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Journal StarPeoria woman sentenced for 2022 shooting death of 21-year-old womanA 26-year-old woman was sentenced to 14 years in prison Wednesday on second-degree murder charges for her role in the 2022 shooting death of a 21-year-old woman. Kaitlyn Taylor pled guilty in February on charges that she shot and killed Mariah Faith Moss at an apartment in the 300 block of South Sterling Avenue in July 2022, following a dispute between the two that included an alleged incident of Moss threatening to assault her with a TV....

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Journal StarSevere weather with possible tornadoes forecast in the Peoria area. Here's what to knowThe Peoria area is under a tornado watch until about 8 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. Ryan Knutsvig of the National Weather Service in Lincoln said there is a line of thunderstorms in western Illinois that will be moving toward the Peoria area over the next couple of hours and added there is another line of storms in central Missouri and south-central Iowa that will move into western Illinois sometime after.

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Peoria man sentenced to over 6 years for drug and gun offensesPEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — A Peoria man received an 81-month jail sentence followed by a three-year period of supervised release for being a felon in possession of several guns and intent to distribute drugs. A statement from the Illinois Central District Attorney’s Office says that 28-year-old Detrey Robinson was...

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Peoria pastor preaches support instead of retaliation to curb gun violence in houses of worshipPEORIA (25News Now) - Pittsburgh, Charleston, and more recently Houston in February. All are cities that saw bloodshed within a house of worship. Countless churches across the United States have responded by having a plan in place in the event of an active shooter. However, the response to that potential threat varies by location.

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Journal StarHistoric Peoria Heights pump house will have a new tenant. Here's what we knowPeoria Heights and Bradley University have finally agreed to lease terms on the village's historic pump house building. The village board approved a five-year lease with Bradley University's Turner Center for Entrepreneurship, which will use the facility as a shared commercial kitchen, at its meeting Tuesday night. “There is a real need...

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New Sergeant sworn in for the East Peoria Police DepartmentEAST PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — Patrick Patterson has worked for the East Peoria Police Department in a variety of positions, but he has now been promoted to the rank of Sergeant. The swearing-in took place in the council chambers of city hall, with those in attendance including Police Chief...

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Bartonville man faces 18 months in prison after plea to animal cruelty chargeBartonville man faces 18 months in prison after plea to animal cruelty charge.

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Journal StarPeoria restaurant opens its doors, longtime business continues after burglaryThe past couple days in the Peoria area have been a bit dreary. Yet, you may have heard of the saying: April showers bring May flowers. I, for one, am ready for that summer weather – and all the outdoor dining opportunities which come with it. I’ll dish out more summer stories next week, so stay tuned.

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Busted Forecast: A look back at Tuesday’s Severe Weather Alert DayPEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — The Severe Weather Alert Day designation for Tuesday was a bust. I’m glad this didn’t work out but also disappointed as I don’t like raising alert levels only for nothing to happen. No excuses, the forecast didn’t pan out and that’s on me.

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Journal StarAfter collapse of Baltimore bridge, could a similar incident happen in Peoria?Towering over the Illinois River is the McClugage Bridge, named for the Depression-era mayor of Peoria and carrying traffic across War Memorial Drive into Tazewell County and back again since just after World War II. In the 74 years that the bridge has been in existence, it has seen two significant improvements – the arrival of a new westward span in 1982, some 44 years after the bridge was opened and dedicated, and the renovation of the...

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One Dead, Five Injured as Car Crashes Into Peoria Home; Police Investigate CauseA tragic incident unfolded early Sunday in Peoria when a vehicle slammed into a residence, resulting in one fatality and leaving five individuals with serious injuries, as reported by 12News. The collision occurred near Vistancia Boulevard and Lone Mountain Parkway just after the stroke of midnight; first responders from both Peoria police and Peoria Fire-Medical units were dispatched to the chaotic scene, where a stark juxtaposition awaited, the wounded were tended to amidst the ruin of what once was a sanctuary.

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Journal Star'The success all over': Why Illini Bluffs girls compete for titles in 3 sports every yearAs if Annabelle Fortin wasn’t busy enough with softball season, the Illini Bluffs senior decided to take a five-hour drive to play volleyball. After last Friday’s on-the-diamond victory, Fortin hopped in a car the following morning for a club volleyball tournament in Louisville, Ky. She could have spent her Saturday catching up on sleep or just giving herself a break. ...

Glasford, IL5 hours ago


East Peoria puts a lock on riverfront traditionThe city of East Peoria wants couples to know they can’t lock up their relationship at the Riverfront anymore. Per a post to their Facebook page last week, the city wants to discontinue the tradition of placing locks on the fence around the gazebo at RiverFront Park. The locks have been a way for couples in the area to show their devotion to each other, but recent renovations to the fence means the 10-year custom will most likely come to an end.

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25 Sports High School Wednesday- April 17, 2024PEORIA (25News Now) - Busy day of high school baseball, softball and soccer highlights. You can watch 25News - any newscast, anywhere - streaming LIVE on, our 25News mobile app, and on our WEEK 25News SmartTV streaming app. Learn more about how you can get connected to 25News streaming live news here.

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Pekin Daily TimesFour Morton homes crack Tazewell County's top 10 for MarchNone of the homes sold in Tazewell County last month cleared the $500,000 threshold. Morton, traditionally a core community for upscale home purchases, contributed five addresses of the county's 10 most expensive home sales in March, including the top four. East Peoria had three homes on the list, and Washington...

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