A March 11 trial date has been set for an East Moline woman and her Moline boyfriend, who each face two felony counts in the alleged predatory criminal sexual assault of a 6-year-old.
The date was determined during a hearing Thursday in Rock Island County Circuit Court for Shawn T. Block, 31, of 514 26th Ave., Moline; andRandi L. Hayes-Manske, 31, of 310 29th Ave., East Moline. Ms. Hayes-Manske also was charged with an additional count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
The pair remained in the Rock Island County Jail Thursday evening -- Mr. Block on a $750,000 bond and Ms. Hayes-Manske on $250,000. They are scheduled for a Feb. 22 pre-trial conference.
Today is Wednesday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2014. There are 91 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: It is rumored in the streets that the 13 negroes sent to Quincy on the Moline quota were refused. We think this must be a mistake. 1889 -- 125 years ago: Harvey McKenna, of Detroit, billiard player matched to play Wizard Schafer in New York in January for the world championship, was a professional friend and manager, Billy Catton in Rock Island. 1914 -- 100 years ago: Levi Cralle, former Rock Island county sheriff, had come from his farm near Mitchell, S.D. to visit friends in the city. 1939 -- 75 years ago: Work is being rushed on the new high school building in Orion to replace the one destroyed by fire last winter. Classes are being held in churches. 1964 -- 50 years ago: Rehearsals for the 84th season of the Handel Oratorio Society chorus will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday on the stage of Centennial Hall, Augustana College. 1989 -- 25 years ago: The Rock Island City Council's plan announced this week to have the federal government vacate Valley Homes public housing and move residents to Arsenal Courts to reduce density may not be feasible.