UnityPoint Health and South Dakota-based Sanford Health have called off plans to merge. In June, the two regional health care systems announced plans to combine, and create one of the largest non-profit health care systems in the country.  

QC Vaping Resource Guide

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Tobacco Free QC

Health authorities in the Quad Cities are trying to spread the word about the dangers of vaping. The Tobacco Free QC coalition has published a resource guide that's available to schools, parents, or anyone might consider vaping. 

Zach Wilson, WVIK News

Davenport is working on plans for a "world class playground" on the riverfront. That's how a member of a special task force describes what will happen at Main Street Landing.


The Iowa State Auditor is going to look into the recent sale of a former school in Davenport. Wednesday, Rob Sand confirmed his office has been contacted about the Lincoln School and the board of education's decision to sell it for $30,000, even though there were several much higher offers.

The U.S. House of Representatives is holding open hearings in its impeachment inquiry into President Trump. All hearings will be streamed through this video player as they are live.


The annual effort to give bicycles to needy children for Christmas is underway. On Tuesday, for the 19th year, Bikes for Brains started raising money.

Illinois State Police

A man from eastern Iowa is dead after Monday's accident on I-74 in the Quad Cities. On Tuesday, the Illinois State Police released the name of 78-year-old Marlin Hillyer of Bennett, Iowa. Three other people were injured in the Coal Valley crash.

Gun and Robbery Arrests

Nov 12, 2019

The effort to reduce violent crime in the Iowa Quad Cities has resulted in charges against 19 people. Tuesday  the US Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa announced 19 men face a total of 38 gun, robbery, and drug charges.

City of Davenport

A partial detour of River Drive in Davenport goes into effect on Wednesday for the removal of medians. All westbound lanes on River Drive will be closed from Perry to 3rd street, and only one eastbound lane will be open from Perry Street to Iowa Street.