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County tests cameras in court for first time
The murder trial of a former Baptist missionary will be the first trial in Peoria County to allow cameras in the court.
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.
Bowfishing tourney to help with carp issue
The tourney will centralize in the Bass Pro Shop parking lot towards the end of Uncle Buck's Fishbowl and Grill.
Judge: Peoria man gave police OK for search
A Peoria County judge has ruled a Peoria man accused of killing his wife gave police consent to search his house, car and belongings.
Peoria looking for grants to remove lead hazards
Health officials in Peoria say they're in dire need of grant money to eliminate lead hazards in more than 200 homes.
The Capitol Fax Blog
Unemployment rate falls, but growth lags, wages drop
That's the third straight month of falling numbers. Good news, right? But a new census report also released today said that Cook County gained only 27,500 jobs, an increase of 1.1 percent, between December 2012 and December 2013, which was the smallest increase among the 10 largest counties [in the nation].
Morris Daily Herald
Channahon hires three new administrators
Thomas Durkin, current Crete village administrator, was named Channahon's village administrator, replacing Joe Pena, who retired in May. Durkin's salary is $112,000 plus $300 a month in vehicle allowance.
06-16-14 Penny for Your Thoughts
Jim Turpin with Judge Michael McKuskey to announce he will be a Judge in the 10th Circuit of Illinois in Peoria County.