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 17 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.
KIIK 104.9’s Pet of the Week: Aslan
Aslan is a domestic long haired cat. He's two to three years old, neutered, up to date on his shots and ready to find his furever home.
Former Iowa Football Standout Dead at 25
A former standout running back for the Iowa Hawkeyes, Damon Bullock, died after a fatal traffic crash near his home in Duncanville, Texas early Sunday Morning.
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 ye…
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.
Chance Needs Your Help
The Humane Society of Scott County and animals like Chance need your help.