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Man arrested in latest Peoria homicide likely to be released today

PEORIA - The man arrested in connection with Peoria's latest homicide will not immediately face charges, the county's top prosecutor said. Rather, Melvin D. Wallace, 29, of Peoria, will likely be released from the Peoria County Jail sometime on Wednesday as State's Attorney Jerry Brady said, "there

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR - 2018-01-17 17:50:18

Nick in the AM: Multiple accidents on westbound I-74 in East Peoria

Westbound Interstate 74 in East Peoria was the site Wednesday morning of several multiple-vehicle crashes with injuries, according to the Illinois State Police. The wrecks took place at milepost 98, just east of the Pinecrest Drive interchange, a State Police news release stated. Police are asking d

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR - 2018-01-17 14:22:41

Smokin' Notes BBQ closes in Peoria

PEORIA - A local barbecue restaurant that had gained popularity during its short time in the Sterling Bazaar shopping plaza was closed by the Illinois Department of Revenue last week. A sign was affixed to the front door of Smokin' Notes BBQ, 3311 N. Sterling Ave., on Jan. 9 stating that the busines

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR - 2018-01-17 16:56:57

Former suspect in Peoria homicide released with no charges

A man once suspected in Peoria's second homicide of 2018 is now out of jail. Charges have been dropped against Melvin D. Wallace, 29. Peoria County State's Attorney Jerry Brady said Wednesday he expected Wallace, who is claiming self-defense in the incident, would be released. Jamon Lewis was killed

WEEK.COM - 2018-01-18 08:02:00

Slow-moving winter storm leaves lingering effect in South

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Several Southern states will be dealing with the lingering effects of a slow-moving winter storm that dumped a half-foot (15 centimeters) of snow on North Carolina's largest cities, dusted the Deep South and killed at least 10 people. From Charlotte to Raleigh, North Carolina's f

HERALD & REVIEW - 2018-01-18 04:09:40

Firefighter injures back during late night fire

A firefighter is injured after battling a house fire in Peoria. The fire broke out around 10:15 PM Wednesday in the 1,000 block of East Kansas. When they arrived, authorities say they found heavy smoke coming from the front door, and flames coming from the back kitchen door. Three people were ab

WEEK.COM - 2018-01-18 16:21:00

Trump insists his views on a border wall have not 'evolved'

A small group of senators spoke on the floor Wednesday, urging their peers to pass what they say is a bipartisan DACA solution before the looming March 5th deadline. (Jan. 17) White House chief of staff John Kelly appears on Special Report with Bret Baier on Fox News in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 1


Five at 5: Signs proclaim Aldi coming soon - at wrong site - and 4 other stories you should see

Aldi is building a new story on Decatur's north side, but signs proclaiming the new location showed up on the wrong side of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive recently. Four other stories you should read are the Decatur City Council approves Celebration fence, homicide charges pending in Navy ship collisi

HERALD & REVIEW - 2018-01-17 22:50:00

LIVE STREAM: Day 3 of victim statements at sentencing for Larry Nassar in sex abuse cases

LANSING, Mich. - Sentencing for former U.S. gymnastics and Michigan State University doctor Larry Nassar will began on Tuesday and will continue on Thursday. Day 3 of sentencing will begin around 9 a.m. - you can watch it live above. (NOTE: Some victims can decline to be identified publicly - if th

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2018-01-18 11:18:22

Police & Fire: Bus part of crash at intersection

BUS CRASH: No children were injured when a Battle Creek Public Schools bus collided with a car at Capital Avenue Southwest and Burnham Street at 4:14 p.m. Tuesday. Battle Creek police said the bus, driven westbound on Burnham Street by Nickalos Foster, 28, of Battle Creek, collided with the a car dr

BATTLE CREEK ENQUIRER - 2018-01-17 20:29:00

Police asking for help finding wanted man

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) -- Police are asking for help in finding 22-year-old Zakkary Gage. The Lansing Police Department says he has three felony warrants out for his arrest on charges of armed robbery and felony firearm. Gage is 5'5" and weighs 155 pounds. If you know where he is, give the Lansing

WILX-TV - 2018-01-18 13:38:00

Student-teacher relationship under investigation in Athens

ATHENS - Police and Athens school officials confirmed Wednesday they are investigating an allegation of an inappropriate relationship between a teacher and student. Joe Huepenbecker, superintendent of Athens Area Schools, and Carter Bright, chief of the Tribal Police, said the investigation began la

BATTLE CREEK ENQUIRER - 2018-01-17 17:37:09

Police & Fire: Police investigating theft of pizza from shop in Battle Creek

Subscribed, but don't have a login? PIZZA TAKEN: A woman stole a pizza, Battle Creek police reported. The larceny was reported at 7:41 p.m. Thursday at Little Caesars Pizza at 805 Capital Ave. N.E. An employee of the store said a woman with long brown hair and driving a silver Chevrolet TrailBlazer

BATTLE CREEK ENQUIRER - 2018-01-16 18:12:38

Powerball results for 01/17/18; jackpot estimated at $62M

LANSING, MI - The Powerball jackpot is making its way toward $100 million as there was no winner of the $62 million jackpot for the drawing on Wednesday, Jan. 17. That means the drawing on Saturday, Jan. 20 will be worth $$78 million with a cash option of $48.5 million. The Powerball Numbers (white)

MLIVE.COM - 2018-01-18 13:36:02

Crime Stoppers: 1 attempt to identify, 2 wanted for felonies

LANSING, MI (WLNS) - Crime Stoppers of Mid-Michigan is asking for the public's assistance for information and to help find two people wanted for felonies. Request for Information: In the early morning hours of December 17th 2017, the Lansing Police Department was dispatched to the 600 block of Nor

WLNS - 2018-01-17 21:43:12

MSU's Lou Anna Simon visits Nassar courtroom in person to hear statements

Gwen Anderson speaks alongside her former coach Thomas Brennan during the second day of Larry Nassar's sentencing hearing on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal LANSING - Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon appeared at Larry Nassar's sentencing hearing W

LANSING STATE JOURNAL - 2018-01-17 22:57:07

3 charged with capital murder in Houston-area couple's death

HOUSTON (AP) - Three men have been charged with capital murder after investigators accused them of following a suburban Houston couple to their home in an upscale gated community, forcing them into their house at gunpoint, killing them, then ransacking their house. The Harris County Sheriff's Office

ELPASOINC.COM - 2018-01-17 23:47:19

Houston's Winter Storm: Area Freeways Impacted By Ice Storm

HOUSTON, TX - Road closures are high on everyone Houstonians mind today after an arctic front that followed light rain overnight froze roads and freeways over early Tuesday. So far, ice has caused closures or disruptions at more than 20 locations around the city, and that has contributed to dozens o

PATCH - 2018-01-16 17:26:25

Houston physician's license temporarily suspended for alleged use of cocaine

HOUSTON - A Houston physician has been temporarily suspended from practicing medicine by the Texas Medical Board for allegedly using cocaine. According to TMB, Dr. Oscar Francisco Quintana's medical license was suspended Jan. 12. They say "his continuation in the practice of medicine poses a continu

KHOU - 2018-01-17 22:49:28

Boil water notice issued for city of Pearland

PEARLAND, Texas - The city of Pearland issued a boil water notice Wednesday for residents living in neighborhoods west of SH 288. The notice was issued due to a "major equipment failure at the Kirby Water Production facility." City officials recommended public water system customers to boil their

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2018-01-18 03:27:35