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Normal PD arrest man in shots fired incident

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A 25-year-old Normal man was arrested Wednesday in connection with an early morning shots fired incident. 

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Streator man arrested for beating 2 in September

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The Streator Police Department have arrested a suspect in connection with a September beating that left two injured, one severely. 

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Morton man accused of abusing toddler and breaking her leg appears in court Video included

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Warning: Injuries described in story are graphic in nature...

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Chase Bank building evacuated after elevator malfunction creates heavy smoke Video included

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The Chase Bank building in downtown Peoria was evacuated for more than an hour Monday after a malfunctioning elevator created smoky conditions inside.  

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Massachusetts man arrested in massive western Illinois manhunt

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A 36-year-old Massachusetts man was arrested on attempted murder charges following a multi-agency manhunt in Henry County overnight.  

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CALLING FOR ACTION: Stoplight wanted at deadly intersection Video included

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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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Coroner: Car seat saved baby's life in fatal Route 24 crash

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A properly installed car seat made the difference between life and death for a one-year-old in Thursday's fatal car crash on U.S. Route 24 in Peoria County, coroner Jamie Harwood said. 

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Galesburg man arrested on child porn charges

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A Galesburg man faces numerous charges after police said child pornography was found in his home.  

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Tazewell County Deputies Get Live-Saving Narcan Video included

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The Tazewell County Sheriff's Office has a new weapon to save lives. 

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School threat spurs heightened police presence in Woodland school district

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Woodland CUSD 5 started school Thursday with a heightened police presence after a high school student made a threat against students on a school bus route.  

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Grease on stove causes Peoria apartment fire

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Grease left unattended on a stove caused about $22,000 worth of damage to a Peoria apartment early Wednesday morning. 

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Illinois Supreme Court won't review firefighter death case

The Illinois Supreme Court says it won't review an appeals court decision overturning the conviction of a truck driver accused a causing a wreck that killed a central Illinois firefighter. More>>

Peoria City Council approves expansion of police body camera program Video included

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The Peoria City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to expand the police department's body camera pilot program.

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Teen charged for shooting of 14-year-old boy Video included

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    An 18-year-old man is being held on bond, for allegedly shooting a 14-year-boy in the face.     

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House fire in Marquette Heights claims everything

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A house fire in Marquette Heights Sunday engulfed the home in just minutes. 

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Firefighters let the public feel the heat as part of training Video included

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Fire prevention week is almost here and central Illinois officials want you to be prepared, and they are proving it in a unique way. 

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Updated: Manito man arrested after early morning fight in Peoria

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Arrest made in early morning fight that ended outside strip club...

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Convicted Peoria man ruled sexually violent

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A Peoria man convicted of rape was ruled to be a sexually violent person by a Peoria County judge Friday.

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Metamora vs. Dunlap football game to see heightened police presence

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Metamora's Friday night football away game in Dunlap will have a heightened law enforcement presence in the wake of school threats following the release of a racist video made by students. 

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ISU Police seek suspect who spilled bodily fluids on occupied vehicle

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The Illinois State University Police Department is looking for a man who spilled bodily fluids on a female student's vehicle Thursday afternoon. 

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Elderly Morton woman rescued by firefighters from house fire

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Morton firefighters rescued an elderly woman from a house fire Thursday afternoon.  

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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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