Fifty races, in 50 weeks, to raise $50,000, and one man is doing it all before he turns 50 years old. The equation may seem a little over the top. But not until you hear why he's doing it.
BARTONVILLE - A Bellevue Village Trustee is arrested this weekend after an incident involving a cab driver.
NORMAL - Residents in the Town of Normal will see their property taxes go up again, although it won't be as much as before.
MINONK - The efforts to promote safe teen driving are gaining traction now with the teens themselves.
PEORIA - The George Washington Carver Center is getting closer and closer to full operation. Once the cornerstone of Peoria's Southside, the community center now wants people to know it is getting back in action.
Pekin Hospital is now adding more frequent training sessions to keep their staff prepared in case they need to treat a patient with Ebola.
As local hospitals prepare their staff for a possible case of Ebola, one major Central Illinois business is taking action against the disease in another way.
Concern over the deadly Ebola virus continues sweeping the nation, but many Central Illinois hospitals are stepping up staff protocols.
The dog was beaten and abused by his owner. Now he gets a second chance at life.
Synod reversed original progressive statements about same-sex couples; not everyone in the church is on board.
A new study shows drinking an excessive amount of soda can age you as much as smoking.
The polls are open pretty much every day from now until Election Day, Nov. 4.
Councilman says he has some concerns about medical marijuana dispensaries and a cultivation center coming to central Illinois and so does the public.
Pumpkin Races Saturday in Downtown Princeton
Voters will decide in November whether or not to eliminate the auditor's position.
Twin City residents were given the chance to experience first hand the struggles a victim of domestic violence has to travel through.
Volunteers are still needed to help address damage left behind by last year's November tornado.
PEORIA - Parking will be prohibited on some residential roads due to a microsurfacing project.
WMBD is your local election headquarters, and we're keeping a close eye on things as the gubernatorial race heats up.
Service held as a reminder of those you gave their lives in the line of duty.
Back for the fourth time this year.
Used book sale a hit in Peoria.
Man dead after being stabbed in her apartment.
WYOMING - The marquee was lit back up after sitting dark for years.
The Pekin VFW hosted a traveling memorial that honors servicemen who have given the ultimate sacrifice.
It was all part of the American Chemical Society’s Science Rocks event.
One local man crossed his 50th finish line this morning.
More than 200 runners gathered down on the riverfront this morning for the Susan G. Komen Memorial Promise Run and Relay.
And it’s not of the paranormal kind. Trespassing picks up on the old Peoria State Hospital grounds this time of year.
New Caterpillar Exhibit
United States Department of Agriculture officials took the chance to visit a local school during their lunch.
Vice President Joe Eberle assumes the position.
Marlon Green gets some help from Peoria Housing Authority.
If residents want to go to a library, they have to drive to Gridley or Pontiac, and pay around $150 a year for membership.
Educators are visiting from Finland and the Netherlands.
As part of the Mclean County Chamber of Commerce's Leadership program, professionals will help consult other area businesses through service projects.
University pays tribute to founder Lydia Moss Bradley
You've heard of racing for the cure and wearing pink. But, one Peoria crew is taking it to a whole new level for breast cancer awareness month.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey honors Vicki Lee as a Super Circus Hero
New attractions added this year
Judge Kevin Fitzgerald to replace Judge Elizabeth Robb
Police do not believe the two to be connected.
More than 2500 on a wait list for Peoria County
Project is slated to be completed in November of 2015
No Ebola in Central Illinois
PEORIA - October marks cyber security awareness month and a local business is helping others be secure online.
Former Roosevelt Magnet Band Director Pleads Guilty
Pekin Man Captured After No Show in Peoria Courtroom
NORMAL - The Constitution Trail in Normal is getting a little spookier this weekend.
Abingdon Woman Killed in Warren County Accident
EAST PEORIA - A homeless man appeared in court Monday after allegedly kidnapping a 10 year old boy.
PEKIN- A Tazewell County jury Friday afternoon found a Peoria man guilty of all charges in connection with an East Peoria homicide last year.
A Glasford man was sentenced Tuesday to prison on a drug charge.
Peorian convicted of theft in Bartonville
A Bloomington man was indicted Wednesday on a new charge relating to a June robbery.
A Galesburg man is sentenced to prison on participating in a meth manufacturing operation.
A Pekin man was sentenced to prison Tuesday for a flare gun incident in Peoria.
A Peoria man, indicted after a suspicious fire in his apartment building pleaded NOT GUILTY Thursday to charges.
A woman from Normal was formally charged Thursday with filing a false police report following a reported stabbing.
A hearing was held Tuesday into the 20 year old murder case against a Bloomington man accused of murdering his father in 1991.
A drug suspect in McLean County get his bond reduced by a judge.
A Peoria man was arrested last night following a reported arson fire in his apartment building.
A Champaign man pleaded NOT GUILTY in McLean County to child abduction charge.
Peoria murder suspect pleads NOT GUILTY Friday for the city's 13th homicide of the year.
Peoria Congressman Aaron Schock introduces a bill dealing with rural health clinics.