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Pekin, Illinois is located in Tazewell County. Zip codes in Pekin, IL include 61555, 61554, and 61558. The median home price in Pekin is $109,900. More Pekin information.

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Tuesday Jul 22 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

Long Term Recovery Center opens Updated at

Mike Bowers survived the Nov. 17 tornado by hanging onto a bathroom sink and his dogs Booker T. and Sammy while winds tore into his third-floor apartment at Georgetown Commons.


Mon Jul 14, 2014

Northwest Herald

Peoria man wants to withdraw plea in wife's death

PEKIN – A central Illinois man who was sentenced to 55 years in prison for fatally shooting his wife says he wants to retract his guilty plea.


Thu Jul 10, 2014

WTAX-AM Springfield

Peoria: Carp City?

Peoria County economic development official John Hamman says they want to build the plant so fishermen don't have to take the invasive fish to another location for processing.If the plant is built, Hamann says it could bring 30 to 40 new jobs.


Mon Jul 07, 2014


Quinn Announces $11.6M for Disaster Recovery

Gov. Pat Quinn has announced $11.6 million in aid for communities recovering from deadly tornadoes that occurred in November 2013.


Tue Jun 24, 2014

Daily Herald

2 workers killed in Pekin industrial accident

The Journal-Star reported gas in a rail tanker car killed the workers at Agridyne LLC in Pekin shortly after noon Tuesday.



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