Morning 4: train vs car, airport disaster drill, robbery suspect sought, groove concert series

HILLSDALE, Ill. - Stories we're following at Local 4 News on Thursday, August 24, 2017 

 

+ A vehicle was struck by a train in Hillsdale, Illinois. It happened this morning on 38th Avenue North near the Tyson plant. We are waiting on police for word on injuries and more details

 

+ A disaster drill with a simulated plane crash is currently underway at the Quad City International Airport until about 10:30 a.m. The FAA requires the airport conducts the drill every 3 years. Briana Collier reports. 

 

+ Bettendorf police are looking for the man who held up the Great Southern Bank inside the Hy-Vee on Devils Glen Road. The robbery sent three schools on lockdown. See the security camera images here

 

+ Schwiebert Riverfront Park in Rock Island kicks off its free "Thursday Night Groove" concert series, this evening. "Funktastic Five" will hit the stage at 6 p.m. Bring some cash for Happy Joe's pizza and Bent River beer! Details

 

ICYMI: Family and friends of a Rock Island man gathered last night near the spot where he was murdered one year ago to unveil a monument in his honor and call for change. Redrick Terry reports

 

PET OF THE WEEK: Fidget is a female Domestic longhaired cat, blue and cream in color, from the Humane Society of Scott County. Watch our full interview here

 

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