- Rockford, Peoria get grants to clean up contaminated sites Updated: May-29-15 4:07 am
PEORIA, Illinois - Two Illinois communities will split a $600,000 federal grant to help with the clean up and redevelop contaminated waste sites such as abandoned gas stations and industrial properties.
- Early voting opens in primary to replace US Rep. Schock Updated: May-28-15 1:47 pm
PEORIA, Illinois - Early voting is starting in the special primary election to replace former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, who resigned earlier this year from his seat in a central Illinois district.
- Bradley baseball team's long NCAA wait ends Friday Updated: May-28-15 1:11 pm
PEORIA, Illinois - It's been almost half a century since Bradley's baseball team played in the NCAA Tournament but the Braves' wait ends Friday.
- Advanced nursing courses go online at Bradley Updated: May-28-15 4:59 am
PEORIA, Illinois - Bradley University in Illinois will begin offering advanced nursing courses online this summer.
- EXCHANGE: Radio show teaches English to Spanish speakers Updated: May-24-15 11:30 am
EAST PEORIA, Illinois - The language lesson starts in a boxy radio studio padded with black cone-shaped foam, where it's uncomfortably hot, small and dark.
- Court tosses out Peoria man's sexual assault conviction Updated: May-20-15 1:37 pm
PEORIA, Illinois - An Illinois appeals court has thrown out a South Peoria man's 2012 conviction on charges he sexually assaulted a 20-month-old girl.
- Animal control officers seize Peoria man's pet alligator Updated: May-15-15 9:56 am
PEORIA, Illinois - Animal control officers have seized a pet alligator from a Peoria man's home.
- Peoria man's lawyers request DNA testing 1977 murders Updated: May-14-15 12:17 pm
PEORIA, Illinois - Lawyers from Northwestern University's Center on Wrongful Convictions who represent a Peoria man have filed a motion in Peoria County court requesting advanced DNA testing that they say could prove he didn't kill two people in 1977.
- Peoria launching mobile parking app Updated: May-14-15 5:43 am
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Peoria is launching a mobile payment program for downtown, city-operated parking.
- Restoration work begins at St. Mary's Cathedral in Peoria Updated: May-14-15 4:12 am
PEORIA, Illinois - Work is underway to restore St. Mary's Cathedral in Peoria. The $2.3 million project will repair extensive water damage, strip white paint off the stone altar and restore stained glass windows.
- Gov. Rauner endorses state Sen. Darin LaHood for Congress Updated: May-13-15 5:28 pm
PEORIA, Illinois - Gov. Bruce Rauner kicked off Darin LaHood's congressional campaign by endorsing the Peoria Republican for the open 18th District seat.
- Peoria auto parts company fined $114K for safety lapses Updated: May-13-15 10:10 am
PEORIA, Illinois - A Peoria auto parts manufacturer has been fined $114,100 for federal workplace safety violations that the government says put workers at risk of amputation and other injuries.
- Peoria officers hosting 'Comply and Complain' workshop Updated: May-11-15 6:16 pm
PEORIA, Illinois - Two Peoria police officers are hosting a workshop this weekend on what to do when stopped by police.
- Peoria Public Library adds digital movies, music service Updated: May-09-15 4:07 am
PEORIA, Illinois - Peoria Public Library patrons have free access to more than 8 million songs and 5,000 movies through a new digital service.
- Caterpillar CEO's pay rises to $17.1 million in 2014 Updated: May-08-15 5:11 pm
PEORIA, Illinois - Sales at Caterpillar Inc. dropped slightly in 2014 but CEO Doug Oberhelman's pay increased 14 percent, to $17.1 million.
- Peoria transit system celebrates 45 years, fears budget cuts Updated: May-05-15 5:43 am
PEORIA, Illinois - The Greater Peoria Mass Transit District hopes state budget cuts don't ruin its 45th birthday.
- Richard Pryor statue to stand in his Illinois hometown Updated: May-02-15 2:11 pm
PEORIA, Illinois - A yearslong effort to honor comedian Richard Pryor with a statue in Peoria is coming to a conclusion and prompting some residents of his hometown to re-examine the comic and his legacy.
- Where is Aaron Schock? Lawsuit lawyer says he doesn't know Updated: Apr-30-15 4:04 pm
CHICAGO - Where is Aaron Schock? An attorney for a campaign donor suing the former Illinois congressman told a federal judge he has been unable to locate the Republican, who resigned amid questions about his spending, to serve him notice about the lawsuit, a Chicago newspaper reported Thursday.
- EXCHANGE: Vet students make call to Wildlife Prairie Park Updated: Apr-30-15 1:12 pm
HANNA CITY, Illinois - A half dozen veterinary students quickly descended on the 100-pound beast, a cougar armed with teeth and claws made for tearing apart large prey such as deer.
- 2 teenage brothers arrested in beating of woman Updated: Apr-30-15 5:32 am
PEORIA, Illinois - Two teenage brothers have been arrested on accusations they followed a 25-year-old woman off a bus in Peoria and beat her after she said they were being disruptive.
- Final curtain nears for old-time piano playing contest Updated: Apr-30-15 5:25 am
EAST PEORIA, Illinois - A piano competition devoted to ragtime, boogie and novelty songs is in its last year.
- Bradley names longtime administrator as interim president Updated: Apr-30-15 4:05 am
PEORIA, Illinois - Bradley University has named a veteran administrator as interim president while it conducts a nationwide search for someone to fill the job permanently.