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Peoria teens indicted for recent shootingPEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — Two men have been indicted by Peoria County grand jury for their alleged involvement in recent shootings. According to court records, 19-year-old Christopher Polnitz Cleary faces three counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, and two counts of aggravated discharge of a firearm while 18-year-old Camarion Puryear faces one charge of aggravated unlawful use of weapons.

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25 News NowTeen identified as the drowning victim in Illinois River

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Peoria Police need help finding suspect in vehicle theftPEORIA (25News Now) - Peoria Police are asking the public for help finding a vehicle thief. According to police, at about 12:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 30, they were called to the OSF parking deck in the 500 block of Northeast Glen Oak Avenue for a motor vehicle theft. When...

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Peoria Police investigating man reportedly shot in backside Sunday morningPEORIA, Ill. – Peoria Police are looking for suspects after a man was reportedly shot in the backside early Sunday morning. Officers responded to the area of Hurlburt and Richard Pryor Place just after 3:30 A.M. on reports of four shots fired. Police pulled over a vehicle that had...

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Bloomington junior high school student found dead in Illinois River identifiedPEORIA COUNTY, Ill. (WMBD) — The dead body found in the Illinois River over the holiday weekend has been identified as that of a 14-year-old Bloomington Junior High School student. Officers with the department initially found the teenage victim, who was identified as Leron Griffin, 14, from Bloomington-Normal, in...

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More than 60 shell casings found in Sunday shooting where two vehicles were hitPEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — Officers with the Peoria Police Department recovered dozens of shell casings Sunday evening after responding to an intersection where at least two SUVs were struck by gunfire. According to a report filed at the police station, officers went to the intersection of North Linn Street...

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Paroled 14-year-old arrested in connection with murder in DecaturDECATUR (25News Now) - A 14-year-old boy arrested in connection with a murder in Decatur is being held in the Peoria County Juvenile Detention Center. Decatur Police say the boy is on aftercare through the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice. Around midnight Monday, officers were called to a home in...

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Arson Determined in Peoria House FirePEORIA (25News Now) - At approximately 5:37 p.m., the Peoria Fire Department responded to a house fire call in the 2000 block of N. Bigelow, according to Battalion Chief Ryan Calhoun. When fire crews arrived on the scene, they worked to extinguish smoke and heavy flames coming from the two-story...

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WGIL - Galesburg's newsMan hospitalized after Saturday night shooting in downtown Galesburg. Police say charges pendingA man remains hospitalized in a Peoria hospital following a late Saturday night shooting in the first block of South Cherry Street. According to a new release, Galesburg Police responded to a report of a shooting in the first block of South Cherry Street around 11:48 p.m. Saturday. Upon arrival, a victim of a gunshot wound was located in the street.

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25 News NowPeoria County to get crime-solving interstate cameras

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Peoria Fire Department responds to fourth fire over holiday weekendPEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — On Saturday, Peoria firefighters were called to another area fire, marking the fourth fire over the holiday weekend, according to WMBD/WYZZ records. Peoria Fire Chief Steve Rada said at about 5 p.m. Saturday, firefighters responded to the 1900 block of Stanley Street regarding a reported fire. When they arrived, they found an unattached garage completely engulfed in flames.

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Man reportedly injured in two-vehicle crash on Evans StreetPEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — The Peoria Police Department and Peoria Fire Department are responding to a two-vehicle crash in the city Monday afternoon. According to Semone Roth, a spokeswoman with the police department, the crash happened just before 3:30 p.m. in the 400 block of Evans Street. Roth said...

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Fire Causes Nearly $80,000 In Damages to Vacant HomePEORIA (25News Now) - Peoria firefighters were called to a vacant 1 1/2 story house in the 700 block of East Kansas Saturday at approximately 4:12 p.m. Upon arrival crews observed heavy smoke, high heat and a large amount of fire coming from the basem*nt of the structure. A neighboring home suffered siding damage due to its proximity.

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Man Gets Five Years for Theft From Employer, Filing False TaxesAaron Rossi, of Morton, Ill., was sentenced to five years in prison and ordered to pay more than $3 million in restitution and fines for defrauding his former employer and filing false income taxes, the Justice Department said July 5. The government said Rossi lied and deceived others for his...

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