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BREAKING: One person dead after officer-involved shooting in Peoria

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CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-07-19 08:46:51

Peoria officers investigate shooting on Glen Oak Rd.

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CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-07-19 01:39:16

Tourism to Peoria area contributing to Illinois economic growth

The Peoria area contributed to the state’s added economic domestic growth, with $628.7 million in travel expenditures (a .87 percent increase) and $15.88 million in local tax revenue (a 1.4 percent increase). Nearly 5,000 jobs within the Peoria area are due to visitor spending.

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-07-18 16:19:59

Fire spreads to second home in Peoria

No one was injured. Damage is estimated at $50,000 for the first house, and $15,000 for the second. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-07-19 06:24:52

No bomb found at East Peoria Caterpillar building

In this June 20, 2012 file photo, earth-moving tractors and equipment made by Peoria, Ill.-based Caterpillar Inc. are seen in Clinton, Ill.

JOURNAL GAZETTE AND TIMES COURIER - 2018-07-18 14:32:00

Prosecutor: Peoria's latest homicide appears gang-related

PEORIA -- The city's latest homicide appears to be gang-related, said a Peoria County prosecutor on Wednesday.Terrance Stone, 20, was in a vehicle in the 900 block of West Nebraska Avenue on July 8 when 18-year-old Jamie Weyrick Jr. of 715 W. Hanssler Place allegedly shot him, thinking he was a memb

HERALD & REVIEW - 2018-07-19 15:00:00

Peoria officer fatally shoots 19-year-old after traffic stop

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a Peoria police officer fatally shot a 19-year-old man who fled from a vehicle after a traffic stop in the central Illinois city.The Peoria County coroner says Luis Cruz was pronounced dead early Thursday at a hospital soon after the shooting.City police spokeswom

TELEGRAPH - 2018-07-19 15:03:12

4-year-old boy found dead after central Illinois house fire

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PANTAGRAPH - 2018-07-17 19:18:24

Changes in leadership coming to East Peoria?

Commissioner John Kahl said, “If there are folks out there residents of East Peoria that deem it necessary and prefer to see a change in government, I prefer to see it come from them.”

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-07-18 04:21:58

Gordon-Booth to host expungement summit, second chance fair

"Everyone makes mistakes in their lives; however, if people turn over a new leaf and are trying to build a better life, then they should be given the opportunity to get a fresh start," Gordon-Booth said. "Last year, we helped hundreds of people do just that by helping them navigate the expungement a

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-07-17 16:40:35

Illinois man stabs himself after jury's guilty verdict

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a central Illinois man stabbed himself in a courtroom shortly after a jury found him guilty in a sexual assault case.The Pantagraph reports78-year-old Johnny Icard was sitting alone Wednesday at a defense table in Bloomington where he had represented himself

ELPASOINC.COM - 2018-07-19 05:10:49

'He's got a knife': Bloomington man stabs himself after jury returns guilty verdict

BLOOMINGTON — A Bloomington man was transported Wednesday to the hospital from the Law and Justice Center with an apparent self-inflicted stab wound after a jury returned guilt verdicts against him for predatory criminal sexual assault.Johnny Icard, 78, of Bloomington, was seen plunging an object in

PANTAGRAPH - 2018-07-18 17:30:00

Red Roof Inn shooting suspect in custody

On Wednesday, July 11, Peoria Police arrested 19 year-old Mickael Williams in the 2400 block of West Malone.

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-07-17 21:42:50

Another lawsuit filed against McDonald's for cyclospora illness in salads

This is the second lawsuit filed by Ron Simon & Associates and Chicago-based Meyers & Flowers. It was filed on behalf of Cody Barra, of Pekin, who bought salads on numerous occasions from the McDonald's on Court Street, in Pekin. By early July, Cody began suffering diarrhea, gas, bloating, fatigue,

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-07-18 16:12:17

AP News - Illinois man stabs himself after jury's guilty verdict

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a central Illinois man stabbed himself in a courtroom shortly after a jury found him guilty in a sexual assault case.The Pantagraph reports 78-year-old Johnny Icard was sitting alone Wednesday at a defense table in Bloomington where he had represented himself

TOWNHALL - 2018-07-19 01:10:00

Hiring Event to take place at Peoria Public Schools

From 11 AM-3 PM Tuesday, July 17, the Peoria Public School District will hold a hiring event.

WEEK.COM

From playground to outdoor classroom: Peoria's Salvation Army gets an upgrade

Volunteers gathered at the Child Care Center today to start the process of revamping their outdoor playground, which will include safer grounds, interactive learning centers, and new toys and climbing structures.

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-07-17 20:48:06

2311 N Atlantic Ave, Peoria, IL 61603

2311 N Atlantic Ave, Peoria, IL 61603 is a single family home for sale, and has been listed on the market for 1 day. 2311 N Atlantic Ave is in the Glen Oak Park neighborhood, which has a median listing price of $42,000. The median listing price for Glen Oak Park is 67% less than Peoria at $119,900,

REALTOR.COM

One injured in overnight shooting

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CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD

Jay Leno coming to Peoria Civic Center

Ticket prices range from $59.50, $79.50, and $99.50 and will go on sale Friday, July 20, at 10 a.m.

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD