homicides http://peoriapublicradio.org en Why does Chicago have more homicides than NYC? http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/why-does-chicago-have-more-homicides-nyc <div>A crime researcher in Chicago says New York city spends a lot more money on city services, and that might be one reason why they have so few homicides compared to Chicago.</div><div> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 11:46:10 +0000 Robert Wildeboer 24490 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Why does Chicago have more homicides than NYC? Hundreds attend 39th Mayor's Leadership Prayer Luncheon http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/hundreds-attend-39th-mayors-leadership-prayer-luncheon <div>Regional leaders gathered in Peoria Thursday for the 39th annual Mayor&#39;s Leadership Prayer Luncheon. About 500 people attended the event. Mayor Jim Ardis says the annual luncheon allows people of all faith to show unity as a community.</div><div> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 19:21:24 +0000 Denise Molina 12524 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Hundreds attend 39th Mayor's Leadership Prayer Luncheon Peoria violence continues over the weekend http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-violence-continues-over-weekend <div>Peoria violence continued over the weekend with the shooting death of another man. Police responded to the 1600 block of South Stanley Street late Saturday night regarding two people shot.</div><div> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 12:22:09 +0000 Denise Molina 12325 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria violence continues over the weekend