Free COVID-19 tests available to residents in select zip codes across Illinois

28 January 2022, 3:46 am

The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Friday the availability of 225,000 free, rapid COVID-19 test kits to residents in certain zip codes. Eligible residents in ...... Read More »

Peoria Police arrest 4 on gun-related charges

27 January 2022, 7:12 am

The Peoria Police Department’s Special Investigations Division arrested four individuals Wednesday night. According to a Peoria Police press release, officers ...... Read More »

Peoria man helps bring Disney’s ‘Encanto’ to life

27 January 2022, 5:36 am

A Peoria man played a big role in bringing the magic of Disney’s Encanto to life. Limestone graduate Nick Ellingsworth is a production supervisor at Disney.... Read More »

Illinois man going on trial in 2018 fatal shooting of 4 people at Waffle House in Nashville

26 January 2022, 3:33 am

Police said Travis Reinking, 32, of Morton, Ill., near Peoria, was naked save for a green jacket when he opened fire inside the restaurant.... Read More »

Peoria Police’s anti-violence crackdown welcomed by community

24 January 2022, 9:36 am

Community members are applauding the third sweep of the anti-violence initiative set forth by Peoria Police to combat violent offenders. On Friday Jan. 21, Peoria ...... Read More »

Illinois House Republicans are demanding the Democrats' SAFE-T Act be repealed

22 January 2022, 9:00 pm

With crime rates up across Illinois, state lawmakers have differing opinions on how rapidly to address the issues.... Read More »

State police arrest Illinois alderman on charges of child pornography possession

20 January 2022, 10:47 am

Illinois State Police officials announced the arrest of a Toulon alderman on child pornography charges on Thursday afternoon. Jason R. Musselman, 34, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of possessing ...... Read More »

Illinois Republicans insist year-old criminal justice law hurts police

20 January 2022, 7:53 am

House Minority Leader Jim Durkin, R-Western Springs, said it’s a continuing example of how the supermajority party is “either blissfully ignorant or actively trying to undermine our criminal justice ...... Read More »

Peoria police video surveillance is about to increase. Here's why the ACLU is concerned

19 January 2022, 9:10 pm

Peoria's Police Department is gearing up to deploy more video surveillance to stop violent crime. Meanwhile, the city's school district is employing new cameras to track traffic violations involving ...... Read More »

East Peoria Police Officer escorted to Chicago after being hit by a suspected drunk driver in December

14 January 2022, 7:57 am

Two of East Peoria Police Officer Karson Klyber's colleagues escorted him to Chicago Friday morning to a rehab facility.... Read More »

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