Sunday - July 22, 2018
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These Foods Linked to Ongoing Outbreaks Might Make You Sick - Sun, 22 Jul 2018
US health officials are warning people to avoid certain foods due to ongoing unrelated outbreaks of intestinal infections caused by bacteria, viruses and even parasites lurking in some of our food. Here’s what to stay away from: Pasta salad Hy-Vee, a Midwestern grocery store chain, has recalled a pasta salad that might be linked to at least 20 people getting sick from salmonella. Hy-Vee, based in Iowa, sold the 1-pound and 3-pound plastic containers of Spring Pasta Salad in eight states. The […]

A lovely summer week is up ahead with more sunshine - Sun, 22 Jul 2018
We haven’t seen much sun today, and there is a small chance for a stray shower this evening. However, we’ll have some breaks in the cloud cover during the overnight hours, and any rain will be long gone. Lows will drop into the low 60s. A warmer Monday is on tap with highs in the mid 80s. We’ll continue to see a partly cloudy sky. Tuesday and Wednesday will be similar with highs back in the mid 80s. By Thursday, […]

Community comes together to support boy fighting deadly disease - Sun, 22 Jul 2018
Fulton, Illinois– Jeg Weets is a normal five-year-old. As he runs around with his friends you wouldn’t know he is fighting a deadly disease. In December of 2017, Jeg was diagnosed with Niemann-Pick Disease type C1, a rare genetic disease that leads to organ damage including brain damage. “Eventually he’ll lose the ability to walk, talk, hear and his memory is going to go,” said his mother, Jenna Weets. The Weets travel to Chicago every other week for treatment but […]

Los Angeles Police Report Possible Hostage Situation at Trader Joe’s - Sun, 22 Jul 2018
CALIFORNIA  —  An armed man barricaded himself inside a Trader Joe’s grocery store in Los Angeles, possibly with hostages, prompting a massive police response Saturday afternoon. Events began with a shooting in the 1600 block of 32nd Street around 1:30 p.m. (4:30 p.m. ET) in which an elderly woman and a young woman were victims, LAPD Officer Mike Lopez told CNN. The suspect fled in a 2015 Toyota Camry and during a police pursuit, the suspect fired multiple rounds at […]

Dallas Police Officer Killed by Suspected Drunk Driver During Funeral Procession for Another Officer - Sun, 22 Jul 2018
TEXAS  —  A Dallas Police Department motorcycle officer was killed Saturday when a suspected drunk driver ran into him during a funeral procession for another police officer, the police department said. Senior Cpl. Earl “Jamie” Givens had positioned himself to block traffic to the eastbound entrance ramp to Interstate 20 at Bonnie View Road around 5:30 a.m., the police department said in a news release. Givens was stationary on his motorcycle with his emergency lights on when the driver of […]

Spontaneously Combusting Tortilla Chips Blamed for Two Fires in Texas - Sat, 21 Jul 2018
TEXAS  —  Normally, tortilla chips need a healthy topping of spicy salsa to be described as fiery. Not, as it turns out, in Austin, Texas. In a Wednesday Facebook post, fire officials described arriving at July 12 factory fire caused by the “spontaneous combustion of tortilla chips. Yes, you read that right.” The factory had apparently been testing a new way to handle food waste from the making of the chips that “didn’t work out so well.” According to officials, boxes of […]

9 Members of One Indiana Family Among 17 Killed in Duck Boat Accident - Sat, 21 Jul 2018
BRANSON, Mo. – A  duck boat capsized in Missouri Thursday night, killing 17 people, including nine people from the same Indiana family. The Missouri governor’s office confirmed to WXIN that eleven members of the family, including several children, were aboard the boat and nine of them passed away in the incident at Table Rock Lake in Branson. The pastor of Zion Tabernacle Apostolic Church said the family was close to his church, but weren’t members. A family member shared a photo […]

Quad City farmers react to the possibility of more US imposed tariffs - Sat, 21 Jul 2018
EAST MOLINE– Farmers at the Rock Island County Fair put in their best bids at the 4-H livestock auction Friday, July 20. Illinois farmer Dennis VanDaele is a corn and soybean farmer, he says he’s not spending any money during the event. He’s only there to show his support for fellow farmers. VanDaele says he’s feeling the sting from retaliation for U.S imposed tariffs. “It’s cost me 50 cents a bushel on about 25,000 bushels of corn …it’s cost me 10,000 […]

Russians attempted to infiltrate three 2018 campaigns, Microsoft says - Sat, 21 Jul 2018
Microsoft had, earlier this year, detected a fake domain that was likely used as part of phishing attacks.

Baby born in Chick-Fil-A bathroom gets free meals for life, job offer - Sat, 21 Jul 2018
Employees called an ambulance, but Gracelyn had already been born by the time it arrived.

Customers injure worker at Moline entertainment center - Sat, 21 Jul 2018
Police said they were called to a fight involving between 30 and 40 people.

Marshalltown picking up the pieces after tornadoes blow through - Fri, 20 Jul 2018
One man said when he came out, it was utter devastation.