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Updated Apr 28, 2016 at 5:00 PM

Stolen trucks, guns trackedReport of break-in at Marshall County farmlinked to earlier theftBy Gary L. Smithof the Journal StarWENONA — A report of a break-in at a rural Marshall County machine shed has turned into a two-county investigation of stolen trucks and guns.

Updated Apr 28, 2016 at 12:18 PM

MORTON — A suspected burglar being pursued on westbound Interstate 74 by Morton police Thursday morning collided with a police vehicle and sent it...

Updated Apr 22, 2016 at 6:04 PM

Brandon Lee, of Pekin, solemnly promised his prosecutor Friday that he will go nowhere near the ex-girlfriend he beat and kicked after crashing his way into her home.

Updated Apr 21, 2016 at 8:41 PM

PEORIA — The man convicted more than 45 years ago of killing a Peoria County Sheriff's deputy wants a special prosecutor to reopen his case and examine new facts which he  believes will prove his innocence.

Updated Apr 19, 2016 at 11:57 PM

EAST PEORIA — A 32-year-old man died Monday night at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria after he was stabbed at an East Peoria home.

Updated Apr 19, 2016 at 7:36 PM

Officials have identified the Pekin Hospital physician whose death Monday remained under police investigation.

Updated Apr 15, 2016 at 6:53 PM


Updated Apr 13, 2016 at 3:06 PM

PEKIN — A jar filled with liquid meth in a motel room was key evidence cited in a charge filed Wednesday against a woman whose attorney said is five months pregnant.

Updated Apr 12, 2016 at 4:39 PM

A young Morton man will serve about 11 more years in prison, rather than 16, for supplying doses of methadone that killed his two close friends four years ago.

Updated Mar 28, 2016 at 2:31 PM

Thieves in unrelated cases used unique tools — a magnetic key in one, a cart loaded with toilet paper in the other — to steal thousands of dollars in items from Tazewell County stores, charges allege.

Updated Mar 24, 2016 at 2:33 PM

A Tazewell County jury found a Peoria hospital and two physicians liable Thursday in a wrongful death lawsuit brought by the family of a Delavan woman who died during hysterectomy surgery.

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