Peoria-Based Caterpillar Plans Thousands Of Job CutsCaterpillar is planning another round of job cuts that could exceed 10,000 people through 2018, as the construction and mining equipment maker adjusts to downturns in key markets that it serves.
Police Raid Over Fake Twitter Account Costs Peoria $125,000A battle over a fake Twitter account has cost the city of Peoria $125,000.
Peoria Teen Swept Away By Floodwater Survives By Clinging To Tree BranchCBS 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.
Feds Raid Aaron Schock's Campaign Office In PeoriaThe former congressman is embroiled in a grand-jury investigation into his spending habits while in office.
Schock Has Reimbursed Government $122,590, Records ShowPeoria Congressman Aaron Schock resigned in March following media reports about his spending.
Details -- And Questions -- Emerge About Rep. Schock's Business Deal With Political DonorA 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.
Peoria Twitter Prankster Heads To Federal CourtA 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.
Caterpillar To Stay In Peoria, Expand Corporate HQChief 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.
Streamwood Teen Uses CPR To Save Girl’s Life 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.
Peoria Congressman Faces Scandals: Top Aide's Resignation, 'Downton Abbey'-Themed OfficeAaron Schock, a downstate Republican, says he'll cut a check for his office's redecoration.
Best Martin Luther King Day Getaways Near ChicagoA 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.
Quinn, Rauner Meet For First Televised DebateWith less than four weeks before the Nov. 4 election, the two major-party candidates for Illinois governor met in Peoria.
Cubs' Single-A Team Leaves Kane County, Moves To South BendThe new contract runs through 2018.
Move To Canonize Fulton Sheen Hits Snag: Request To Release Body DeniedArchbishop 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.
Flight To O'Hare Makes Emergency Landing In PeoriaGoJet Airlines flight 3642, operating as United Express, landed safely after experiencing a cabin pressure problem, and an indication of smoke in the cockpit.