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  1. Illinois man arrested in Iowa for stealing carRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Officers were called to Target West on Edgewood Road SW at 11:42 a.m. for a suspicious person report. The caller said a man was prowling vehicles in the store parking lot.

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  2. Rockford, IL flash flooding prompts rescuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    In Rockford, parts of Mercyhealth Hospital were flooded and cars were floating in parking lots as 3-5 inches of rain fell in less than four hours. "I just felt disbelief," said Ovidio Aldana, who took the photo of the flooded McDonald's parking lot that appears above this story.

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  3. Bicyclist hit by farm implement near Prophetstown, Ill.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    A bicyclist is being treated at a hospital in Rockford, Ill. after an accident involving a farm implement.

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  4. Foxconn picks 28 companies to begin work on Wisconsin plantRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group has selected 28 companies to do initial construction on its manufacturing plant in southeast Wisconsin. Foxconn said in an announcement Monday that 27 companies are Wisconsin-based and one is from Illinois.

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  5. Schnucks to close two Illinois grocery storesRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Two Schnucks stores in Rockford will close down for good this summer after the St. Louis-based company announced plans to shutter the stores. Schnucks says the stores in the 2600 block of N. Mulford Rd. and in the 3100 block of N. Rockton Ave. will close on July 8, 2018.

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  6. QC Aldi stores now offer home deliveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Instacart allows customers in certain parts of the country to shop local grocery stores online, then have their orders delivered to their homes, Instacart says, in as little as one hour. The four QC locations taking part include two stores in Davenport, Iowa at 1702 Brady Street and 5262 Elmore Avenue, along with locations in Illinois including 1880 38th Street in Rock Island and 4211 Avenue of the Cities.

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  7. Rockford Police confirm the deaths of Danielle Son, Sergio Quiroz and Hand SonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    UPDATE: ROCKFORD, Ill. -- The Rockford Police Department confirmed the deaths of Danielle Son, 22, and her boyfriend, Sergio Quiroz, 25, who were reported missing earlier this week.

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  8. Rockford police searching for three missing people, foul play suspectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Amber Wilson lives next door to where 22-year-old Danielle son was last seen. Wilson says the news of her missing neighbors is still settling in.

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  9. 8-year-old boy calls 911, saves grandfather's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    It's not every day an 8-year-old saves someone's life before heading off to school, but that's exactly what Isaac Chance did recently in Rockford, Illinois. Isaac heard a noise upstairs and when he went to see what it was, he saw his grandfather lying on the bathroom floor.

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  10. No injuries reported in Whiteside County head-on crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    No one was seriously hurt in a two-vehicle head-on crash on U.S. Route 30 west of Morrison. The crash happened Christmas morning around 10:45 a.m. A vehicle driven by 75-year-old Sharon D. Vincere of Rockford, Ill.

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  11. Hospital dresses babies for ChristmasRead the original story

    Dec 25, 2017 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Babies are a great gift, which is exactly why nurses at a hospital dressed up the tiniest patients as Christmas presents. Nurses in the special care nursery at SwedishAmercian in Rockford, Illinois dressed the babies up for Halloween and that was a big hit, so they decided to do it again for Christmas.

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  12. NTSB releases preliminary report for Rockford airport plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    UPDATE: ROCKFORD, Ill. -- The National Transportation Safety Board releases new information following a plane crash in Rockford that injured four people.

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  13. Ex-Illinois congressman and 1980 presidential candidate diesRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2017 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Former longtime Illinois Congressman John Anderson, who ran for president as an independent in 1980, has died at age 95. Anderson served 10 terms in the U.S. House. He originally sought the Republican presidential nomination in 1980, but he later waged an independent campaign against Democratic President Jimmy Carter and Republican challenger Ronald Reagan.

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  14. Fundraiser to equip dash cameras to Rockford Police cars for ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2017 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    The death of Rockford Officer Jaimie Cox leaves many concerned about the safety of other officers. One group is working to raise funds to help protect those who keep us safe.

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  15. New policing initiative makes officers neighbors in high-crime areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Building relationships with those who serve us: that's what the ROCK house program is hoping to do in Rockford, Illinois. Now, six months after the program started, how are they doing? Neighbors near one ROCK house said they feel positive.

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  16. Nurses make Halloween costumes for newbornsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Halloween is around the corner and many newborns at SwedishAmerican Hospital in Rockford, Illinois won't have to go too far to find their costumes. Thanks to efforts of two nurses in the hospital's special care nursery, 10 of the newborns got handmade costumes for Halloween.

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  17. Blue Cross Blue Shield to drop PPO coverage at OSF hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    OSF HealthCare is responding after Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois announced plans to drop three hospitals from its PPO health insurance network, including one in the Quad City area. In a statement released Tues.

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  18. Community donates to campaign to clothe homeless youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    What started as an idea from Kevin Ware's daughter to clothe the homeless is growing into something much larger than he ever imagined. Rockford, Illinois has the second largest number of homeless teens in the state, with more than 2,000 of them coming from Winnebago and Boone counties.

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  19. Family searches for son's shirts accidentally donated to GoodwillRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    They may be more than 860 miles away, but a family from a small town in Mississippi has a unique request for people living in Illinois. Doyce Cleckler lost his son Brandon in a car accident back in November.

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