Merrick Garland remembered a different world when he spoke on the same football field as valedictorian in 1970. "Ernie Banks had just hit his 500th home run, the electric typewriter was cutting edge technology and Paul McCartney was about the same age as Taylor Swift is today," he said.

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  5. Local student shines, thanks the communityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Daily Herald

    Aaron Volk, son of Ron Volk and Lisa O'Leary-Volk, will graduate on Sunday, May 22, from Augustana College in Rock Island, Ill. The 2012 Geneva High graduate earned several local scholarships for his continuing education including: Wheeler Trust Scholarship, Barbara Day Lutheran School Scholarship, St. Peter Catholic Church Scholarship, and EMCOR Academic Scholarship.

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  6. Rock Island woman who faked cancer gets 4 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Daily Herald

    An Illinois woman has been sentenced to four years in prison after she admitted to lying about having cancer to defraud thousands of dollars from a fellow churchgoer. The Rock Island Argus reports that 44-year-old Felica Howard of Rock Island pleaded guilty Friday to felony theft by deception.

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  7. Loop bus service has ended 5-year run in Davenport areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Daily Herald

    The Quad-City Times reports that the five-year service succumbed to budget constraints. It was designed to complement the fixed-route services provided by Bettendorf Transit, Davenport Citibus and MetroLINK.

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  8. See the winning image from our weekly photo contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Daily Herald

    I took this photo while taking some pictures at Exner Marsh. This Eagle flew by with a Mallard Duck as it's wing man.

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  9. St. Charles East grad Martines wins top CCIW honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Daily Herald

    St. Charles East graduate Annie Martines recently was honored for her strong performance on the indoor track and field circuit. Martines, now a senior track and field athlete at Rock Island-based Augustana College, was the recipient of the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin's Jack Swartz Award for the 2015-2016 winter season.

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  10. Ex-Deere employee from Iowa charged with $250,000 fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Daily Herald

    A federal judge in Illinois has set a June trial for a former employee of Deere and Company from Iowa who is accused of defrauding at least $250,000 from the Moline company. Harvey Ulfers of Cedar Falls, Iowa, appeared before U.S. District Judge Sara Darrow in Rock Island on Tuesday.

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  11. St. Charles North falls to Rock IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 | Daily Herald

    St. Charles North boys basketball coach Tom Poulin admitted he may have waited a bit too long to switch defenses. Rock Island put up 34 first half points on 50 percent shooting and held a 9-point cushion as the North Stars primarily played a 2-1-2 zone.

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  12. Historic Moline train depot to be razed, clock salvagedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Daily Herald

    Preservationists have salvaged the clock and decorative stones from Moline's historic train depot before it was to be razed. The Illinois Department of Transportation took ownership of the 115-year-old Davenport, Rock Island and Northwestern Depot on Monday.

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  13. July trial set for Illinois man in 1990 Iowa slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Daily Herald

    The third trial of an Illinois man accused of killing a 9-year-old Iowa girl in 1990 is scheduled to begin July 5. The trial of Stanley Liggins was set to begin Jan. 19, but his attorney sought more time. A Scott County judge set the new date Tuesday.

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  14. Radtke on a tear for NIU women's volleyall teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Daily Herald

    At home against Toledo and Ball State, the junior middle blocker finished with 21 kills on 27 swings to post an attacking percentage of .778 and an average of 3.50 kills per set. With 1.17 blocks per set on the weekend as well, Radtke registered 4.58 points per period.

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  15. 3rd trial delayed for man accused of 1990 Iowa slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Daily Herald

    A judge has delayed the third trial of an Illinois man charged with the 1990 killing of a 9-year-old girl in eastern Iowa. The Quad-City Times reports that Judge Marlita Greve on Friday granted the defense attorney's request to delay the Jan. 19 trial date.

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  16. ECC first to finish emergency response trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Elgin Community College is the first suburban college to earn the state's seal of approval as a safe campus, officials said Friday. On the heels of Thursday's community college shooting in Oregon that left nine people dead and seven wounded, concern over campus safety and preparedness is high on everyone's mind, ECC Police Chief Emad Eassa said.

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  17. Illinois levees cited for possible Missouri flood riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | Daily Herald

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is rebuking an Illinois levee district over "unauthorized alterations" that the federal agency says make some communities on the Missouri side of the Mississippi River more prone to flooding. The Corps' sanction means the Sny Island Levee and Drainage District south of Quincy is ineligible for federal repair money should any of its own agricultural levees sustain flooding damage, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.

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