Woodford Times - Peoria, IL

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Updated Jan 21, 2015 at 10:51 AM

This week, the nation commemorated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Leading black members of Congress chose to remember Dr. King at an event hosted by the Wellspring United Methodist Church in Ferguson, Missouri.The church is just blocks from where protesters gathered after the grand jury declined to indict the police office responsible for 18-year-old Michael Brown’s death.

Updated Jan 9, 2015 at 10:03 AM

EAST PEORIA – Accidental unattended cooking has been determined as the cause of a Dec. 23 house fire which ultimately lead to the death of an 18-year-old man, according to the findings of an East Peoria Fire Department investigation.

Posted Dec 24, 2014 at 6:00 AM

The Woodford County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two Woodford County men on charges of possessing and delivering marijuana in the last week.

Posted Dec 24, 2014 at 6:00 AM

An East Peoria man faces felony theft and burglary charges following a string of break-ins at Woodford County schools.

Updated Dec 17, 2014 at 2:07 PM

The last 12 months may well mark the beginning of the end for the death penalty in America.

Posted Dec 10, 2014 at 9:15 AM

Sheriff Pierceall sat down with the Journal Star in the last days of his third term to reflect on his 34-year law enforcement career.

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