Thursday, January 18, 2018

Jan 18, 2018

News headlines for the morning of January 18, 2018

  • An Ohio woman is going to prison for her part in the killing of a Rock Island man two years ago. Yeterday, 23-year-old Chelsea Raker was sentenced to 40 years.
  • The head of the Iowa Department of Human Services on Wednesday admitted problems with Iowa's new family planning program that takes the place of Planned Parenthood clinics around the state. 
  • The Two Rivers YMCA has expanded to downtown Moline. Yesterday, it held a ribbon cutting for the Bass Street YMCA and Sylvan Boathouse, at the north end of 17th Street.
  • Congresswoman Cheri Bustos – who represents the Quad Cities in the U-S House – is collecting Valentine's Day cards for veterans. This is the fifth year that Bustos has invited constituents to send Valentine's Day greetings to those who have served their country. Bustos says people may mail or drop off the valentines at one of her offices, located in Peoria, Rock Island and Rockford. She says it's a way to make sure ``our veterans know that their sacrifices and service to our country are appreciated and will never be forgotten.'' — Associated Press