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One man dead after Saturday afternoon shooting in Peoria

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — Peoria police confirmed one man is dead after a shooting Saturday near the 1500 block of North Bigelow and Richmond Avenue. According to Peoria Police Public Information Officer Semone Roth, the shot spotter call came in at 12:28 p.m. Peoria Police Chief Eric Echevarria said...
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Man found shot to death near Peoria High School

PEORIA (Heart of Illinois ABC) - Peoria police are investigating after they found a man shot to death Saturday afternoon near Peoria High School, on the same day seniors received their degrees. According to Peoria Police information officer Semone Roth, at 12:28 PM, police responded to a Shotspotter alert in...
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Police investigating shooting as Peoria's 9th homicide of the year

A man is dead after a Saturday afternoon shooting in Peoria, marking the city’s ninth homicide of 2022. According to the Peoria Police Department, the victim was found in the 1500 block of North Bigelow Street near the intersection with Richmond Avenue. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
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Coroner identifies Peoria pedestrian killed when hit by a vehicle

PEORIA – A 37-year-old man was identified as the pedestrian killed in a traffic accident on Thursday. Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood said Jeremiah J. Burgess, of Northeast Adams Street, was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Northeast Jefferson Street and Abington shortly after 4 a.m. Thursday morning. An autopsy showed Burgess suffered severe,...
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COVID transmission risk rises to 'high' in Peoria and Tazewell counties, according to CDC

PEORIA – Masks are once again being recommended in some Illinois counties. On Friday, Peoria and Tazewell counties went from "medium" to “high” transmission risk on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's COVID tracker website. Peoria County is currently seeing 329.28 cases and 14.3 admissions per 100,000 residents, and Tazewell County is at 318.66 cases...
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Victim identified after deadly Peoria crash

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood has identified the victim of a deadly crash that occurred near North East Jefferson and Abington Streets Thursday morning. According to Harwood, 37-year-old Jeremiah J. Burgess suffered severe, multiple blunt force trauma injuries as a result of being struck by...
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Victim identified in fatal Thursday accident

PEORIA, Ill. – The Peoria County Coroner is releasing the name of the victim in Thursday morning’s deadly car accident near downtown Peoria. Coroner Jamie Harwood says preliminary autopsy results on Jeremiah Burgess, 37, of Peoria indicates he likely died instantly from severe, multiple blunt force trauma injuries.
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UPDATE: Intersection reopened after deadly crash

UPDATE: The intersection has been reopened. Peoria, Ill. (WMBD) — One person was pronounced dead after a car crash in Peoria early Thursday morning. Peoria Police responded to an incident involving a car and a pedestrian at the intersection of North East Jefferson Street and Abington Street. When officers...
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Peoria man dies after being hit by car early Thursday morning

PEORIA (Heart of Illinois ABC) -The Peoria County Coroner says a 37-year-old Peoria man died early Thursday after being hit by a car. It happened at the intersection of Northeast Jefferson and Abington in the early morning hours of Thursday, May 19. Coroner Jamie Harwood says Jeremiah Burgess suffered severe,...
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Pedestrian killed in Peoria crash early Thursday morning

PEORIA (Heart of Illinois ABC) - A pedestrian has died after being hit by a vehicle in Peoria early Thursday morning. The Peoria Police Department first responded to the scene of the crash at the intersection of NE Jefferson and Abington streets around 4:07 a.m. There, officers found the pedestrian, who was pronounced dead by medical personnel.
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Fatal crash closes Jefferson and Abington in Peoria

PEORIA, Ill. — Peoria Police say one person is dead after a crash involving a car and a pedestrian early Thursday morning. PPD says the incident happened just after 4 a.m. at the intersection of N.E. Jefferson and Abington Streets. Officers arrived to find a person down who was...
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Election judges needed in Peoria County

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — Many counties are still seeking election judges with early voting starting Thursday, May 19. Tazewell County has had great turnout, but Peoria County is struggling quite a bit. With two solid requirements to be an election judge, those being a registered voter and age 18...
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Houses for sale in high demand in Peoria and nearby counties

A typical Peoria County home listed for $109,900 in April, unchanged from a month earlier, an analysis of data from Realtor.com shows. The median list home price in April was up about 5.7% from April 2021. Peoria County's median home was 1,409 square feet for a listed price of $83 per square foot. The...
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Pedestrian dead after crash in North Valley neighborhood

A person is dead after a crash involving a vehicle early Thursday morning in Peoria's North Valley. Officers responded to the crash at Jefferson and Abington just after 4 a.m. Police arriving on scene found a person on the ground, later pronounced dead. The Peoria County Coroner will determine the...
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