CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports for police and family members, it was the end of a nightmare, wondering if 15-year-old Demarcus Jackson would be found alive.
The former congressman is embroiled in a grand-jury investigation into his spending habits while in office.
Peoria Congressman Aaron Schock resigned in March following media reports about his spending.
A shell company linked to Aaron Schock paid a political donor $750,000 last year for a warehouse in Peoria, then took out a $600,000 mortgage for the property from a local bank run by other donors.
A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments in a case brought by a man whose home was raided by police after he created a fake Twitter account to spoof Peoria’s mayor.
Chief Executive Doug Oberhelman told a crowd of about 200 people Friday that after two years of study, the $55 billion global construction equipment maker will modernize its riverfront complex to include a three-tower building.
A Streamwood teenager is being hailed as a hero for saving the life of a girl, thanks to a skill he had but never thought he’d ever use.
Aaron Schock, a downstate Republican, says he’ll cut a check for his office’s redecoration.
A three-day weekend is a great excuse to get out of town for a little bit and Martin Luther King Day is one of the favorites. Here are a few places you can go that aren’t too far outside of the city, but will still give you that feeling of getting away from it all.
With less than four weeks before the Nov. 4 election, the two major-party candidates for Illinois governor met in Peoria.
The new contract runs through 2018.
Archbishop Fulton Sheen died in 1979 and is entombed in New York, where he spent much of his career and gained national fame for his radio and television commentaries. He was born in 1895 in El Paso, a small Illinois town about 30 miles east of Peoria and grew up in a farm family.
GoJet Airlines flight 3642, operating as United Express, landed safely after experiencing a cabin pressure problem, and an indication of smoke in the cockpit.
Peoria officials hope nets and bows and arrows will help deal with Asian carp, which are flourishing in the Illinois River.
Jon Daniel was behind the fake Twitter account @Peoriamayor, posting comments about sex and drugs, among other things. Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis called the posts “absolute filth.”
The 22-year-old stepson of a state representative died in a shooting early Saturday morning.
After Mayor Jim Ardis filed a criminal complaint over the matter, police raided a home last week, seizing computers and hauling residents in for questioning. The action sparked criticism that the mayor had abused his powers and violated free speech rights.
The four contenders spoke at a Thursday evening forum in Peoria.
Three Peoria men are in custody after investigators say they were looting a tornado-damaged home in the central Illinois community of Washington.
The latest victim is 82-year-old Rosamund Allison, who sustained injuries in the Nov. 17 tornado.