State News
5:13 pm
Fri April 17, 2015

Burge expresses disbelief over torture victims compensation

Disgraced Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge is expressing disbelief the city has established a fund to compensate alleged victims of torture at his hands.

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State News
4:58 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

Constitutional amendment protecting victims' rights on November ballot

Crime victim advocates are encouraging Illinois voters to approve a proposed Constitutional amendment aimed at protecting victims' rights. But not everyone thinks an amendment is needed.

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12:41 pm
Wed August 6, 2014

East Peoria working on plan to help landslide victims

East Peoria is working on ways to help residents who lost their homes during last year’s landslide. Residents affected by the 2013 floods and rainfall continue to ask the city council for long-term recovery help, not a ‘Band-Aid’.  East Peoria Mayor Dave Mingus says the city is working to meet the resident requests:

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2:52 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

International group helping tornado victims

Donated baby items for tornado survivors.
Denise Molina-Weiger Peoria Public Radio

An international organization is teaming up with local non-profits to provide starter kits for families who lost everything in the November 17th tornadoes. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul as well as the local Red Cross, Salvation Army, and Jewish Federation raised enough funds to help up to 200 families.

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