Wednesday - May 22, 2019
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Local News Headlines

Thousands of cancer diagnoses tied to a poor diet, study finds - Wed, 22 May 2019
An estimated 80,110 new cancer cases among adults 20 and older in the United States in 2015 were attributable simply to eating a poor diet.

Notorious killer diagnosed with cancer, moved to new prison - Wed, 22 May 2019
Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr., the man responsible for murdering Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington and University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, has been diagnosed with cancer.

Firefighters respond to Sterling recycling plant - Wed, 22 May 2019
Firefighters responded to a recycling plant north of Highway 30 in Whiteside County.

Ellen DeGeneres renews her talk show for 3 more years - Wed, 22 May 2019
If you're a fan of the Ellen Degeneres show - you're in luck!

Coca-Cola is bringing back New Coke in honor of ‘Stranger Things’ - Wed, 22 May 2019
Coca-Cola is hoping a failed product from the 1980s will help it go viral in 2019.

Iowa governor blocks bill aimed at stopping anti-Trump suits - Wed, 22 May 2019
The measure was targeted at stopping Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller from joining multistate lawsuits filed against the federal government - Republicans argued Miller had sued Trump too much.

Police: Gunfire injures one as traffic stop escalates in Rock Island neighborhood - Wed, 22 May 2019
One person sustained a self-inflicted gunshot wound during an investigation that led to a traffic stop, according to the Chief of the Rock Island Police Department. 

Whitey’s Raises $45,000 in 17 Days for Flood Relief Effort Through Sales of Mississippi Mud Ice Cream - Wed, 22 May 2019
That’s a lot of ice cream… and a lot of support from the people who love it. During Good Morning Quad Cities on Wednesday, May 22nd, Whitey’s Ice Cream Co-Owners – Jon and Jeff Tunberg – joined News 8’s Angie Sharp in announcing that they raised $45,000 from sales of their Mississippi Mud Ice Cream. The fundraiser started May 1st and ended May 17th.  All the proceeds, not just the profits, went to flood relief efforts throughout the area. $40,000 […]

Two United Township students write award winning essays honoring their teachers - Wed, 22 May 2019
"The class is like family."

Judge delays sentence for ‘The Bachelor’ star in Iowa crash - Wed, 22 May 2019
Victim statements were included in the presentence investigation for the Chris Soules case, but the judge found it inappropriate to include those statements since the family members by law are not considered "victims."

A flamingo in an Illinois zoo had to be put down after a child threw a rock at it - Wed, 22 May 2019
A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the animal's exhibit.

Storms cause property damage around the QC - Wed, 22 May 2019
Damage was reported around the Quad Cities area after storms blew through Tuesday evening, May 21 into the overnight hours of Wednesday, May 22.