I was born in Kansas City and grew up in the Chicago suburbs and I'm happy to be working in the state of my birth, Missouri. I've been married to Kathy for 19 years and we're the proud parents of a rescued Greyhound named JJ. I root for the Royals and Cubs, don't put ketchup on hot dogs, and never met a pizza I didn't like.
Record Breaking March 4th?
WQAD Chief Meteorologist James Zahara dug up the weather records and discovered the coldest March 4th occurred in 1960 when the high was 14.
Moline Police Looking for “Silver Fox Secret Service Man”
Each Monday the Moline Police Department does a feature on their Facebook Page entitled #MissedConnectionsMonday.
Job Cuts at Illinois Forgotten Downstate University
130 Western Illinois University employees lost their jobs today in Macomb.
Should Cyclists Be Able To Treat Stop Signs as a Yield Sign?
The Illinois Department of Transportation shared an article from Desert News Utah on their Facebook page talking about how a bill allowing cyclists to treat a red light like a stop sign and a stop sign like a yield sign failed in the Utah Senate...
Illinois State Trooper Celebrates “Alive Day”
On Wednesday Illinois State Trooper Starlena Wilson celebrated what she calls her ninth "Alive Day." According to the Illinois State Police District Chicago Facebook page Trooper Wilson was hit while conducting a traffic stop on the Dan Ryan Expressway in Chicago nine years ago Wednesday...
I-74 Bridge Approach Iowa Bound Down to One Lane In Mid March
If you use the Interstate 74 bridge to travel into Iowa; pop some Advil because your commute may just give you a headache.
5 of Every 20 Calls to 9-1-1 in Scott County Isn’t an Emergency
Five of every 20 calls to 9-1-1 in Scott County are either a pranks or non emergencies. It's a problem because in an emergency seconds matter.
Breaking Cuteness: Baby Goat Trapped On Ice
Dailey Farms, a grade A dairy that produces goat milk posted the cutest video on their Facebook page of a baby goat trying to get off a patch of ice.
Citizen Fights Off Carjacking in Davenport
What would you do if someone tried to carjack your vehicle?
Skunk Smoke Bomb Causes Silvis House Fire
The cause of a house fire in Silvis last week even surprised the fire chief. This according to a report from our news share partner Local 4 and Ourquadcities.com. The Silvis Fire Department received a call about a house fire at about five o'clock Friday evening and responded...