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The Pekin Daily Times
Area organizations aim to keep elderly independentonly be used for rural transportation. Urban areas in Tazewell include Creve Co
Area organizations aim to keep elderly independent
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 hours ago
only be used for rural transportation. Urban areas in Tazewell include Creve Coeur, Marquette Heights, North Pekin, Pekin, East Peoria, Washington and Morton. However, We Care is able to provide transportation in Morton because its costs are... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Unique program teaches special needs kids to ride bikesEAST PEORIA, Ill. -- A unique program is making sure all kids get to enjoy a fa
Unique program teaches special needs kids to ride bikes
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 9 hours ago
EAST PEORIA, Ill. -- A unique program is making sure all kids get to enjoy a favorite childhood pastime, regardless of physical limitations. The "I Can Bike" program is hosted by Easter Seals Central Illinois. The five-day camp teaches children... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Man imprisoned for EP firearms burglaryA Peoria Heights man, virtually caught in the act of stealing several firearms
Man imprisoned for EP firearms burglary
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 10 hours ago
A Peoria Heights man, virtually caught in the act of stealing several firearms from an East Peoria home, will serve a four-year prison term. William Beyer, 45, was sentenced last week following his guilty pleas in May to residential burglary and... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Bureau County grand jury returns indictmentsPolice Department testified before the grand jury. Miller is in custody with bo
Bureau County grand jury returns indictments
Bureau County Republican / Posted 12 hours ago
Police Department testified before the grand jury. Miller is in custody with bond set at $50,000. • Bowe J. Osborn, 37, of East Peoria was indicted for the Class 4 felony of unlawful possession of a controlled substance, heroin. He is accused of... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
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Advertorial: THINGS TO THINK ABOUT
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
help work through differences; that can be especially valuable in cases. Inc. All rights reserved. Used with 235 Everett, East Peoria Information provided by Registered Representatives of Midwestern Securities Trading Company, LLC (MSTC) is... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pekin neighbor allegedly assaulted young girla young girl enabled him to sexually assault her for more than a year, charges
Pekin neighbor allegedly assaulted young girl
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
a young girl enabled him to sexually assault her for more than a year, charges filed Tuesday allege. Emery Good, 41, now of East Peoria, faces up to 120 years in prison sentences if he’s convicted of predatory criminal sexual assault and aggravated... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Quincy Media purchases ABC, CW affiliations from Sinclair Broadcast GroupEAST PEORIA, Ill. – There’s a big announcement today from our parent company as
Quincy Media purchases ABC, CW affiliations from Sinclair Broadcast Group
Central Illinois News Center / Posted yesterday
EAST PEORIA, Ill. – There’s a big announcement today from our parent company as we've learned our station operations are expanding to include two new channels. Quincy Media General Manager and CEO Ralph Oakley shared the good news today that Quincy... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Four Corners East Peoria History: The Franklin Street Bridge Referred to originally as the “new wagon bridge,” the Franklin Street span wo
Four Corners East Peoria History: The Franklin Street Bridge
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
Referred to originally as the “new wagon bridge,” the Franklin Street span would replace Old Tooth Picks, the old wagon and foot bridge built in 1848. With the first pilings driven in 1906... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Tremont beats heat, rival teams1,052 points at the 59th annual meet. They were followed by the Washington Wate
Tremont beats heat, rival teams
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
1,052 points at the 59th annual meet. They were followed by the Washington Water Jets (909), host Morton Otters (873), East Peoria Sonic Waves (475) and Pekin Water Dragons (148) in the five-team field. Nearly 300 swimmers ages 5-18 competed in... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Cross-country cyclists stop by to help veteransinto two separate riding groups — with the second expected to arrive in Peoria
Cross-country cyclists stop by to help veterans
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
into two separate riding groups — with the second expected to arrive in Peoria on July 29. The second group will again be welcomed by the First Christian Church of Creve Coeur, and spend their stay repairing different aspects of two East Peoria hom... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Local residents weigh-in on DNC protests and presidential racedo it, why does she get to get away with it?" "I don't like what she's done wi
Local residents weigh-in on DNC protests and presidential race
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 2 days ago
do it, why does she get to get away with it?" "I don't like what she's done with her campaign," said Timothy Scobelite of East Peoria. Opponents of Hillary Clinton already have several reasons why they will not vote for the democratic candidate... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
June restaurant inspection scores releasedare published. 100 scorers Cullinan Park Concession Stand, 800 Ivy Lane, Trem
June restaurant inspection scores released
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
are published. 100 scorers Cullinan Park Concession Stand, 800 Ivy Lane, Tremont Eat and Evolve, 703 Mariner's Way, East Peoria Lori's Kitchen Store, 110 N. Main St., Washington Northern Tazewell Recreation Association, 300 Caroline St.,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Crittenton Centers celebrates by bringing families, community togetherEAST PEORIA — Families celebrated a Saturday dedicated to kids with bounce hous
Crittenton Centers celebrates by bringing families, community together
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
EAST PEORIA — Families celebrated a Saturday dedicated to kids with bounce houses, slip-and-slides and foot races for a charity event in the Levee District. “We come every year,” said Jeff Baugher, 33, of Morton, who brought his son 4-year-old son,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Good cause is also a good day for kidsEAST PEORIA — Families celebrated a Saturday dedicated to kids with bounce hous
Good cause is also a good day for kids
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
EAST PEORIA — Families celebrated a Saturday dedicated to kids with bounce houses, slip-and-slides and foot races for a charity event in the Levee District. “We come every year,” said Jeff Baugher, 33, of Morton, who brought his son 4-year-old son,... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Levee District hosts Kids' Day fundraiser for Crittenton CentersEAST PEORIA, Ill. – Families endured the hot temperatures Saturday to help rais
Levee District hosts Kids' Day fundraiser for Crittenton Centers
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 4 days ago
EAST PEORIA, Ill. – Families endured the hot temperatures Saturday to help raise money for a local organization. Peoria’s Crittenton Centers hosted their tenth annual Kids' Day at the Levee District in East Peoria. The day included a 5K run, kids’... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
July 23 in Journal Star sports historyvictory over two-time City runner-up Jane Seiler. Medalist Heather Hoffman move
July 23 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
victory over two-time City runner-up Jane Seiler. Medalist Heather Hoffman moves on with a 6-and-4 win over Mary Cox. ■ East Peoria native Joe Girardi of the Chicago Cubs is assigned to Triple-A Iowa to continue his rehabilitation from a bulging... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
'My favorite part is getting to meet kids like me'to Camp Corral since July 10, 2015 — the day she said goodbye to the kids she m
'My favorite part is getting to meet kids like me'
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
to Camp Corral since July 10, 2015 — the day she said goodbye to the kids she met at last year's camp and headed home to East Peoria. At the start of the week, she reunited with some of her old friends at this year's special week-long program,... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Verdict on former East Peoria football coach will be mailed out next week Posted Jul. 22, 2016 at 7:29 PM PEKIN — A former East Peoria football coach
Verdict on former East Peoria football coach will be mailed out next week
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
Posted Jul. 22, 2016 at 7:29 PM PEKIN — A former East Peoria football coach who is accused of spending money that was supposed to go to the high school will have to wait to... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
State says work can resume on NIU's Stevens Building projectfor any parts of the process, which she described as long. In the coming weeks
State says work can resume on NIU's Stevens Building project
Daily Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
for any parts of the process, which she described as long. In the coming weeks, a project manager with the CDB, NIU, East Peoria-based River City Construction – which is doing the work – and others involved, all are expected to meet and... Read more
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Daily Herald
East Peoria getting grant to demolish landslide homesEAST PEORIA, Ill. -- East Peoria officials say the city will receive a $2.7 mil
East Peoria getting grant to demolish landslide homes
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
EAST PEORIA, Ill. -- East Peoria officials say the city will receive a $2.7 million grant to purchase and demolish seven properties severely damaged by landslides in 2013. City Attorney Scott Brunton tells the (Peoria) Journal Star... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
East Peoria to buy, raze landslide propertiesEAST PEORIA — Officials learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Ma
East Peoria to buy, raze landslide properties
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
EAST PEORIA — Officials learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Management Agency has confirmed grant funding for the city to allow it to purchase and then demolish seven properties severely damaged by landslides in 2013.The confirmation... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
East Peoria to buy, raze landslide propertiesEAST PEORIA — Officials learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Ma
East Peoria to buy, raze landslide properties
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
EAST PEORIA — Officials learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Management Agency has confirmed grant funding for the city to allow it to purchase and then demolish seven properties severely damaged by landslides in 2013. The... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
EP to buy, raze landslide propertiesEAST PEORIA — Officials learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Ma
EP to buy, raze landslide properties
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
EAST PEORIA — Officials learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Management Agency has confirmed grant funding for the city to allow it to purchase and then demolish seven properties severely damaged by landslides in 2013. The... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
EP to buy, raze landslide propertiesEAST PEORIA — Officials learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Ma
EP to buy, raze landslide properties
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
EAST PEORIA — Officials learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Management Agency has confirmed grant funding for the city to allow it to purchase and then demolish seven properties severely damaged by landslides in 2013.The confirmation... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
East Peoria will be able to buy and then demolish properties affected by 2013 landslide Posted Jul. 22, 2016 at 5:24 PM Posted Jul. 22, 2016 at 5:24 PM EAST PEORIA
East Peoria will be able to buy and then demolish properties affected by 2013 landslide
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
Posted Jul. 22, 2016 at 5:24 PM Posted Jul. 22, 2016 at 5:24 PM EAST PEORIA — Officials learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Management Agency... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
East Peoria will be able to buy and then demolish properties affected by 2013 landslideEAST PEORIA — Officials learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Ma
East Peoria will be able to buy and then demolish properties affected by 2013 landslide
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
EAST PEORIA — Officials learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Management Agency has confirmed grant funding for the city to allow it to purchase and then demolish seven properties severely damaged by landslides in 2013. The... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
ICC releases spring dean’s listEAST PEORIA — Illinois Central College in East Peoria presented dean’s list hon
ICC releases spring dean’s list
Bureau County Republican / Posted 5 days ago
EAST PEORIA — Illinois Central College in East Peoria presented dean’s list honors to students who earned a grade point average of 3.5 to 3.99 on a 4.0 scale for the spring 2016 semester. Area students include Erin Kieser of Bradford, Philip... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
July 22 in Journal Star sports historyOfficials of the Year at the IHSA Officials Conference in Peoria. Honored for t
July 22 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
Officials of the Year at the IHSA Officials Conference in Peoria. Honored for the 2005-06 school year are Dave Facker of East Peoria in boys and girls cross country and Randall Pozzi of Peru in boys volleyball. ■ Limestone’s American Legion... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Farm vehicles get bigger as bridges get olderhave been lucky when it comes to funding for bridges, but only after the bridge
Farm vehicles get bigger as bridges get older
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
have been lucky when it comes to funding for bridges, but only after the bridge could endanger lives. Fondulac Township in East Peoria received funding in 2012 to replace the old Farmdale Road Bridge that was built in 1953. The bridge failed... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Higher utility bills have Ameren customers hot under the collara new deal with slightly higher rates that took effect June 1. For consumers i
Higher utility bills have Ameren customers hot under the collar
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
a new deal with slightly higher rates that took effect June 1. For consumers in Peoria, Metamora, Pekin, Peoria Heights, East Peoria and Peoria and Tazewell counties, that rate is now 6.007 cents/kWh, up from 4.746 cents/kWh, an increase of just... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Higher utility bills have Ameren customers hot under the collarslightly higher rates that took effect June 1. Page 2 of 2 - For consumers in
Higher utility bills have Ameren customers hot under the collar
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
slightly higher rates that took effect June 1. Page 2 of 2 - For consumers in Peoria, Metamora, Pekin, Peoria Heights, East Peoria and Peoria and Tazewell counties, that rate is now 6.007 cents/kWh, up from 4.746 cents/kWh, an increase of just... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
EP marijuana grower goes to prisonA former East Peoria man quickly threw away his chance at avoiding prison for g
EP marijuana grower goes to prison
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
A former East Peoria man quickly threw away his chance at avoiding prison for growing more than 100 marijuana plants in his basement and selling his harvest. Royce Butler, 42, promised to abstain from alcohol and other drugs and keep in touch with... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Many Tazewell County bridge repairs still unfundedsafety. “That’s number one,” said Fink. “We’ll take immediate action. We had to
Many Tazewell County bridge repairs still unfunded
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
safety. “That’s number one,” said Fink. “We’ll take immediate action. We had to close a bridge on Fahey Hollow (Road in East Peoria). It was replaced last year. The deterioration was much more advanced than we would have expected normally.”... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
July 21 in Journal Star sports historyKline in 1984 and Eric Perry in 1989. Phil Dauphin goes 4-for-4, scores three r
July 21 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
Kline in 1984 and Eric Perry in 1989. Phil Dauphin goes 4-for-4, scores three runs and has an RBI in the victory. ■ The East Peoria Avanti’s women’s softball team edges the Bloomington Lady Hearts 2-1 in the championship game of the ASA Women’s... Read more
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SaukValley.com
SportShorts for Thursday, July 21, 2016on winners from a slate of nominees set by the officials associations. Winners
SportShorts for Thursday, July 21, 2016
SaukValley.com / Posted 7 days ago
on winners from a slate of nominees set by the officials associations. Winners will be honored at a banquet Saturday in East Peoria. Bears sign former Panthers guard The Chicago Bears have signed former Carolina Panthers guard Amini... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Bridge repair is needed but funding is scarcesafety. “That’s number one,” Fink said. “We’ll take immediate action. We had t
Bridge repair is needed but funding is scarce
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 7 days ago
safety. “That’s number one,” Fink said. “We’ll take immediate action. We had to close a bridge on Fahey Hollow (Road in East Peoria). It was replaced last year. The deterioration was much more advanced than we would have expected... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Former coach says he gave, not took from East Peoria football Posted Jul. 20, 2016 at 6:10 PM The former coach of East Peoria high school’
Former coach says he gave, not took from East Peoria football
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 7 days ago
Posted Jul. 20, 2016 at 6:10 PM The former coach of East Peoria high school’s football team gave back, in purchases for his program, more than the $24,000 he’s accused of taking, he... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
East Peoria to consider e-cigarette exemption for vape shopsEAST PEORIA — City officials will review whether to specifically exempt electro
East Peoria to consider e-cigarette exemption for vape shops
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 7 days ago
EAST PEORIA — City officials will review whether to specifically exempt electronic cigarette shops and stores from an ordinance banning the use of the cigarettes in public places. The ordinance that was approved by the City Council on Tuesday is... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Two charged with shooting at EP house— Evidence from their own social media posts led to charges filed Tuesday again
Two charged with shooting at EP house
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 7 days ago
— Evidence from their own social media posts led to charges filed Tuesday against two men for allegedly shooting into an East Peoria house. No one was injured by the two shots fired late Friday night into the home at 542 Chicago St. Tyler Davis,... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Willie's Tamales foot cart tries to beat the heatfood and they do their job well and they do it better than anyone around here I
Willie's Tamales foot cart tries to beat the heat
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 8 days ago
food and they do their job well and they do it better than anyone around here I imagine," said Tyler and Evan Moushor of East Peoria. And this family says no amount of heat is going to stop them from serving Peoria the best pork chop sandwich... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
East Peoria council expands ban on e-cigarettesEAST PEORIA — The City Council on Tuesday expanded its five-month-old ban on el
East Peoria council expands ban on e-cigarettes
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
EAST PEORIA — The City Council on Tuesday expanded its five-month-old ban on electronic cigarettes on city-owned property to include all public spaces where smoking tobacco products is currently prohibited. East Peoria becomes the 15th community in... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Theft evidence mounts against former EP coachOver seven years a former East Peoria high school football coach ignored repeat
Theft evidence mounts against former EP coach
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 8 days ago
Over seven years a former East Peoria high school football coach ignored repeated, specific instructions on where to deposit funds raised to benefit his student players, a judge heard Tuesday. Doug Martin now must present a defense against mounting... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
East Peoria considers banning e-cigsEAST PEORIA, Ill. -- The East Peoria City Council will discuss whether to ban e
East Peoria considers banning e-cigs
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 8 days ago
EAST PEORIA, Ill. -- The East Peoria City Council will discuss whether to ban e-cigarettes from public places. The move would be an extension of the 'Smoke Free Illinois Act' which banned tobacco smoking from all public public. Right now, it's up... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
July 19 in Journal Star sports historyAGO ■ The Lotz Steel baseball team tops Canton 4-1 to improve to 13-0 in the J
July 19 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
AGO ■ The Lotz Steel baseball team tops Canton 4-1 to improve to 13-0 in the Journal Star Prep League. Lotz, made up of East Peoria players, is led by pitcher Dwayne Dale. He tosses a five-hitter and strikes out 10 as Lotz clinches at least a... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Former East Peoria football coach on trial for theft Posted Jul. 18, 2016 at 5:25 PM Doug Martin knew he was depositing thousands
Former East Peoria football coach on trial for theft
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 8 days ago
Posted Jul. 18, 2016 at 5:25 PM Doug Martin knew he was depositing thousands of dollars raised for the East Peoria high school football team he coached into a bank account he alone controlled,... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Former EP coach on trial for theftDoug Martin knew he was depositing thousands of dollars raised for the East Peo
Former EP coach on trial for theft
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 9 days ago
Doug Martin knew he was depositing thousands of dollars raised for the East Peoria high school football team he coached into a bank account he alone controlled, his prosecutor said in court Monday. But so did the school, his defense attorney... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
July 18 in Journal Star sports historyREMEMBER WHEN: JULY 18 IN JOURNAL STAR SPORTS HISTORY 50 YEARS AGO East Peoria
July 18 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 9 days ago
REMEMBER WHEN: JULY 18 IN JOURNAL STAR SPORTS HISTORY 50 YEARS AGO East Peoria basketball coach Jack Milam resigns to accept a position as freshman basketball coach at Georgia Southern College in Statesboro, Ga. Milam leaves East Peoria after two... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Morton man charged with arson in blow torch incidentA Morton man who allegedly used a blow torch to set fire to his mattress in an
Morton man charged with arson in blow torch incident
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 9 days ago
A Morton man who allegedly used a blow torch to set fire to his mattress in an East Peoria home where he was staying temporarily was indicted this month by a Tazewell County grand jury. William W. Oggero, 21, of 408 Bauman Ave., was charged with... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Morton man charged with arsonA Morton man who allegedly used a blow torch to set fire to his mattress in an
Morton man charged with arson
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 10 days ago
A Morton man who allegedly used a blow torch to set fire to his mattress in an East Peoria home where he was staying temporarily was indicted this month by a Tazewell County grand jury. William W. Oggero, 21, of 408 Bauman Ave., was charged with... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
East Peorian receives probation for stealing from home health clientPEKIN (GHMI) — With no prior criminal record, an East Peoria woman avoided jail
East Peorian receives probation for stealing from home health client
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 10 days ago
PEKIN (GHMI) — With no prior criminal record, an East Peoria woman avoided jail Friday when she pleaded guilty to using her job as a home health care provider to steal from her client. Kim Delatorre, 63, was sentenced to 30 months of probation and... Read more
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