One state government group added a few new members today. Governor Pat Quinn signed off on the expansion of the Illinois Holocaust and Genocide Commission, allowing the group to add four new members. There are now 22 members in the commission working with Holocaust survivors to increase public awareness about the tragedy and other genocides. Illinois is known for supporting
Peoria and the surrounding area are rich in history. The Peoria Historical Society is trying to make images from the past more accessible. The website, or specifically digital archive is called Historypin. And with one click you step into an online time machine. " This large map of the world basically with Google that you can pin pictures and stories
PEKIN - Leaders at the Pekin Boys and Girls Club say funding for their program is a little bit down. So they held a tournament, hoping the fundraiser would bring in five thousand dollars. The money is needed to support the after school and sports programs. Between ten and twenty teams entered the tournament. A fifty-fifty raffle and spaghetti lunch
COLUMBIA, MISSOURI - Fourteen-year-old Donnie Schroeder of Benson, the only survivor of a deadly crash, is now in fair condition. His father Terry, mother Cindy, and twin brother Dylan were killed in that head on accident, Wednesday, along with a Missouri truck driver. After the accident, Donnie was flown to a Columbia, Missouri hospital with serious injuries. He
PEORIA - Peoria police need your help tonight finding a man they say is considered armed and dangerous. Police are looking for 33-year-old Robert D. Luckett. He's 6’04”, weighing 210. Police say Luckett allegedly fired multiple shots just after 9:00 this morning in the 200 blk of W. Richmond Ave. Now, he is wanted for attempted murder,
One state government group added a few new members today.
BBQ Throwdown draws big crowd.
Family fun raises money for Crittenton Centers.
11th annual Whitney's Walk for Life raises suicide awareness.
Thousands of backpacks and school supplies given away to area kids.