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 2022-01-20 04:49 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Iowa ranked best place in the U.S. for drivers...

A new wallethub study now ranks Iowa the best place in the nation for drivers. The study compared all 50 states across 31 key indicators of a positive commute, looking at things like traffic, gas prices, and even the number of car washes per capita. Oklah...

 2022-01-20 04:06 

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[ Davenport ]

Augustana Men fall to ranked Elmhust at home...

12th ranked Elmhurst defeated Augustana 86-66 on January 19, 2022....

 2022-01-20 04:03 

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[ Davenport ]

Keeping electronic devices safe in extreme winter weather conditions...

Extreme winter weather conditions like those the Quad Cities has been experiencing as of late don't do any favors to electronic devices. During summer months, they can be prone to overheating, and brutal cold weather also doesn't help. Lithium-ion...

 2022-01-20 03:36 

The Des Moines Register

Police find bodies of man and woman in West Des Moines home...

West Des Moines police, who are investigating the deaths with the assistance of the Iowa DCI, say they believe there is no threat to the public....

 2022-01-20 03:12 

The Des Moines Register

Drake men's basketball falls short in 83-71 loss to Bradley, drops first home game of the season...

Garrett Sturtz continues to be the team's top rebounder; he's third in the Missouri Valley Conference in total rebounds and rebounds per game....

 2022-01-20 02:57 

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[ Davenport ]

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Flames rip through Rock Island home Wednesday afternoon...

A house caught fire around noon Wednesday near the intersection of 22nd Avenue and 5th Street, Rock Island. A neighbor shared video with Local 4 News that shows when firefighters first got there. People who live at the home told Local 4 News a gas stove s...

 2022-01-20 02:42 

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[ Davenport ]

'It's just really sad': Resident reacts to longtime laundromat, convenience store scorched in fire...

Some people in Colona are still dealing with the aftermath of a fire that destroyed a laundromat over the weekend. Located on 1st Avenue, the blaze started Saturday night, setting off a water main break and a boil order for the west side of the city, also...

 2022-01-20 02:31 

The Des Moines Register

Iowa State women's basketball falls to Texas without sisters Ashley and Aubrey Joens...

The Iowa State women missed Ashley and Aubrey Joens Wednesday night against Texas....

 2022-01-20 01:52 

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[ Davenport ]

Supreme Court considers use of political campaign funds to mount legal defense in public corruption cases...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (NEXSTAR) — The Illinois Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Wednesday in a fascinating case that could determine whether elected officials can use their political campaign funds to hire lawyers to defend themselves in public cor...

 2022-01-20 01:41 

The Des Moines Register

Photos: Iowa State women's basketball hosts Texas in Big 12 Conference battle...

The seventh-ranked Iowa State Cyclones women's basketball team hosted No. 15 Texas in Ames on Jan. 19, 2022. Here are our best photos from the game....

 2022-01-20 01:11 

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[ Davenport ]

President Biden addresses administration's efforts during the first year of presidency...

It...

 2022-01-20 00:56 

The Des Moines Register

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds' war chest dwarfs Democrat Deidre DeJear's as 2022 campaign takes off...

Iowa Democrat Deidre DeJear has just $8,500 in the bank as she mounts a campaign against Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds and her $4.8 million war chest....

 2022-01-20 00:41 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Domestic abuse and armed aggravated assault lead to increase in violent crime...

The Cedar Rapids police department released its 2021 crime statistics on Wednesday. Violent crime is up 2% compared to 2020, but 16% compared to the five-year average. Cedar Rapids police chief, Wayne Jerman said the increase is following a national trend...

 2022-01-20 00:23 

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[ Davenport ]

People are having trouble getting their free COVID-19 test kits...

It's turning out not to be so easy to get some of those free COVID-19 tests to take at home. The government set up a website to order the tests, and you can get four free for every household. However, people living in multi-family buildings like apart...

 2022-01-20 00:11 

The Des Moines Register

Animal activist, pork producers both declare victory after case over videotape of hog farm euthanasia dismissed...

Prosecutors have now dismissed both cases against Matt Johnson in ongoing battle over undercover hog farm investigations...

 2022-01-19 23:55 

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[ Davenport ]

Man on probation in connection with drug labs faces sexual-assault charges...

A 34-year-old Clinton man, arrested last year in connection with drug labs in Blue Grass, now faces sexual-assault charges. Timothy Doyle, who was arrested Tuesday on a warrant, faces two felony charges of third-degree sexual abuse, court records say. Fro...

 2022-01-19 23:55 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

OPERATION QUICKFIND: Keionna Bradshaw...

Cedar Rapids Police Department issued an Operation Quickfind for 14-year-oldKeionna Bradshaw. Bradshaw is 5'5"and was last seen on January 18 at 5 p. m. in the 4100 block of Wilson Avenue SW. Police do not have a last known clothing description. I...

 2022-01-19 23:46 

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[ Davenport ]

Bettendorf holds State of the District, information fair event...

The Bettendorf School District will hold its first State of the District on Monday at Grant Wood Elementary School, 1423 Hillside Drive, Bettendorf. Here's the schedule: 5-6 p.m.- Community Information Fair 6-6:15 p.m. BHS Jazz Band Performance 6:15 p...

 2022-01-19 23:37 

The Des Moines Register

'Second Amendment preservation' bill advances through Iowa Senate subcommittee...

The concept behind the bill is similar to the "Second Amendment sanctuary" resolutions that have been adopted by at least 33 Iowa counties....

 2022-01-19 23:27 

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[ Davenport ]

Tom Brady surprises brain cancer survivor with Super Bowl tickets...

The boy attended a Bucs game back in October holding a sign saying "Tom Brady Helped Me Beat Brain Cancer." Brady remembered that sign....

 2022-01-19 23:14 

The Des Moines Register

MidAmerican proposes adding enough wind, solar generation to meet all of Iowa customers' power needs...

In addition to investing $3.9 billion in new wind, solar generation, MidAmerican Energy said it also also wants to study carbon capture, nuclear....

 2022-01-19 23:12 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Ice rinks at Cedar Rapids parks hope to be open by Monday...

Crews with the City of Cedar Rapids Parks and Recreation Department braved Wednesday's bitter wind chills to start filling ice rinks on the tennis courts at Jones and Noelridge parks. The city got started on the rinks a bit later than usual this year ...

 2022-01-19 23:11 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Trial for man accused of murdering Iowa State trooper will be moved out of Grundy County...

The man accused of shooting an Iowa State Patrol sergeant during a standoff last spring is getting his trial moved out of Grundy County. Defense attorneys argued that the high-profile murder case had generated too much attention in the surrounding area; M...

 2022-01-19 22:59 

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[ Davenport ]

Bipartisan support builds around ban on hiring convicted child sex offenders at Illinois State Fair...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (NEXSTAR) — Four months after a Target 3 investigation revealed how a convicted child sex offender managed to evade background checks and land a job working near small children at the Illinois State Fair, bipartisan support is buil...

 2022-01-19 22:57 

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[ Davenport ]

Burlington man faces arson charge following house fire...

A 38-year-old Burlington man faces second degree arson and reckless use of fire charges after a house fire Wednesday afternoon. Burlington Police and Fire responded to the fire on the 200 block of Summer St. at 12:41 p.m., where they found the house fully...

 2022-01-19 22:43 

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[ Davenport ]

Boil order lifted for west side of Colona...

The boil order for Colona has been lifted for the west side of the city, also known as Old Green Rock. The boil order was issued Sunday, January 16 following a fire at the 7-Eleven convenience store, located at 412 1st Avenue....

 2022-01-19 22:40 

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[ Davenport ]

Gather to Grow QC event to highlight importance of mental health and wellbeing...

An evening of heath and wellness called Gather to Grow in Geneseo will bring more awareness to the importance of mental health and wellbeing and highlighting the support that be found within our community. Morgan Thurman, owner of the business MIVA is put...

 2022-01-19 22:34 

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[ Davenport ]

Mayors from across US focus on local recovery efforts during annual DC meeting...

Local leaders from across the country are in Washington D.C. this week for the annual U.S. Conference of Mayors. But as they meet in the capital city, their focus is on spearheading recovery efforts back home....

 2022-01-19 22:33 

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[ Davenport ]

New year, new push for Build Back Better plan...

Democrats say they...

 2022-01-19 22:19 

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[ Davenport ]

Madison Keys into the 3rd round of the Australian Open...

Rock Island native Madison Keys collected her second win at the 2022 Australian Open to get to the third round of the Grand Slam. It was also her second straight set win, as she beat Romania's Jaqueline Cristian 6-2, 7-5. She beat the No. 11- ranked S...

 2022-01-19 22:03 

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[ Davenport ]

Rock Island library gets $50,000 Illinois grant to help adapt to COVID changes...

The Rock Island Public Library has been awarded a $50,000 grant for 2022 from the Illinois State Library to help it transform library spaces for COVID resilience. The library applied for the grant funding to help it welcome patrons back to its Downtown an...

 2022-01-19 22:00 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

2021 crime data: Violent crime increased in Cedar Rapids compared to 5-year average...

2021 crime data released by the Cedar Rapids Police Department Wednesday shows an overall increase of violent crime in the City of Five Seasons by 16 percent compared to the five-year average. Contributing heavily into that increase of violent crime are s...

 2022-01-19 21:51 

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[ Davenport ]

Beijing residents disappointed Olympics will be closed...

With just over two weeks before the opening of the Beijing Winter Olympics, residents of the Chinese capital say they're disappointed at not being able to attend events because of coronavirus restrictions....

 2022-01-19 21:49 

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[ Davenport ]

Crews battle fire at home near Augustana housing students...

Crews are fighting a blaze in the 700 block of 34th Street in Rock Island. The fire was reported starting around 2:45 p.m. at the home located near the campus of Augustana College. The OurQuadCities.com crew saw flames coming from the second story corner ...

 2022-01-19 21:32 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Groups ask Iowa Senate leaders to give reporters more access...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Free press advocates pushed Iowa Senate leaders Wednesday to change a policy that removed reporters from the Senate floor for the first time in more than 100 years and moved them to a second-floor public gallery where they ca...

 2022-01-19 21:29 

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[ Davenport ]

MetroLINK offers COVID booster clinic on Thursday at Moline's Centre Station...

MetroLINK, in conjunction with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency and the Illinois Department of Public Health, will host a booster clinic on Thursday, Jan. 20, from 8 a.m. 5 p.m. at Centre Station, 1200 River Drive, in Moline. The COVID booster cli...

 2022-01-19 21:14 

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[ Davenport ]

Bettendorf Community School District to host Bett State of District and Community Information Fair...

The Bettendorf Community School District is hosting the Bett State of the District and Community Information Fair Monday, January 24. According to a release, here is the schedule: 5:00-6:00 p.m. Community Information Fair 6:00-6:15 p.m. BHS Jazz Band Perf...

 2022-01-19 21:07 

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[ Davenport ]

New Mother Nature exhibit opens at the Putnam Museum & Science Center...

Mother Nature is continually discovering unique and innovative solutions and strategies that support life on Earth. To celebrate this concept, Mother Nature: Modern Muse is now open at the Putnam Museum and Science Center, a Smithsonian affiliate. "We...

 2022-01-19 20:48 

The Des Moines Register

Iowa police arrest Wisconsin man accused of killing girlfriend, shooting daughter...

Simone Hughes was arrested Wednesday morning at a Waterloo, Iowa, home after he held officers at bay for eight hours in sub-zero temperatures....

 2022-01-19 20:47 

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[ Davenport ]

MidAmerican Energy proposes $3.9-billion renewable energy project in Iowa, including wind and solar...

MidAmerican Energy has plans for a $3.9 billion-renewable energy project in Iowa, including wind and solar generation, plus exploration of new technologies to advance the company's transition to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions, the company announced...

 2022-01-19 20:45 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

It's Electric! New buses to hit Iowa City streets...

Beginning Monday, Jan. 24, 2022, Iowa City Transit will introduce four electric buses to the streets of Iowa City, purchased with the assistance of a $3. 3 million in Federal Transit Administration and Iowa DOT grants. As part of several major changes to ...

 2022-01-19 20:06 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

ICCSD focuses on frostbite guidelines when deciding to cancel or delay school...

Ahead of another dangerously cold morning Thursday, Iowa City Community School District is preparing for the possibility of another delayed or canceled school day. "I would say of course we're not always to get it right and that we just do our bes...

 2022-01-19 20:04 

The Des Moines Register

Christian comedian John Crist to appear on the Iowa State Fair's Grandstand this summer...

Christian stand-up comedian John Crist comes to the 2022 Iowa State Fair Grandstand this summer....

 2022-01-19 19:54 

The Des Moines Register

Much of Iowa will be under wind chill advisory Wednesday night and Thursday with temperatures well below zero...

Mason City had a wind chill of minus 25 degrees Wednesday morning. Colder temperatures are on the way....

 2022-01-19 19:42 

The Des Moines Register

Meet Southeast Polk's Cade Borud, a 315-pound hockey player set to play Division I football...

It's not often you see a 6-foot-3, 315-pound offensive lineman/hockey player hybrid. But that's exactly what Southeast Polk's Cade Borud is....

 2022-01-19 19:29 

The Des Moines Register

Photos: Des Moines Roosevelt girls', boys' basketball at Southeast Polk...

Des Moines Roosevelt boys and girls both won at Southeast Polk on Jan. 18, 2022....

 2022-01-19 19:22 

The Des Moines Register

Need somewhere warm to go? Here are shelters and warming centers in Des Moines...

With a wind chill advisory in place across the metro from 6 p.m. Wednesday through noon Thursday, spending too much time outside could be fatal....

 2022-01-19 18:58 

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[ Davenport ]

Davenport Police, Fire, Medic responded to report of shots fired, gunshot wound Tuesday night...

Davenport Police, Fire, and Medic responded to the 800 block of West 17th Street on Tuesday, January 18 at approximately 9:30 p.m., in reference to a report of shots fired. Officers discovered an adult male suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wo...

 2022-01-19 18:58 

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[ Davenport ]

Man suffers gunshot wound in Davenport Tuesday night...

A man suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wound Tuesday night in Davenport. Police say they responded to a call for shots fired around 9:30 p.m. at the 800 block of West 17th St. There they found the victim, an adult male, as well as a car and house t...

 2022-01-19 18:55 

The Des Moines Register

Opinion: Des Moines City Council abandons houseless residents in dangerous cold...

Des Moines woman: Council members voiced dangerous myths about the moral character of houseless people and used them to abandon their duty....

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