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Kroger beef thief strikes again in North Peoria

PEORIA — Peoria police believe the man responsible for recent thefts of expensive cuts of meat from Kroger, 9219 Lindbergh Ave., has stolen more beef. The man entered Kroger on Friday around 4:30 p.m., picked up a shopping basket and walked to the meat counter. Into the basket he placed three 10- to

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR - 2018-12-18 00:59:00

Peoria fighter wins second Pan Am gold in two months

Competitive fighter Nathan Gaston of Peoria won his second Pan American gold medal in two months on Sunday. Gaston took first place in his weight category in the Pan American Muay Thai Championships held last weekend at Buenos Aires, Argentina. He won both of his bouts at 86 kilograms (189 pounds) i

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR - 2018-12-18 05:40:00

Here's Illinois' Favorite Christmas Song — Do You Agree?

ILLINOIS — If you're like us, your go-to radio station is overplaying Mariah Carey's "All I Want For Christmas Is You" and it's permeating your internet streaming playlist. That's likely because it was the No. 1 Christmas song in the world last year, according to the streaming service Spotify. In fa

PATCH - 2018-12-18 17:44:00

Former Peoria East Bluff grocery store will soon be medical complex

PEORIA - Peoria's East Bluff neighborhood will soon have another option for local medical services. After nine years of being out of business, OSF is going to buy Cub Foods, and that's going to bring this plaza to life.

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-12-18 00:23:00

Hundreds of Thousands of Illinois Taxpayers Ask Court to Stop Law Forcing Them to Fund Abortions

Attorneys from the Thomas More Society are appealing to the Illinois Supreme Court to stop a state law requiring taxpayer funding of abortions for Medicaid recipients. According to the December 17, 2018, filing on behalf of hundreds of thousands of Illinois taxpayers, the funding for the law violate

LIFENEWS.COM - 2018-12-18 18:57:37

Local memorial, visitation dates set for fallen U.S. marshal

PEORIA - Visitation and memorial service dates for the fallen U.S. marshal killed on duty in Arizona have been set. The visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. Friday at the Universalist Unitarian Church, 3000 W. Richwoods Blvd in Peoria. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, and a reception

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-12-18 22:23:00

Authorities: Area man fabricated story about child in stolen vehicle

FARMINGTON — A drug deal gone bad apparently led to a false Amber Alert being issued Saturday night, according to authorities. The alert was issued after an automobile had been reported stolen from a gasoline station in Farmington. A 13-month-old child was alleged to have been in the back seat of th

HERALD & REVIEW - 2018-12-18 14:41:00

Peoria County Calendar of Events Dec. 19 – Dec. 26

Join us at Evergreen Senior Living for an hour of stories, read aloud for your enjoyment. Feel free to bring coloring books, knitting, or other quiet activities to work on while you listen. Grown-ups of all ages welcome. For more information, call 309-274-5440.

CHRONICLEILLINOIS.COM - 2018-12-18 13:00:28

Brendt Christensen lawyers say FBI unlawfully searched his jail cell while in hearing

PEORIA - Brendt Christensen's attorneys filed a court document Sunday requesting U.S. District Court Judge James Shadid for an emergency hearing regarding the FBI searching the accused kidnapper's jail cell while he was in court Friday.

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-12-17 16:58:00

Uftring Washington reopens, nearly 1 year after devastating fire

WASHINGTON, Ill. (WEEK) — A local car dealership is officially reopening its doors nearly a year after their building burned down. Uftring Chevrolet in Washington is open for business at 1860 Washington Road.

WEEK.COM - 2018-12-17 17:01:43

Local comic book store hosts canned-food drive

Pekin, Ill - The Zone in Pekin is hosting a canned-food drive Monday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Owner of the comic book store, Scott Au, says he just wanted to give back to the community and this was his way to do that.

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-12-16 23:40:00

Walk-in clinic newest addition to UnityPoint’s Pekin East facility

As part of its commitment to providing quality care to area residents, UnityPoint Health recently opened a walk-in clinic at its Pekin East location. The staff of UnityPoint Health held a grand opening ceremony last month for First Care at Pekin East, the newest addition to a facility that opened in

WOODFORD TIMES - 2018-12-14 23:39:00

Germantown Hills superintendent closes sexual identity town hall to public, press

GERMANTOWN HILLS - The Germantown Hills School District #69 superintendent announced Wednesday's town hall meeting regarding students' discussion of sexual identities has been closed off to the public and the press.

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-12-17 18:57:00

Authorities: Man fabricated story about child in stolen vehicle

FARMINGTON — A drug deal gone bad apparently led to a false Amber Alert being issued Saturday night, according to authorities. The alert was issued after an automobile had been reported stolen from a gasoline station in Farmington. A 13-month-old child was alleged to have been in the back seat of th

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR - 2018-12-17 03:35:00

Dreaming of a White Christmas?

Most of us would love to go through a Winter season without snow, but even those who hate snow the most probably wouldn't mind a little snow on Christmas Day. In order for a Christmas to be considered a "White Christmas", there must be at least 1.0" of snow on the ground regardless of whether or not

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-12-18 00:12:00

All Peoria Public Library locations closed Tuesday, Wednesday for emergency construction

PEORIA - All locations of Peoria Public Library will be closed for two days beginning Tuesday and ending Wednesday, due to construction at Main Library. All phone and internet services originate at the Main Library downtown on Monroe and Main Library, branch libraries and the Bookmobile will not be

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-12-17 21:38:00

Lincoln Middle School reports 0.0% truancy rate

The truancy rate at Lincoln Middle School stayed flat at 0.0 percent during the 2017-18 school year, according to a Peoria Standard analysis of the latest Illinois schools report card.

PEORIASTANDARD.COM - 2018-12-17 07:00:00

Tremont mourns loss of ‘quiet’ Marine killed in crash near Japan

A Tremont family and community at large mourns the loss of a son who died Dec. 6 in an aircraft collision off the coast of Japan. Marine Cpl. Daniel E. Baker, 21, was aboard a KC-130 Hercules refueling aircraft when it collided with an F/A Hornet fighter jet south of Shikoku Island.

CHRONICLEILLINOIS.COM - 2018-12-16 16:00:38

Two people sent to Peoria hospital with gun shot wounds

Peoria Police report a shotspotter alert went off at 9:58pm in the 2800 block of N. University Street in Peoria. Moments later, PPD Spokesperson Amy Dotson tells 25 News, a hit and run occurred two blocks over in the 2600 Block of N. University St. The vehicle was empty and parked, but Dotson says s

WEEK.COM - 2018-12-16 05:44:12

Amber Alert for baby kidnapped from gas station near Peoria

FARMINGTON, Illinois (Fox 32 News) - An Amber Alert has been issued for a one-year-old boy kidnapped in Farmington, Illinois Saturday. Police say that Bentley Dutz was in a car seat in a car that was stolen from the Circle K.

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2018-12-16 03:12:00