With the death of the third person in five years at Evergreen Lake, officials say they are constantly adding precautionary measures to keep motorists safe.
Did you know, today is the national day of giving? You can see #GivingTuesday all over social media. But before you donate to a charitable organization, there are some important tips to keep in mind.
The campaign collects enough food to feed the neighborhood for the next nine to ten months.
McLean County rescue personnel have completed the search for a missing Morton woman
Williamsfield and Henry high schools met on the basketball court Saturday night, but before competing, they busted a move to raise money for a coach fighting brain cancer.
Peoria Firefighters Local 50 presented a check to the Susan G. Komen Foundation this morning. It's thanks to money raised from their first Climb for a Cure.
Police are investigating a deadly weekend crash.
The fundraiser, now in its sixth year, raised money for the children’s hospital and honors the life of Dax Locke.
The Kristkindlmarkt gets local people in the holiday mood.
Slick roads and a crash sent a Washington teen to the hospital.
The night before Thanksgiving is a big party night for many people.
The city of East Peoria has hidden a small ornament somewhere in town, and now it’s up to you to find it.
United Way volunteers serve meals to CWTC and announce how much money they have raised in this year’s fundraising campaign.
Growing tensions in Ferguson, MO has sparked a conversation on several hot topics here in River City.
City council had more discussions about regulations for growing and selling medical marijuana.
The Louisville Slugger Sports Complex is much closer to becoming a reality, but getting more money to fund it wasn't easy.
Peoria officials answer the question: Could the events in Ferguson happen here?
The council will decide whether or not they approve a $3 million loan.
Mackinaw police are releasing new details today after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed this weekend.
AAA expects more than 46 million people to travel nationwide.
With the shortened school week, students at Glen Oak Primary School and Valeska-Hinton Early Childhood Education Center get an early Thanksgiving surprise.
It’s the mission’s busy week, and today, the baked nearly 400 pumpkin pies.
Local law enforcement will check on your home while you take some time off.
The civic center was the place to be this week.
Hundreds of men and women are participating in the Peoria Police Department search for new recruits.
With central Illinois on the brink of nailing an Asian carp processing plant, we go inside an existing one to learn more about the operation.
The society is waiving all adoption fees for all pets over seven years old.
Randy Sperry and Corrine Zimmerman, students at Washington Community High School, head to the big apple.
Fire rips through a garage and flames damage two others.
Libraries in the River City encouraged families to sit down and read together on Thursday.
It’s been quite a process to cap the Pekin Landfill, but Tazewell County Board members and the health department are pleased with the progress.
The Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce celebrates the year with awards.
The winter chill is creeping into Central Illinois, and some people who don't have their own place to stay are breaking the law to stay warm.
The wreck slowed down traffic for a bit during the lunch hour.
Stacy Fisher needs help paying for her son's funeral. Dillon Fisher died last week after getting hit by a truck.
City leaders continue hashing out the details of next year's annual budget.
That’s the question for Illinois lawmakers as they go back to work tomorrow for the first time since the election.
With cooler temperatures coming in, warming centers are starting to see an increase in traffic.
Peoria city leaders are encouraging residents to shop local this holiday season with a new social media campaign.
One year after the deadly tornado, high schools students look back over the past year.
The organization is still part of the long-term recovery process in Tazewell County, helping tornado victims recover.
EP!C, an organization that helps those with developmental disabilities, needs volunteers to help get group homes ready for the holidays.
After a devastating tornado rips through Pekin last November, we take a look back at how the city is recovering.
Many residents of East Peoria were at home or work when the destructive November tornado blew through Central Illinois.
"You could hear it, you could tell it was a bad deal." Travis Maxwell describes what it was like to take cover and help his family and others rebuild their neighborhood.
Thomas J. McFarland Memorial Bridge, formerly known as the Pottstown Bridge, is back open to traffic.
Allegiant airlines is now offering a non-stop flight service from Peoria to Orlando, FL.
A group of police officers filed a lawsuit against the town of Normal.
Peoria City Council approves a franchise agreement with iTV-3 to offer cable services in the city.
Peoria residents will now have more choices when it comes to cable services.