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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.