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A "Quick Reactionary Force" from the Illinois National Guard will be stationed in Peoria, Gov. JB Pritzker's office announced on Wednesday.The group of about 25... [Read More]
More than 6,000 people were listening to the main Peoria police frequency that was being streamed online Monday, with thousands more listening into the overnight... [Read More]
Dying from the disease coronavirus causes is not the same as dying with it.That's the view of the coroner in McDonough County, where the number... [Read More]
Dying from the disease coronavirus causes is not the same as dying with it.That's the view of the coroner in McDonough County, where the number... [Read More]
Thirteen more cases of COVID-19 were diagnosed in the Tri-County area in the last 24 hours.Peoria County gained 10 more cases, for a total of... [Read More]
When Jason Mott comes to work every day at Dozer Park and glances at the perfectly manicured baseball field, he's overcome by conflicting emotions."It's the... [Read More]
Editor's note: The Journal Star has asked area sports figures, from players to coaches and administrators, team owners and those working in the... [Read More]
Classroom education will resume this fall at Methodist College, along with other instructional options. "The college intends to be open for the fall 2020 semester... [Read More]
A fire that began early Wednesday in a vehicle damaged another and spread to a nearby building, according to authorities.Arson was suspected in the blaze... [Read More]
After a brief closure due to civil unrest, the federal COVID-19 testing site at the Peoria Civic Center reopened today.The Peoria site is among the... [Read More]
Batten down various hatches in anticipation of rugged weather Wednesday morning in central Illinois.A storm front was expected to descend from the north and reach... [Read More]
A pair of men jumped from the McClugage Bridge into the Illinois River in an attempt to avoid police capture Wednesday morning.Peoria police spokeswoman Amy... [Read More]
Good morning, troops. It's Wednesday, June 3.Considering what's taken place the past few days (weeks? months?), a little good news might be in order.As last... [Read More]
A South Peoria house fire on Tuesday morning was determined to be arson by investigators.The fire, located at 1517 W. Martin St., caused $40,000 to... [Read More]
Time is running out for businesses in Greater Peoria's smaller cities and rural communities to apply for a state grant of up to $25,000.The grants,... [Read More]
Ramps to and from eastbound Interstate 74 at Goodfield will close Monday for a month.The closures are necessary to rebuild the ramps, according to the... [Read More]
With occupancy restrictions and other safety precautions, Catholic churches in the Peoria Diocese can again start holding Mass this week.Bishop Daniel Jenky made the announcement... [Read More]
Nine people have been charged in connection with the mass vandalism that occurred late Sunday and early Monday morning.And Peoria County State's Attorney Jodi Hoos... [Read More]
The LaSalle County death toll from the disease coronavirus causes has reached 15.Deaths of men in their 70s and 90s were reported Tuesday.There were four... [Read More]
Despite widespread looting and heightened public health concerns brought on by thousands of people protesting in tight groups across the city, Chicago will move ahead... [Read More]
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