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Lawyer says Kushner willing to cooperate with investigators

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Amid reports that the FBI is investigating meetings Trump son-in-law had with Russians, Jared Kushner's lawyer says he is willing to cooperate with investigators. More>>

Delavan man charged after allegedly trying to meet 10-year-old in cemetery for sex

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A 36-year-old Delavan man faces five felony charges after allegedly trying to meet a 10-year-old girl in a Mason County cemetery for sex on Mother's Day before fleeing police. 

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Crowns of Empowerment Photo Art Exhibit Video included

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A Photo Art Exhibit in East Peoria is tackling the subject of social inequality with satire and beauty.  The exhibit will be at the Clock Tower in East Peoria until the end of the month. The Magazines are well known:  Better Homes and Gardens...Vanity Fair...Vogue...Bazaar....Look...But a closer look at the Photographic Art of Natalie Jackson-O'Neal and you'll see something beautiful and bizarre. "I love photography and I love fashion and looking at my favorite photo... More>>

Summer Camp kicks off Friday in Chilicothe

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An annual Chillicothe music festival kicks off Friday. 

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IDES releases April unemployment numbers

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There is mixed news on the state's job front.

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Louie Louie Parade takes place today in Peoria

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Grab your kazoo's... the 30th annual Louie Louie parade takes place on Friday.

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Search continues for missing Pekin teen

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The search for a missing Pekin teen will continue this weekend.

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State lawmakers approve bill to honor fallen soldier

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A part of Route 78 in Fulton County will be named the "Sergeant Douglas Riney Memorial Highway."

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40 million Americans traveling during Memorial Day holiday weekend

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Triple-A projects nearly 40 million people will travel at least 50 miles away from home this holiday weekend.   

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The Baby Fold loses a program Video included

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The Baby Fold in Normal said they are staying afloat in the midst of the state budget impasse. 

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Marc Tiritilli ends recount Video included

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Marc Tiritilli is waving the white flag as he called off the mayoral vote recount.

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Man arrested in death of woman found in Bloomington motel room

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Man arrested in death of woman whose body was discovered in hotel room...

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Police identify driver killed in train crash near Colchester, Ill. Video included

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A Macomb man is dead after an Amtrak train hit his car Thursday morning near Colchester, Illinois.

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Founder of "Glow Girls" looking to inspire more teens this summer Video included

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The Glow Girls program at Manual High School is geared to improving the lives of young girls in the areas of health,self-sufficient and financial literacy.  Over the summer, the teens are also provided with tools to help them become productive leaders in society.

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Assistant Attorney General says reviewing Heidelberg's case would invite mischief Video included

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For the first time in almost 50 years, Cleve Heidelberg walked through the Peoria County Courthouse from the main entrance, going through security like anyone else.

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A local family receives "Saved by The Belt" Award Video included

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A family was being honored by the Tazewell County Sheriff's Office Thursday, for doing something so important it saved their lives.

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Donors give Fulton Co. victim of racial vandalism over $10K Video included

Hundreds of donors raised over three times her campaign's goal amount in just three days. Hundreds of donors raised over three times her campaign's goal amount in just three days.
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72 hours: that's how long Sharquelle Smith had her truck for before vandals ruined it with syrup in the gas tank and graffiti. It's also how long it took for people all over Central Illinois to raise over $10,000 for her. "I was really surprised, because I didn't think that many, you know would listen to my story and actually cared...

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Northwoods Mall Payless ShoeSource could close soon

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The Payless Shoesource outlet in Peoria's Northwoods Mall could be closing soon if negotiations between the company and mall are unsuccessful. 

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Tiritilli not moving forward with Normal mayoral recount

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Former Normal mayoral candidate Marc Tiritilli will not move forward with a full recount of votes in April's tightly contested election.

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Neighbor's quick action helps resident, pets escape house fire

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Quick thinking from a Streator resident helped a neighbor and their animals escape a burning home with no injuries. 

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Budget impasse forces shutdown of The Baby Fold's residential treatment center

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The Baby Fold will shut down its residential treatment center's services at the end of next month in response to a lack of state funding. 

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Caterpillar career fair in Peoria

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Looking for a job? Caterpillar is hiring.  They are looking to fill about 200 jobs.  There will be a career fair at the Caterpillar Visitor’s Center.  This event will happen Thursday from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. If you head out there you will get a chance to speak with recruiters and to network with others. The open positions include welding specialists, assemblers, and machinists. Some of the positions will requi... More>>

SPECIAL REPORT: Cold Case - A Mother's Grief Video included

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The thought of burying your child is a reality you never want to face. 

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Heidelberg due back in Peoria County court

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A little more than 48 hours after being released on bond. Cleve Heidelberg is due back in a Peoria County courtroom Thursday. 

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Major announcement expected by Normal mayoral candidate

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A Normal mayoral candidate is expected to make a major announcement Thursday.

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The Fresh Market reopens after fire

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A Peoria grocery store is back in business a week after a fire.

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3 Men Charged with Alleged Armed Robbery in Peoria

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3 young men charged after 17 year old allegedly robbed at gunpoint in Peoria home...

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One group is on their way to propose their own state budget Video included

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How many miles does it take to pass a state budget? 

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Relay for Life: BARTONVILLE

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National Cancer Survivor Day is coming up next week, June 4. 

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The Latest: Report disputes claim on pre-existing conditions

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Senate leaders are positioning themselves for a Congressional Budget Office report that will assess the impact the House-approved health care bill would have on insurance coverage and consumers' costs. More>>

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  • Peoria Ag Lab at risk of closing in President's budget proposal

    Peoria Ag Lab at risk of closing in President's budget proposal

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 6:35 PM EDT2017-05-24 22:35:13 GMT
    Peoria's Ag Lab opened in the 1940's and developed the procedure to mass-produce penicillin.Peoria's Ag Lab opened in the 1940's and developed the procedure to mass-produce penicillin.

    Under President Trump's proposed budget plan, a major research lab in Peoria could be shutting its doors. We first brought you this story yesterday where cuts to the Department of Agriculture would require the closing of the Ag Lab in Peoria. In the budget, the President calls for a cut of around...

    Under President Trump's proposed budget plan, a major research lab in Peoria could be shutting its doors. We first brought you this story yesterday where cuts to the Department of Agriculture would require the closing of the Ag Lab in Peoria. In the budget, the President calls for a cut of around...

  • Local senators react to passage of Democratic state budget

    Local senators react to passage of Democratic state budget

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 11:59 AM EDT2017-05-24 15:59:45 GMT

    Illinois senators are starkly divided along partisan lines after Senate Democrats pushed through a $37.3 billion spending plan Tuesday that includes a $5.4 billion tax hike. 

    Illinois senators are starkly divided along partisan lines after Senate Democrats pushed through a $37.3 billion spending plan Tuesday that includes a $5.4 billion tax hike. 

  • Electronic Athletes - Earning scholarships playing video games

    Electronic Athletes - Earning scholarships playing video games

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 7:48 PM EDT2017-05-23 23:48:24 GMT
    With daily training, drills, coaches and video review, these gamers take their sport seriously.With daily training, drills, coaches and video review, these gamers take their sport seriously.

    What if you were told your child could pay their way through college by playing a video game?  It might sound crazy, but there's a new kind of sport - an electronic one, if you'll believe it - that's drawing in hundreds of thousands of viewers every week. They...

    What if you were told your child could pay their way through college by playing a video game?  It might sound crazy, but there's a new kind of sport - an electronic one, if you'll believe it - that's drawing in hundreds of thousands of viewers every week. They...

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    Catch up on state and national politics including the latest on the Trump transition. 

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