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  • Ambassador: US will leave UN human rights council

    Ambassador: US will leave UN human rights council

    US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley announced the United States is withdrawing from the UN Human Rights Council Tuesday, accusing the body of bias against US ally Israel and a failure to hold human rights abusers accountable.

    US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley announced the United States is withdrawing from the UN Human Rights Council Tuesday, accusing the body of bias against US ally Israel and a failure to hold human rights abusers accountable.

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2 Houses damaged on same street by single bolt? Video included

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Two homes were damage by what crews say was an electrical issue that may have skipped another home in between them.

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Friends remember Jeff Green and his larger than life personality

Jeff Greens passing is devastating to family and friends. Video included

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I has been three days since the death of Jeff Green, the Peoria car dealership owner.  Green died in a tragic racing accident in Canada.   Anthony Ficociello, a friend of Green, "He was one of the most humble guys and intelligent people I have ever met in my life," he said.

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Father and son save family from house fire Video included

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A father and son managed to save their family after an early morning fire in Stark County, and video games are getting some of the credit...

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Searching for Alejandro Alvarez

Bloomington-Crime stoppers Looking for person wanted for felony charges

Alejandro Alvarez is wanted in McLean County for Contempt of Court Alejandro Alvarez is wanted in McLean County for Contempt of Court
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Bloomington Crime Stoppers is asking for your help again.  A individual is wanted for contempt of court for felony charges.  Alejandro Alvarez, age 20, is approximately 5' 7" tall and weights approximately 145 pounds. 

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News Alert

UPDATE:Victim names released; young boy stable Video included

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The Bloomington Police Department is blocking off Riley Drive after three people were killed in a shooting. 

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6 injured in multi school bus crash

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Six people were transported to area hospitals after a crash involving two school buses on the newly reopened Route 89 bridge connecting Putnam County with Spring Valley.

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Radar Alert

UPDATE: Severe thunderstorm warning lifted in Marshal, Peoria counties

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Most of the viewing area is now in the clear after a severe thunderstorm warning expired. 

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Man's death in rural Knox County under investigation

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The Knox County Sheriff's Office is working to determine how a 19-year-old Galva man died after he was involved in a confrontation following a car accident early Tuesday. 

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Funnel clouds may be spotted this afternoon

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The National Weather Service is warning you may see funnel clouds in the skies Tuesday afternoon. 

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Woman develops meat allergy after tick bite Video included

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(WSLS) A woman in Roanoke, Virginia developed a meat allergy after being bitten by a tick in 2015.  

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U.S. border policy is "heartbreaking," area politicians say

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Illinois politicians of both parties are voicing disapproval of the Trump administration's policy of separating illegal immigrant children from their parents at the U.S. border. 

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7 places to get cool in Peoria

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Need to chill out? Here's a list of Peoria cooling centers from the health department.  

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Flights to Denver, Orlando coming to Bloomington Video included

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Frontier Airlines is coming back to Central Illinois Regional Airport with two new flights in tow.  

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Man killed in Putnam County crash

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A 37-year-old Princeton man is dead after a rollover crash in Putnam County. 

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Chillicothe Post Office renamed for William "Ryan" Owens Video included

The family of Ryan Owens attended a post office renaming ceremony, June 18, 2018 The family of Ryan Owens attended a post office renaming ceremony, June 18, 2018
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The Chillicothe Post Office now bears the name of a fallen hero with local ties. 

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Chicken ordinance to be voted on by East Peoria City Council

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Despite agreeing to not vote on it earlier this month, the East Peoria City Council reverses course, and will vote on a proposed chicken ordinance Tuesday night. 

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Extreme heat causes part of I-55 Northbound to buckle

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A traffic heads up for those traveling near Springfield. 

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Overnight motorcycle/car crash leaves three injured

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At least three people are injured after an overnight crash in Peoria. 

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SLIDESHOW: Flash flooding washes out parts of Rockford

Severe flooding swept the Rockford area Monday evening. 

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Attendance is up

Heat wave increase pool usage Video included

Kids playing in the water during the heat wave Kids playing in the water during the heat wave
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With high temperatures in the 90's and heat indicates in the triple digits.  Many of you have likely been heading to the nearest pool to take a dip.One local water park is seeing a higher number of visitors, and it is more than the heat bringing them in.  

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Illinois American Water to improve its service distribution system

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Illinois American Water's Peoria District is trying to improve its water service distribution system.   The investment includes replacing and installing more than nine miles of water main across the Peoria district.

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Roundtable with military families and veterans.

House Armed Services Committee, Chairman Mach Thornberry visits Decatur Armory

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US. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) hosted the House Armed Services Committee Chairman, Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) at the Decatur Armory for a round table with military families and veterans.  

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Lawsuit announced

Press Conference held by family of Eddie Russell Jr. Video included

Family of Eddie Russel Jr. filed lawsuit against Peoria in federal court Family of Eddie Russel Jr. filed lawsuit against Peoria in federal court
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Although Peoria Police have been cleared of criminal charges in the shooting death of Eddie Russell Jr.  Several of them, along with the city are now facing a civil lawsuit.  

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Decatur city manager Tim Gleason picked for top job in Bloomington Video included

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It's official - Decatur City Manager Tim Gleason is coming to Bloomington.  

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  • New Mexico man cited in fatal I-55 crash

    New Mexico man cited in fatal I-55 crash

    Monday, June 18 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-06-18 20:46:26 GMT
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    A New Mexico man was cited in a crash which took the life of a 25-year-old Chenoa woman.  

    A New Mexico man was cited in a crash which took the life of a 25-year-old Chenoa woman.  

  • Education fund started for daughter of woman killed in I-55 crash

    Education fund started for daughter of woman killed in I-55 crash

    Monday, June 18 2018 12:31 PM EDT2018-06-18 16:31:55 GMT

    An education fund was started for the baby daughter of a 25-year-old Chenoa woman killed in a car crash on Interstate 55 last week.  

    An education fund was started for the baby daughter of a 25-year-old Chenoa woman killed in a car crash on Interstate 55 last week.  

  • Mother of man fatally shot by Peoria Police sues city, officers

    Mother of man fatally shot by Peoria Police sues city, officers

    Monday, June 18 2018 12:04 PM EDT2018-06-18 16:04:46 GMT

    PEORIA, Ill. (AP) - A mother whose son was fatally shot by police in central Illinois is suing the city of Peoria and several officers in the shooting last September. 

    PEORIA, Ill. (AP) - A mother whose son was fatally shot by police in central Illinois is suing the city of Peoria and several officers in the shooting last September. 

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  • Bucks' Sterling Brown sues Milwaukee over stun-gun arrest

    Bucks' Sterling Brown sues Milwaukee over stun-gun arrest

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:34 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:34:45 GMT
    Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown is suing the city and its police department because officers used a stun gun on him during his arrest for a parking violation in January.
    Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown is suing the city and its police department because officers used a stun gun on him during his arrest for a parking violation in January.
  • Senator denied entry to see Florida child migrant facility

    Senator denied entry to see Florida child migrant facility

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:34 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:34:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson). U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, center and congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, right, were denied entry by security into the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Homestead, Fla.(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson). U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, center and congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, right, were denied entry by security into the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Homestead, Fla.
    Florida lawmakers barred from visiting a Miami-area facility housing children who entered the U.S. illegally.
    Florida lawmakers barred from visiting a Miami-area facility housing children who entered the U.S. illegally.
  • Maddow breaks down reading AP story on 'tender age' shelters

    Maddow breaks down reading AP story on 'tender age' shelters

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:34 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:34:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File). FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2017 file photo, MSNBC television anchor Rachel Maddow, host of the Rachel Maddow Show, moderates a panel, at a forum called "Perspectives on National Security," at the John F. Kennedy School of Go...(AP Photo/Steven Senne, File). FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2017 file photo, MSNBC television anchor Rachel Maddow, host of the Rachel Maddow Show, moderates a panel, at a forum called "Perspectives on National Security," at the John F. Kennedy School of Go...
    MSNBC political commentator Rachel Maddow broke down while trying to read an exclusive Associated Press story about babies and toddlers taken from their parents at the southern border and being sent to "tender age"...
    MSNBC political commentator Rachel Maddow broke down while trying to read an exclusive Associated Press story about babies and toddlers taken from their parents at the southern border and being sent to "tender age" shelters.
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