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Storms spin up tornadoes in Iowa that cause injuries, topple wind turbines

Powerful storms that rolled through the Midwest spun up multiple tornadoes, including a fierce twister that smashed through a small Iowa town. It carved a bleak landscape in the town of Greenfield of destroyed homes and businesses, toppled trees, smashed cars and widely strewn debris, and it…

Weather blog: Tornado warning for portions of Scott County expires

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Davenport man accused of sexually abusing 8-year-old

A Davenport man is facing a charge of sexual abuse after police alleged he improperly touched an 8-year-old child.

Storms spin up tornadoes in Iowa that topple wind turbines, cause damage in Greenfield

Images posted on social media showed extensive damage in Greenfield, a town of about 2,000 around 55 miles southwest of Des Moines.

Heavy equipment, snow shovels used to clean up hail piled knee-deep in small Colorado city

Residents in a small city in the northeastern corner of Colorado are cleaning up after hail the size of baseballs and golf balls pounded the community. Heavy construction equipment and snow shovels were used Tuesday to clear the hail that piled up knee-deep in the city of Yuma. Monday night’…

UN halts all food distribution in Rafah after running out of supplies in the southern Gaza city

The United Nations said Tuesday it suspended food distribution in the southern Gaza city of Rafah due to lack of supplies and insecurity.

Moline Police Department Press Conference

Moline Police Chief Darren Gault speaks to press about the arrest of Israel Martinez at the Moline Police Department on Tuesday, May 21, 2024.

Moline Police Department Press Conference

    Moline Police Chief Darren Gault speaks to press about the arrest of Israel Martinez at the Moline Police Department on Tuesday, May 21, 2024.

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      Maker of popular weedkiller amplifies fight against cancer-related lawsuits

        The maker of a popular weedkiller is planning to amplify its push for legal protection against lawsuits claiming it failed to warn the product could cause cancer. Chemical giant Bayer backed legislation to provide legal protections this year in Missouri, Iowa and Idaho. The bills failed. But Bayer says Tuesday that it plans a renewed push there during the 2025 legislative sessions and may expand its efforts. Bayer disputes that its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer but says the legal fight is unsustainable. The EPA has said the key ingredient glyphosate is not likely to be carcinogenic to humans when used as directed.

        The best ways to make your Costco membership pay for itself | PennyWise podcast

          Big fans of Costco will tell you that good buys justify the cost of membership. Learn how to maximize the value on the PennyWise podcast.

          DOJ sues Oklahoma over law setting state penalties for those living in the US illegally

            The Oklahoma law makes it a state crime — punishable by up to two years in prison — to live in the state without legal immigration status.

            Graceland is not for sale, Elvis Presley's granddaughter Riley Keough says in lawsuit

              A judge blocked the sale ofGracelandafter Elvis Presley's granddaughter Riley Keough sought a temporary restraining order and filed a lawsuit.

              Man shot Friday by East Moline police has died; authorities name man, officers involved

                The man, who had life-threatening wounds, died overnight, the Rock Island County Integrity Task Force said Tuesday afternoon. He had been transported to a hospital in Peoria.

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                Moline Police Department Press Conference

                Moline Police Chief Darren Gault speaks to press about the arrest of Israel Martinez at the Moline Police Department on Tuesday, May 21, 2024.

                Davenport barber gives free haircuts to homeless people, enjoys the conversations

                Allied Barber & Supply in downtown Davenport gives out free haircuts to homeless people on Mondays.

                Quad-Cities neighbors: Obituaries for May 21

                Read through the obituaries published today in Moline Dispatch & Rock Island Argus.

                Storms spin up tornadoes in Iowa that topple wind turbines, cause damage in Greenfield

                Images posted on social media showed extensive damage in Greenfield, a town of about 2,000 around 55 miles southwest of Des Moines.

                New book 'The Wild Mississippi' explores river's natural world from its source to the Gulf

                Dean Klinkenberg's new book, "The Wild Mississippi," explores the 2,340 miles of the Mississippi River, highlighting the wildlife living along and in the river and a state-by-state guide of activities in cities and towns along the river. The book offers an inside look at new things to do on the Mississippi, featuring several hiking, biking and paddling spots, natural history museums and aquariums, and over a hundred parks, forests and wildlife refuges.

                Iowa lawmakers failed to advance nursing home legislation. Why and what’s next?

                Low wages drive high turnover among direct care staff, advocates said.

                Workers remove dozens of apparent marijuana plants from Wisconsin Capitol tulip garden

                "It was just a large number of plants for it to be anything accidental."

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                Crime

                Davenport man accused of sexually abusing 8-year-old

                A Davenport man is facing a charge of sexual abuse after police alleged he improperly touched an 8-year-old child.

                Man shot Friday by East Moline police has died; authorities name man, officers involved

                The man, who had life-threatening wounds, died overnight, the Rock Island County Integrity Task Force said Tuesday afternoon. He had been transported to a hospital in Peoria.

                Davenport man arrested for May 5 Moline double homicide

                A Davenport man has been charged with the killing of two teens in Moline.

                More details released after East Moline police shot man on Friday

                Friday's encounter was not the first last week between police and the man who was shot.

                Politics

                Meet the two Democrats running for Scott County Sheriff in the June 4 primary

                Scott County Lt. Thomas Gibbs and Davenport Cpl. Gordon Morse are running for the Democratic nomination for Scott County Sheriff in the June primary.

                Former City Administrator Corri Spiegel's $1.6 million letter alleges harassment from former mayors, council members

                Former Davenport City Administrator Corri Spiegel alleged she was harassed by at least two former mayors and three council members in her nine years of working for the city.

                Four takeaways from Moline's Parks Department annual report

                Youth scholarships, remote controlled lawnmowers and more in the Parks and Recreation 2023 annual report.

                Orion School Board hears complaints of book being removed from curriculum

                Several teachers and others spoke at the Orion School Board meeting last week, sayinga book should not have been removed from the curriculum for a dual credit English course.

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