Luther Head #4 of the Illinois Fighting Illini celebrates with assistant coach Wayne McClain after victory over the Arizona Wildcats in the  Chicago Regional Final in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship at the Allstate Arena on March 26, 2005 in Chicago, Illinois. Ilinois defeated Arizona 90-89 in overtime.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ex-Illini Assistant Wayne McClain Dies

Former Peoria Manual High School coach won three Illinois state titles.


Jim Ardis

No Charges over Fake Peoria Mayor Twitter Account

A prosecutor says he will not bring charges against a man accused of creating a fake Twitter account in the name of Peoria’s mayor.


Jim Ardis

Peoria Mayor Defends Response to Twitter Account

Ardis filed a criminal complaint over the Twitter account, which authorities say included posts about drugs and sex.


Jim Ardis

Fake Peoria Mayor Twitter Account Prompts Raid

Police officers trying to find out who was behind a fake Twitter account set up in the name of Peoria’s mayor have raided a home, seizing computers and phones and hauling several people in to be questioned.


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Cameras, Tape Recorders To Be Allowed In More Ill. Courtrooms

Cameras and tape recorders will be allowed in Peoria County courtrooms. Fourteen other circuits participate in the trial program that was launched in January 2012.


Photo: KMOX

3 Arrested for Looting Tornado-Damaged Home in Washington, IL

Three Peoria men are in custody after investigators say they were looting a tornado-damaged home in the central Illinois community of Washington.


Interstate 55

Authors Write About Route Between St. Louis, Chicago

The book makes note of the sights and history, milepost by milepost, of Interstate 55 between two of the Midwest’s largest cities.


Christopher Harris

Ill. Man Found Guilty of Beating 5 People to Death

Christopher Harris’ brother, Jason Harris, testified that Christopher Harris told him he killed all five victims after a night of drinking and drug use.


Drew Peterson

Closing Arguments In Drew Peterson Murder Trial Today

Jury will begin deliberating Peterson’s guilt or innocence in death of his third wife.




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