Latest Davenport News

In this March 30, 2018 photo the Rev. Robert

Church review finds Iowa professor misbehaved but can return

Nov. 24, 2020 1:39 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A well-known Roman Catholic professor will be allowed to return to teaching and the ministry with restrictions after an inquiry found he misbehaved sexually in the 1990s but not against minors, church officials in Iowa announced Tuesday. The investigation found that the allegation...

Man charged in Davenport man's shooting death last month

Nov. 18, 2020 4:34 PM EST

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — A 19-year-old Davenport man who was on probation for numerous felony convictions has now been charged with first-degree murder in another man's shooting death. Sherral Jermaine Tolbert, of Davenport, was served a warrant on the murder charge Monday at the Scott County Jail, where he...

Keondra Robinson, of Davenport, holds a sign in honor of missing Breasia Terrell, 10, of Davenport, along 53rd Street Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in Davenport, Iowa. Breasia went missing sometime late July 9 or early July 10, and was last seen in the 2700 block of East 53rd Street. (Meg McLaughlin/Quad City Times via AP)

Mother of missing Iowa girl joins march, wants answers

Nov. 14, 2020 5:21 PM EST

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — The mother of a missing 10-year-old Iowa girl joined supporters in a march Saturday to raise community awareness of her disappearance. Breasia Terrell of Davenport was reported missing July 10 after going to spend the previous night at an apartment with her half-brother and his...

Suspect in Iowa Chuck E. Cheese fatal denied bond changes

Nov. 10, 2020 6:50 PM EST

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — The suspect in the fatal shooting of a woman inside a crowded Chuck E. Cheese restaurant in Davenport will remain jailed after a judge on Tuesday rejected her request for an alterted bond. Treshonda M. Pollion, 24, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Elosie Chairs,...

Convicted murderer dies of COVID-19, other health issues

Nov. 9, 2020 6:20 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A man convicted of participating in a 1981 murder in Davenport has died from COVID-19 and other health conditions, Iowa prison officials said. David Streets, 70, died Sunday at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, the Iowa Department of Corrections reported. He was...

Iowa hospital questioned about releasing 97-year-old woman

Nov. 6, 2020 4:04 PM EST

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — The family of a 97-year-old Iowa woman who died of COVID-19 is questioning why a Davenport hospital released her while she was still sick and did not inform her family that she had been sent home. Helen Lowery died was found Oct. 21 unconscious in a chair in her apartment by a...

FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 30, 2020 file photo, people bundled against the cold stand in a slowly moving line to cast early votes at the Franklin County Board of Elections in Columbus, Ohio. Early voting ends in Ohio on Monday, Nov. 2. A surge in coronavirus cases across the country, including in key presidential battleground states, is creating mounting health and logistical concerns for voters, poll workers and political parties ahead of Election Day. (AP Photo/Andrew Welsh-Huggins)

Pre-election virus spike creates concerns for polling places

Nov. 1, 2020 10:18 AM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A surge in coronavirus cases across the country, including in key presidential battleground states, is creating mounting health and logistical concerns for voters, poll workers and political parties ahead of Election Day. In Iowa, where both presidential campaigns are competing...

Police: Woman shot to death inside busy Iowa Chuck E. Cheese

Oct. 26, 2020 6:16 PM EDT

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — A woman was charged with first-degree murder after a mother of five was shot to death inside a busy Chuck E. Cheese restaurant in Davenport, police said. Eloise Chairs, 29, of Davenport was killed Sunday evening, Davenport police said in a news release. Treshonda M. Pollion, 24, of...

Two more suspects charged in 2017 death of Davenport man

Oct. 20, 2020 5:48 PM EDT

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — Two suspects from Illinois were charged Tuesday with first-degree murder in a 2017 shooting death in Davenport. Darryl Merritt, 24, of Cahokia, Illinois, and Dyon Thomas, 22, of East St. Louis, Illinois, were charged in the death of 18-year-old Demetrius Allen Jr. in Davenport on...

FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2020, file photo two voters fill out ballots during early voting at the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections in Cleveland. A surge in coronavirus cases is hitting key presidential battleground states a little more than two weeks before Election Day, raising concerns that voting could be thrown into chaos despite months of preparation and planning by election officials and voters. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

Virus surges in key battleground states as election nears

Oct. 16, 2020 5:43 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Rising coronavirus cases in key presidential battleground states a little more than two weeks before Election Day are the latest worry for election officials and voters fearing chaos or exposure to the virus at polling places despite months of planning. The prospect of poll workers...