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The Latest: Trump: Democrats are prioritizing noncitizens

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CIA Director Mike Pompeo says the government shutdown won't affect the spy agency's operations. More>>

Dewey murder investigation continues; investigators looking into manure purchase

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    New developments in the year and a half investigation into the murder of Deborah Dewey.    

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Gas prices inch higher across Central Illinois

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    Gas prices continue to rise across the area.      

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Altman chosen for Astronaut Hall of Fame

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    Former NASA astronaut, and Pekin native Scott Altman has been chosen for the Astronaut Hall of Fame.   

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Peoria police respond to shooting in MacQueen and Broadway area

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Peoria Police received a call about shots fired around 8:29 p.m. in the MacQueen and Broadway area. Amy Dotson, Peoria Police Department Spokeswoman, tells 25 news that the officers who arrived on-scene located a male victim who appeared to be shot. Dotson said the injuries are believed to be non life-threatening. Peoria Police are investigating the shooting. More>>

Metamora Grade School receives estimate to fix lead contamination

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$12,000 is how much is estimated to fix several sinks and drinking fountains at Metamora Grade School found to contain high levels of lead. Multiple kitchen sinks, workroom sinks and water fountains tested high for lead. Those results were first revealed in December. Since then, school administrators have made sure the affected sources aren't used. There's no timetable yet for how long it will take to replace the affected water sources. In the meantime, the school is encouraging st... More>>

Peoria bridal show and wedding works

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The holidays are a popular time for guys to 'pop the question' and by the looks of one of Peoria's largest bridal expos, many folks did just that.  

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Baby Giraffe debut date set

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A zoo trip may be in your future, especially if you've been waiting to see Peoria Zoo's latest addition. 

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New housing program closing the homeless gap in Peoria

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The Salvation Army can now add 'transitional housing' to its list of resources that benefit the homeless.

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  • IL lawmakers slam Trump, each other as Shutdown continues

    IL lawmakers slam Trump, each other as Shutdown continues

    Sunday, January 21 2018 12:22 AM EST2018-01-21 05:22:08 GMT
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    Saturday marked a day of tensions on Capitol Hill, where Illinois lawmakers on both sides of the aisle issued statements and read aloud their thoughts. Some were more fiery than others. “I spent my entire adult life looking out for the well-being, the training, the equipping of the troops for whom I was responsible. I will not be lectured about what our military needs by a five-deferment draft dodger,” said Illinois Senator Tammy Duckworth during a speech on the Senate f...
    Saturday marked a day of tensions on Capitol Hill, where Illinois lawmakers on both sides of the aisle issued statements and read aloud their thoughts. Some were more fiery than others. “I spent my entire adult life looking out for the well-being, the training, the equipping of the troops for whom I was responsible. I will not be lectured about what our military needs by a five-deferment draft dodger,” said Illinois Senator Tammy Duckworth during a speech on the Senate f...
  • East Bluff Community set to help those affected by Kroger closings

    East Bluff Community set to help those affected by Kroger closings

    Sunday, January 21 2018 12:07 AM EST2018-01-21 05:07:11 GMT
    The East Bluff Community Center says it's ready to serve in the event it sees a large surplus of families after two Peoria Kroger locations close at the end of January. The Center currently feeds about 45-50 families every Saturday, and also provides a food pantry. Administrator Jim Combs says they will serve whoever walks through their doors. "It's hard. We don't think about people being without food, and we have people in our community - anywhere in the City of Peoria - but ...
    The East Bluff Community Center says it's ready to serve in the event it sees a large surplus of families after two Peoria Kroger locations close at the end of January. The Center currently feeds about 45-50 families every Saturday, and also provides a food pantry. Administrator Jim Combs says they will serve whoever walks through their doors. "It's hard. We don't think about people being without food, and we have people in our community - anywhere in the City of Peoria - but ...
  • 'I've Decided' forum helps encourage those working to achieve goals

    'I've Decided' forum helps encourage those working to achieve goals

    Saturday, January 20 2018 11:48 PM EST2018-01-21 04:48:19 GMT

    January is a time for change, "new year, new me" as the saying goes. That's why Peoria's annual 'I've Decided,' inspirational forum at the Civic Center drew as many people as it did Saturday morning.

    January is a time for change, "new year, new me" as the saying goes. That's why Peoria's annual 'I've Decided,' inspirational forum at the Civic Center drew as many people as it did Saturday morning.

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