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Nick in the AM: Bacon Drive sign in Peoria receives humorous makeover

Nick in the Morning never is one to advocate vandalizing street signs. No spray painting, no egging, no stealing. (Well, aside from that Institute Place sign that came into our possession in about 1983, when we were in college, but we digress.)

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR - 2018-09-20 00:00:00

Public safety: Man indicted on federal drug charges

Jeremy Cagle, 41, was charged in August with meth chargesrelated to a drug transaction in Carlock. The McLean County charges that were the basis for a $150,000 bond were dismissed Wednesday as a result of indictments returned by a grand jury in U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinoi

PANTAGRAPH - 2018-09-20 11:00:00

Peoria house fire sees heavy smoke damage, nobody injured

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CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-09-18 20:57:36

Man arrested for early September shooting that left one dead

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CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-09-18 15:20:52

Creve Coeur man reportedly stabs his brother in the head

The Creve Coeur Police Department responded to the 1100 block of Fisher Road at approximately 2:45 a.m. on a report of a fight between two brothers. Upon arrival, police learned Tony R. Spears, 32, of Creve Coeur, reportedly stabbed his brother, 22-year-old Austin C. Spears of Marquette Heights, in

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-09-19 21:44:45

A Mexican family brings a piece of Mexico to Peoria

"There's really not a big representation of the Latin community and we wanted to bring that out to represent our culture," said Maria Vargas, the event organizer.

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-09-19 23:47:33

MORE AT FOUR: Peoria Co. Sheriff Candidate Brian Fengel talks 100 day plan, if elected

PEORIA - Brian Fengel already knows what he would do if elected to be the next Peoria Co. Sheriff. The Democratic candidate, who currently serves as the Bartonville Police Chief, released his 100 day plan earlier this week.

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-09-19 23:59:24

Drivers being rerouted on I-39 near Hudson after semi crash

HUDSON — Traffic is being redirected on Interstate 39 near the Hudson exit as first responders work the scene of a crash involving two semi tractor trailers.“It looks like the northbound tractor trailer crossed the median and hit the other semi,” said a witness, Lance Schmid of Clinton, who was trav

PANTAGRAPH - 2018-09-19 12:35:00

Peoria teachers stressed, union working to find fix to issues

Jeff Atkins-Dutro, union president, English teacher and parent, took to Facebook to address many issues that he says is wearing teachers down.

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-09-19 21:04:05

Creve Coeur officer shoots vicious dog

At approximately 7:45 a.m. the CCPD received a report of two dogs running at large in the 100 block of Virginia Ave. in Creve Coeur. Upon arriving, the responding officer met with the caller, who advised that his neighbors were out of town and someone had allowed the dogs to get out.

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-09-20 00:19:20

Peoria facing possible police, fire department job cuts

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PANTAGRAPH - 2018-09-19 15:25:45

Bob Seger bringing final tour through Peoria

Bob Seger will bring his final tour, Travelin' Man Tour, to the Peoria Civic Center January 22. The tour, which also includes stops in St. Louis and Chicago, begins November 21.


City of Peoria setting sights on 2019 budget

PEORIA, Ill - Last December, the City of Peoria anticipated roughly $8 million of surplus for 2019. However, the outlook has since changed and the financial reality looks more bleak.

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-09-19 15:52:41

💸 Bills upon bills: The 20 worst deadbeat parents of Illinois

A "deadbeat" parent is classified as those who owe $5,000 or more in past-due child support.These are the 20 parents that owe the most in past-due child support accumulated under an Illinois court or an administrative support order pursuant to Section 12-12.1 of the Illinois Public Aid Code.Source:I

HERALD & REVIEW - 2018-09-19 13:30:00

Water Main Break Snarls Downtown Peoria Traffic

The intersection of Main and Adams, as well as part of Washington at Main Street, is closed. The Peoria Police Department is rerouting traffic via Fulton.

PEORIAPUBLICRADIO.ORG - 2018-09-19 00:00:00

Previewing The Enemy: Illinois Fighting Illini | Onward State

Last season, the Fighting Illini started things off with wins against Ball State and Western Kentucky before losing ten straight. During that streak of losses, Illinois was blown out by at least 19 points on seven occasions.

ONWARD STATE - 2018-09-20 07:59:07

Tianna Johnson Awaits College Offer

"You hear so many people say they have to pay student loans," said Johnson. "To do whatI love to do, to have (college) for free -- that's wonderful. I don't want to keep paying student loans. Sounds stressful."

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-09-20 03:58:09

New Illinois Law Allows Doctors To Switch Opioid Prescriptions For Medical Marijuana - The Ring of Fire Network

A recently-passed law in the state of Illinois is going to give doctors in the state the freedom needed to switch patientsfrom opioid painkillers to medical marijuana, a move the state hopes will help combat the opioid epidemic and thousands of opioid deaths the state has witnessed. Studies have con

TROFIRE.COM - 2018-09-18 17:02:39

Judge Throws Out Conviction in Illinois Student’s Death

This undated photo provided by the Jackson County Sheriffs Office in Murphysboro, Ill., shows Gaege Bethune. A Jackson County judge vacated Bethune’s first-degree murder conviction Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in the 2014 death of Southern Illinois University student Pravin Varughese. A jury had convicte

FORENSIC MAGAZINE - 2018-09-18 15:35:09

Early morning double-shooting leaves one dead in Peoria

A second male, shot in the leg, was also found and transported to the hospital. Victim is reportedly suffering from non life-threatening injuries.