NORMAL - It might be a week till Halloween, but the kids at the Children's Discovery Museum got a bit of a head start Friday. All three floors of the museum were packed out tonight for the fifth annual Halloween Hoopla celebration. Kids could play with many of the museum's different gadgets. A magician also stopped by to show off
PEORIA - Wayne McClain, the coach who led Peoria Manual to a record 4 straight Illinois High School Basketball state championships, is remembered Friday at a ceremony at Manual Academy. Hundreds lined the hallways to pay final respects to the coaching great who passed away last Wednesday. McClain spent 18 years as an assistant coach at Manual before succeeding legendary
PEORIA - Big news for economic development in Peoria. ELM has plans to expand its footprint in the River City and create as many as 150 new jobs. Peoria County's Loan Committee approved a $2.5 million loan. ELM says this will facilitate growth for many of its products including industrial exhaust generators and LNG infrastructure. Loaning money is nothing new
PEORIA - While having the newest technology can be fun, it can also come with a risk. That was the message of Friday’s "Facebook, Texting, Spyware, Oh My: The Use of Technology to Bully and Stalk" workshop. Participants learned how some stalkers can use a GPS device on someone's computer to monitor and track them. The workshop also highlighted that
A Bloomington man, convicted of starting a fire at his home which left two people injured, was sentenced Friday to 27 years in prison on four counts of aggravated arson. 25 year old Joshua Hoeniges will serve this sentence at the same time as a two year sentence he got for breaking probation on a 2011 DUI case, according to
NORMAL - It might be a week till Halloween, but the kids at the Children's Discovery Museum got a bit of a head start Friday.
Family claims their son was beaten multiple times, according to news partner WBBM Chicago
Can be used to bully and stalk
$2.5 million economic development loan will help expand its footprint in Peoria
The school is in the top 20 of the Celebrate My Drive competition to win $100,000.