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City Council Meets in Special Session to Discuss Budget Woes
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City Council Meets in Special Session to Discuss Budget Woes Video included

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The Peoria City council held a special meeting at the Riverfront Museum to help get the 2019 budget back on track. The council discussed three main topics including how the city can replenish reserves in the general fund...

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Bon-Ton Back in Business After Brand Relaunches Online

Bon-Ton Back in Business After Brand Relaunches Online Video included

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Bon-Ton is back in business after its brands Bergner's, Carson's, and Boston Stores relaunch online along with plans are set to reopen select locations in six states in the coming months....

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A new "Normal," two marching bands merge in Twin Cities, hitting all the right notes Video included

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This weekend marked the first competition for the newly combined Normal Community and Normal West High School marching bands...

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New health care facility opens in Pekin Video included

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Clinic opens in Pekin.

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Community throws party for retiring Peoria Police Officer Video included

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A special retirement party for a Peoria Police Officer, thrown by the community she served for over two decades. 

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Peoria County candidates hold first public forum ahead of election Video included

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With the election only 49 days away, local candidates gave their pitch to voters.

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Two farmers work together to cut down on cost Video included

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The recent dry pattern is allowing central Illinois farmers to get a head start on the corn harvest. However, two Tazewell County farmers are farming as a team. It is to benefit their profits, your wallet, and the economy as a whole.

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Family Remembers Loved One After Homicide Video included

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The death of 25 year old Lamont Brown marks the 14 homicide of the year for the City of Peoria. Lamont's mother, Talaya Brown, remembers her son and the hole in their hearts he leaves behind. 

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Few details available about Pekin pharmacy burglary

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State police were on scene for several hours at a Pekin pharmacy Tuesday after a burglary. 

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Eureka daycare says lack of staff forced closure

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Jacob's Ladder Child Care in Eureka said they were forced to close after they were unable to fill several positions.  

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Bacon Drive sign puns bring smiles to Peorians Video included

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If you've been on War Memorial Drive in Peoria recently, perhaps you found yourself doing a double take after passing a certain sign. 

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Peoria Police arrest man in connection to fatal shooting

22-year-old Jamal J. Younger was arrested Monday in connection with the shooting death of 21-year-old Jordan Allison. 22-year-old Jamal J. Younger was arrested Monday in connection with the shooting death of 21-year-old Jordan Allison.
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22-year-old Jamal J. Younger was arrested Monday in connection with the shooting death of 21-year-old Jordan Allison.  The shooting happened Sunday, Sept. 2, at around 2:45 A.M. in the 2300 block of North Peoria, near Archer.  Police responded to the shooting from a ShotSpotter alert for multiple rounds fired. After police arrived and found the crime scene, they discovered a man was shot and dropped off at a hospital in a private vehicle. Allison died at the hospital and ... More>>

Must See: Bear Breaks Out!

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(NBC News) A North Carolina family found quite the surprise inside their minivan: a live bear. 

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Bob Seger to play in Peoria in January

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Rock legend Bob Seger will stop in Peoria for his Farewell Tour.  

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Bergner's returns as an online storefront

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Bergner's is back - but only digitally, so far. 

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Fatal accident on Interstate 55 in McLean County

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One person is dead after an accident on Southbound Interstate 55 near Lexington.

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Ground breaking on the Ronald McDonald House Project now Underway

Construction on Peoria Ronald McDonald House now underway Video included

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Work on the Ronald McDonald house at the corner of Spalding Ave. and Northeast Monroe St. is in Peoria is officially underway. Once the project is finished it will provide a place for an estimated 22 families to stay while seeking treatment for their sick children - potentially serving 700 a year....

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Bloomington considers eminent domain Video included

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A Bloomington city leader wants to use college students to help streamline printed materials, while also looking at whether eminent domain is appropriate downtown.

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Police confirm stabbing in Peoria

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Peoria Police confirmed someone was stabbed somewhere on Morton St. after 9:00 P.M. Monday night. Police said the injury is not fatal, and they do have someone in custody.  We will update this story when we learn more information.  More>>

Police cracking down on drivers passing stopped school buses Video included

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Drivers choose not to stop for students as they unload school buses. The Hannah City area has received a lot of complaints about vehicles not stopping for school buses. 

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Breaking News: Woman hit by vehicle in Peoria Video included

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Authorities confirm a woman was hit by a vehicle and was taken to the hospital...

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  • Slain golfer, suspect lived contrasting lives in Iowa city

    Slain golfer, suspect lived contrasting lives in Iowa city

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 1:07 AM EDT2018-09-19 05:07:25 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 3:38 AM EDT2018-09-19 07:38:25 GMT
    (Luke Lu/Iowa State University via AP). In this Sept. 7, 2017, photo provided by Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena poses for a photo. The former ISU golfer was found dead Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at a golf course in Ame...(Luke Lu/Iowa State University via AP). In this Sept. 7, 2017, photo provided by Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena poses for a photo. The former ISU golfer was found dead Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at a golf course in Ame...
    Slain golfer and suspect lived contrasting lives in the same Iowa college town.
    Slain golfer and suspect lived contrasting lives in the same Iowa college town.
  • Feds plan funding boost to fight assaults on Native women

    Feds plan funding boost to fight assaults on Native women

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 2:17 AM EDT2018-09-19 06:17:22 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 3:38 AM EDT2018-09-19 07:38:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Goldman, File). FILE - In this July 14, 2018 file photo, Kenny Still Smoking stands over the tombstone of his 7-year-old daughter, Monica, who disappeared from school in 1979 and found frozen on a mountain, as he visits her grave on the...(AP Photo/David Goldman, File). FILE - In this July 14, 2018 file photo, Kenny Still Smoking stands over the tombstone of his 7-year-old daughter, Monica, who disappeared from school in 1979 and found frozen on a mountain, as he visits her grave on the...
    A top U.S. Justice Department official says it's doubling the amount of federal funding for tribal public safety and crime victims as it seeks to tackle the high-rates of violence against Native American women.
    A top U.S. Justice Department official says it's doubling the amount of federal funding for tribal public safety and crime victims as it seeks to tackle the high-rates of violence against Native American women.
  • North Carolina gov pleads with storm evacuees to be patient

    North Carolina gov pleads with storm evacuees to be patient

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 12:36 AM EDT2018-09-18 04:36:57 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 3:38 AM EDT2018-09-19 07:38:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Helber). An unidentified family member carries Ruth Brady to safety at the Wilmington airport in Wilmington, N.C., Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. Brady was one of several family members rescued by a Coast Guard helicopter crew north of Wilming...(AP Photo/Steve Helber). An unidentified family member carries Ruth Brady to safety at the Wilmington airport in Wilmington, N.C., Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. Brady was one of several family members rescued by a Coast Guard helicopter crew north of Wilming...
    Food and water handouts are beginning in the North Carolina city of Wilmington, which is still mostly cut off by floodwaters from Hurricane Florence.
    Food and water handouts are beginning in the North Carolina city of Wilmington, which is still mostly cut off by floodwaters from Hurricane Florence.
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