Biden: ‘Democracy survived’ Capitol riot because of police

16 October 2021, 7:33 am

Framed by the Capitol, President Joe Biden paid tribute Saturday to fallen law enforcement officers and honored those who fought off the Jan. 6 insurrection at that very site by ...... Read More »

City councilors continue push for brighter future for 61st and Peoria neighborhood

16 October 2021, 5:45 am

After a recent shooting at an apartment complex, two councilors plan to meet weekly with stakeholders to address the area's persistent poverty and violence.... Read More »

Peoria County Coroner identifies victim of city’s 25th homicide

16 October 2021, 5:41 am

The Peoria County Coroner has identified the victim of a Friday night homicide - the River City's 25th of the year. 31-year-old Marteil D. Robinson of North Street, Peoria was pronounced deceased at ...... Read More »

UPDATE: Man killed Friday night is Peoria’s 25th homicide victim in 2021

15 October 2021, 3:20 pm

Peoria Police said a man is dead after he was apparently shot multiple times Friday night in central Peoria. Police said officers were called just after 9 p.m. to a ShotSpotter alert and multiple ...... Read More »

Peoria Police investigate shooting at apartment

15 October 2021, 6:11 am

Peoria police are investigating a shooting at an apartment, according to a news release.... Read More »

Peoria Police respond to rollover crash

14 October 2021, 4:15 pm

Peoria Police have responded to a single-vehicle rollover crash Thursday. The crash occurred near Peoria and Forrest Hill Avenue. According to the Peoria Fire ...... Read More »

Peoria man's armed robbery conviction is reinstated by Illinois Supreme Court

12 October 2021, 6:59 am

Todd L. Johnson's conviction — and 33-year sentence for an armed robbery of a gas station — is back on the books.... Read More »

Peoria's police chief has an officer-recruitment plan. Why he's focusing on a new direction

6 October 2021, 11:16 pm

New Peoria Police Chief Eric Echevarria is hoping to bring different skills -- and a different look -- to the force with a new recruiting strategy.... Read More »

Coroner: Victim of early morning fatal shooting in Peoria was Manual High senior

6 October 2021, 1:26 pm

A 17-year-old Manual High School student is the city's latest homicide victim. Jerry L. Snipes, Jr., was pronounced dead at 5:16 a.m. Wednesday morning after police were called to Central ...... Read More »

Suspected-shoplifter falls into Illinois River, dies

4 October 2021, 7:59 am

Police said a central Illinois man suspected of shoplifting died after he fell into the Illinois River while apparently trying to hide near a U.S. Coast Guard station. Fon du Lac Park District Police ...... Read More »

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