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An East Peoria woman was sentenced to seven years in prison Wednesday for aggravated driving under the influence related to a single-vehicle crash that killed... [Read More]
Rebounding is an important part of basketball. So is rebounding from a loss. The Pekin girls and boys teams each lost Tuesday. The girls... [Read More]
PEORIA — A scooter was stolen from the porch of a home in the 600 block of E. Virginia Ave Wednesday evening, according to the Peoria... [Read More]
PEORIA — Even though the clerk didn't see the incident, a security camera recorded a customer at Beachler's Vehicle Care & Repair stuffing the donation container... [Read More]
The Peoria Art Guild's annual fine art fair was rated #2 in the Top 5 Best Midwestern Fine Art Fairs in America.The 2018 Peoria Art... [Read More]
PEORIA COUNTY — Two Peoria County businesses received emailed bomb threats shortly after lunch today.German-Bliss Equipment Inc. in Princeville and CEFCU on Everett McKinley Dirksen Parkway... [Read More]
Students at Wilson Intermediate School are among those whose visit to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum will be funded by a grant from... [Read More]
It'll be a night in the spotlight Thursday for the Pekin wrestling team. The Dragons and Mid-Illini Conference opponent Morton will battle it out... [Read More]
There are five freshmen among the 13 wrestlers in Pekin's starting lineup. And one first-year wrestler. That's nearly half of the Dragons' lineup who... [Read More]
The Cobbler Corner in Pekin was closed Tuesday to bid farewell to the restaurant's founder.  Mike Rrushaj, the owner of the family restaurant since... [Read More]
Recent visits from the AmeriCorps last month taught L.E. Starke Primary School second graders how to use pillowcases for disaster and emergency preparedness. On... [Read More]
Pekin Police Officers, Pekin Firemen and AMT medics shopped with children on Saturday, Dec. 8, at Big R, 3315 Court St., Pekin, as part of the annual... [Read More]
A former South Pekin man will serve a 10-year prison term as an area "kingpin" of meth manufacturing and sales. John Pennington, 60, faced... [Read More]
Our nation this week marked the 77th anniversary of the Empire of Japan's sneak attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, that triggered the... [Read More]
It appears this will be a season-long learning and training experience for the majority of the Pekin co-op boys swimming and diving team. "We... [Read More]
PEKIN  — A former Washington man allegedly broke into his ex-wife's house, then beat and told her he would stab her to death. Anthony... [Read More]
PEKIN  — A suburban Chicago attorney must appear in a Tazewell County courtroom later this month to represent his client charged with drug-induced homicide, a... [Read More]
Pekin police are investigating an armed robbery that took place Tuesday at the Sprint store on Court Street. No one was injured, and no... [Read More]
Mid-Illini Conference volleyball coaches predicted the race for this year's conference championship would involve several teams. Nearly halfway through the conference season, that's certainly... [Read More]
While Illinois is celebrated its bicentennial this year, and the Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its quasquicentennial (125 years) next month, there are... [Read More]