Peoria County State's Attorney

Family Justice Center runs out of federal grant funding

Aug 10, 2015

A community-run program for victims of domestic abuse has run out of money in the face of no state budget.

The Peoria County Family Justice Center needs temporary funding until its annual state grant is up for renewal, on January 1, 2016.  This year's grant expired on July 31. In the meantime, other community partners, the Center for Prevention of Abuse, the County Sheriff, the State's Attorney and the Peoria Police Department, have stepped in. 

Peoria Police Chief: legal process worked

Apr 25, 2014
Tanya Koonce / Peoria Public Radio

  The Peoria Police Chief and Peoria County State’s Attorney say the process that unfolded around the Twitter parody debacle went just as the law prescribes.

Concealed Carry trainers are beginning to get licensed. But citizens interested in carrying a concealed weapon have until the first of next year before they can apply.

American Mausoleum gets a facelift

May 24, 2013

The Peoria County State’s Attorney says the county remains committed to keeping the American Mausoleum operating properly. The state’s attorney’s office was granted authority to take over the site in the summer of 2008 after the Mausoleum’s previous owner filed for bankruptcy.