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Peoria shooting death investigated as city's 15th homicide this year

Peoria police say they are investigating a shooting death Tuesday night in the 1400 block of West Kettelle Street as the city’s 15th homicide of the year. Officers found the male victim around 10:30 p.m. after reporting to the area in response to a Shot Spotter alert indicating four rounds fired.
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Boil order issued for parts of Bloomington Wednesday

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WMBD) — Just one day after one part of Bloomington was under a boil order, another part of the city follows in its tracks. Wednesday, City Spokesperson Katherine Murphy confirmed a water main break happened on Fairview Avenue, meaning customers living on Fairview Avenue between East Washington and East Grove are under a new boil order.
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Carjacking Victim Shot at Peoria Target

Peoria police are searching for a suspect who was involved in a carjacking and shooting incident at a Peoria shopping center on Monday afternoon. The crime occurred in the large shopping center parking lot near 91st and Northern avenues around noon on Monday in front of the Target. The police...
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Bloomington Police: Dead person found in car

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WCIA) — The Bloomington Police Department is investigating after a dead person was found inside a car. BPD officials said the person was found Tuesday afternoon in the area of Font Street and Morris Avenue. Officers and detectives were sent to the scene to begin investigating, but no other information was released. Anyone […]
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Victim identified in Peoria's most recent fatal shooting

PEORIA − Police are investigating the shooting death of a man found in South Peoria late Tuesday night. Officers were called to the 1400 block of West Kettelle Street for a ShotSpotter alert, according to Semone Roth, a spokeswoman for the Peoria Police Department. The gunfire detection system indicated that four rounds had been fired. ...
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Coroner identifies victim of Tuesday night homicide

UPDATE (3 p.m.) — Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood has identified the victim of the deadly shooting in the area of W. Kettelle and S. Louisa Streets Tuesday. According to a press release, 49-year-old Julius J. Peyton died at the scene at 11:32 p.m. The autopsy showed that Peyton...
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Bloomington PD investigating death

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WMBD) — Bloomington police are investigating the death of a person found in a parked vehicle early Tuesday afternoon. Police were notified at approximately 12:47 p.m. Tuesday that there was a deceased person inside a parked vehicle in the 1100 block of W. Front St. Officers and detectives were deployed to investigate.
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UPDATE: Coroner identifies man shot, killed Tuesday night

UPDATE 3 P.M. - Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood has identified the victim of a late Tuesday night shooting. Autopsy on Julius J. Peyton, of the 1300 block of West Kettelle, showed he suffered multiple gunshot wounds throughout his body and died instantly. He was pronounced deceased on scene at...
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Death investigation on Bloomington’s west side

BLOOMINGTON – A person was found dead Tuesday afternoon inside a parked car on Bloomington’s west side. Bloomington Police were called around 12:45 p.m. to the 1100 block of West Front Street. No other information is being released at this time and BPD detectives are still probing the...
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Peoria man accused of beating animal indicted on new felony charge

PEORIA (25 News Now) - A Peoria man accused and charged with animal cruelty faces a new felony charge of animal torture. Peoria County State’s Attorney Jodi Hoos says the facts and circumstances of the case and the brutal nature of the incident involving Nicholas Prince justified adding a felony charge and expediting the case through a county grand jury.
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Lots of new restaurants popping up around Bloomington-Normal

Eleven new restaurants have opened, or are in the process of opening, in Bloomington-Normal. One of the most notable is Pop-Up Chicken Shop. The restaurant, known of course for its chicken, but also for its tasty burgers, is relocating from the VFW building on East Lincoln Street to the former JP Wheel and Alehouse establishment on North Hershey Road in Bloomington.
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Normal Police looking for missing, possibly endangered woman

NORMAL (25 News Now) - Police in Normal are asking for the public’s help in finding Brittany Mitchell - a missing and possibly endangered woman. Police say she was last heard from August 7. It is unknown what she was last wearing, but she wears glasses and has pierced...
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Death investigation underway in Bloomington

BLOOMINGTON (Heart of Illinois ABC) - Bloomington Police say a person was found dead in a parked vehicle during the noon hour Tuesday on the city’s west side. Police are not revealing the gender or identity of the dead person who was found about 12:45 p.m. in the 1100 block of West Front Street.
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PPD investigating Peoria’s latest homicide

PEORIA, Ill. – Peoria Police are investigating the city’s 15th homicide of 2022. Just after 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, Peoria Police responded to a Shot Spotter alert of 4 rounds fired on W. Kettelle Street. Peoria Public Information Officer Semone Roth said officers located a male victim with an...
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Juvenile injured in Monday night Peoria shooting

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — Peoria police are investigating a shooting that occurred near Frye and Wisconsin Avenues Monday. According to a Peoria police press release, officers responded to a local hospital at approximately 8:56 p.m. after a juvenile arrived by private vehicle after suffering a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. The...
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Help NPD find missing, possibly endangered woman

NORMAL, Ill. (WMBD) — The Normal Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Brittany Mitchell, who is missing and possibly endangered. Mitchell was last heard from on Aug. 7. Police do not know what clothes she was wearing at the time of her disappearance but she is known to wear eyeglasses and has pierced ears.
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