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Bloomington man killed near Farmer City

Rice said Jared J. Kelch, 26, was walking westbound on the interstate and was struck by a semi also westbound near mile marker 155 and Old Principal Road near Farmer City. Kelch was pronounced at 4:25 A.M. at the scene, Rice said.

PANTAGRAPH - 2018-05-27 16:26:00

Late night armed robbery leaves one man shot in arm

Peoria, IL - According to police reports, at approximately 9pm Saturday evening, a man walked into the OSF Saint Francis Healthcare Emergency Room with a gunshot wound to his left bicep.

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-05-27 17:10:21

Analysis: Peoria pays $4.73 for every $1 pensioners contribute to Peoria Firefighters Pension Fund

Taxpayers contributed 82.5 percent of the $9,454,588 the Peoria Firefighters Pension Fund brought in last year, or $4.73 for every $1 from pension members, according to a Peoria Standard analysis of the latest data reported to the Illinois Department of Insurance Pension Division.

PEORIASTANDARD.COM - 2018-05-26 00:00:00

Tractor crushes local man after falling off trailer

Peoria County, IL - A tractor crushes a local man after a John Deere G tipped backwards and upside down off of a flat bed trailer, trapping James E. Groeper, 77, underneath.

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-05-26 18:20:50

Police news for Saturday, May 26

• Jeremy M. Schoonover, 34, of 519 Myrtle St. was booked into the Morgan County Jail at 2:44 a.m. Friday on charges of theft and resisting a peace officer.

JACKSONVILLE JOURNAL COURIER - 2018-05-26 05:32:00

Chillicothe grows 5x's original size, Summer Camp Music Festival this weekend

Chillicothe's a small town, but this weekend with Summer Camp here, the town grows to five times its size.

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-05-26 18:48:42

Peoria brothers make homerun with Dozer Park invention

Peoria, IL - If you've ever been to a baseball game at Dozer Park in Peoria, you've seen the thousands of seats surrounding the baseball diamond. But have you ever looked closer and noticed the plastic holders latched on behind those seats? They're called Mobile Mounts.

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Superintendents talk school safety, unfunded mandates

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CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-05-27 14:36:27

Tazewell County Authorities Searching for Missing Man

Police say 73-year-old Dennis Loser was last seen in the area of Morton Junior High around 8:00 PM Wednesday night. He's described as a white male, last seen wearing black jeans, a brown t-shirt, possibly wearing an American Legion hat.

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Prosecutor: Speeding only charge warranted in crash that killed Normal West teen

BLOOMINGTON — A 23-year-old Bloomington man involved in a March 6 crash that killed Normal Community West High School student Olivia "Livi" Sonetz will face only speeding charges, State’s Attorney Jason Chambers said Friday.Chambers said he based his decision not to charge Mitchel Mohr with additio

PANTAGRAPH - 2018-05-25 21:45:00

Crime Stoppers of McLean County

Darious Drake Dawson, 26, is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 207 pounds. He has black hair, brown eyes, medium brown skin and a medium build. His last known address was in Bloomington. Dawson has used the aliases “Darius,” “Reo,” “Rio,” and “Dwayne.”

PANTAGRAPH - 2018-05-25 22:00:00

Cubs Star Visits Cancer Patients In Peoria

On an off day, the Cubs first baseman made a quick trip south to Peoria and visited the OSF Healthcare Children's Hospital of Illinois. Rizzo, who is a cancer survivor, said the unit in Peoria housed the most cancer patients he'd seen in one place.

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Young girl bullied, injured at Bloomington daycare

“When they showed me the picture, like my jaw hit the floor,” said Alvin Baker, Lily’s father. “I was like, are you kidding me. This is serious. Like she needed to go to the hospital.”

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Peoria council proposing a noise ordinance change

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Peoria Police searching for burglary suspects

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Young girl gets bullied at local day care-- Sent to the hospital

"When they showed me the picture, like my jaw hit the floor," said Alvin Baker, Lily's father. "I was like, are you kidding me. This is serious. Like she needed to go to the hospital."

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Alexis Khazzam, Peoria businessman, on Making Employees Happier

Studies have shown that being happy tends to make a person more productive in their worklife. That being said, employers should be seriously considering what moves they are making to ensure their employees happiness. What are some ways that employers can develop happy employees?

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Tremont Turkey Festival - Staycation 2018!

5/24/18 -The 53th AnnualTremont Turkey Festivalwill be held June 8-10, 2018. Enjoy footraces, bed races, horseshoes, music, parade, food and more.

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New halfway house being proposed on Peoria's southside

One south side resident was in attendance at Tuesday’s meeting saying, “We already have several issues on the south side, we just don’t need a halfway house in our neighborhood.”

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Safety first: Wear life jacket on the water during boating season

HUDSON — If you're going boating this holiday weekend, be sure you have all the required safety equipment, or you could face a fine of $120 or more.Patrol boats will be making the rounds at places such as Evergreen Lake, Clinton Lake and Lake Decatur on the traditional start to the recreational boat

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