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Alcohol and Drug Services to Present to Older Adults

Emily Nicholson, MA, QSAPP is an early intervention and prevention consultant with Alcohol and Drug Services in Rockingham. In her lecture, "Prescription Drug Abuse: The New War on Drugs," she will be discussing the prevalence of prescription drug abuse among baby boomers and the senior population.

PILOT.COM - 2018-01-14 16:51:00

Norwood's Deluxe Grill owner passes the torch

On Jan. 2, the Deluxe Grill in Norwood said good-bye to Faye Pope as she retired after 54 years of owning it. Sisters Shelby Huneycutt and Beverly Nifong have taken over the business in her stead. Huneycutt and Nifong worked for Pope at the grill for years before she mentioned possibly having to clo

STANLY NEWS & PRESS - 2018-01-15 21:45:00

Two area felons charged with gun crimes

Two men recently released from prison likely will return if they're convicted of charges they pointed a handgun at four people in a Pekin home last week. For Brad Denham, 23, it would be his third prison term imposed in the past three years. Denham, a Pekin native now of Peoria, and Benjamin Grisham


UnityPoint Health - Pekin treats fewer than 10 cases of hypothermia this winter season; being prepared is key

The year 2018 began with snowstorms on the Eastern seaboard and with sub-zero temperatures in the Midwest. While central Illinois appears to have been granted a short respite from a blustery New Year, at least two more months of winter remain. According to the Center for Disease Control, hypothermia

PEKIN DAILY TIMES - 2018-01-15 22:08:24

Working together to advance diversity a message of MLK Pekin event

"Forward together. Not one step back," was the message Rev. Marvin Hightower delivered in his speech during a Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on Saturday at Grace United Methodist Church. Hightower is the Senior Pastor of Liberty Church of Peoria and the newly elected president of the Peoria NAAC

MORTONTIMESNEWS.COM - 2018-01-15 22:17:49

Police investigating Peoria's second homicide of 2018

PEORIA - Police are investigating the second homicide of 2018 - and the second incident of fatal gun violence in as many weeks. One male was killed about 6:30 p.m. Monday inside a building at the Lexington Hills Apartments, according to police sources. Officers at the scene, where yellow police tape

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR - 2018-01-16 02:12:56

Second apparent homicide of 2018 in Peoria

PEORIA - Peoria Police are investigating the city's second apparent homicide of 2018. Officers responded to the 3400 block of West Oakcrest around 6:30 Monday after reports of a man shot. That's near the Lexington Hills Apartments. Police found a man with a gunshot wound. He died at the scene. Inves

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-01-16 02:59:08

MLK III calls out Trump on alleged immigration comments

WASHINGTON (AP) - Martin Luther King Jr.'s eldest son is calling out President Donald Trump following accusations the president used a vulgarity to describe African countries during a meeting last week and expressed a preference for immigrants from countries like Norway. Martin Luther King III spoke

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-01-15 17:22:39

4 central Illinois housing agencies get $418K from US

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Four central Illinois communities will share more than $400,000 in federal housing money to help families with job-training, education and more. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded the money through its Family Self-Sufficiency Program . The grant

WEEK.COM - 2018-01-15 15:18:00

Central Illinois man awarded Carnegie Medal

PEORIA, Ill. - Having served his country in the sixties, a central Illinois man was already a hero. Now five decades later his courage is being celebrated again. James Vernon heads to the Morton Public Library every Tuesday to help teach children the game of chess. On October 26th 2015, his methods

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-01-15 22:28:38

UAE says Qatar fighter jets intercept flights, Doha denies

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The United Arab Emirates on Monday claimed that Qatari fighter jets intercepted two of its commercial airliners in international airspace on the way to Bahrain, allegations denied by Qatar. The claims could further escalate tensions between Qatar and the four Arab

TIMES DAILY - 2018-01-15 19:09:53

Man's best friend saves family from house fire

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - A Huntsville family is recovering tonight after losing almost everything they own in a house fire. Fire officials say it took about 20 minutes to put out the flames and thankfully, no one was injured. The homeowners say their four-legged friend is the one responsible for getting t

WHNT-TV - 2018-01-16 04:00:58

Forecast: Snow today, freezing temperatures through Wednesday

North Alabama is expected to see snowfall beginning this morning and lasting through mid-afternoon with about an inch of accumulation, according to a National Weather Service meteorologist in Huntsville on Monday. All area schools are closed today, with some possibly canceling classes for multiple d

DECATUR DAILY - 2018-01-16 06:20:00

EMA and local agencies monitoring roads ahead of possible winter weather

MADISON COUNTY, Ala. - Local Emergency Management Agencies are watching the weather as many people prepare for another cold week. At Lowe's in Hampton Cove, they're running low on certain winter supplies as people come to stock up. "Kerosene heaters. That's the main thing we've sold out of first," c

WHNT-TV - 2018-01-16 09:05:51

Forecasters: Any snow could stick around

Schools are closed today as the area is expected to awaken to a snowy day threatening hazardous road conditions that could stay awhile. The National Weather Service office in Huntsville predicts a snowfall that will start in the predawn hours will leave much of northwest Alabama with about an inch o

TIMES DAILY - 2018-01-16 06:20:00

Martin Luther King Jr. Emancipation Proclamation celebration

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - A Huntsville church organization is celebrating the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The Greater Huntsville Interdenominational Fellowship hosted it's Martin Luther King Jr. Emancipation Proclamation Celebration Monday night. This year's theme is "Together We Win With Love

ROCKETCITYNOW.COM - 2018-01-16 04:00:30

City officials prepare for Winter Weather Advisory Tuesday

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Huntsville is bracing itself for some more winter weather coming our way. With a Winter Weather Advisory in effect for tomorrow, city officials are preparing for potentially dangerous driving conditions. School officials, police officers and even the mayor all gathered at the Hunt

ROCKETCITYNOW.COM - 2018-01-16 03:46:34

81-year-old rescued moments before car goes up in flames

A former Huntsville news reporter says she was in the right place at the right time to help save a stranger's life. Beth Jett said she was driving down Winchester Road behind a 1975 Rolls Royce Monday evening when a fire started under the Rolls' back tire. She said it then went out, then started up

WAFF - 2018-01-16 03:48:20

The Good Bao' adds new flavor to Downtown Binghamton restaurant scene

The Good Bao, located on Henry Street near the Greater Binghamton Transportation Center in Downtown Binghamton, is unassuming from the outside, with only a sleek sign to indicate it is there. But stepping into the space, there is an undeniable change in the air from the grayness outside; this is par


Binghamton University trains SUNY in minority population growth

When it comes to its minority population, Binghamton University hasn't grown as much as other SUNY campuses have over the last decade. Of the four-year SUNY institutions, BU saw the third-lowest growth in percent of underrepresented minority students over a 10-year period, according to a diversity b