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UPDATE: Afternoon shooting leaves one dead in Peoria; identify suspect

8:30 PM UPDATE: Peoria Police say the man, who was shot earlier Tuesday afternoon has died. Police say they were called to the 1000 block of West McClure Avenue regarding someone who had been shot, while patrol officers saying the suspect had fled the scene. Lifesaving measures were begun by...
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Galesburg woman arrested for theft over $500,000

On June 22, 2022, the Galesburg Police Department arrested Diane J. Wall, 57, on an arrest warrant issued by the Knox County State’s Attorney’s Office for multiple counts of theft and identity theft in excess of $500,000. An investigation in conjunction with the U.S. Inspector General’s Office and...
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Police hunt for suspect in deadly Tuesday shooting

PEORIA, Ill. — A shooting reported Tuesday afternoon is confirmed to have been deadly and police are asking the public’s help in finding the suspect. Peoria Police say officers got a shots-fired call in a central Peoria residential neighborhood near McClure Avenue and Broadway Street around 4:10 p.m. Tuesday.
PEORIA, IL
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Galva Council hears complaints regarding golf carts

Jamie Hopping was elected Mayor pro tem at Monday night's city council meeting in the absence of Mayor Rich Volkert. The council approved a recommendation by the Galva Planning Commission for Ethan Olson at 116 Southwest 4th Street to replace his old garage with a new one that will be 3.5” rather than the required 6.5’ from the side property line.
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Police: Galesburg woman charged with theft, identity theft

GALESBURG, Ill. (KWQC) - A Galesburg woman was arrested after police say she collected over $500,000 in unemployment benefits from multiple states. The Galesburg Police Department on June 22, arrested 57-year-old Diane J. Wall on an arrest warrant issued by the Knox County State’s Attorney’s Office. Wall is...
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Peoria Police looking for suspect in McClure Avenue Homicide

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — One man is dead and police are looking for a suspect after a shooting near McClure Avenue and Broadway Street Tuesday. According to a Peoria police press release, officers responded to a victim with a gunshot wound at approximately 4:11 p.m. Officers immediately started life-saving measures that were taken over by AMT and the Peoria Fire department when they arrived on the scene.
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A Powerful new Illegal Drug mix has now been found in Illinois

According to a report, there is a new Narcan-resistant drug that has shown up in Central Illinois, and this drug brings with it a serious risk of seizures and death. The best way to avoid drugs and a potential drug overdose is by simply not doing illegal drugs, and taking the drugs that are prescribed to you in the proper way a doctor recommends using them. For years now first responders and others have had the miracle antidote Narcan which can bring people back from an overdose with a single shot saving countless lives. But according to a report from centralillinoisproud.com, there is a new Narcan-resistant drug that has shown up and it is deadly, in an article on their site they say...
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Pekin Mayor concedes Illinois House race

PEORIA (Heart of Illinois ABC) - Mayor of Pekin Mark Luft conceded to challenger Travis Weaver following a competitive race for a seat in the Illinois House of Representatives. Luft released a statement announcing his concession on Facebook. “It’s been an honor to serve as your state representative,” Luft said....
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Broadway Lounge closing in August

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — After eight years, Broadway Lounge in Peoria is entering its final act. Andrew Driscoll, who has performed on Broadway in New York City, owns the business and the property itself, located at 316 SW Washington in downtown Peoria. In true Broadway form, he said he...
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Outgoing Peoria Sheriff’s hand picked successor takes Republican primary

PEORIA, Ill. — Outgoing Sheriff Brian Asbell’s hand-picked successor had little trouble fending off a challenge from a fellow Peoria County officer to become the Republican nominee for Sheriff. By the time all votes had been cast and counted Tuesday night, Sheriff’s Captain Chris Watkins held a lead...
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Galesburg woman arrested for half a million dollars in identity theft

GALESBURG, Ill. (WMBD) — Galesburg Police Department has arrested Diane J. Wall, 57, for multiple counts of theft and identity theft in excess of $500,000. Galesburg PD announced Wall’s June 22 arrest on Tuesday morning. The US Inspector General’s office and the Knox County State’s Attorney’s Office launched...
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