Peoria tacks win on Bloomington 60-25

20 January 2022, 2:46 pm

Peoria didn't tinker around with Bloomington. A 60-25 result offered a strong testament in the win column in Illinois girls basketball on January 20.... Read More »

Peoria Notre Dame rolls like thunder over Peoria Manual 82-24

20 January 2022, 2:46 pm

Peoria Notre Dame's overpowering offense lit up the scoreboard to topple Peoria Manual 82-24 at Peoria Notre Dame High on January 20 in Illinois girls high school basketball action.... Read More »

Central Illinois man opens winery despite battling large brain tumor

20 January 2022, 11:00 am

Battling a tumor and opening a winery at the same time is something most people can not say they have done. A Central Illinois man opened a winery last August ...... Read More »

Company behind Peoria COVID testing 'fraudulently reported negative test results,' complaint says

20 January 2022, 7:40 am

Minnesota filed a consumer-protection lawsuit Wednesday against the Center for COVID Control for "deceptive and fraudulent practices." ...... Read More »

Celebrating Valentine’s Day with a Murder Mystery at the Peoria Zoo

19 January 2022, 11:15 pm

The Peoria Zoo is turning the lodge into a Speakeasy! Guests can get tickets to attend a dinner to die for. The Zoo is encouraging attendees to dress up in their best 1920’s attire, and one ...... Read More »

It's (almost) Girl Scout Cookie time. What's new this year and how to get them in Peoria

19 January 2022, 10:07 pm

In addition to the perennial favorites, 2022 brings a new, adventurous Girl Scout Cookie variety and an online delivery partnership with DoorDash.... Read More »

Meet the Peoria native and 'data geek' with ideas to upgrade the IHSA website

19 January 2022, 10:05 pm

Peoria native Matt Jensen was recently hired by the Illinois High School Association as the new Information Technology Director.... Read More »

Peoria police video surveillance is about to increase. Here's why the ACLU is concerned

19 January 2022, 9:10 pm

Peoria's Police Department is gearing up to deploy more video surveillance to stop violent crime. Meanwhile, the city's school district is employing new cameras to track traffic violations involving ...... Read More »

A Peoria native sent Illinois basketball fans, ESPN announcer into a frenzy with legendary sequence in 2002

17 January 2022, 10:25 pm

ESPN video re-emerged of a Peoria native making back-to-back highlight-reel plays for the Illini basketball team in 2002.... Read More »

These Are the Counties in the Peoria, IL Metro Area with the Most Deaths from COVID-19

13 January 2022, 7:30 pm

In the Peoria metropolitan area, located in Illinois, a total of 977 deaths have been attributed to the virus, equal to 261 fatalities for every 100,000 people. Nationwide, 255 deaths have been ...... Read More »

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