Alleged home invasion leads to chase, vehicle on fire in farm field
Two men are in custody after allegedly breaking into a Fulton County home then fleeing from authorities Monday morning.
Knox County, IL – Authorities Seek Identification of Overpass Incident Suspects
Knox County, IL – The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is requesting public assistance to identify individuals involved in dangerous overpass activities. Allegedly, these subjects have been hurling objects onto passing vehicles below, posing a severe risk. The Sheriff’s Office emphasizes the urgency of this matter, citing potential life-threatening...
Canton's Culinary Treasure: 3 Pizzas You Can't Miss
This article presents three exceptional pizzas found in Canton. Have you had the chance to taste any of them? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comment section below:
RT. 29 north of Chillicothe closed for crash
PEORIA COUNTY (25News Now) - RT. 29 at Crew Lane in Peoria County is closed for an incident. Illinois State Police say the incident is a crash and ask people to avoid the area. The Peoria Emergency Communications Center says the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office and the Chillicothe Fire Department...
Teens Arrested in Peoria Facebook Marketplace Robbery and Death
18-year-old Keshawn Williams faces Armed Robbery charges for a botched Facebook Marketplace deal gone horribly wrong earlier this year, resulting in a fatality. Williams will remain confined to Peoria County Jail until his trial. On January 15th, a vehicle sale turned tragic when buyers were lured into a south-end alley and met with gunfire during an attempted robbery. One buyer, acting in self-defense, returned fire, resulting in a fatality among the assailants. Two other individuals, Sontarrius Williams and Jalyn Branscumb, were previously charged in this case. Anyone with information should reach out to the Peoria Police Department.
Pekin City Council votes 5-2 to approve vacating portion of downtown street
Pekin City Council votes 5-2 to approve vacating portion of downtown street.
Trial beginning for Daylon Richardson, man accused of hitting and killing Knox Co. Sheriff's Deputy Nicholas Weist
CAMBRIDGE, Illinois — After being delayed several times, the trial for Daylon Richardson, the man accused of hitting and killing Knox Co. Sheriff's Deputy Nicholas Weist is set to begin Monday, February 26. In April 2022, police responded to a Circle K gas station on Main Street in Galesburg...
Victoria, IL – Swift Rescue on Green Oaks Lake Following Boating Accident
Victoria, IL – Last Wednesday, the Knox County Sheriff’s Office received an urgent report of a boating accident on the west side of Green Oaks Lake in Victoria, IL. Two individuals had reportedly fallen into the icy lake waters. According to the sheriff’s office, their Water Rescue Team...
Pekin's Pizza Trio: Embark on a Gastronomic Journey with These 3 Pizzas
This article presents a tour of three must-try Pizzas in Beijing. Have you had the chance to sample any of them? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Peoria County Residents Invited to Share Views on Stray and Feral Cat Management
Peoria County Animal Protection Services (PCAPS) is conducting a survey to understand local residents' views on managing the stray and feral cat population. They are particularly interested in feedback on the Trap, Neuter, Vaccinate, and Return (TNVR) method. PCAPS takes in approximately 2,500 cats each year, but only 40% find homes or return to their owners, resulting in a high euthanasia rate.
Pekin creates path for Tazewell County to build Justice Center annex
Tazewell County's plans to build an annex for its Justice Center cleared a major hurdle Monday. The Pekin City Council approved the city's vacation of the 300 block of Elizabeth Street between Capitol and Third streets, opening that area for the county's planned expansion of the Justice Center north of the current facility at 101 S. Capitol, which includes the county jail.
Forman Fire Department talks about the risks of brush fires
MANITO, Ill. (WMBD)– Forman Fire Department responded to two brush fires on Feb. 26, smaller than 1 acre each, but were put out quickly. The Red Flag Warning is in effect for northern and central Illinois, meaning no burning. Low humidity and high winds make the perfect equation for...
National Weather Service is warning of increased risk of fire in Central Illinois
LINCOLN, Ill. (WMBD) — The National Weather Service in Lincoln is warning of an increased risk of fire in Central Illinois on Monday. A Red Flag warning is currently affecting much of Central Illinois, including Peoria, Tazewell, McLean, Woodford and Fulton Counties from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. According...
Pekin Church holds benefit concert in hopes of saving its 100-year-old organ
Pekin Church holds benefit concert in hopes of saving its 100-year-old organ.
Loving Living Local: Mucciante Companies
PEKIN, Ill. (WMBD) — Watch this Loving Living Local segment and learn about Mucciante Companies’ new residential and commercial plumbing services.
Third person arrested in connection to Bartonville shooting Tuesday evening
BARTONVILLE, Ill. – Another arrest has been made in connection to a shooting Tuesday evening in Bartonville. Illinois State Police say James Grant, 45, was arrested, with Peoria County Jail records indicating he was booked Wednesday afternoon. James Grant is facing a charge of obstructing justice. He is the...
'Believe in underdogs': Illini Bluffs upsets No. 1 Galena to reach girls basketball state finals
BRIMFIELD — Galena had the numbers: a 31-1 record, a No. 1 rank in the AP poll, a 17-game win streak and a 98-8 mark the last three seasons. But the Illini Bluffs girls basketball team had Lily Luczkowiak and Annabelle Fortin and Chloe Eeten and something else Monday on the way to...
Peoria County Sheriff investigating car fire at West Peoria apartment complex
WEST PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — The Peoria County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a vehicle arson in the parking lot of the Edgewood Apartment complex on Sunday. According to Sheriff Chris Watkins, the fire happened at approximately 12:54 a.m. when a Nissan Altima caught fire at the complex which is located off North Pierson Avenue, a few blocks north of West Farmington Road.
Three Must-Try Mexican Restaurants in Canton: A Culinary Journey
In this article, we'll be exploring three exquisite Mexican restaurants in Canton. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these locations yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences! Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Today the gas price is close to $3.44 in Industry as of 2024-02-26. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.264, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.