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Davenport Police Department

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. 

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The next trial for Stanley Liggins will be held in two months. This week, a Scott County judge denied several motions to delay his third trial for murder, and suppress some evidence, and set the date for August 28th.

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. 

Galesburg Police Department

Two days after 26 year old Jenni McGruder was fatally shot in Galesburg, police have released the name of her possible killer. Tuesday they issued a warrant for 28 year old Jonathan Kelly, of Galesburg, charging him with three counts of murder.

Raker Sentenced

Jan 17, 2018

An Ohio woman is going to prison for her part in the killing of a Rock Island man two years ago. Wednesday morning, 23 year old Chelsea Raker was sentenced to 40 years.

The trial has started for a Davenport man suspected of killing his parents. Jury selection began Monday morning in Scott County District Court for 21 year old Sean Freese. 

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The Clinton County Sheriff's Office says a man accused of killing his parents died in jail over the weekend. Early Sunday morning, a guard found 18-year-old Gavin Glasz hanging by a bed sheet tied to cell bars. And paramedics were not able to revive him. 

Sheriff Rick Lincoln says jail employees found a note written by Glasz, and he doesn't suspect any foul play. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and sheriff's office will investigate the apparent suicide.

Murder Conviction Upheld

Jul 6, 2017
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The Iowa Appellate Court has said "no" to a Rock Island man serving a life sentence for murder. Thursday  justices upheld the convictions of Gary Fortune for the death in 2014 of Betty Simmons, and attempted murder of her husband Jack Simmons.

Next Hearing for Liggins Will Be Next Year

May 2, 2017
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A third trial has been delayed for an Illinois man charged with the 1990 killing of a 9-year-old girl in Iowa. The trial of Stanley Liggins was scheduled to begin May 22, but his new attorneys asked a judge for more time to acquaint themselves with the case. The judge has scheduled a Jan. 3, 2018 status hearing to set new dates in the case.

Wilson-Neuleib Sentenced

Mar 15, 2017
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For the second time, a Moline teenager has been sentenced to a long term in prison for murder. Wednesday afternoon, 19 year old Lamaree Wilson-Neuleib received a total of 62 years - 50 years for murder and 12 years for aggravated battery, to be served consecutively.

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