Body Found In Illinois River Confirmed To Be Missing Illinois State University Student Jelani Day; Police Call Death 'Very Suspicious'A body found in the Illinois River near Peru earlier this month has been identified as Illinois State University Student Jelani Day, who has been missing since late August.
Woman Found Safe In Peoria After Being Kidnapped In Peru, Illinois; Suspect Bobby A. Cross Remains At LargeA young woman has been found safe in Peoria a day and a half after she was kidnapped in Peru, Illinois, police said Tuesday.
FBI Releases Photo Of Pink Sandal Linked To Kidnapping Of Girl In Peru, IllinoisAround 5:05 a.m. on Monday, a resident near 7th and Plum streets in Peru called 911 after reporting hearing a girl screaming for help. The girl is believed to be 14 to 16 years old, the FBI said.
Police, FBI Ask For Help From The Public After They Say Girl Was Kidnapped In Peru, IllinoisPolice and the FBI were asking for help from the public Monday night in finding a teenage girl they say was kidnapped in the LaSalle County city of Peru.
Chicago Man Stuck In Peru For Weeks Amid COVID-19 PandemicWhat was supposed to be an uplifting wellness retreat trip to Peru quickly turned into a nightmare for one Chicago man.
Motorists Stranded On U.S. 6 Near Princeton, Illinois Heavy snow left motorists stranded in western Illinois, forcing police to use snowmobiles to rescue people trapped in their cars.
Doctor Who Dispensed Drugs For Sex Sentenced To PrisonThe doctor admitted he had illegally prescribed oxycodone and Xanax to a patient whom he knew would sell the pills on the black market and then shared the profits with him.
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Police Dog Killed Responding To Robbery In Central IllinoisA canine police officer from the central Illinois town of Peru was killed last night while responding to a call, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
Chicago Area Woman Robbed In Peru And Lives To Tell Her StoryLiese Ricketts was debuting a Peruvian artwork collection in Arequipa, Peru back in March when she hailed a cab with a friend and was attacked by 4 masked men.
Fire Destroys Landmark Former Ill. Clock FactoryA fire at a massive former clock factory that police say was deliberately lit provided an eerie backdrop for a northern Illinois city's New Year's celebrations, and despite the efforts of firefighters from throughout the area, the city landmark was destroyed.