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Tractor crushes local man after falling off trailer

Peoria County, IL - A tractor crushes a local man after a John Deere G tipped backwards and upside down off of a flat bed trailer, trapping James E. Groeper, 77, underneath.

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-05-26 18:20:50

Police news for Saturday, May 26

• Jeremy M. Schoonover, 34, of 519 Myrtle St. was booked into the Morgan County Jail at 2:44 a.m. Friday on charges of theft and resisting a peace officer.


Crime Stoppers of McLean County

Darious Drake Dawson, 26, is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 207 pounds. He has black hair, brown eyes, medium brown skin and a medium build. His last known address was in Bloomington. Dawson has used the aliases “Darius,” “Reo,” “Rio,” and “Dwayne.”

PANTAGRAPH - 2018-05-25 22:00:00

Intellectually disabled woman found locked in bedroom, Davenport couple charged with neglect

A Davenport husband and wife have been arrested after police found the woman’s adult intellectually disabled daughter locked in an upstairs bedroom.Kimberly Williams, 47, and Eugene S. Harris, 56, both face a single charge of neglect or abandonment of a dependent person, a Class C felony punishable

QUAD-CITIES TIMES - 2018-05-25 13:45:00

Prosecutor: Speeding only charge warranted in crash that killed Normal West teen

BLOOMINGTON — A 23-year-old Bloomington man involved in a March 6 crash that killed Normal Community West High School student Olivia "Livi" Sonetz will face only speeding charges, State’s Attorney Jason Chambers said Friday.Chambers said he based his decision not to charge Mitchel Mohr with additio

PANTAGRAPH - 2018-05-25 21:45:00

Young girl bullied, injured at Bloomington daycare

“When they showed me the picture, like my jaw hit the floor,” said Alvin Baker, Lily’s father. “I was like, are you kidding me. This is serious. Like she needed to go to the hospital.”

WJBC.COM - 2018-05-25 10:59:11

Analysis: Peoria pays $4.73 for every $1 pensioners contribute to Peoria Firefighters Pension Fund

Taxpayers contributed 82.5 percent of the $9,454,588 the Peoria Firefighters Pension Fund brought in last year, or $4.73 for every $1 from pension members, according to a Peoria Standard analysis of the latest data reported to the Illinois Department of Insurance Pension Division.

PEORIASTANDARD.COM - 2018-05-26 00:00:00

Rockridge softball takes Farmington Sectional

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OURQUADCITIES.COM - 2018-05-27 01:35:28

Tazewell County Authorities Searching for Missing Man

Police say 73-year-old Dennis Loser was last seen in the area of Morton Junior High around 8:00 PM Wednesday night. He's described as a white male, last seen wearing black jeans, a brown t-shirt, possibly wearing an American Legion hat.


Two men arrested for selling meth

34 year-old Nicholas Wotton, of South Pekin, and 47 year-old Robert Armstrong, of Pekin, were arrested during a traffic stop near the intersection of North School Street & Warren Avenue, in Normal.


Man who streamed fight on Facebook Live sentenced to jail

Michael Burton, 26, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to unlawful video recording at a residence, a Class 4 felony, and was sentenced to 180 days in jail and 30 months probation. A misdemeanor obscenity charge was dropped.


Why Caterpillar can't keep up with a boom in demand

EAST PEORIA, Ill. (Reuters) - Orders for the mining machines and construction bulldozers made at this sprawling Caterpillar Inc. (CAT.N) factory in central Illinois have jumped, in general, three-fold over the past year.


Peoria council proposing a noise ordinance change

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Peoria Police searching for burglary suspects

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Pekin, Cook County suburbs file opioid lawsuit against pharma companies, local doctors

Ten Cook County towns and a Central Illinois city are suing pharmaceutical companies and a trio of suburban doctors, claiming they contributed to the opioid epidemic that has claimed local lives and drained government coffers.The suit, filed Wednesday morning in Cook County Circuit Court, is similar


Teens concerned about crime rate in Galesburg

GALESBURG, Illinois (KWQC) --Three youths in Galesburg are working to put the crime rate of the city in the spotlight. They say the town has always been peaceful, but they have started to see an uptick in crime.The town of Galesburg has been home for Kelvin Hawthorne, Natalie Bodenhamer, and Brianna


Bob & Tom's Excellent Adventures: Saving the Illinois River

For others, it’s a recreational highway. A place to cool off after work, to wind down after a long week. Whichever it is, it’s a long way from what it used to be.


Galesburg High School has confirmed case of pulmonary tuberculosis, health department has testing available

KNOX COUNTY, Ill. (KWQC) -The Knox County Health Department has confirmed a case of pulmonary tuberculosis at Galesburg High School.The department says any and all staff members who have had prolonged contact with the confirmed case are required to have a Mantoux tuberculin skin test. Prolong contac


New halfway house being proposed on Peoria's southside

One south side resident was in attendance at Tuesday’s meeting saying, “We already have several issues on the south side, we just don’t need a halfway house in our neighborhood.”


Local Sailor Killed in Pearl Harbor Attack Identified Nearly 80 Years Later

PEORIA, Ill. - Nearly 80 years after the attack on Pearl Harbor, a fallen sailor from Peoria has been identified.