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  • MAN Found dead in parking lot of adult entertainment store

    MAN Found dead in parking lot of adult entertainment store

    Saturday, July 21 2018 10:14 PM EDT2018-07-22 02:14:52 GMT

    Peoria County Coronor Jamie Harwood says an unidentified man in his 40's was found dead in the parking lot of Lover's Playground adult entertainment store located on 335 SW. Adams St.

    Peoria County Coronor Jamie Harwood says an unidentified man in his 40's was found dead in the parking lot of Lover's Playground adult entertainment store located on 335 SW. Adams St.

  • The Latest: Boat victims mourned

    The Latest: Boat victims mourned

    Friday, July 20 2018 1:36 AM EDT2018-07-20 05:36:01 GMT
    Saturday, July 21 2018 6:47 PM EDT2018-07-21 22:47:47 GMT
    (Andrew Jansen/The Springfield News-Leader via AP). Rescue crews work at the scene of a deadly boat accident at Table Rock Lake in Branson, Mo., Thursday, July 19, 2018. A sheriff in Missouri said a tourist boat has apparently capsized on the lake, lea...(Andrew Jansen/The Springfield News-Leader via AP). Rescue crews work at the scene of a deadly boat accident at Table Rock Lake in Branson, Mo., Thursday, July 19, 2018. A sheriff in Missouri said a tourist boat has apparently capsized on the lake, lea...
    A Missouri sheriff says at least 11 people have now been confirmed dead after a boat carrying tourists on a lake in a popular vacation city capsized and sank.
    A Missouri sheriff says at least 11 people have now been confirmed dead after a boat carrying tourists on a lake in a popular vacation city capsized and sank.
  • Deadly fire: protocol over proximity

    Deadly fire: protocol over proximity

    Thursday, July 19 2018 12:48 AM EDT2018-07-19 04:48:55 GMT

    In a follow up to the deadly house fire that took the life of a four year old boy, today we learned John Bankes III died of smoke inhalation.  The outcome of this has been heartbreaking for everyone involved, including the first responders who found the boy.  While there are still many unanswered questions, today we wanted to know why a closer fire department was not called in. As we found out, even in life and death situations, sometimes protocol takes precedence ove...

    In a follow up to the deadly house fire that took the life of a four year old boy, today we learned John Bankes III died of smoke inhalation.  The outcome of this has been heartbreaking for everyone involved, including the first responders who found the boy.  While there are still many unanswered questions, today we wanted to know why a closer fire department was not called in. As we found out, even in life and death situations, sometimes protocol takes precedence ove...

  • Mom of activist killed by Israeli operated CAT bulldozer protests company

    Mom of activist killed by Israeli operated CAT bulldozer protests company

    Saturday, July 21 2018 6:34 PM EDT2018-07-21 22:34:31 GMT

    A mother whose daughter was killed overseas in 2003 protested in Peoria. 

    A mother whose daughter was killed overseas in 2003 protested in Peoria. 

  • 1 dead, dozens of hostages freed after Los Angeles standoff

    1 dead, dozens of hostages freed after Los Angeles standoff

    Saturday, July 21 2018 7:58 PM EDT2018-07-21 23:58:43 GMT
    Sunday, July 22 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-07-22 06:00:33 GMT
    A large number of police and rescue personnel were responding to a Los Angeles supermarket, amid numerous media reports of possible gunshots.
    A large number of police and rescue personnel were responding to a Los Angeles supermarket, amid numerous media reports of possible gunshots.
  • With love, Skylar

    With love, Skylar

    Friday, July 13 2018 10:26 PM EDT2018-07-14 02:26:10 GMT

    One of the officers who work for the Fon du Lac Park District Police found a message to a loved one in heaven.  

    One of the officers who work for the Fon du Lac Park District Police found a message to a loved one in heaven.  

  • Pekin girl's sharp-shooting scores scholarship and sets a record

    Pekin girl's sharp-shooting scores scholarship and sets a record

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:55 PM EDT2018-07-19 03:55:38 GMT

    A young lady from Pekin started trap shooting at the age of 12. Now 19, she's the Illinois State Champion...

    A young lady from Pekin started trap shooting at the age of 12. Now 19, she's the Illinois State Champion...

  • Peoria Police clarify details of 'officer-involved shooting'

    Peoria Police clarify details of 'officer-involved shooting'

    Thursday, July 19 2018 8:10 PM EDT2018-07-20 00:10:53 GMT

    One man is dead and five Peoria police officers are on 'critical incident leave' after an officer involved shooting just after midnight on Thursday.

    One man is dead and five Peoria police officers are on 'critical incident leave' after an officer involved shooting just after midnight on Thursday.

  • Janus v. AFSCME Council 31

    AG Lisa Madigan discusses what changed after the U.S. Supreme Court decision

    AG Lisa Madigan discusses what changed after the U.S. Supreme Court decision

    Friday, July 20 2018 4:23 PM EDT2018-07-20 20:23:21 GMT
    What changed after the Janus case?What changed after the Janus case?

    After the Janus v. AFSCME Council 31 case in the U.S. Supreme court on public sector unions, clarification needed to be made for Illinois public bodies, school districts and other public employers.  

    After the Janus v. AFSCME Council 31 case in the U.S. Supreme court on public sector unions, clarification needed to be made for Illinois public bodies, school districts and other public employers.  

  • Expungement summit gives those with a record a chance to start fresh

    Expungement summit gives those with a record a chance to start fresh

    Saturday, July 21 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-07-21 22:19:33 GMT

    Felonies can stay on your criminal record your whole life and stop you from the opportunities life may have for you, but one state representative is looking to give residents a second chance at life.

    Felonies can stay on your criminal record your whole life and stop you from the opportunities life may have for you, but one state representative is looking to give residents a second chance at life.

  • Peoria Christian Center celebrates 70 years

    Peoria Christian Center celebrates 70 years

    Saturday, July 21 2018 6:49 PM EDT2018-07-21 22:49:16 GMT

    The Peoria Christian Center celebrated its 70th birthday Saturday. 

    The Peoria Christian Center celebrated its 70th birthday Saturday. 

  • Coast Guard suspends search for missing sailor off Chicago

    Coast Guard suspends search for missing sailor off Chicago

    Sunday, July 22 2018 12:33 AM EDT2018-07-22 04:33:44 GMT
    The U.S. Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing sailor Saturday evening on Lake Michigan, some seven hours after he fell off a yacht that had just started the Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac.
    The U.S. Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing sailor Saturday evening on Lake Michigan, some seven hours after he fell off a yacht that had just started the Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac.
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