Cities statewide are facing a 50 percent cut to the local government distributive fund, which is the city's share of state income taxes, but local municipalities are not going down without a fight.
Nearly 150 apartments on Peoria’s riverfront are closer to becoming a reality.
Pekin hosts its annual Battle of Badges Blood Drive.
Counties across the 18th district are tightening their wallets, bracing for a tough summer.
UnityPoint Methodist and Proctor made sure the hundreds of people who help them know how much they're appreciated.
Drugs on, and around, college campuses isn’t a new issue, but students at Bradley University are trying to reduce the numbers when it comes to drug and alcohol abuse.
Students at Bradley University hosted an equity bake sale to highlight the income gap in the United States.
The budget cut proposals continue for Peoria’s District 150, and one of the latest to be discussed: the ELITE program.
Recent deadly shootings of unarmed suspects by police has sparked controversy nationwide.
A new street sign is honoring the life of a beloved Peoria artist.
Peoria officials want more businesses to make their home in the River City, but it can be difficult for owners to take those steps.
Hillary Clinton officially announces her presidential campaign
Illinois State Police troopers ticketed an Iowa man they say caused a rollover crash on Interstate 74.
A water main break on Saturday is causing issues in Washington
The town is ready to give a helping hand to their neighbors up north.
The man killed in an armed robbery this week is not being forgotten.
Morton is getting recognized for its energy efficiency. Ameren Illinois awarded the village in a special ceremony this morning.
The Illinois Republican isn’t isn't on board with the tentative plan agreed upon between Iran, the U.S., and other western powers.
Early voting for the upcoming city election finished on Saturday.
Republican senator Mark Kirk started the work week in the River City
Police arrested five people for their involvement in a number of Craigslist crimes.
Schools in the area are taking advantage of Sexual Violence Awareness Month with events all through April.
The City of Peoria is letting residents and business owners decide where money should go to balance the city's budget.
Adams Street is closed from Griswold in Peoria to the Route 24/Adams Street intersection in Bartonville. I-474 is closed from Route 29 to Airport Road. Through interstate traffic is being directed to stay on I-74 rather than take the bypass. I-474 traffic is being detoured either on Route 29 or Airport Road. Closures are expected to last several hours.
A driver and passenger, both from Chicago, are in the hospital after a rollover crash on Interstate 74.
A few blocks of Nebraska Avenue are shut down right now.
Flames destroyed a vacant home in Peoria Sunday afternoon.
Drugs and gang relations may be what sparked a scary weekend situation on Peoria's south side.
A man in Pekin is celebrating Good Friday the only way he know how.
The State Senator has raised more than $200,000 and made that know to the public yesterday, but there is some strategy behind that announcement.
Bloomington - A 20 year-old Bloomington man is reportedly missing and police are asking for help.
Kids from seven area schools watch and discuss the movie ‘Selma.’
A new grocery store may help the food desert of Peoria’s south side, but that opening has also called attention to the needs in another area.
Peoria Chiefs skipped the jokes Wednesday for something they hope you'll enjoy a little more.
Wednesday kicked off the start of National Child Abuse Prevention Month.
Running Central says someone is stealing donated shoes and selling them.
It’s been more than a year since the south side of Peoria said goodbye to its last grocery store, but now, it’s welcoming a new one.
City leaders have a lot to digest after residents voiced numerous concerns regarding the city’s project to build the River Trail Apartments.
RLI is investing $15 million into its new headquarters campus in Peoria.
All eyes are on Indiana after the state passes a controversial religious freedom law, but many states have the same law, including Illinois.
The power of social media proves more and more helpful for police
Illinois Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth announced Monday she'll run for Senate in 2016.
LaHood made it official that he is running for Congressman Aaron Schock's Seat
A man is dead after a two-car crash in Ellsworth Saturday evening.
Governor Rauner approved bills to start mending Illinois’ budget crisis, but those bills mean spending cuts immediately hurting already struggling school districts in the area.
The state has indefinitely suspended grants to parks, but Peoria Park District is considering itself lucky.
A 27 year old man is behind bars after police say he forced his way into a Pekin home.
It’s a position available thanks to a $1.5 million grant.
The 169th Air Support Operations Squadron runs 129 miles to raise money for the Tactical Air Control Party organization, or TACP.
A Pekin mother speaks to WMBD about concerns following a federal investigation into Lumber Liquidators laminate flooring.