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CALLING FOR ACTION: Stoplight wanted at deadly intersection

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MAPLETON, Ill. -- A young mom, 21-year-old Kaitlyn Hines of Pekin, was killed Thursday as she was turning left onto State Route 24 at Cameron Lane. 

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Judge: Heidelberg bond hearing must be held in appellate court

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Cleve Heidelberg will have to wait for a bond hearing after his 47-year-old murder conviction was overturned.  

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Dirty chimney to blame for house fire

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PEORIA, lll. – A dirty chimney is to blame for a house fire Sunday evening. Peoria firefighters responded to the 1500 block of NE Perry shortly after 10 p.m. Residents were outside and smoke was showing from the roof when firefighters arrived. Crews found a fireplace fire that spread to the chimney liner. Fire crews removed the chimney cap and put the fire out using a water extinguisher. The residents were advised to have the chimney cleaned and inspected by a chimney sweep.... More>>

Pekin woman gets probation after stealing drugs from nursing home

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EUREKA, Ill. -- A Pekin woman was sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to stealing narcotics from a nursing home. Tracy Long, 32, was a nurse at Maple Lawn in Eureka in September 2015 when alprazolam and hydrocodone went missing. Long claimed she gave the drugs to patients, but surveillance video revealed she had not visited the patients' rooms, according to the Illinois State Police. Police said Long later admitted to falsifying reports and stealing the narcotics for her pe... More>>

Bloomington police seeking man in connection with shots fired incident

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BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- The Bloomington Police Department is seeking a man after he was allegedly involved in a shots fired incident last Thursday. Police said Bobby James, 35, is wanted in connection with shots fired at Main Street Convenience. A business and two vehicles were struck. James is considered armed and dangerous. He has a McLean County warrant for several counts of Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm, Felon in Possession of a Weapon, and Reckless Discharge of a Firearm. Jam... More>>

Gun threat leads to short lockdown at Harrison School

PEORIA, Ill. – A Peoria school is placed on lockdown after an alleged threat by a student.  It happened at Harrison School in Peoria early Tuesday morning. District officials tell us an incident broke out between two students. After it was broken up, a third student, who is eight years old, allegedly told everyone he had a gun in his jacket. The lockdown was lifted after a search found no weapons. More>>

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