Category: Scott County

An Uncommon Criminal

   By March 8, 1947, police in Davenport, Iowa, were looking for an unknown suspect who had been breaking into…

Episode 17: Loving Henry

In 1907, Henry Warren walked into a local newspaper and placed an ad for a wife. He became a sensation,…

Loving Henry

The following subject matter is of a very sensitive nature. Some people may find it very disturbing, and discretion is…

Premonitions of Doom

John F. Dillon stood, inspecting the monument in front of him. Fall had already taken a firm hold on the…

Uninvited Guests

It was the Spring of 1972, and a group of young men in Davenport, Iowa were hosting a very unusual…

Episode 8: Uninvited Guests

In the late 1960’s, a fraternity in Davenport, Iowa moved into a comfortable new chapter home. Before long, they discovered…

Episode 5: The Giant of Scott County

Sometimes the smallest things can ide some of the biggest stories. Or, in this case, the legend of a man…

Episode 2: Bloody Matrimony

In 1914, Johann Whynack was married to the love of his life. He would put up with nearly anything; endure…

The Long Grove, Iowa Bank Robbery of 1921

The morning of December 15, 1921 was just another winter morning in Long Grove, Iowa. The business district at the…

Struck Down in the Dark

  Charles Englehart had been successful in his life. Originally from Grandview, Iowa, he had moved to Davenport, Iowa as…