Happy Joe's Holiday Party for Special Kids

Dec 5, 2017
WVIK News / WVIK News

This week, Happy Joe's is treating kids with special needs with a party.  

Michelle O'Neill

Moline Mayor Stephanie Acri was injured in a traffic accident Monday morning at the intersection of 7th Street and 34th Avenue. 

News headlines for the morning of December 5, 2017

tonight's headlines:

  • the Davenport Fire Department issues its annual holiday safety advisory,
  • a monthly look at the Illinois economy shows slow but steady growth,
  • cities across the state join in the Illinois bicentennial celebration.

Cloudy and breezy overnight, low 28. Sunny and breezy Tuesday - high near 38.

Herb Trix / WVIK News

The holidays are a time of food, family, and fire hazards. This morning, the Davenport Fire Department reminded people to prevent fires over Christmas and New Year’s. That's when it receives more emergency calls.

One day after Illinois officially began its bicentennial celebration, Rock Island joined in. Monday city and state officials raised the state's bicentennial flag outside city hall.

file / Davenport Police Dept.

A man and a teenage boy accused of killing a girl in Davenport have taken plea deals. On June 26th, 2016, police say 15-year-old Ayana Culbreath was killed when shots were fired during a backyard party. Davenport police arrested two suspects a couple of weeks later.

Hawkeye Hotels

An important part of the re-development of downtown Davenport has a new owner. Last week, Hawkeye Hotels announced the purchase of the Radisson Quad City Plaza.

Rauner to Face Primary Challenge

Dec 4, 2017
submitted / Ives for Illinois

A Republican state legislator is making a primary challenge against Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner. Rep. Jeanne Ives of Wheaton says in remarks released early Monday by her campaign that she'll side with "taxpaying Illinois families" instead of the "political ruling class."

Courtesy of the Iowa DOT

Quad City residents have consistently stated that aesthetics and having a unique landmark were the two factors that mattered most in the design of a replacement I-74 bridge.