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Peoria Public Radio News
10:31 am
Fri March 20, 2015

Schock under investigation

The Justice Department is formally investigating US Representative Aaron Schock. 

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State News
5:40 am
Wed February 11, 2015

FBI approves Illinois marijuana business background checks

Illinois officials say the FBI has approved the use of its criminal history records for out-of-state and federal background checks of medical marijuana business owners. Two state licensing agencies announced the FBI approval Tuesday. 

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State News
8:25 am
Fri February 6, 2015

Rauner issued marijuana licenses before FBI background check

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner awarded licenses this week to 70 medical marijuana businesses before out-of-state criminal background checks could be done through an FBI database, as expected under state law.

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Peoria Public Radio News
11:16 am
Fri September 26, 2014

Fire at Chicago air traffic control facility impacts flights throughout the midwest

A screen shot provided by FlightAware shows airline traffic at 10:20 a.m. EDT Friday over the United States. A fire at a Chicago-area air traffic control facility has grounded hundreds of flights.
Credit Associated Press

A fire at a suburban Chicago air traffic control facility halted all flights in and out of the city's two airports, and is impacting flights throughout the Midwest.

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Peoria Public Radio News
7:16 am
Wed July 2, 2014

Peoria police make arrests in 8-year old murder case

Peoria Police have arrested three people in connection with a murder that occurred eight years ago.

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Peoria Public Radio News
11:51 am
Wed June 11, 2014

Quest Charter among 19 schools searched by FBI

Credit questpeoria.org

Federal agents searched Quest Charter Academy in Peoria last week as part of an investigation into the company that runs it. The FBI Office in Cleveland as well as the U.S Department of Education and Federal Communications Commission served search warrants to 19 schools as part of the probe into Des Plaines-based Concept Schools.

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State News
6:55 am
Mon June 9, 2014

Closing arguments expected in Derrick Smith trial

A federal judge says she expects attorneys to make their closing arguments in the bribery trial of an Illinois state representative Monday.

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