The McLean County coroner sends out a reminder it is dangerous to smoke while in an oxygen-rich environment. Two people have died in the last 10 days after smoking while wearing oxygen tubing. Coroner Beth Kimmerling says a man had lit a cigarette and created a fire that was contained to his face. The same thing happened to
MORTON - A quality control company is now open after a ribbon cutting ceremony in Morton Wednesday morning. Organizing for Quality Improvement focuses on streamlining the manufacturing process in companies. Its calibration services help out a range of businesses in the medical to communication fields. In addition to foreign companies, the Morton location is also designed to attract Central Illinois
Peoria's City Manager officially announced the person hired as the new police chief is Jerry Mitchell. Mitchell has been the interim police chief since former chief Steve Settingsgaard stepped down early this summer to take a job as Caterpillar's North American Regional Security Director. Chief Mitchell joined the force in 1991. He was promoted to Sergeant in 1999,
PEORIA – Community members joined in on discussions about medical marijuana Tuesday night. Brian Elsasser and Brad Harding of the Peoria County Board hosted a town hall meeting, and part of the agenda was educating the public on the potential of a marijuana cultivation center in our area. Fadi Rustom, a local attorney, took the floor Tuesday evening. He's a
EAST PEORIA - A vote to approve two areas proposed as sites for East Peoria medical marijuana dispensaries has been pushed back. East Peoria city council has tabled the discussion on the proposed sites for a later meeting. One of the sites is on East Washington Street where the Fiesta Ranchera Mexican Restauarant used to be. The other is on
South Side Mission is officially welcoming area youth to its brand new teen center.
Community members joined in on discussions about medical marijuana Tuesday night.
BLOOMINGTON - Long, overseas deployments are a part of life for military families, but even when it's expected, it's rarely easy.
BLOOMINGTON - The City of Bloomington can now finally move forward with its plans to repair the Pepsi Ice Center parking garage.