arrest http://peoriapublicradio.org en Peoria cold case arrests could help solve other crimes http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-cold-case-arrests-could-help-solve-other-crimes <div>Peoria Police say a murder from eight years ago was connected to a chain of retaliation murders. &nbsp;Police arrested three people this week in connection to the shooting death of Robbin Underwood in 2006. &nbsp;Police say Underwood was shot in a vehicle as a bystander during a shooting. &nbsp;Renee Turner is Underwood’s daughter-in-law. She says the arrests help bring some closure after several years:</div><p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 22:42:44 +0000 Alex Rusciano 25922 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria cold case arrests could help solve other crimes State proposal would clear some juvenile arrest records http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/state-proposal-would-clear-some-juvenile-arrest-records <div>State lawmakers are advancing a plan that could automatically clear the arrest records of some juveniles. &nbsp;</div><p> Thu, 29 May 2014 01:45:37 +0000 Tony Arnold 24062 at http://peoriapublicradio.org State proposal would clear some juvenile arrest records Former state lawmaker faces child pornography charges http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/former-state-lawmaker-faces-child-pornography-charges <div>A former Illinois state representative is facing federal charges that he possessed child pornography.</div><p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 02:59:08 +0000 Tony Arnold 22511 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Former state lawmaker faces child pornography charges Glasford bank robbery suspects taken into custody http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/glasford-bank-robbery-suspects-taken-custody <p>Two suspects are in custody following a bank robbery in Glasford Thursday. &nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:20:43 +0000 Alex Rusciano 21955 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Glasford bank robbery suspects taken into custody Police make four more arrests in home invasions http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/police-make-four-more-arrests-home-invasions <p></p><div>Peoria Police say they've arrested all known suspects involved in a rash of home invasions. Chief Steve Settingsgaard says the arrests of four new suspects effectively ends the investigation into the series of armed robberies. He says the residents of Peoria can breathe a sigh of relief after the six home invasions:</div><p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 07:05:09 +0000 Alex Rusciano 15515 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Police make four more arrests in home invasions Police arrest ‘key player’ in Peoria home invasions http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/police-arrest-key-player-peoria-home-invasions <p></p><div>Peoria Police say they’ve arrested a key player involved in a rash of home invasions. &nbsp;Chief Steve Settingsgaard says 43-year-old Perry Rosetto was arrested after fleeing from officers Monday. &nbsp;Settingsgaard says the Peoria resident dropped multiple duffle bags with stolen items from several home invasions. &nbsp;He says a tip from Crime Stoppers led to the arrest:</div><p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 04:17:49 +0000 Alex Rusciano 15451 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Police arrest ‘key player’ in Peoria home invasions Police arrest man in death of nightclub owner http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/police-arrest-man-death-nightclub-owner <p>Peoria Police have arrested a 29-year-old man in connection with the murder of a nightclub owner. &nbsp;Bryan J. Stewart is charged with murder and aggravated arson in the death of Todd Scholl. &nbsp;Scholl sustained multiple stab wounds and died prior to a fire in a downtown storage area last week. &nbsp;He owned two bars, Berlin and Diesel, on Main Street.</p><p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 22:35:39 +0000 Alex Rusciano 13174 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Police arrest man in death of nightclub owner Peoria Police step up presence following shooting deaths http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-police-step-presence-following-shooting-deaths <p></p><div>The Peoria Police Department arrested a 25-year-old man in connection with a weekend shooting on South Stanley. &nbsp;Cortez Williams was arrested for the murder of Melvin Sanders on Saturday. The shooting follows two other gun deaths last week at 1204 West Margaret Avenue. Peoria Police Chief Steve Settingsgaard says he’s using more personnel to target the affected neighborhoods:</div><p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 06:47:37 +0000 Alex Rusciano & Tanya Koonce 12376 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria Police step up presence following shooting deaths Kirk walks-back plan for mass gang member arrest http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/kirk-walks-back-plan-mass-gang-member-arrest <p></p><div>U.S. Illinois Senator Mark Kirk is repudiating a plan he floated earlier this year to do a mass arrests of 18,000 gang members. &nbsp;IPR’s Robert Wildeboer reports:</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div></div><p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 00:27:23 +0000 Robert Wildeboer 9091 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Kirk walks-back plan for mass gang member arrest Egypt convicts 43 non-profit workers, including Sam LaHood http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/egypt-convicts-43-non-profit-workers-including-sam-lahood <p></p><div>An Egyptian court sentenced Peoria native Sam LaHood, and more than 40 non-profit workers, to jail. &nbsp;Sam LaHood is the son of U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. &nbsp;U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the convictions on allegations of using foreign funds to cause unrest in Egypt violate freedom of expression and undercut the country's democratic transition.&nbsp;</div><p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 03:18:10 +0000 Alex Rusciano 6780 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Egypt convicts 43 non-profit workers, including Sam LaHood