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Those spotty showers are still possible this afternoon - Wed, 24 May 2017
We can’t seem to shake these spotty showers! A few sprinkles or showers are possible today, and it’s going to stay cool with highs in the mid 60s. At least we could see some more peeks of sunshine through the clouds. Any showers will be short lived this evening, and we’ll also see some more clouds clearing tonight. Overnight lows will fall into the upper 40s. It’s looking much brighter tomorrow! More sunshine will be gracing us, and we’re finally […]

Despite no budget, Illinois House has spent only six hours in May session - Wed, 24 May 2017
The Illinois House has only spent six hours in so far this month in session.

Hampton Illinois trustees make new ordinance that stings for beekeepers - Wed, 24 May 2017
Hampton village trustees told beekeepers to buzz off. They voted Monday night to write an ordinance that makes it illegal to keep bees in town.

Tenant finds human remains in cellar of woman who vanished in 1988 - Wed, 24 May 2017
Police said it will take forensic teams a couple days to confirm the identity of the body.

Homeless man who aided Manchester Arena attack victims hailed as hero - Wed, 24 May 2017
"If I didn't help, I wouldn't be able to live with myself for walking away and leaving kids like that."

Father of 2 dies in botulism outbreak linked to gas station’s nacho cheese - Wed, 24 May 2017
Two attorneys say they've filed lawsuits against Gehl Foods on behalf of the patients sickened by botulism.

Cubs paying for additional security cameras at Wrigley Field - Wed, 24 May 2017
The announcement follows a terrorist attack at a stadium in Manchester, England that killed 22 people.

NEWS 8 TRIO: Helping new moms stay organized - Wed, 24 May 2017
Catch the NEWS 8 TRIO every Tuesday and Thursday night on “News 8 at 6:30” for three great ideas to make your life better and more interesting. Denise and Johnnie invited Toys R Us assistant manager Rachel Wentzloff to tell us of some simple tricks that can help keep new moms organized. Forget drawers, try this for towels and bibs to save space A simple way to remember your breast feeding regimen Never forget which toy or stroller is yours […]

Visiting circus says “show must go on” with elephants in Davenport - Tue, 23 May 2017
"What am I going to do?" said Elephant Trainer Habib Omar, Garden Brothers Circus. "What are they (elephants) going to do?"

Couple unwittingly drove 10 miles down highway with unconscious man on trunk - Tue, 23 May 2017
There has been no word on if he has been charged with anything.

Iowa court offices to close for a day due to budget cuts - Tue, 23 May 2017
The Iowa Supreme Court will approve a budget for the upcoming fiscal year in late June.

S.O.A.R. SCHOLARSHIP: Student With A Special Cause - Tue, 23 May 2017
MOLINE – It was on the first floor of the J Wing at Moline High School where history was made. Two years ago, Saneha Borisuth was walking in the special needs wing when she realized something. “I didn’t know any of the special needs students and if anything, I didn’t hear a lot of positive things,” she said. “I heard more like – oh, we don’t know them or like, oh we feel bad for them – and I wanted […]