State officials say preliminary test results show legionella bacteria have been found in the Illinois State Capitol complex.

Considering Options For The Peoria Boat Club

Sep 28, 2015

The future of a decades-old boat club in Peoria remains uncertain as the River Trails Apartment project moves forward.  The project would force the Peoria Boat Club to relocate part of its operation:

The Peoria City Council approved zoning changes for the River Trail Apartment project last night.  The move includes a road connection to Water Street:

The Peoria City Council finished a six hour meeting last night by moving forward a proposed apartment complex project along the riverfront. The vote followed public protest and council debate:

 Dozens of Peoria residents voiced concerns Tuesday about a proposed apartment complex along the Illinois River.

Peoria officials tout ‘Greenwood Estates’ complex

Nov 19, 2014

Peoria City officials say new ownership and police involvement are turning around the former Village Green Apartment complex. New York-based Capital Realty re-named the 120-unit community ‘Greenwood Estates’ after taking over last year. Peoria Police Officer Richard Linthicum says management promoted a zero-tolerance policy towards crime:

Zoning Commission OKs Peoria Sports facilities

Feb 6, 2014

The Peoria Zoning Commission unanimously approved changes that allow for a sports complex in North Peoria. The Louisville Slugger Sports facility would include a dome and baseball diamonds on 50 acres.  Marla Ashburn is a would-be-neighbor of the sporting facility. She says the complex goes against the City's current Comprehensive Plan: 

Officers chase suspect carrying rifle in Taft Homes

Aug 21, 2013

The Peoria Police Department temporarily shut down traffic in front of Taft Homes Wednesday while chasing a suspect carrying a rifle.