Though Alderperson Jeff Reagan does not see West Peoria as an ideal host for a cannabis lounge, owner Ron DiGiacomo thinks the place will be a "celebratory" social club for the area.
Dana Garber has always identified as a woman. The notion was crystal clear for the lifelong Pekin resident, until the world stepped in and muddied the waters.
A 21-year-old Peoria man has been identified as the city's latest homicide victim.
A 21-year-old Galesburg man was sentenced to 15 years in prison for being intoxicated when his vehicle collided with another, killing three in December 2019.
Peoria was the most affordable city in Illinois — Rockford ended up in the No. 8 position, Springfield took 11th place and Joliet was all the way down in 30th place.
Peoria police were called to the 500 block of East High Point Place about 9:34 a.m. Jan. 6 on a report of a man injured inside one of the houses.
The Peoria metro area was ranked sixth in the nation based upon cost of food, housing and the amount of crime.
The 2-I League is ready to launch as longtime area baseball coach and scout and pro hockey advocate Mike Olson has his eye on a new local sports mission.
Illinois remains on pace for a full reopening from any COVID-19 restrictions beginning June 11, Gov. JB Pritzker said during a visit to Peoria on Wednesday.
On Monday, with just hours to spare, the General Assembly approved Penicillium rubens as the official state microbe. The legislation, which had languished for two years, now needs only the governor's signature to become law.
A fire broke out at St. John Catholic Church in Viola early Thursday morning.
Victor Solomon's journey on "The Voice" ended short of victory but long on memories. The 2017 Peoria High School graduate finished fifth on the long-running NBC singing-competition series.
A toddler died Saturday night after being tangled in the cords of window blinds, the Peoria County Coroner's Office said Monday.
Angie Ostaszewski said she knows of more than 20 people who have moved to Peoria after learning about the city from her TikTok account, a social media platform that has grown in popularity over the past year or so.
A 43-year-old Peoria man has been identified as having been involved in a fatal all-terrain vehicle accident near the Illinois River early Sunday morning.
Remains found last year in the Illinois River were confirmed Thursday to be those of Jon'Perry L. Hutcherson, who went missing in Peoria in 2019.
A look at Central Illinois history
A Peoria man was sentenced to just shy of five years in federal prison for having a handgun while riding a motorized scooter in a Peoria Walmart.