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  • UPDATE: Father killed two children, set fire, committed suicide

    UPDATE: Father killed two children, set fire, committed suicide

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 7:37 PM EDT2017-09-20 23:37:52 GMT

    Three people are dead after a fire early Tuesday on Brittany Court in Bloomington. 

    Three people are dead after a fire early Tuesday on Brittany Court in Bloomington. 

  • Hales accepts city manager position in Joliet

    Hales accepts city manager position in Joliet

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 7:56 AM EDT2017-09-20 11:56:04 GMT
    David HalesDavid Hales

        The city of Bloomington will soon be looking for a new city manager.     

        The city of Bloomington will soon be looking for a new city manager.     

  • Lamie re-sentenced for death of foster daughter

    Lamie re-sentenced for death of foster daughter

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 7:46 AM EDT2017-09-20 11:46:52 GMT

        A Livingston County woman, currently serving life in prison for the death of her foster child, has her sentence reduced.   

        A Livingston County woman, currently serving life in prison for the death of her foster child, has her sentence reduced.   

  • Salvation Army volunteers head to Florida

    Salvation Army volunteers head to Florida

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 7:42 AM EDT2017-09-20 11:42:39 GMT

        The Salvation Army is sending more help to areas impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.    

        The Salvation Army is sending more help to areas impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.    

  • Giant President Lincoln Statue standing proud in Peoria

    Giant President Lincoln Statue standing proud in Peoria

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:09 PM EDT2017-09-20 02:09:56 GMT

    President Lincoln statue now standing in Peoria. As for how it got here? ....

    President Lincoln statue now standing in Peoria. As for how it got here? ....

  • ISU police warn against dating though an app

    ISU police warn against dating though an app

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 6:49 PM EDT2017-09-19 22:49:01 GMT

    Illinois State University police are warning students about the dangers of dating through apps. 

    Illinois State University police are warning students about the dangers of dating through apps. 

  • Connect Transit receives $1.45m grant for electric buses

    Connect Transit receives $1.45m grant for electric buses

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 5:30 PM EDT2017-09-19 21:30:37 GMT
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    Connect Transit is about to go electric. 

    Connect Transit is about to go electric. 

  • Four dogs rescued from vehicle/trailer fire

    Four dogs rescued from vehicle/trailer fire

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 1:17 PM EDT2017-09-19 17:17:57 GMT
    Four dogs are safe after an early morning vehicle and trailer fire in Streator.  Firefighters were sent to a trailer in the 900 block of Cotton Street just before 5:15 a.m. Tuesday morning on a report of a vehicle on fire. The vehicle was found to be on fire under a carport, with flames spreading to a nearby trailer.  Four dogs were rescued from the trailer by firefighters. The residents were able to escape the trailer without injury.  The fire was under control with...
    Four dogs are safe after an early morning vehicle and trailer fire in Streator.  Firefighters were sent to a trailer in the 900 block of Cotton Street just before 5:15 a.m. Tuesday morning on a report of a vehicle on fire. The vehicle was found to be on fire under a carport, with flames spreading to a nearby trailer.  Four dogs were rescued from the trailer by firefighters. The residents were able to escape the trailer without injury.  The fire was under control with...
  • Owens dog tags returned to veteran's memorial

    Owens dog tags returned to veteran's memorial

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:45 AM EDT2017-09-19 15:45:57 GMT

    The Chillicothe Veterans of Foreign Wars post said the dog tags of fallen Navy SEAL Ryan Owens have been returned to the local veteran's memorial after going missing over the weekend.  

    The Chillicothe Veterans of Foreign Wars post said the dog tags of fallen Navy SEAL Ryan Owens have been returned to the local veteran's memorial after going missing over the weekend.  

  • Chillicothe VFW searching for fallen soldier's missing dog tags

    Chillicothe VFW searching for fallen soldier's missing dog tags

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 8:16 AM EDT2017-09-19 12:16:05 GMT

    The Chillicothe Veterans of Foreign Wars post is seeking the dog tags of a fallen Navy SEAL they say were stolen from the local Veterans Memorial. 

    The Chillicothe Veterans of Foreign Wars post is seeking the dog tags of a fallen Navy SEAL they say were stolen from the local Veterans Memorial. 

  • Police: No foul play, danger to public suspected in Pekin death

    Police: No foul play, danger to public suspected in Pekin death

    Monday, September 18 2017 12:32 PM EDT2017-09-18 16:32:40 GMT
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    The cause of death for a man found dead near a former grocery store in Pekin died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said Monday.

    The cause of death for a man found dead near a former grocery store in Pekin died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said Monday.

  • Survey: Most parents don't install car seats correctly

    Survey: Most parents don't install car seats correctly

    Monday, September 18 2017 12:06 PM EDT2017-09-18 16:06:44 GMT
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    Most parents are not practicing proper car seat safety in their vehicles, a new survey from State Farm found.  

    Most parents are not practicing proper car seat safety in their vehicles, a new survey from State Farm found.  

  • Peoria man learns prison sentence for his role in 2015 homicide

    Peoria man learns prison sentence for his role in 2015 homicide

    Monday, September 18 2017 7:57 AM EDT2017-09-18 11:57:55 GMT
    DARREN BROWNDARREN BROWN

        A Peoria man will spend the next 63 years in prison for a 2015 murder in Peoria.  

        A Peoria man will spend the next 63 years in prison for a 2015 murder in Peoria.  

  • Gas prices fall across Central Illinois

    Gas prices fall across Central Illinois

    Monday, September 18 2017 7:32 AM EDT2017-09-18 11:32:55 GMT
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    Good news for those looking to fill up the gas tank across Central Illinois. 

    Good news for those looking to fill up the gas tank across Central Illinois. 

  • PlayHouse gives kids a taste of Jewish New Years

    PlayHouse gives kids a taste of Jewish New Years

    Sunday, September 17 2017 11:32 PM EDT2017-09-18 03:32:00 GMT

    The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum gave kids of all faiths an opportunity to celebrate Jewish New Years Sunday.  Known as Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish Federation of Peoria and the Peoria Park District taught kids traditional songs and dances, and let them chow down on apples dipped in honey, signifying hope and sweetness for the next year...

    The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum gave kids of all faiths an opportunity to celebrate Jewish New Years Sunday.  Known as Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish Federation of Peoria and the Peoria Park District taught kids traditional songs and dances, and let them chow down on apples dipped in honey, signifying hope and sweetness for the next year...

  • 2017 Peoria Walk MS raises more than 62K

    2017 Peoria Walk MS raises more than 62K

    Sunday, September 17 2017 8:42 PM EDT2017-09-18 00:42:21 GMT
    The Burkhart Family participated in the 2017 Walk MS for mom, Brittany Burkhart (right) who was diagnosed at age 26.The Burkhart Family participated in the 2017 Walk MS for mom, Brittany Burkhart (right) who was diagnosed at age 26.

    A sea of excited walkers could be seen getting pumped for the annual Walk MS event in Junction City. 

    A sea of excited walkers could be seen getting pumped for the annual Walk MS event in Junction City. 

  • Pontiac man arrested after barricading self, woman in apartment

    Pontiac man arrested after barricading self, woman in apartment

    Friday, September 15 2017 5:22 PM EDT2017-09-15 21:22:07 GMT
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    A 33-year-old man faces several charges after barricading himself in an apartment with a woman, reportedly against her will.  

    A 33-year-old man faces several charges after barricading himself in an apartment with a woman, reportedly against her will.  

  • UPDATE: One charged, one released in deadly Bloomington hit and run

    UPDATE: One charged, one released in deadly Bloomington hit and run

    Friday, September 15 2017 4:23 PM EDT2017-09-15 20:23:59 GMT

    A 22-year-old man now faces charges in connection with Wednesday's deadly hit and run on Morrissey Drive in Bloomington. 

    A 22-year-old man now faces charges in connection with Wednesday's deadly hit and run on Morrissey Drive in Bloomington. 

  • Woman killed in I-74 accident was teacher, swim coach

    Woman killed in I-74 accident was teacher, swim coach

    Friday, September 15 2017 2:33 PM EDT2017-09-15 18:33:34 GMT

    A 25-year-old Normal woman killed in a crash on Interstate 74 Thursday afternoon is being remembered for her work as a teacher and swim coach. 

    A 25-year-old Normal woman killed in a crash on Interstate 74 Thursday afternoon is being remembered for her work as a teacher and swim coach. 

  • Attorney General Lisa Madigan not running for re-election

    Attorney General Lisa Madigan not running for re-election

    Friday, September 15 2017 12:31 PM EDT2017-09-15 16:31:18 GMT
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    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan will not run for another term. 

    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan will not run for another term. 

  • UPDATE: Name of woman killed in I-74 crash released

    UPDATE: Name of woman killed in I-74 crash released

    Friday, September 15 2017 11:16 AM EDT2017-09-15 15:16:19 GMT

    An evening of crashes ended in tragedy along Interstate 74 Thursday. Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood reports a 25-year-old woman was killed in one of several accidents...

    An evening of crashes ended in tragedy along Interstate 74 Thursday. Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood reports a 25-year-old woman was killed in one of several accidents...

  • ISU student center slated for $33m facelift

    ISU student center slated for $33m facelift

    Thursday, September 14 2017 2:41 PM EDT2017-09-14 18:41:07 GMT

    Illinois State University is getting a brand-new front door. The 44-year-old Bone Student Center's major renovation project kicks off Friday with a groundbreaking ceremony. 

    Illinois State University is getting a brand-new front door. The 44-year-old Bone Student Center's major renovation project kicks off Friday with a groundbreaking ceremony. 

  • East Peoria cop injured in St. Jude Motorcycle Ride escort

    East Peoria cop injured in St. Jude Motorcycle Ride escort

    Thursday, September 14 2017 2:23 PM EDT2017-09-14 18:23:46 GMT
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    An East Peoria police officer and two others suffered minor injuries in a crash this morning, reportedly while escorting the St. Jude Motorcycle Ride through Pekin.  

    An East Peoria police officer and two others suffered minor injuries in a crash this morning, reportedly while escorting the St. Jude Motorcycle Ride through Pekin.  

  • Chris Kennedy announces running mate for Democratic governor run

    Chris Kennedy announces running mate for Democratic governor run

    Thursday, September 14 2017 9:14 AM EDT2017-09-14 13:14:40 GMT

    Businessman Chris Kennedy will run with a legislative redistricting advocate in the race to secure the Democratic nomination for Illinois governor. 

    Businessman Chris Kennedy will run with a legislative redistricting advocate in the race to secure the Democratic nomination for Illinois governor. 

  • Putnam County man due in court for hearing

    Putnam County man due in court for hearing

    Thursday, September 14 2017 8:08 AM EDT2017-09-14 12:08:40 GMT

        A Putnam County man, accused of concealing the homicidal death of his sister-in-law, is scheduled goes to court Thursday.     

        A Putnam County man, accused of concealing the homicidal death of his sister-in-law, is scheduled goes to court Thursday.     

  • Illinois Poet Laureate leaving the post in December

    Illinois Poet Laureate leaving the post in December

    Illinois Poet Laureate Kevin Stein is stepping down from the post in December.
    Illinois Poet Laureate Kevin Stein is stepping down from the post in December.
  • Major construction project on Northmoor Road kicks off next week

    Major construction project on Northmoor Road kicks off next week

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 4:33 PM EDT2017-09-13 20:33:04 GMT

    Get ready to take a wide berth around Northmoor Road at Rosemead beginning next week. 

    Get ready to take a wide berth around Northmoor Road at Rosemead beginning next week. 

  • Decatur man indicted in connection with Peoria murder

    Decatur man indicted in connection with Peoria murder

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 3:37 PM EDT2017-09-13 19:37:08 GMT

    A Decatur man faces charges of first degree murder in connection with a murder in Peoria's North Valley last week. 

    A Decatur man faces charges of first degree murder in connection with a murder in Peoria's North Valley last week. 

  • MUST SEE: Pekin man's driveway turned into a garbage dump by a local firefighter

    MUST SEE: Pekin man's driveway turned into a garbage dump by a local firefighter

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 1:04 PM EDT2017-09-13 17:04:10 GMT
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    A Pekin man came home to a mound of garbage in his driveway on September 11, 2017.

    A Pekin man came home to a mound of garbage in his driveway on September 11, 2017.

  • State's attorney to decide on potential charges in Pekin dumping case

    State's attorney to decide on potential charges in Pekin dumping case

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 12:43 PM EDT2017-09-13 16:43:07 GMT

    The Pekin Police Department said it will be up to the Tazewell County State's Attorney to potentially press charges against a Pekin man who dumped two tons of garbage in a driveway in retaliation for late payment. 

    The Pekin Police Department said it will be up to the Tazewell County State's Attorney to potentially press charges against a Pekin man who dumped two tons of garbage in a driveway in retaliation for late payment. 

  • How big is your pumpkin?

    How big is your pumpkin?

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 11:37 PM EDT2017-09-13 03:37:38 GMT

    In Central Illinois it's a sure sign fall is here -- the Morton Pumpkin festival. What better way to kick off the community's biggest event than a contest to find the biggest (and smallest) pumpkin!

    In Central Illinois it's a sure sign fall is here -- the Morton Pumpkin festival. What better way to kick off the community's biggest event than a contest to find the biggest (and smallest) pumpkin!

  • PCAV holds stand down for peace for Peoria's latest homicide victim

    PCAV holds stand down for peace for Peoria's latest homicide victim

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 6:47 PM EDT2017-09-12 22:47:24 GMT
    Some Peoria residents, family and relatives are remembering the city's latest homicide victim Eric Brownlee, during a stand down Tuesday evening.  The Peoria County  coroner says 26-year-old Brownlee died from a gunshot wound to the neck. Police were called to a home on Rock Island Avenue Friday night where Brownlee was apparently visiting friends.  One member of the Peoria Community Against Violence says they hope to provide as much support to the ...
    Some Peoria residents, family and relatives are remembering the city's latest homicide victim Eric Brownlee, during a stand down Tuesday evening.  The Peoria County  coroner says 26-year-old Brownlee died from a gunshot wound to the neck. Police were called to a home on Rock Island Avenue Friday night where Brownlee was apparently visiting friends.  One member of the Peoria Community Against Violence says they hope to provide as much support to the ...
  • Former McLean County Board chairman sentenced to 1 year in prison

    Former McLean County Board chairman sentenced to 1 year in prison

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 5:26 PM EDT2017-09-12 21:26:31 GMT

    Former McLean County Board Chairman Matt Sorensen was sentenced to a year in federal prison on wire fraud charges Tuesday. 

    Former McLean County Board Chairman Matt Sorensen was sentenced to a year in federal prison on wire fraud charges Tuesday. 

  • Peoria to host comic convention

    Peoria to host comic convention

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 2:07 PM EDT2017-09-12 18:07:12 GMT
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    A Comic Con will soon play in Peoria. The Wizard World Comic Con is set to hit the Peoria Civic Center November 3-5. 

    A Comic Con will soon play in Peoria. The Wizard World Comic Con is set to hit the Peoria Civic Center November 3-5. 

  • Crossbows can now be used during deer, turkey hunting seasons

    Crossbows can now be used during deer, turkey hunting seasons

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 12:42 PM EDT2017-09-12 16:42:00 GMT

    All Illinois hunters will be able to hunt with crossbows during archery seasons this fall.  

    All Illinois hunters will be able to hunt with crossbows during archery seasons this fall.  

  • Walking through history: McLean Co. to observe WWI vets

    Walking through history: McLean Co. to observe WWI vets

    Monday, September 11 2017 12:41 AM EDT2017-09-11 04:41:01 GMT
    2017 marks the centennial of the United States entry into World War one.   As such, the Evergreen Cemetery in Bloomington is holding a walk with an appropriate World War one theme. The focus will be on those from McLean County who played a vital role in the war efforts.   Costumed actors will perform at different stops along the walk. "All the characters have a World War One connection, and will tell their part of the story whether they fought in the war on the front...
    2017 marks the centennial of the United States entry into World War one.   As such, the Evergreen Cemetery in Bloomington is holding a walk with an appropriate World War one theme. The focus will be on those from McLean County who played a vital role in the war efforts.   Costumed actors will perform at different stops along the walk. "All the characters have a World War One connection, and will tell their part of the story whether they fought in the war on the front...
  • 41st Annual American Gothic Cat Show

    41st Annual American Gothic Cat Show

    Monday, September 11 2017 12:40 AM EDT2017-09-11 04:40:11 GMT
    Some of the heartland's finest furry friends made an appearance today at the 41st Annual American Gothic Cat Show in Peoria. The event brought pedigrees of every size, breed and color from all across the U.S. to the Expo Gardens.  The competition is serious business, drawing in life-long breeders, show cats, and even some kittens. In total, more than 200 com-PET-itors...Turned out for the show.
    Some of the heartland's finest furry friends made an appearance today at the 41st Annual American Gothic Cat Show in Peoria. The event brought pedigrees of every size, breed and color from all across the U.S. to the Expo Gardens.  The competition is serious business, drawing in life-long breeders, show cats, and even some kittens. In total, more than 200 com-PET-itors...Turned out for the show.
  • Chillicothe VFW post: No games where teams 'don't honor,' flag, anthem.

    Chillicothe VFW post: No games where teams 'don't honor,' flag, anthem.

    Monday, September 11 2017 12:32 AM EDT2017-09-11 04:32:22 GMT
    VFW Post 4999 is making one thing clear. "It's a stand against the teams that will not honor the American flag," said veteran Gareth Greene.  Post 4999 has put a sign up for anyone who walks in: "The NFL and some of their players have chosen to disrespect the flag and National Anthem by sitting or kneeling." The  sign goes on to say members of  the Chillicothe  VFW post cherish the flag as a symbol that keeps them going, which is why  it...
    VFW Post 4999 is making one thing clear. "It's a stand against the teams that will not honor the American flag," said veteran Gareth Greene.  Post 4999 has put a sign up for anyone who walks in: "The NFL and some of their players have chosen to disrespect the flag and National Anthem by sitting or kneeling." The  sign goes on to say members of  the Chillicothe  VFW post cherish the flag as a symbol that keeps them going, which is why  it...
  • Four shot, one dead in Peoria overnight shootings

    Four shot, one dead in Peoria overnight shootings

    Saturday, September 9 2017 8:49 PM EDT2017-09-10 00:49:07 GMT

    A string of shootings overnight in Peoria leave three injured and a fourth dead, raising the total number of homicides in the River City to eight this year.  All three shootings happened in the East Bluff neighborhood. The death was the last shooting to occur, at around 10:23 Friday night. Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood identified the victim as Eric Brownlee of Peoria.  The police report says there was a party happening at the home where the shooting took place, at ...

    A string of shootings overnight in Peoria leave three injured and a fourth dead, raising the total number of homicides in the River City to eight this year.  All three shootings happened in the East Bluff neighborhood. The death was the last shooting to occur, at around 10:23 Friday night. Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood identified the victim as Eric Brownlee of Peoria.  The police report says there was a party happening at the home where the shooting took place, at ...

  • Pekin holds Marigold Festival

    Pekin holds Marigold Festival

    Saturday, September 9 2017 6:08 PM EDT2017-09-09 22:08:08 GMT
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    Over in Pekin, gorgeous weather conditions for the city's annual Marigold Festival.

    Over in Pekin, gorgeous weather conditions for the city's annual Marigold Festival.

  • Local animal shelter helps furry hurricane victims

    Local animal shelter helps furry hurricane victims

    Saturday, September 9 2017 5:47 PM EDT2017-09-09 21:47:19 GMT

    With Hurricane Irma coming so close behind Hurricane Harvey many southern animal shelters are bursting at the seams. 

    With Hurricane Irma coming so close behind Hurricane Harvey many southern animal shelters are bursting at the seams. 

  • Cemetery in Bloomington sees vandalism

    Cemetery in Bloomington sees vandalism

    Saturday, September 9 2017 5:30 PM EDT2017-09-09 21:30:58 GMT
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    Cemeteries are supposed to be a peaceful place for loved ones after they're laid to rest. 

    Cemeteries are supposed to be a peaceful place for loved ones after they're laid to rest. 

  • Peoria Police send out survey, ask for public input

    Peoria Police send out survey, ask for public input

    Saturday, September 9 2017 4:48 PM EDT2017-09-09 20:48:02 GMT
    The Peoria Police Department want public input on how safe they feel in the River City. They released a survey with the goals of improving police-community relations, gauging how safe residents feel in certain areas of the city, and what problems they think are most important to people living and working in Peoria. Peoria Police ask not to participate in the survey if you are under 18, or if you do not live, work or attend school in Peoria.  All information collected is confid...
    The Peoria Police Department want public input on how safe they feel in the River City. They released a survey with the goals of improving police-community relations, gauging how safe residents feel in certain areas of the city, and what problems they think are most important to people living and working in Peoria. Peoria Police ask not to participate in the survey if you are under 18, or if you do not live, work or attend school in Peoria.  All information collected is confid...
  • Peoria high schools put on lock-down Friday

    Peoria high schools put on lock-down Friday

    Friday, September 8 2017 11:52 PM EDT2017-09-09 03:52:32 GMT

    Peoria Public Schools sounded a red-alert, and went under lock-down Friday after students reported seeing a gun. THAT WAS AFTER STUDENTS TOLD SCHOOL OFFICIALS THEY SAW A GUN SOMEWHERE AT THE WOODRUFF CAMPUS. The lockdown included all FOUR PEORIA PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOLS, but THERE'S STILL SOME CONFUSION ABOUT THE SCENARIO.     SUPERINTENDENT SHARON KHERAT SAYS THE STUDENT THAT INITIALLY REPORTED THE INCIDENT DOESN'T EVEN ATTEND WOODRUFF.     RICHW...

    Peoria Public Schools sounded a red-alert, and went under lock-down Friday after students reported seeing a gun.

  • Peoria City Council considering vehicle sticker fee option

    Peoria City Council considering vehicle sticker fee option

    Friday, September 8 2017 7:28 PM EDT2017-09-08 23:28:07 GMT
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    It could cost you more money to simply have  a vehicle in the City of Peoria.   Peoria City Council members are considering the option of an additional vehicle license fee.   Peoria city drivers could be required to get a vehicle sticker under a proposal city council is reviewing.   City Council  Member Sid Ruckriegel says he's against the idea calling it similar to a regressive tax.  "As we know those fees usually never go down in year ...
    It could cost you more money to simply have  a vehicle in the City of Peoria.   Peoria City Council members are considering the option of an additional vehicle license fee.   Peoria city drivers could be required to get a vehicle sticker under a proposal city council is reviewing.   City Council  Member Sid Ruckriegel says he's against the idea calling it similar to a regressive tax.  "As we know those fees usually never go down in year ...
  • UPDATE: Suspect arrested in connection with Pekin apartment standoff is ex-cop

    UPDATE: Suspect arrested in connection with Pekin apartment standoff is ex-cop

    Tuesday, August 1 2017 7:54 AM EDT2017-08-01 11:54:21 GMT
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    Pekin police confirm the suspect is in custody. Police are investigating the incident.

    Pekin police confirm the suspect is in custody. Police are investigating the incident.

  • News Alert

    Chief Deputy: Pathologist believes human remains belong to Robert Bee

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 4:46 PM EDT2017-07-25 20:46:37 GMT
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    The Tazewell County Sheriff reports that an autopsy conducted on human remains discovered in Pekin Monday are "consisten with that of a 13-year-old" male. 

    The Tazewell County Sheriff reports that an autopsy conducted on human remains discovered in Pekin Monday are "consisten with that of a 13-year-old" male. 

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