Thanks to heavy rain in recent days up north, the city of Davenport has activated its flood plan. The Mississippi River is 1 1/2 feet below flood stage on Wednesday, and is forecast to crest on Friday at half a foot over flood stage.
A soldier from the Quad Cities will be buried Thursday ( 9/27 ), 51 years after he was killed in action during the Vietnam War. Lance Corporal John Killen from Davenport was just 18 when the helicopter he was riding in crashed after being hit by enemy fire.
This month is an important anniversary for people who work with the homeless in the Quad Cities. Friday Humility of Mary Housing celebrated taking over the John Lewis Shelter ten years ago when it was on the verge of closing.
Davenport police are holding out hope a reward will help them solve a three month old homicide. On Monday Crime Stoppers annnounced the extension for another 90 days of the 10,000 dollar cash reward for information leading to the arrest of the person reponsible for Jason Roberts' death.