East Moline

Hoping to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace, members of Congress have introduced a bill that would allow victims to take their cases to court.

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.

East Moline

East Moline is reminding its residents about the dangers of lead in drinking water. That follows test results showing more than 10 per cent of the homes checked this year had elevated levels in their water.

New Food Pantry Opens

Jul 10, 2017
Christ UMC in Silvis

Because of high demand, a Quad Cities church plans to open a second food pantry on Monday. Christ United Methodist Church has made free food available at  its campus in East Moline for many years, and will now offer the same help from its campus in Silvis.

WVIK News

A new mural was unveiled Tuesday to help celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Genesis Firecracker Run. The 40 by 40-foot mural is on the side of a brick building in East Moline at "Firecracker Corner," - 18th Avenue and 13th Street. 

Torch Run in Illinois QC

Jun 7, 2017
WVIK News

Deputies, officers, and troopers are running for a good cause Wednesday. They're participating in this year's Law Enforcement Torch Run to raise money for the Special Olympics.

Road Machinery and Supplies

After twelve years in Milan, a distributor of heavy equipment has bought property in East Moline's industrial park, and hopes to expand. Road Machinery and Supplies, or RMS, is based in Minneapolis, with outlets in Illinois, Iowa, and Minnesota.

Three New Mayors

May 1, 2017

A changing of the guard in the Illinois Quad Cities. This week, three new mayors will be sworn in following the April election.

WVIK News

Work is finally, officially underway for the Bend of the Mighty Mississippi - the long awaited redevelopment of the former Case I-H plant site in East Moline. Ground was broken Thursday for a new Hyatt Hotel.

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East Moline police are asking the public for help with a shooting investigation. Around 2:00 A.M. today, someone reported the shooting, and officers found a man in the 1300 block of 10th Avenue. He had been shot twice in the back and was taken to a hospital. But officers say his injuries are not life-threatening.

The shooting may be related to an argument between the man and someone he knew. Detectives and other officers are interviewing witnesses and gathering information.

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