Peoria Police Chief Steve Settingsgaard http://peoriapublicradio.org en Peoria's first homicide of 2014 highlights gun violence http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peorias-first-homicide-2014-highlights-gun-violence <p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: 'Courier New'; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 2;">The Peoria Police made arrests within an hour after of the first homicide of the year. Peoria Public Radio’s Tanya </span>Koonce<span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: 'Courier New'; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 2;"> reports marijuana and cash were found at the apartment where the victim was shot. </span></p><div></div><p></p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 03:23:15 +0000 Tanya Koonce 18560 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria's first homicide of 2014 highlights gun violence Abducted Peoria woman dead in a murder suicide effort http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/abducted-peoria-woman-dead-murder-suicide-effort <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The 28-year-old woman who was allegedly abducted from work by her estranged husband in </span>Pekin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Monday was found dead yesterday in her car parked in the </span>OSF<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> St Francis deck. Peoria Public Radio’s Tanya </span>Koonce<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports her husband shot himself after about nine hours with Peoria Police.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 15:28:19 +0000 Tanya Koonce & Denise Molina 14391 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Abducted Peoria woman dead in a murder suicide effort Solving violent crime in Peoria or at least policing it http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/solving-violent-crime-peoria-or-least-policing-it <div>The recent uptick in gun violence in Peoria has the attention of the City Council. It was a topic of conversation under new business during Tuesday night’s meeting.&nbsp;</div><p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 11:17:35 +0000 Tanya Koonce 12432 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Solving violent crime in Peoria or at least policing it A former Peoria City staffer get seat on Council http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/former-peoria-city-staffer-get-seat-council <p>Peoria Attorney Beth Jensen is the City Council's consensus pick to the fill the remainder of Gary Sandberg's at-large seat. The long-time councilman died last month.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 03:26:27 +0000 Tanya Koonce 11054 at http://peoriapublicradio.org A former Peoria City staffer get seat on Council Outside The Horseshoe - August 27, 2013 http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/outside-horseshoe-august-27-2013 <p>This week's Outside the Horseshoe is a press interview with Peoria Police Chief Steve Settingsgaard. The chief is talking about the city's consideration of the&nbsp;Shotspotter&nbsp;Alert System. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 23:05:50 +0000 Tanya Koonce 11051 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Outside The Horseshoe - August 27, 2013 Peoria considers Shotspotter contract http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-considers-shotspotter-contract <div>The Peoria area where the most gunshots are fired may soon get some special law enforcement technology. The Peoria City Council votes on the $405,000, 3-year contract during tonight’s meeting.&nbsp;</div><p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 01:33:26 +0000 Tanya Koonce 10994 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria considers Shotspotter contract Peoria child found dead in a refrigerator http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-child-found-dead-refrigerator <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The 8-year-old Peoria boy who went missing last night was found this morning in a refrigerator behind his aunt’s house on Western Avenue, two doors away from home.&nbsp;</div><p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 17:45:52 +0000 Tanya Koonce 10474 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria child found dead in a refrigerator Community support shown for Peoria's Police Chief http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/community-support-shown-peorias-police-chief <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If there was any question about the standing of Police Chief Steve Settingsgaard in the eyes of the broader Peoria community it was likely put to rest with last night's City Council meeting. Peoria Public Radio's Tanya Koonce reports on the meeting and the lengthy closed-door session that followed:&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 10:35:47 +0000 Tanya Koonce 10384 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Community support shown for Peoria's Police Chief Outside The Horseshoe - August 13, 2013 http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/outside-horseshoe-august-13-2013 <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Peoria City Council has an open at-large seat to fill with the death last month of Gary Sandberg. The need to fill the remainder of Sandberg’s seat comes at the same time city government is facing some allegations of policy misconduct in the police department. Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis is our guest to talk about these matters. Tue, 13 Aug 2013 23:00:21 +0000 Tanya Koonce 10369 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Outside The Horseshoe - August 13, 2013