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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Case Number 21-0605: Shooting Victim

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On Saturday, February 27, 2021, at approximately 5:12 p.m., Peoria Police responded to a ShotSpotter alert indicating three rounds fired in the 1800 block of N Peoria Ave. A caller further advised hearing several shots fired in the area.

Upon arrival, offi...

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Posted on: February 14, 2021

Peoria County Case No 21-0472: Deceased Inmate

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On Sunday, February 14, 2021, just after 1:00 a.m., Corrections staff at the Peoria County Jail discovered a male inmate hanging in his cell, located in a general population housing area of the Jail. The male inmate was immediately cut down and lifesaving...

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Posted on: February 14, 2021

Peoria County Case No. 21-0454: Vehicle Accident Fatality

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On Friday, February 12, 2021 at approximately 5:58 pm, Peoria Police and Peoria Fire were dispatched to the 100 block of S Western Ave regarding an accident with unknown injuries.

The investigation revealed three vehicles were involved, one of which left t...

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Posted on: February 12, 2021

Peoria County Coroner Celebrates National Donor Day with Gift of Hope and Dream Center Peoria

Every year on February 14th, National Donor Day is an observance dedicated to spreading awareness and education about organ, eye and tissue donation. National Donor Day is also a day to recognize those who have given and received the gift of life through ...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Tree Removal Work to Begin March 8 on Brimfield Jubilee Road

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Tree removal work will begin the week of March 8 on Brimfield Jubilee Road, half a mile east of Savage Road. Traffic will be controlled by flaggers during the tree removal operations. This work is a precursor for replacement of the bridge at this location...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Portion of Kickapoo Creek Road Closed March 8 Through September 1

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Beginning Monday, March 8, 2021, Kickapoo Creek Road between Adams Street and Middle Road will be closed to traffic for road construction. Kickapoo Creek Road will be closed to traffic for the duration of the project, which is expected to be completed by ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Kickapoo Creek Road Closed February 24-25, 2021

Kickapoo Creek Rd Closure February 24-25, 2021

S. Kickapoo Creek Road, between Airport Road and W. Middle Road, will be closed starting at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, February 24 through end-of-day on Thursday, February 25. The closure is necessary for water main relocation/construction.

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Tree Removal Work to Begin March 8 on Brimfield Jubilee Road

Map showing location of tree removal project on Brimfield Jubilee Road

Tree removal work will begin the week of March 8 on Brimfield Jubilee Road, half a mile east of Savage Road. Traffic will be controlled by flaggers during the tree removal operations. This work is a precursor for replacement of the bridge at this location...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Portion of Kickapoo Creek Road Closed March 8 Through September 1

Map of Kickapoo Creek Road Closure that begins March 8, 2021

Beginning Monday, March 8, 2021, Kickapoo Creek Road between Adams Street and Middle Road will be closed to traffic for road construction. Kickapoo Creek Road will be closed to traffic for the duration of the project, which is expected to be completed by ...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

St. Patrick's Day Celebration Guidelines for Restaurants and Bars

Peoria County Chairman Andrew Rand, City of Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis, and Peoria City/County Health Department Administrator Monica Hendrickson would like to remind local restaurants and bars about the current COVID-19 safety guidelines ahead of upcoming St...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Severe Weather Preparedness Week

Peoria County’s Emergency Management Agency, in coordination with the National Weather Service (NWS), is calling on Peoria County residents to educate themselves and understand the threats of severe weather during Severe Weather Preparedness Wee...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Kickapoo Creek Road Closed February 24-25, 2021

Kickapoo Creek Rd Closure February 24-25, 2021

S. Kickapoo Creek Road, between Airport Road and W. Middle Road, will be closed starting at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, February 24 through end-of-day on Thursday, February 25. The closure is necessary for water main relocation/construction.

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

Regional Office of Education Earns Cognia Accreditation PR

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Regional Superintendent Beth Crider announced today that Peoria Regional Office of Education (ROE) has earned system accreditation by Cognia™, a nonprofit organization that provides quality assurance for schools, school districts, and education ...

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