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Bloomington Police investigating shooting on West Mulberry Street

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CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-07-19 15:53:33

'He's got a knife': Bloomington man stabs himself after jury returns guilty verdict

BLOOMINGTON — A Bloomington man was transported Wednesday to the hospital from the Law and Justice Center with an apparent self-inflicted stab wound after a jury returned guilt verdicts against him for predatory criminal sexual assault.Johnny Icard, 78, of Bloomington, was seen plunging an object in

PANTAGRAPH - 2018-07-18 17:30:00

There's a new officer in Bloomington

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. - The Bloomington Police Department is proud to introduce their newest K-9, Ryker.

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-07-19 22:47:30

Coming soon: Central Illinois entertainment news

From Broken Arrow to Bloomington: The retro rock and rhythm and blues sounds of Broken Arrow, Okla., native JD McPherson return to the Castle Theatre at 8 p.m. Sept. 15. The 41-year-old McPherson, last at the Castle back in 2014, will stop in Bloomington near the end of a U.S. and European summer to

PANTAGRAPH - 2018-07-19 18:30:00

Normal man convicted of attempted sexual assault

BLOOMINGTON — A Normal man has been convicted of felony charges related the attempted sexual assault a woman at her home in April.A McLean County jury found Kevin Thornton, 45, guilty of attempted aggravated sexual assault, intimidation, and armed violence.He also was convicted Tuesday of being an a

PANTAGRAPH - 2018-07-19 14:15:00

Bloomington woman tells police she was threatened before fatal stabbing

BLOOMINGTON — A Bloomington woman told police a man threatened to physically harm her before she fatally stabbed him early Tuesday morning.Leila Jackson, 22, remains in McLean County jail in lieu of posting $200,035 on four counts of the first-degree murder in the death of Quantez Brown, 24, also of

PANTAGRAPH - 2018-07-18 19:00:00

44 of the Most Expensive Homes for Sale in the Bloomington Area

Breathtaking view the moment you step into this stunning, uniquely designed, extremely well maintained and updated home on Lake Bloomington, one of the most desirable natural settings just minutes north of Bloomington/Normal. This one-of-a-kind Spectacular home features a wall of glass that extends

PANTAGRAPH - 2018-07-19 05:00:03

Local school consolidates Bloomington locations

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CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-07-18 21:06:57

Grand Cafe to open second site on west side

The new restaurant will offer the same variety of Chinese-American and Filipino foods featured at Grand Cafe Express, 2205 E. Oakland Ave., Bloomington.

PANTAGRAPH - 2018-07-18 20:30:00

BPD officer on patrol reports hearing gunfire

If you want to remain anonymous, call McLean County Crime Stoppers at 309-828-1111. If your call leads to the arrest and indictment of suspect(s) you may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

PANTAGRAPH - 2018-07-19 15:45:00

Bridgestone to Boost Production in Bloomington Plant

Bridgestone Americas will invest $12 million to boost production of off-road tires at its Bloomington, Ill., plant. The plant will produce multiple sizes and patterns in 29-, 33- and 35-inch OTR tires, which until now have only been produced in Japan. Bridgestone expects to add 30 employees through

CONSTRUCTIONEQUIPMENT.COM - 2018-07-19 00:00:00

Bloomington man convicted of home invasion; acquitted of attempted murder

BLOOMINGTON — A Bloomington man was acquitted of attempted murder on Tuesday, but convicted of home invasion and armed robbery in a November 2016 incident where a Twin City homeowner was shot multiple times.Judge Casey Costigan's ruling comes after a two-day bench trial last week for Alfred Walker,

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Bloomington Police Department welcomes new K-9 Officer

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -The Bloomington Police Department welcomed its newest K-9 Officer to the force on Wednesday.K-9 Ryker is a year-old Belgian Malinois, who completed 11 weeks of basic training with his K-9 handler Officer Justin Shively.Ryker's training focused on narcotics detection, tracking, bui

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-07-18 21:46:59

School supplies needed for McLean County students

Twin City residents are asked to help families with their back to school needs by purchasing and donating supplies. The alliance is requesting, among other things, that you donate backpacks, with laptop pockets. According to Jan Meadows, chair of the Back 2 School Alliance, kids in McLean County hav

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-07-18 23:04:46

Drop it like it's hot: Snoop Dogg coming to Normal in September

NORMAL — Rapper Snoop Dogg will perform in concert Sept. 13 at the Corn Crib in Normal, it was announced Tuesday morning.Snoop Dog has sold more than 23 million albums in the United States and 35 million worldwide, promoter Indigo Road Entertainment said. Some of his biggest hits include "Drop It L

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Man stabs himself after being convicted of sex assault charges

BLOOMINGTON — Emergency responders are at the McLean County Law and Justice Center to treat a man who apparently stabbed himself after a jury convicted him of sexual assault charges.Johnny Icard, 78, of Bloomington, was seen plunging an object into his abdomen after the jury returned the guilty verd

PANTAGRAPH - 2018-07-18 17:30:00

Woman facing murder charges after man stabbed

BLOOMINGTON — A 22-year-old woman is facing murder charges after a fatal stabbing in Bloomington early Tuesday.Police were called to the 400 block of North Roosevelt Avenue at 1:43 a.m. for a report of a stabbing. Quantez Brown, 24, arrived at an area hospital with a life-threatening stab wound, and

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Bloomington mother asks judge for arrest warrant in contentious child custody battle

Bloomington attorney Tristan Bullington, left, and Amber Buck, attended a hearing in early June at he McLean County Law and Justice Center, Bloomington, to argue that the father of her 4-year-old son, Mikey, be compelled to bring the boy back from Boston.

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Bloomington Edge announces youth football camp

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BPD investigating late night stabbing

Bloomington police are investigating a stabbing that happened early Tuesday morning. (Photo by DavidsonScott/flickr)By Howard Packowitz and Blake HaasBLOOMINGTON – Bloomington police are investigating a stabbing that happened early Tuesday morning that happened on the city’s west side.Police said a

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