Liggins Trial Ends in Mistrial

The Liggins murder trial has ended in Waterloo - with no verdict. Monday afternoon Scott County Judge Marlita Greve declared a mistrial after the jury reported it could not agree on a verdict after about 3 days of deliberations.

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Celebrate Voter Registration Day with Rock Island & Scott Counties

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Great River Road in Port Byron to Close Until November

Starting next month, any women who visit inmates in Virginia's prisons are banned from wearing tampons or menstrual cups.

The state's Department of Corrections says its new rule is aimed at preventing contraband from being smuggled into its prisons.

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An amazing animal rescue video surfaced last week, in the wake of the floodwaters caused by Hurricane Florence. In Leland, N.C., six hunting dogs had been abandoned in chain-link kennels, unable to escape the rising waters.

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The main election officers in the Quad Cities are celebrating your right to vote. Tomorrow, the Scott County Auditor's Office and the Rock Island County Clerk's Office will co-host a voter registration rally called, "Our Voice, Our Vote, YOU Matter."

Opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih unseated the president in the Maldives election, a surprise victory at a time when the archipelago nation was feared to be backsliding into authoritarianism and getting closer to China.

On the tropical islands in the Indian Ocean, voter turnout was nearly 90 percent, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. Solih, a member of parliament, got 134,616 votes to the incumbent's 96,132.

A puppet technician with the Broadway production of The Lion King was using a 3D printer to print a gun at the theater, police say.

Officers were called to Manhattan's Minskoff Theater on Friday, where they say they found 47-year-old puppet technician Ilya Vett in the process of printing a handgun.

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