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News about the Quad Cities and surrounding region.

A former executive of Bituminous Insurance is accused of stealing millions of dollars from the Rock Island-based company. Today the US Attorney for the Central District of Illinois announced the arrest of 47 year old Dominic Scodeller of Davenport - for fraud and money laundering.

Rock Island Police Department

A man suspected of setting a fire last month in downtown Rock Island will have to undergo a psychological evaluation. That was the order today at a court hearing for 34 year old Jason Anderson of Rock Island.

Faces of Homelessness

Oct 28, 2014

Who is homeless in Dubuque, and what help is available for them - those are among the questions to be answered Tuesday night when Project Concern sponsors its second annual "Faces of Homelessness" event. 

IL AP Contest NC

Oct 28, 2014

Niabi Zoo

The home of many animals in the Quad Cities is now closed. Today, the Niabi Zoo in Coal Valley closed for the winter. 

IA Contest NC

Oct 25, 2014

Centennial Bridge re-opened two days ago, and one local official is satisfied the Illinois DOT and contractors did the best job they could.Planning Director for the Bi-State Regional Commission, Gena McCullough, says the month-long maintenance and repair project suffered from several delays. And the agencies could not have anticipated the problems that caused the extra six-week closure.  

And McCullough thinks Bi-State and the DOT did a good job getting the word out about the bridge closure and delays on the project.

WVIK

Artists, students, and teachers are fighting hunger in the Quad Cities--one colorful glass and clay bowl at a time. The Moline School District will host its 5th annual Empty Bowls Project tonight in the high school cafeteria.

WVIK

By next summer, over a dozen local residents with special needs will be living in new homes. Today, Arc of the Quad Cities held a groundbreaking for three group homes in Rock Island and Moline.

Renaissance Rock Island

Popular social media sites now have a new user: downtown Rock Island. This month, Renaissance Rock Island launched a social media campaign, called "What's Up Downtown," to promote the area.  

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