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Marquette Heights man suspect in County's largest seizure of crystal meth

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CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-08-17 01:31:12

Meth investigations are increasing in McLean County after an arrest made Wednesday

Officials say, while this is one of the biggest busts the county has seen in recent years, meth investigations are spiking. Just this past year the Normal Police Department has seen four cases as opposed to just two in all of the last ten years.

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-08-17 22:32:19

DEVELOPING: Home invasion leads to person shot in Peoria

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CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-08-17 10:48:24

Judge in accused kidnapper's trial removed from all criminal cases

U.S. District Court Judge James Shadid, chief judge for the Central District of Illinois, on Friday reassigned the Brendt Christensen kidnapping-resulting-in-death case to himself and removed Judge Colin Bruce from it.

NEWS-GAZETTE - 2018-08-17 18:54:00

Pekin Line Could Be Tough To Match

PEKIN, Ill. - Led by Eastern Illinois recruit Ethan Trumpy, the Pekin offensive line is big, strong and experienced.

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-08-18 00:52:04

Crime Stoppers of McLean County 8/18/18

Courtney Pate, 31, is 5 feet tall and weighs 135 lbs. She has purple hair, but her natural hair color is brown. Pate has brown eyes, light skin and a medium build. Her last known address was in Bloomington. Pate has used the aliases of “Rochelle Pate,” “Rachelle Pate” and “Courtney Evans.”

PANTAGRAPH - 2018-08-17 22:00:00

Murray Baker Bridge is as busy as it is deficient

The Murray Baker Bridge, which connects Peoria and Tazewell counties via I-74, sees 57,000 vehicles every day. But according to the American Road and Transportation Builders Association, at least one key element is in poor or worse conditions.

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-08-17 16:50:08

Suspicious bags left around Illini Bluffs school district

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Police: Meth bust among McLean County's largest; cases on rise

BLOOMINGTON — In one of the largest drug busts involving the alleged sale of methamphetamines in Bloomington, two men were charged Thursday with possession and delivery of about 12 ounces of the drug.Jeremy Cagle, 40, of Marquette Heights, and Charles Guilliams, 24, of Bloomington, were arrested by

PANTAGRAPH - 2018-08-16 21:15:00

Bathtub races setting sail in Pekin

“We will be offering entertainment, food trucks, beer tents and activities for kids,” said Carson. He adds, “The chambers going to be selling 50/50 for each race, it will be a good time to come to downtown Pekin.”

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6th anniversary of unsolved murder

Authorities are still actively investigating the death of 48-year old Robert Jeronimus. He was last seen alive Thursday, August 16, 2012.

WCIA.COM - 2018-08-17 14:51:22

September hearing set in extradition of Bloomington murder suspect

Mays, 25, was arrested in Milwaukee in July 12 on felony drug charges related to the alleged sale of narcotics in that city. An Illinois arrest warrant also was pending in connection with the June 18 shooting deaths of Nate Pena, 22; Corey Jackson, 22; and Juan Carlos Perez, 33, during the shooting

PANTAGRAPH - 2018-08-17 21:00:00

Unable to recite alphabet, driver agrees with DUI arrest in Peoria County

HANNA CITY -- Stopped by police, a motorist offered to prove her sobriety by reciting the alphabet in Greek, but in the end could not manage even the English version.At 4:31 a.m. Saturday, a Peoria County sheriff's deputy noticed a westbound car apparently speeding along Plank Road, according to a s

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Special celebrity guest at the Pekin Marigold Festival

Ratzenberger is best known for playing mail carrier Cliff Clavin on the NBC sitcom "Cheers." Along with his eleven seasons on "Cheers," Ratzenberger is a multi-Emmy-nominated actor and screenwriter, director, producer and author.

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Unity Point Hiring Acute Care Nurses

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Coming soon: Upcoming entertainment in Central Illinois

Blues heavyweights:The lineup for the upcoming Peoria Blues & Heritage Festival set for Aug. 31 and Sept. 1 on the Peoria riverfront has been announced and it's full of familiar names. Seventeen bands are scheduled for the two-day event, celebrating its 30th anniversary this Labor Day weekend.Friday

PANTAGRAPH - 2018-08-16 18:30:00

Coroner: Peoria woman killed, husband survives I-74 rollover crash

CARLOCK — A Peoria woman was killed, and her husband was injured, in a one-vehicle accident Monday evening on Interstate 74, about three miles west of Carlock, according to the Wododford County Coroner's office.Coroner Tim Ruestman said in a statement Tuesday that Marcia Gaffney, 72, was ejected fro

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State trooper taken to hospital for minor injuries after Peoria crash

PEORIA - Trooper Miles Walsh of Metamora was transported to a local hospital after a Tuesday morning traffic crash at E. Forrest Hill Ave. and just east of N. Knoxville Ave. in Peoria.At 8:33 a.m., 19-year-old Jeannie Schroppel of East Peoria pulled from the parking lane of E. Forrest Hill Ave. into

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Two City of Peoria positions will now be filled 

Starting at the end of August, Dr. Farris Mohammed of Dubuque, IA will take over the new position of Chief Diversity Officer. Mohammed was previously the Executive Director of the Multicultural Family Center with the City of Dubuque.

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Local restaurateur off to a fresh start with Eric's Too

Eric Trujillo has opened a second restaurant, Eric's Too, at the former Cousin's Restaurant, 921 Maple Hill Road, in west Bloomington. The menu includes Mexican, Italian and American entrees.

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