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Wanda L. Rowland, 83, of Minonk, formerly of Rutland, passed away at 9:50 a.m. Sunday (May 21, 2017) at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria. [Read More]
Quad Cities left-hander Cionel Perez held the Peoria Chiefs to no hits through seven innings, leading the River Bandits to a 5-1 victory over the... [Read More]
The Journal Star/CEFCU Honor Roll Meet is such an important tradition that Putnam County rescheduled another school event so its track and field athletes could... [Read More]
EAST PEORIA — Franny Verville helped Dunlap High School pass its tests at the IHSA State Finals last weekend.On Monday, she led the way in the... [Read More]
Peoria Police want you to take caution after three seperate Craigslist scams lead to an investigation. [Read More]
The average skilled worker in the U.S. is 55 years old and fewer people are looking to the trades as a career option. WMBD digs... [Read More]
On May 20th, a pizza delivery driver from Bacci Pizzeria was robbed while making what the owner calls a standard delivery. ... [Read More]
Cleve Heidelberg is tasting freedom for the first time in 47-years. [Read More]
The owner of L&M Automotive at 1612 W. Lincoln Ave. returned to his lot Monday morning to find several vehicles vandalized, including his own.L&M owner Kevin... [Read More]
A Peoria Heights woman has a bit of her father back and a newfound appreciation for what he went through in World War II.Standing beneath... [Read More]
A Peoria man told police he was leaving a bar early Friday and was robbed of items including his driver's license, Social Security card, cellphone and... [Read More]
Class 1A(Title games scheduled for Saturday.)At GlasfordPairings: Illini Bluffs vs. Galva, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday; North Fulton or Abingdon-Avon vs. Princeville, 4:30 WednesdayOutlook: North Fulton and... [Read More]
At Dunlap High SchoolPairings: Tuesday — Dunlap (14-2-3) vs. Geneseo (16-3-0), 4:30 p.m.; Notre Dame (16-2-4) vs. Streator co-op (20-0-1), 6:30 p.m.; Final — Friday,... [Read More]
An East Peoria man is facing several charges after he allegedly totaled a parked car while driving drunk with a suspended license and fought with... [Read More]
Forest Park Drive was blocked off after a traffic accident late Monday afternoon but later reopened.Police scanner reports  indicated a vehicle slid off the road... [Read More]
To get the latest on what's happening, check out a new Peoria website. [Read More]
Baseball Class 1A state tournament Tremont Regional GAME 1: Roanoke-Benson 6, Heyworth 1. GAME 2: Tremont 13, Roanoke-Benson 3. GAME... [Read More]
One of the best seasons in Illinois State softball history ended with a whimper.The Redbirds (33-24) were eliminated from the six-team National Invitational Softball Championship... [Read More]
PEORIA — A national shortage of a common drug is prompting hospitals to conserve their supply for only the most necessary applications.While The New York Times... [Read More]
Peoria police are advising the public to perform Craigslist transactions at the police station after three incidents in the last two weeks.The scam involves a... [Read More]