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Police investigating shots fired in Peoria

PEORIA, Ill. - Peoria police are investigating a shots fired incident on 500 block of West McClure Street. Officers responded to a call just before 6:00 Saturday evening. Shot spotter picked up several rounds being fired in the area. Witnesses tell WMBD they heard shots fired and saw three people ru

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2017-09-23 23:48:33

BREAKING: Coroner confirms identity of remains found in Tazewell County

TAZEWELL COUNTY - Tazewell County Coroner James Baldi confirmed early Saturday that remains found in rural Tazewell County in July belonged to missing teenager, Robert Bee, Jr. Bee ran away from his Pekin home in November 2016, when being visited by a truancy officer. The remains were found on July

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2017-09-23 10:49:57

$150,000 winning ticket sold at Shell gas station

EL PASO, IL - If you bought a Lucky Day Lotto ticket in El Paso you may be a big winner. A gas station sold a $150,000 winning ticket in Thursday's drawing. The winning Quick Pick ticket was purchased at Shell on 680 W. Main St. The winning numbers were 6, 9, 22, 23, 31. The retailer gets a bonus of

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2017-09-22 22:43:17

Letter: Have any Peoria City Council members even eaten at Portillo's?

I was one of the lucky ones who was able enjoy the great golf at the BMW golf tournament at Conway Farms in the Chicago area recently. One of the perks of my ticket was being able to visit the concession facilities at the 15th hole. When I found out the food at the facility was being provided by Por

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR - 2017-09-23 00:03:00

Photos: Normal Community cruises by Peoria Richwoods

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism t

PANTAGRAPH - 2017-09-23 03:30:00

Team Yemm won't quit - WEEK.com: Peoria-area News, Weather, Sports

There are over 44 types of Muscular Dystrophy, a disease that can cause progressive weakness and loss of muscle mass. Saturday, a walk was held to raise awareness but the stories told by the patients about their caretakers stole the show. The Muscular Dystrophy Association held a walk to raise awar

WEEK.COM - 2017-09-24 00:23:00

Autopsy: Peoria police shooting victim was struck 17 to 20 times

PEORIA - Preliminary autopsy results released by the Peoria Police Department and the Peoria County coroner indicate that Eddie Russell, Jr. was stuck between 17 and 20 times in the fatal, police-involved shooting of the bank robbery suspect following an hours-long standoff at his family home at 283

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR - 2017-09-22 16:46:31

Iran tests new ballistic missile hours after showing it off at military parade

(CNN) - Iran tested a new ballistic missile that is reportedly capable of carrying multiple warheads, the nation's state-run broadcaster announced Saturday. Iran unveiled the ballistic missile Friday at a military parade in Tehran and successfully tested it the same day, Press TV reported. It said I

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2017-09-23 07:58:15

DNA results confirm bones belong to Robert Bee

Robert Bee Bee was last seen on November 17th, and multiple search groups took time to search the area Police on the scene of a house on Rt. 29 in rural Pekin, where human remains were found on July 24, 2017. The Tazewell County Coroner said DNA testing has confirmed the bones found south of Pekin i

WEEK.COM - 2017-09-23 15:42:00

Trump takes on McCain over health care vote

WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Donald Trump on Saturday continued his criticism of Sen. John McCain, going after the Arizona Republican on Twitter after he threw the Senate GOP's latest health care effort into jeopardy. Trump, who also bashed McCain during a campaign rally Friday night, said the Arizo

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2017-09-23 18:44:14

Former DNI Clapper: Intelligence assessment 'cast doubt' on Trump's victory

(CNN) - Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said Friday night that the intelligence community's assessment of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential race "cast doubt" on the legitimacy of President Donald Trump's victory. "Our intelligence community assessment did, I think,

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2017-09-23 20:38:11

Seismic activity detected near North Korean nuclear site

(CNN) - Seismic activity was detected Saturday near the site of North Korea's Punggye-ri nuclear site, but it is not known whether a nuclear test caused the development. The first sign Pyongyang has conducted a nuclear test is usually seismic activity. North Korea has one nuclear test site -- Punggy

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2017-09-23 12:08:08

Melania Trump to meet Prince Harry, Trudeau

(CNN) - Melania Trump is Canada-bound for her first solo foreign trip as first lady, traveling to Toronto to lead the U.S. delegation to the Invictus Games on Saturday. During a whirlwind day trip, Trump is expected to meet with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Great Britain's Prince Harry

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2017-09-23 14:38:09

From dotard to Goliath, world reacts to Trump

NEW YORK (CNN) - A giant gold Goliath. Mentally deranged. A pusher of pipe dreams. World leaders pulled out the stops, and perhaps a thesaurus or two, to review President Donald Trump's first appearance at the UN General Assembly, the multi-day pageant of meetings known as the Super Bowl of Diplomac

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2017-09-23 06:58:47

Prosecutors asking for 2-year prison sentence for Anthony Weiner

NEW YORK (CNN) - With Anthony Weiner's sentencing set for Monday, the big question is: Will he go to prison? In their sentencing memorandum prosecutors are seeking 21-27 months imprisonment for Wiener, the former US congressman and estranged husband of Hillary Clinton's former adviser Huma Abedin. P

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2017-09-23 07:22:52

Price: No business trips on private planes while matter is reviewed

(CNN) - Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price will not use private jets for government business while the practice is under investigation, he told Fox News on Saturday. Price defended the taxpayer-funded trips, saying they were subject to approval by the department's lawyers. "We've heard th

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2017-09-24 02:15:29

Despite setbacks, Republicans 'still working' on health care push

(CNN) - Despite Arizona Sen. John McCain's decision to oppose the latest Republican health care plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, the effort is still ongoing, GOP aides say -- at least for the moment. Multiple aides involved in the process say the focus on winning Alaska Sen. Lisa

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2017-09-23 23:18:44

Drones more helpful than ever in hurricane-ravaged Texas, Florida

ATLANTA (CNNMoney) - The view from the ground after a devastating hurricane is heartbreaking. The view from the sky is more revealing. Unmanned aircraft - small and large - swooped in during the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey to get a glimpse of the devastation. That's why insurance compani

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2017-09-23 21:05:42

Under Armour says it backs 'athletes' and 'flag' after divisive Trump remarks

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - As President Trump picked fights with the sports world, Under Armour drew attention to itself with how it responded. After Trump uninvited Under Armour endorser Stephen Curry to the White House and lashed out at some NFL players, the sportswear brand tweeted Saturday that it "s

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2017-09-23 20:22:59

North Korea minister says rocket to US mainland 'inevitable'

A North Korea minister has said that President Donald Trump's insult makes "our rocket's visit to the entire U.S. mainland inevitable all the more," The Associated Press and Reuters reported Saturday. According to Reuters, the comments came from North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho at the Unite

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2017-09-23 19:29:42