News about the Quad Cities and surrounding region.

City of Rock Island

Rock Island wants to fill some vacant lots with homes and families. Tuesday night, the city will kick off the H.O.M.E. Program.

Millenia Housing

Rock Island may help a private company renovate two public housing complexes. Monday night, aldermen will discuss creating separate tax increment financing districts for Century Woods and Heather Ridge.

Kevin Schmidt / Quad-City Times

For this weekend's "Big Story" in the Quad-City Times, business reporter Sarah Ritter looks at what's behind the recent uptick in train traffic along the Canadian Pacific Railway line that runs from the Village of East Davenport to the city's northwest side.

submitted / First Army

First Army is inviting everyone to Arsenal Island to help celebrate its centennial. On Friday, the unit will show a movie outside on a big screen at Memorial Field.

Moline Police Department

The Moline Police Department is asking for our help in finding a missing woman. Mee Ran Kim Tran was last seen on May 8th leaving work at the Tyson plant in Joslin.

Andy Abeyta / Quad-City Times

For this weekend's "Big Story" in the Quad-City Times, reporter Jennifer DeWitt gives a written companion to some pictures that Times photographers took along a 400-mile stretch of the Mississippi River—spanning the northeast corner of Iowa to the southeast—as part of a book the Times published last year, entitled The Great River: 400 Miles of the Mississippi.


More soldiers and their families can now live on Arsenal Island. Friday the Army celebrated the opening of 71 new single family homes and duplexes for soldiers from First Army and the Army Sustainment Command.

Muscatine County Attorney

A woman from Tipton is accused of using a baseball bat to kill a man in southeast Iowa more than 25 years ago.  On Thursday, Muscatine County Attorney Alan Ostergren announced that 55 year old Annette Cahill is charged with first-degree murder for the 1992 death of 22 year old Corey Wieneke. He was found dead on his bedroom floor in rural West Liberty. 

Kimball Sworn In

May 31, 2018

As the police chief retired in Bettendorf, a new chief took his place. Thursday Phil Reddington made his final radio call to the dispatcher on his way to the swearing in ceremony for his replacement, Keith Kimball.  

Hunt Takes Over at QCCVB

May 30, 2018
Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau

A staff member will serve as head of the Quad Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau after Joe Taylor steps down. Wednesday the board of the bureau announced it has appointed Lynn Hunt as the Interim President and CEO.