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 2019-08-18 18:40 

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[ Davenport ]

Chicago Bears waive kicker Elliott Fry; Eddy Pineiro must earn starting spot...

LAKE FOREST, Ill — The Chicago Bears announce the team has waived kicker Elliott Fry leaving Eddy Pineiro as the team's lone kicker. Nevertheless, it is still unclear if Pineiro will be the Bears' starter against the Green Bay Packers. Head ...

 2019-08-18 15:16 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Steve King wants apology for backlash on controversial abortion comments...

Iowa Congressman Steve King on Saturday said he's owed an apology for the backlash he's received for controversial comments made Wednesday at an event in Urbandale. King represents Iowa's 4th congressional district and was speaking about why h...

 2019-08-18 12:43 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Storms bring heavy rain, gusty winds to eastern Iowa...

For the last several days the Weather First team has been discussing the threat for heavy rainfall, and a strong line of storms early Sunday morning did just that. There were a few reports of wind damage, mainly to trees, Sunday morning. A large tree dama...

 2019-08-18 01:53 

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[ Davenport ]

One person dead from gunfire at Bettendorf gas station...

A person is dead from a gunshot wound at a Bettendorf gas station Saturday evening. It has a heavy police presence investigating at the Big 10 Mart. The call came in around 5:45 p.m. to an incident at 53rd Avenue and 18th Street. Police are unsure if it&#...

 2019-08-18 01:05 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Coe College welcomes another large class of freshman...

After a record setting two years in terms of enrollment , Coe College welcome another top three freshman class. That follows their second largest class in 2018, and largest in 2017. New students flocked campus on Saturday, moving into their new dorms befo...

 2019-08-17 23:33 

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[ Davenport ]

Morrison firefighters demonstrates corn grain rescue at Whiteside County Fair...

MORRISON, Ill — The Whiteside County Fair offers plenty of fun for the entire family to enjoy. At the same time, the Morrison fire department teamed up with Stateline Farm Rescue, a company based in Orangeville, Illinois, to demonstrate what can hap...

 2019-08-17 23:24 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Opening day: Miracle League at Prospect Meadows...

Saturday marked the first game in a six-week season for the very first Marion Metro Kiwanis Miracle League at Prospect Meadows Baseball Complex in Marion. Having opened enrollment for players at an initial showcase game in June, the organization now has f...

 2019-08-17 21:18 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Iowa couple sentenced to 30 years in prison for abusing boy...

A man and woman who confined the man's son in a basement in central Iowa have each been sentenced to 30 years in prison. The Des Moines Register reports that 31-year-old Alex Shadlow and his girlfriend, 40-year-old Traci Tyler, were sentenced Friday. ...

 2019-08-17 15:24 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Gun control, safety policies in focus during presidential candidates Iowa visits...

Minnesota Sen. and presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar stood in front of a barn adorned with the American flag one muggy morning to roll out her new policy to empower rural America. Before she could really begin wading into the details, she had to address ...

 2019-08-17 07:20 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Heavy rain, strong storms this weekend...

A highly-anticipated active pattern of weather remains in the forecast Saturday night into Sunday morning bringing a risk for heavy rainfall and severe storms. A Slight Risk of severe weather covers all of Iowa. Storms are expected to develop after sunset...

 2019-08-17 04:12 

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[ Davenport ]

Bears backups get drubbed by the Giants in preseason action...

Bears backups get drubbed by the Giants in preseason action...

 2019-08-17 03:50 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

More than a dozen firefighters battle blaze at commercial building in Marshalltown...

A massive fire destroyed a building in Marshalltown Friday afternoon. Firefighters were called to 713 W Madison St. for the fire just before 3:30 p. m. They arrived to find a 5000 square foot commercial Morton style building engulfed in flames. A big port...

 2019-08-17 03:42 

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[ Davenport ]

Bees looking for more consistency on defense...

St. Ambrose ranked 9th in the conference in total defense in 2018. The Fighting Bees have several players returning on the unit giving them optimism they'll see improvement this season. "Our defense last year, we caught ourselves being very incons...

 2019-08-17 03:42 

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[ Davenport ]

Moline looking to build on 2018 success...

The Maroons come into the 2019 season as two-time defending Western Big Six Champions. And after recording a 9-2 record last season resulting in their first playoff win over a decade the Maroons are confident their senior class can help lead them to anoth...

 2019-08-17 03:25 

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[ Davenport ]

Coin to honor 100th anniversary of Negro League baseball gets bipartisan support in Congress...

WASHINGTON (Nexstar) — Before Jackie Robinson became the first black player in Major League Baseball in 1947, some of the greatest ballplayers of all time, who happened to be black, played in the Negro Leagues due to segregation. The Negro National ...

 2019-08-17 03:18 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

No indictment for Union Pacific railroad officer in Mason City shooting...

A grand jury has found no criminal wrongdoing by a Union Pacific railroad officer for the November shooting of a Mason City man. Cerro Gordo County Attorney Carlyle Dalen tells the Globe Gazette that the grand jury opted not to indict Union Pacific Specia...

 2019-08-17 03:11 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Sioux City area police officer cleared in shooting...

A grand jury has cleared a South Sioux City police officer of any criminal wrongdoing in a shootout that left the officer wounded and the suspect dead. Sioux City, Iowa, television station KCAU reports that the grand jury made the finding Friday. The deci...

 2019-08-17 03:08 

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[ Davenport ]

Moline police officers search for drugs, guns at apartment complex...

MOLINE, Illinois — Two local police departments team-up to search for drugs and guns at a Moline apartment complex. It happened Friday afternoon at the Highland Apartments. Police searched through at least two cars, and an apartment unit. Several pe...

 2019-08-17 02:53 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

2 men found guilty of Burlington beating death...

Two men have been found guilty of beating to death a man at a Burlington apartment complex. Court records say Majestic Malone and Markell Price were convicted Tuesday of kidnapping and second-degree murder in the slaying of Edward Breuer on March 17. They...

 2019-08-17 02:44 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Grassley says EPA 'screwed' farmers with biofuels exemptions...

Sen. Charles Grassley says farmers were "screwed" by the Trump administration's decision to allow some refineries to not blend ethanol with gasoline as required under federal law. During a taping of Iowa Public Television's "Iowa Press...

 2019-08-17 02:38 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Iowa unemployment rate rises slightly to 2.5%...

Iowa's unemployment rate climbed slightly in July to 2. 5% but remains among the lowest in the nation. Iowa Workforce Development announced Friday that the unemployment rate rose from 2. 4% in June. The rate had been stuck at that level since July 201...

 2019-08-17 02:27 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Possible security breach at Virginia Gay Hospital in Vinton...

Virginia Gay Hospital in Vinton is warning patients of a potential security breach. The hospital says personal information may have been exposed a third party. Hospitals became aware of the data breach in June when they discovered an unknown third party h...

 2019-08-17 02:07 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Critics call on Iowa companies to stop federal contracts tied to immigration enforcement...

IOWA CITY, Iowa - Critics of President Trump's immigration policies are now setting their sights on Iowa companies working with the administration's efforts on the border. They want them to cut ties with federal agencies tied to immigration raids ...

 2019-08-17 01:14 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Hiring hackers: Eastern Iowa municipalities amp up cybersecurity...

Terrell Hunter is a computer hacker. But he's not out to wreak havoc on his city. In fact, as an employee of the City of Marion, he's doing just the opposite. "I have a certification--certified ethical hacker," said Hunter. "There'...

 2019-08-17 00:27 

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[ Davenport ]

Attempt to lure child into car with candy in Bettendorf shakes up 12-year-old boy...

A close call for a 12-year-old boy in Bettendorf after he says two men tried to lure him into their car with candy on Wednesday. It happened at the corner of Deertrail Road and Treeline Drive Wednesday evening. One of the men in the car asked the boy to s...

 2019-08-16 23:16 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Leader of largest US organic food fraud gets 10-year term...

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) -- A judge has sentenced the mastermind of the largest organic food fraud scheme in U. S. history to 10 years in prison, saying he cheated thousands of customers into buying products they didn't want. U. S. District Judge C. J....

 2019-08-16 22:15 

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[ Davenport ]

Local governments, organizations still waiting for money for migrant care...

Congress approved $30 million to reimburse cities, counties, churches, and others who have provided care for migrants taken into custody on the Mexican border — but for weeks that money has been held up in Washington....

 2019-08-16 21:21 

KDSM

[ FOX Des Moines ]

Legal Sports Betting Begins at Prairie Meadows Casino...

ALTOONA, Iowa -- Starting at noon on Thursday Iowans are able to place their first legal bets on sporting events. The William Hill Sports Book at Prairie Meadows Casino is officially open for business. The fourth floor was remodeled and dedicated to sport...

 2019-08-16 20:44 

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[ Davenport ]

Jackson County jolted by explosion...

An explosion happened around 11:30 a.m. at a home in Jackson County near Preston. Firefighters from six departments battled the flames. It took three hours to bring the fire under control. A man inside the home was burned and was flown to Iowa City. His w...

 2019-08-16 19:36 

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[ Davenport ]

Boys & Girls Clubs names new executive director...

Torri Smith has been appointed the new executive director of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Valley's Board of Directors. "I'm ecstatic about her choosing to work at our organization and being able to take us to the next level," ...

 2019-08-16 18:38 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Cedar Valley Recovery Services to close three locations, blaming Medicaid payment problems...

At least 150 patients, receiving outpatient care at Cedar Valley Recovery Services at three locations, will no longer have a place to go for help. According to the owner, who did not want his name to be used, locations in Cedar Falls, Marion and Dubuque w...

 2019-08-16 18:10 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

UI diversity VP resigns shortly after starting new gig...

TaJuan Wilson, the newly hired associate vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), has chosen to resign from his post, less than two months after starting the position. Wilson is moving to a new position at the University of Iowa for five-...

 2019-08-16 17:08 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Nearly 30 headstones damaged at a Manchester cemetery...

The Manchester Police Department found 29 headstones either damaged or broken Friday morning at Oakland Cemetery. Authorities believe it most likely happened Thursday night. They are asking anyone with information about the incident to call Chief James Ha...

 2019-08-16 16:29 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

In Iowa, Buttigieg pressed about Trump, Israel barring U.S. congresswomen from entry...

During a town hall event rounding out a three-day Iowa swing in Oskaloosa on Thursday, South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg was asked to weigh in on the latest controversy swirling president Trump in which he prompted Israel to block two U. S. Congresswomen fr...

 2019-08-16 15:51 

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[ Davenport ]

Cravers Little Red Barn | Farmers' Market Friday...

It's Farmers' Market Friday and today we are so lucky to have Cravers Little Red Barn on the show! The small, family farm in Taylor Ridge, Illinois is home to more than 7 acres of fruits and vegetables, and 50 sheep and horses! To learn more about...

 2019-08-16 15:51 

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[ Davenport ]

Mental Health Awareness | CLOCK, Inc....

The rates of mental health conditions in our country are alarming, and they're even more concerning when we focus in on specific populations. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness LGBT+ adults are more than twice as likely as heterosexu...

 2019-08-16 15:50 

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[ Davenport ]

Helping Local Veterans | ValorFit...

While military service often fosters resilience in individuals and families—some service members experience mental health or substance use challenges. One local veteran is helping other veterans and their families by creating a community around fitn...

 2019-08-16 15:50 

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[ Davenport ]

QC Horror Convention | Midwest Monster Fest...

The Midwest Monster Fest is happening right here in the Quad Cities! A weekend filled with challenges, a film festival, a pinup contest and a chance to meet some incredible horror film and TV stars! Joining us in the studio to tell us more are Jeff O'...

 2019-08-16 15:50 

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[ Davenport ]

Music, Art, & Nature | Hummingbird Festival...

Combining music, art, and nature—the Plein Art Paint Out is blending with the Hummingbird Festival for a weekend full of family-friendly fun in Bishop Hill! In the studio today to tell us more is Brian Ellis, author and naturalist with the Bishop Hi...

 2019-08-16 15:18 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Field of Dreams site clears corn for new field location...

The Field of Dreams movie site has started preparing for Major League Baseball, a year before the New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox descend on eastern Iowa. The official Twitter page of the iconic movie site posted a photo high above the baseball dia...

 2019-08-16 13:45 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Altoona police search for armed suspect near Adventureland...

UPDATE 9:10 - Altoona police are searching for an armed robbery suspect near Adventureland and Prairie Meadows Casino. That lead to authorities to issue a warning to the public to stay away from the area Friday morning. Sgt. Alyssa Wilson with the Altoona...

 2019-08-16 12:47 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Family of four escape early morning fire in Iowa City...

A family of four escaped a fire at Hilltop Mobile Home Park in Iowa City Friday morning. The Iowa City Fire Department says it was one of two mobile homes to catch fire around 2:32 a. m. Fire crews entered both homes to fight the fire and performed a sear...

 2019-08-16 12:26 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Clermont man charged for producing counterfeit money among other crimes...

Authorities say they've found a home lab being used to make counterfeit cash in northeast Iowa. Fayette County deputies serving a search warrant at a Clermont residence say they found computers, printers, special paper and thousands of counterfeit bil...

 2019-08-16 12:12 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Two men found guilty after beating another man to death in Burlington...

Two men have been found guilty of beating to death a man at a Burlington apartment complex. Court records say Majestic Malone and Markell Price were convicted Tuesday of kidnapping and second-degree murder in the slaying of Edward Breuer on March 17. They...

 2019-08-16 11:20 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Marion driver hurt in rollover crash...

A Marion driver was hurt early Friday morning in a rollover crash in Cedar Rapids. The Linn County Sheriff's Office says Ian Frana, 23 of Marion, was heading east in the 3800 block of Cottage Grove Avenue Southeast when he lost control, went into the ...

 2019-08-16 09:02 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Teen arrested for shooting at red minivan in Cedar Rapids...

Cedar Rapids Police arrested a 16-year-old suspect for shooting at a red minivan Thursday afternoon. CRPD says it happened just after 3 p. m. in the 2300 block of C Street Southwest, near Tanager Place. No injuries were reported but police found a vehicle...

 2019-08-16 04:02 

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[ Davenport ]

Chargers searching for sixth-straight playoff appearance...

Orion will look to replace one of the program's best senior classes in head coach Chip Filler's 11th season. The Chargers have made the state quarterfinals in back-to-back seasons. Filler says the standard remains the same. "The expectations w...

 2019-08-16 03:59 

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[ Davenport ]

QB competition underway at St. Ambrose...

The Fighting Bees will be looking for Jake Romani's replacement at quarterback for the 2019 season. Sophomore John Benckendorf and junior Dino Borrelli will compete for the starting job throughout camp. But head coach Mike Magistrelli says he could se...

 2019-08-16 03:48 

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[ Davenport ]

What to do when the Dow is down...

The Dow dropped 800 points on August 14th. That has some financial analysts, and everyday people, worried about their investments. David Nelson with NelsonCorp Wealth Management came by the Local 4 News Studio earlier tonight to give advice to the average...

 2019-08-16 03:44 

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[ Davenport ]

Davenport school board has 4 open seats coming up...

More than half of the seats on Davenport's school board will soon be open. Some parents have already announced their runs for those spots. Four terms are expiring. Board president Ralph Johanson and board member Linda Hayes are two of them. Both say t...

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