Two weeks after officials in Moline disclosed they have been in talks with state universities that might perform better on the riverfront than Western Illinois University, the mayor now says WIU's time is up.
From community-police relations to allowing Illinois American Water to serve Rock Island to attracting businesses and residents to the city and expanding the tax base, Rock Island Mayor Mike Thoms and challenger Thurgood Brooks provided a few of their ideas Thursday during a debate held at the Quad-City Times.
Davenport Police Chief Paul Sikorski said the 14-year-old boy found dead near Farnam Street in Davenport Thursday was believed to be involved in the shooting nearby the day before, and gangs may have been involved.
Agents with the Quad-City Metropolitan Enforcement Group (QCMEG) arrested three people from a Rock Island home on methamphetamine and marijuana trafficking charges.
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Coadjutor Bishop Louis Tylka gives the homily during a Seton Catholic School mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Parish Church Monday in Moline. Coadjutor Bishop Louis Tylka was ordained as Peoria’s new coadjutor this past July.