News headlines for the morning of January 18, 2018

Jeff Cook / Quad-City Times

After working several odd jobs around the Quad Cities, Joe McLemore found his true passion when he opened Joe's Barber Shop in Davenport back in 1968. Thursday is the shop's 50th anniversary. 

tonight's headlines:

  • one of three people charged with a 2016 murder in Rock Island is going to prison for 40 years,
  • the University of Iowa is fighting a religious freedom versus anti-discrimination case in federal court,
  • and a second measles case is being investigated at O'Hare Airport in Chicago.

Mostly clear tonight with a low around 15, then sunny on Thursday, with a high near 33.

Michelle ONeill / WVIK News

Moline officials plan to be ready for growth when the new I-74 Bridge opens. 

Raker Sentenced

18 hours ago

An Ohio woman is going to prison for her part in the killing of a Rock Island man two years ago. Wednesday morning, 23 year old Chelsea Raker was sentenced to 40 years.

News headlines for the morning of January 17, 2018

tonight's headlines:

  • Saint Ambrose University kicks off Civil Rights Week at the site of Charles Toney's barber shop,
  • tonight Knox College will host some of the democratic candidates for governor,
  • and after two days, the boil order for Calamus in Clinton County is lifted.

Partly cloudy tonight with a low near 1 and wind chills to -10. Sunny on Wednesday, high 22.

Herb Trix / WVIK

The Captain's Table restaurant in Moline was torn down Tuesday after a devastating fire broke out overnight.

Gubernatorial Candidates Forum at Knox College

Jan 16, 2018

The Knox College Democrats will host a Gubernatorial Candidates Forum Tuesday night.  The student group invited Daniel Biss, Bob Daiber , Tio Hardiman, and J.B Pritzker.  Pritzker can't make it and will send Julia Stratton to speak for him. Chris Kennedy also received an invitation but won't attend.