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Peoria police have a 29-year-old man in custody for the 2nd homicide of the year.

A Chicago police officer fighting for his job after he fatally shot a teenager and a woman bystander in 2015 is under investigation for his role in a restaurant fight last month.

Matoon High School

A central Illinois mathematics teacher who helped subdue a freshman student who shot another student has been honored and is talking about her actions.

Jurors in a lawsuit against the city of Chicago have concluded that a police officer shot his friend in the head after a night of heavy drinking in 2010 and awarded the victim $44.7 million.  

Authorities have identified the suburban Chicago police officer who was shot to death after chasing three men on foot. 

The Peoria Police Department is testing its Shot-Spotter technology in the East Bluff and Near North End Wednesday evening.  That requires police to discharge firearms in those areas starting around 8pm.  The tests will last about half-an-hour.  Police will notify residents when the tests begin and end in their areas.

An autopsy has revealed that a teenager who was killed by police in Illinois over the weekend was shot twice in the back.

Peoria expanding gunfire-detection technology

Feb 10, 2015

 

The Peoria City Council unanimously approved expanding special law enforcement technology this spring.  Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports:

Peoria health officials: get vaccine before flu peak

Dec 9, 2013

The Peoria City/County Health Department is urging residents to get a flu shot before next month.  Administrator Greg Chance says even though flu activity is low in the Peoria-area, the flu season often peaks in January.