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Lifesaving device not required in stores Video included

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AED's can be lifesaving tools in these instances. So why aren't stores required to have them? 

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Thieves stealing your holiday packages Video included

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If you are buying Christmas gifts online and having them delivered to your home, we have a warning for you. Police and a mail carrier say there are thieves looking to steal your stuff. While mail carriers try to ensure the safety of your packages, there is nothing worse than a thieve ruining your holiday. Master Sergeant Jeff Stevens, with the Washington Police Department, said, "More often when these people are caught it is a result of having good neighbors, surveillance vide...

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ACA enrollment deadline Friday night Video included

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Time is running out to sign up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act.   The deadline for enrolling through Healthcare.gov is 11 o'clock Friday night.  It's the first year the sign up period has been shortened, leaving many to scramble to get healthcare before the new year.   Phone lines and computer sights are expected to get busier the final hours approaching the enrollment deadline.   Open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act began November 1st.  Fe... More>>

Lead found in Washington District 50 water

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Another central Illinois school district discovered lead in its water. Washington District 50 sent a letter to parents and staff Friday reporting the discovery of lead over five parts per billion (ppb) in the water at both Beverly Manor School and John L Hensey School. 

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Two arrested on cocaine charges in Bloomington

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The Bloomington Police vice squad has arrested two people on multiple drug-related counts. 

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Thieves steal donations for 26-week-old micro premie, other money from Bartonville bar

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The Bartonville Police Department are seeking two burglars who stole money, damaged property and swiped donation containers for a premie baby from a bar early Thursday morning. 

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Shelter makes "tough decision" to euthanize dog injured in accident before family can be found

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A local animal shelter said they made the tough decision to put a dog severely injured in a car accident earlier this week to sleep before his family could be found. 

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Man killed crossing I-74 after car accident

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One man is dead after they attempted to cross Interstate 74 to talk with another driver following a car accident.  

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After attempted murder conviction, outburst in court could add more time to Peoria man's sentence

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Conviction the result of shooting at Klub Karma this past August..

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Merry Christmas or Happy Holidays? Most Americans don't care which, poll says

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A majority of Americans said it doesn't matter much to them whether a store or business chooses "Merry Christmas" or "happy holidays."  

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Now Playing: The Last Jedi Video included

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Peoria's  Riverfront Museum has sold-out shows until Tuesday. 

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Peoria Public Schools tables 'late start' idea

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They've reversed course at Peoria Public Schools. A plan to push the school day back by a half hour, has been changed. 

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Peoria man sentenced to 50 years for beating, burning 2 year old

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 26 year old Willie Vail was found guilty of two counts of aggravated battery for severely burning  the child...

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Bloomington girl involved in accident asking for one thing: letters/cards from you!

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After being hit by a vehicle last week, 8 year old Breana Lucas is finally back home and resting...

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Pekin boy says he was abused Video included

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New tonight: Pekin School District 108 has released a statement concerning a student claiming he was abused by his mother's boyfriend.  In that release the Superintendent Bill Link, Ed.D., said in part, "A student arrived at one of our schools on Friday morning and was visibly upset. A staff member recognized that the student may be in distress. The principal and counselor swiftly interviewed the student which led to a decision to contact the appropriate authorities fo... More>>

Peoria Park District shoring up budget cuts Video included

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After a lot of back and forth the Peoria Park board finally approved a $43 million dollar budget Wednesday night.    It didn't come without some fireworks.   The Peoria Park board voted to eliminate Lakeview Aquatic Center, the 9 hole Detweiller Golf Course and Glen Oak's clay tennis courts.   Park District Executive Director Emily Cahill says the Lakeview decision was based on a drop in attendance and other choices. "We made the recommendation to close that ... More>>

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