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The Juice will be loose: O.J. Simpson granted parole

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O.J. Simpson will command the world's attention once more as he pleads for his freedom before parole board. More>>

Pekin man wins $250k in Illinois lottery

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A Pekin man has a huge windfall to help him with his retirement. Daniel Sutter won $250,000 after buying a winning "Full of $500s" ticket at the Circle K gas station in Morton. 

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Dog, cat saved from Peoria house fire

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Peoria firefighters saved a family's pets from a house fire Wednesday evening.  

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The Latest: McCain tells Senate colleague, 'I'll be back'

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President Donald Trump says he and first lady Melania Trump are sending their thoughts and prayers to Arizona Sen. John McCain after his cancer diagnosis. More>>

Caterpillar Board Member nominated by President to be Russian Ambassador

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President's pick to be Ambassador to Russia has ties to Caterpillar...

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Learn how to protect yourself before heading to school this fall Video included

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Women between the ages of 18 and 24 are at a higher risk for sexual violence on college campuses. 

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The St. Jude Telethon Village is Under Construction Now Video included

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The Telethon Village is a big part of the process to make Peoria's Civic Center into a stage and TV studio in time for the August 5th annual event, right here on WEEK-TV.

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Cool jobs make it easy to go to work on a hot day Video included

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The hot, sticky, weather is enough to chase most of us indoors.  You might even be envious of some people working pretty cool jobs this time of year.   Even though it's a steamy hot day in July, Rickey King is wearing several layers of clothes, a hat and gloves at work. "I just feel blessed to be here anyway regardless of if its 100 degrees or it's zero degrees.  it's always 38 degrees in here," he said. King is among the 30 employees at Raber... More>>

16-year-old from Minnesota ID'd as victim of John Wayne Gacy

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A Chicago-area sheriff has identified another victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy as a 16-year-old boy from Minnesota. More>>

Remembering Hunter Wolfe; Streator in mourning for high school senior Video included

Hunter Wolfe was an offensive lineman on his high school's football team, as well as an honor student. His mom says he wanted to learn a trade in heavy machining. Hunter Wolfe was an offensive lineman on his high school's football team, as well as an honor student. His mom says he wanted to learn a trade in heavy machining.
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One of the lockers at Streator Township High School will be empty this fall  after a workplace accident took the life of 17-year-old Senior Hunter Wolfe. "He was always a go-to student," recalled Matt Seaton, Superintendent of Streator Township High School. "A go-to kid for teachers who needed extra help, or who wanted that reliable and trustworthy student....

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Director of local movie talks significance Video included

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A movie in the making is set to show off the heart of Illinois and feature local talent. 

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Local man's childhood to be featured in movie Video included

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It's called "Real Prayers are said in German."

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Jury finds man guilty of attempted murder

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A Bloomington man faces up to 50 years in prison after a jury found him guilty of attempted murder and other charges.

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Streator teen killed in workplace accident

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A 17-year-old from Streator is dead after an apparent workplace accident. 

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Canton superintendent urging Rauner to sign school funding formula bill

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A budget has been passed but the work is no where near done.  

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Health Dept. issues life saving tips during heat wave

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As temperatures continue to rise over 90 degrees, with heat indicies reaching 105, the Peoria City/County Health Department has some tips to help keep you both cool and healthy during the heat wave. 

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The Latest: Trump to discuss health care with GOP senators Video included

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President Donald Trump is blasting Democrats and "a few Republicans" over the failure to pass a new health care bill in the Senate, declaring: "we will return.". More>>

How's Peoria's housing market looking since Cat's big announcement?

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A look at the latest numbers on our local housing market showing ups.. and downs.

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Par-A-Dice Hotel and Casino lays off 18 people

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The Par-A-Dice hotel and casino laid off 18 people today. That adds up to roughly three percent of the work force there. 

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23 year old on probation for sexual assault arrested for allegedly assaulting the same teenage boy

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Marshall County man on probation for sexual assault of a minor arrested for allegedly assaulting the same teenage boy....

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Heart of Illinois fair gets 'warm' welcome

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This year's Heart of Illinois fair is going to be a hot one so make sure you're staying safe if you're heading out there.

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Peoria Police say the city is seeing a rash of vehicle burglaries

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A Warning for Peoria residents as police say they've seen a rash of car break-ins across the city recently...

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Grant will bring splash pad to Harrison Park

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Some children and families in one South Peoria neighborhood are getting some pretty cool recreational equipment.    By this time next year, kids could be playing at  "Green Splash" in Harrison Park.   A green splash similar to one  on Peoria's riverfront will be built in Harrison Park thanks to a $150,000. dollar grant from the American Water Charitable Foundation and the National Recreation and Park Association.  Peoria Public Works Director S... More>>

Bloomington woman gets 8 years in husband's stabbing death

A Bloomington woman has been sentenced to eight years in prison for her husband's stabbing death last fall. More>>

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