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Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

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Puerto Rico faces what officials say could be the strongest hurricane to ever hit the U.S. territory as they warned it would decimate the power company's crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. More>>

Hales accepts city manager position in Joliet

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    The city of Bloomington will soon be looking for a new city manager.     

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Lamie re-sentenced for death of foster daughter

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    A Livingston County woman, currently serving life in prison for the death of her foster child, has her sentence reduced.   

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Salvation Army volunteers head to Florida

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    The Salvation Army is sending more help to areas impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.    

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Giant President Lincoln Statue standing proud in Peoria

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President Lincoln statue now standing in Peoria. As for how it got here? ....

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Infant and toddler among the victims of deadly house fire

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Police confirmed an infant, a toddler and a middle aged man are the victims of the deadly house fire in Bloomington.

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ISU police warn against dating though an app Video included

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Illinois State University police are warning students about the dangers of dating through apps. 

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Connect Transit receives $1.45m grant for electric buses

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Connect Transit is about to go electric. 

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UPDATE: Police believe fatal house fire was intentionally set

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Three people are dead after a fire early Tuesday on Brittany Court in Bloomington. 

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Four dogs rescued from vehicle/trailer fire

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Four dogs are safe after an early morning vehicle and trailer fire in Streator.  Firefighters were sent to a trailer in the 900 block of Cotton Street just before 5:15 a.m. Tuesday morning on a report of a vehicle on fire. The vehicle was found to be on fire under a carport, with flames spreading to a nearby trailer.  Four dogs were rescued from the trailer by firefighters. The residents were able to escape the trailer without injury.  The fire was under control with... More>>

Sewage overflow warning issued by City of Peoria

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The City of Peoria has issued a sewage overflow warning for the Illinois River after a half inch of rain poured down on Peoria overnight. 

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Owens dog tags returned to veteran's memorial

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The Chillicothe Veterans of Foreign Wars post said the dog tags of fallen Navy SEAL Ryan Owens have been returned to the local veteran's memorial after going missing over the weekend.  

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Chillicothe VFW searching for fallen soldier's missing dog tags

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The Chillicothe Veterans of Foreign Wars post is seeking the dog tags of a fallen Navy SEAL they say were stolen from the local Veterans Memorial. 

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Year round classes could be coming to Peoria Public Schools Video included

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The rush of excitement many kids have for the last day of school could arrive much later if Peoria Public Schools decides to adopt a "balanced schedule." This new schedule would replace the standard nine months of in-session classes and the typical two and a half months of summer vacation, with a proposed 45 days of classes and 15 days break. The district isn't married to those exact numbers, but the idea would be to have students and teachers push hard academically for a ... More>>

WEEK Viewers come through in major way Video included

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All last week we asked you to donate non-perishable food items, cleaning supplies, and toiletries at local Hy Vee stores, and you came through, big time!

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Pink fire trucks roll into Peoria with a purpose Video included

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Pink fire trucks rolled into Peoria Monday to support cancer patients.

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Updated: Peoria house fire being investigated as arson

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Overnight in Peoria's West Side, another vacant house fire - the second in as many weeks. The fire happened at 1614 South Westmoreland Avenue in Peoria around 3:30 this morning. When first responders arrived they found a heavy fire in the kitchen. The majority of the fire was put out in minutes, although there is an estimated $50,000 in damages. 

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Peoria police surveying residents about crime Video included

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There's a possibility you could see a higher police presence in your neighborhood over the next couple of weeks.   Peoria Police are doing a survey about crime in the River city.   The Peoria police chief says even though homicides are down increased incidents of violence and more illegal weapons are big factors in violence. "In  a city of this size you're always gonna have issues but to make sure that we have those engagements in place to make sure that whe... More>>

North America's oldest sun bear dies at Miller Park Zoo

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A long-time resident of Bloomington's Miller Park Zoo has passed away at age 33. 

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Social media linked to 2 ISU sex crime cases

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Illinois State University police are investigating a pair of sexual crimes linked to two separate social media apps. 

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