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PEORIA — A man robbed a Busey Bank branch in Downtown Peoria on Friday, police said.The man, who is described as being between 25 and 30... [Read More]
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Tug McGraw was one pitch away from what would be the Philadelphia Phillies' first World Series victory when he glanced to the side and saw... [Read More]
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One of the delights of the St. Louis Blues' Stanley Cup Finals journey has been the unexpected twists and turns along the way.The unexpected emergence... [Read More]
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Tremont saw its softball season end for the second successive season to Taylor Ridge Rockridge, suffering a 13-1 loss in five innings at the Class... [Read More]
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Bradley sophomore Alec Hartman registered a school-record time in the 800 meters late Thursday night and advanced to the quarterfinals in the NCAA West Preliminary... [Read More]
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PEORIA — A new treatment for carotid artery disease with a lowered risk of procedure-related stroke is being performed at UnityPoint Health-Methodist Hospital."Within the last month... [Read More]
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An Illinois House Revenue Committee Friday approved legislation setting tax rates that would be charged under a graduated state income tax.The House Revenue Committee approved... [Read More]
MarriagesPeoria CountyErica J. Peterson, 38; Orlandus O. Robinson, 45; both of West Peoria.Abriella M. Stone, 26; Augustus C. Demanes, 26; both of Washington.Kyle A. Steen,... [Read More]
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A man was shot Friday at 5:04 a.m. when an unknown suspect entered his home on the 600 block of Park Avenue.The invader fled the... [Read More]
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(NOTE: Nick in the Morning plans to not be here Memorial Day. We trust you'll have other things to do, too, but not necessarily better... [Read More]
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The Maple Lanes team stepped on the gas early on Thursday night and survived a late 300 by the opposing team to win the men's... [Read More]
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BARTONVILLE — A pop-up ad led to the arrest of a Bartonville man on child porn charges.Bartonville police Chief Brian Fengel said his officers were called... [Read More]
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Bobby Plager is St. Louis Blues royalty and Peoria Rivermen legend."We are family," Plager said Thursday. "Peoria is part of our history."All day, almost every... [Read More]
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A Peoria man was sentenced Thursday to 13 years in prison for his role in a night of violent home invasions in East Peoria two... [Read More]
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Blair Jacobus tossed a seven-hit shutout and also drove in a pair of runs to lead fifth-seeded Canton to a 6-0 victory Thursday against No.... [Read More]
Fred's Shoe Repair has had a second robbery in a week.On Friday, May 17, the business reported that someone broke the store's front glass door... [Read More]
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After a walk-off victory in its first game Thursday, the Illinois Central College softball team was on the wrong end of a perfect game in... [Read More]
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A pair of top seeds, a first-year senior sprinter and plenty of relays highlighted the Journal Star-area performances Thursday in the Class 1A boys track... [Read More]
As the mercury finally rises and hints toward summer, we present a steamy edition of reader love known as Random Ax of Snideness.Another satisfied customer:... [Read More]
Police responded to a ShotSpotter alert at 10:22 p.m. Wednesday in the 1900 block of N. Machin Avenue.Police found 14 shell casings and a pair... [Read More]
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