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Peoria Police respond to crash at Mcdonald’s

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — Peoria Police responded to an incident at McDonald’s on University Street Friday. According to Peoria Police Lt. Michael Bolan, officers were initially responding to a hit-and-run near Walgreens on University Street. Officers observed a red pickup truck that refused to stop and crashed near Mcdonald’s.
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Peoria Police arrest man for March Homicide

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — Peoria Police have arrested a man for the death of 40-year-old Timothy D. Foreman Jr. Friday. According to a Peoria Police press release, officers arrested 22-year-old Chazier Johnson for first-degree murder. The shooting occurred on March 8, near W. Beverly Court and Knoxville Avenue, at...
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Suspect arrested for Peoria’s fifth homicide of the year

PEORIA (Heart of Illinois ABC) - A man accused of murder is in the Peoria County jail awaiting bond as of Saturday afternoon. Around 11:30 PM March 8, Peoria Police responded to W. Beverly for a ShotSpotter alert. That’s where they found Timothy Foreman, Jr., 40, laying in the roadway with a gunshot wound, pronounced dead at the scene. It marked the city’s fifth homicide of the year. During the investigation, detectives identified Chazier Johnson, 22, as a suspect.
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PPD makes arrest in connection with March homicide

PEORIA, Ill. — Peoria Police, along with U.S. Marshals, arrested a man Friday for the shooting death of 40-year-old Timothy Foreman Jr. According to a release from the PPD, officers located 22-year-old Chazier Johnson on N. Gale Avenue. He was taken in for questioning and subsequently arrested for first-degree murder.
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TAPS seeing increase in pet returns

PEKIN, Ill. — For years, TAPS (Tazewell Animal Protective Society) in Pekin has been finding new homes for pets that are brought to their shelter. But, recently, they’ve seen a significant increase in the number of pets being returned. “Unfortunately, a lot of them, the people are reporting...
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Two rounds of showers and storms on the way

PEORIA (Heart of Illinois ABC) - Chances for needed rainfall return to the forecast tonight and tomorrow before we get a break from the heat and humidity early next week. Additional rain chances will be possible by the end of next week. Tonight:. Showers and storms will be possible late...
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Morning and evening showers and storms

PEORIA (Heart of Illinois ABC) - Chances for needed rainfall return to the forecast at times today before we get a break from the heat and humidity early next week. Additional rain chances will be possible by the end of next week. Today and Tonight:. We’ll see some passing showers...
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Catholic Diocese of Peoria releases statement following Dobbs Decision, overturning of Roe

PEORIA (Heart of Illinois ABC) - Today, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its decision in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization case. This ruling has a significant impact on the issue of abortion, which was legalized in the Roe v. Wade decision some fifty years ago. Today’s decision overturns what was previously a federal legalization of abortion and has returned the issue to individual states to decide the matter for themselves. Clearly, there is much more work to be done.
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Luft, Stoller, Godron-Booth react to Roe v. Wade ruling

PEORIA, Ill. – Some of the area’s local representatives in Springfield are, so far, praising the Supreme Court’s decision on Roe versus Wade, effectively turning the matter back to states. State Representative and Pekin Mayor Mark Luft, in a statement, says he would like to see Illinois...
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Peoria Catholic Diocese reacts to Roe v. Wade decision

PEORIA, Ill. – There’s more work to be done. That’s what Catholic Diocese of Peoria Bishop Louis Tylka says on Friday’s Roe versus Wade-related decision by the U.S. Supreme Court. Tylka describes life as “a gift from God” and that the Catholic Church has “proclaimed the...
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Peoria grocery store lowers gas prices during ‘Fuel Frenzy’

PEORIA (Heart of Illinois ABC) - Pain at the pump took a brief pause Friday as a local grocery store brought its fuel prices down nearly 70 cents. For a couple of hours, HyVee of Peoria welcomed drivers to fill up for $4.61 a gallon. The store manager said they went as low as they could go on the price.
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Local organizations team up with block party

PEORIA (Heart of Illinois ABC) - Two local organizations teamed up Thursday afternoon for a block party to spread awareness about sexual health and violence prevention resources. Peoria’s House of Hope and local nonprofit Central Illinois Friends invited guests to enjoy some grub, and a wellness mobile was there to...
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In Peoria area, Roe v. Wade's downfall evokes strong reactions

The Supreme Court announced Friday the national decision to overrule the long-recognized Roe v. Wade, tightening laws around women's health care and reproductive rights. This means abortions will become illegal in many U.S. states. Central Illinoisans are expressing mixed feelings about the decision. Some are saying this is a step...
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Man arrested for Peoria homicide

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — A man has been arrested for the death of 21-year-old Rodger Browder last May. According to a Peoria Police press release, 34-year-old Stephen J. Coaxum was arrested for first-degree murder and unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon. Police responded to the shooting on...
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