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Bloomington arrests 3 people for prostitution

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Bloomington police have arrested three people and placed a teenager in protective custody following an online investigation into a prostitution ring.  

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Canton man arrested for driving vehicle into lake

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A Canton man was arrested Saturday after driving his car into Canton Lake. 

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Pekin police seek tire thieves

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The Pekin Police Department needs your help to find out who stole tires and rims from a local car dealership.  

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Suspect arrested in downtown Bloomington shooting

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Police have made an arrest in connection with a downtown Bloomington shooting last weekend. 

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Manual Academy lockdown lifted after shots fired incident

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Manual Academy was on lockdown for about an hour after a shots fired incident in the 2400 block of W. Proctor. 

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Galesburg woman arrested after fatal car accident involving toddler Video included

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A Galesburg woman is in the Knox County Jail after an accident that left a two-year-old dead.  

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Teens arrested in connection with LeRoy McDonalds bomb threat

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Two 14-year-olds are charged with a bomb threat on a McLean County McDonald's on Mother's Day. 

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Firefighters rescue trucking employee trapped under heavy excavator arm

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An employee of a local trucking company was taken to the hospital after he was trapped under a 15,000 pound excavator arm on Tuesday. 

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UPDATE: Logan County train accident expected to impact Amtrak passengers for 2 days Video included

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A major train derailment in southern Logan County is expected to impact passengers on the St. Louis to Chicago Amtrak passenger line for the next two days.

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Former Bloomington teacher pleads guilty to killing husband Video included

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A former Bloomington High School teacher has pleaded guilty to killing her husband. 

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2 firefighters injured in Fulton County blaze

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Two firefighters suffered minor injuries in a multi-structure blaze in St. David early Tuesday morning.  

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Suspect sought in Fulton County vehicle fire

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Fulton County Crime Stoppers needs your help to find a suspect or suspects who set fire to a vehicle in Cuba. 

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Authorities investigating alleged torture and killing of turtle

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Illinois Department of Natural Resources conservation officers are investigating an alleged incident involving several students at a local community college that left a turtle dead. 

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Victim in Illinois River drowning identified

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One person is dead after falling out of a canoe while fishing this morning on the Illinois River. 

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Two garages destroyed in early morning fire in Peoria Heights

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No one was injured after two garages catch fire in Peoria Heights.

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Man wanted in connection with April beating in downtown Bloomington

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The Bloomington Police Department is seeking a 29-year-old man in connection with an April beating of a woman in downtown Bloomington. 

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Several arrested in Livingston County drug busts

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Several Streator residents face charges as part of two ongoing drug investigations. 

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Results are in: minimal change in Normal mayoral race recount

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Decision 2017 is officially in the books, with minimal changes in the Normal mayoral race.

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Late night shooting leaves one injured in Peoria

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Peoria police are investigating a late night shooting on the city's south side.

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Convicted murderer to get new sentence Video included

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While it remains unclear whether or not a Livingston County woman will get a new trial in connection with murdering her foster child, she will get a new sentence.

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Trash can fire spreads to Peoria home

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Firefighters are investigating a Peoria house fire believed to have originated with a trash can. Firefighters responded to a two-story house in the 200 block of W. Republic just after 2 p.m. Monday.

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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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