News http://www.peoriacounty.org Sat, 23 Sep 2017 09:20:41 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 en-us Copyright 2017, Peoria County Government Sat, 23 Sep 2017 09:20:41 +0100 http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/rss/rss.html State's Attorney Press Conference http://www.peoriacounty.org/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=4356 <p>Peoria County State&rsquo;s Attorney Jerry Brady is holding a press conference today, September 22, at 2:30 pm in the State&rsquo;s Attorney&rsquo;s Office to address the procedure going forward regarding the investigation of the police involved shooting and death of Eddie Russell Jr.</p> <p>The State&rsquo;s Attorney&rsquo;s Office is in the Peoria County Courthouse, 324 Main Street, Room 111.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:12:32 +0100 Sheriff's Office Participating in IL Rail Safety Week http://www.peoriacounty.org/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=4354 <p>To promote rail safety awareness and education, the Peoria County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office will be participating in Illinois Rail Safety Week, September 24-30, 2017.</p> <p>&ldquo;There are 241 railroad crossings &ndash; public, private and pedestrian &ndash; in Peoria County,&rdquo; says Peoria County Sheriff Brian Asbell. ... Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:37:45 +0100 Trivoli Road Bridge Open http://www.peoriacounty.org/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=4353 <p style="text-align: left;" align="center">Peoria County &ndash; The new Trivoli Road Bridge, located 0.6 miles north of Glasford-Canton Road, is now open. It had been closed since March 2017 for construction of a new bridge crossing at East Branch Copperas Creek. ... Wed, 13 Sep 2017 15:31:25 +0100 PCSO Issued 121 Citations During Labor Day Campaign http://www.peoriacounty.org/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=4352 <p>The Peoria County Sheriff's Office partnered with the Illinois Department of Transportation and law enforcement throughout Illinois for the 2017 &ldquo;Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over&rdquo; Labor Day impaired driving enforcement campaign. From Aug. 21 through the early morning hours of Sept. 5, patrols were increased in an effort to keep impaired drivers off our roadways. ... Mon, 11 Sep 2017 16:43:31 +0100 Sheriff Asbell Earns Certified Jail Manager Designation http://www.peoriacounty.org/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=4351 <p>Peoria County Sheriff Brian Asbell recently received the national designation of Certified Jail Manager (CJM) by the authority of the American Jail Association through the Jail Manager Certification Commission.</p> <p>This hallmark certification is granted upon the successful completion of a rigid experiential background application and an intensive four-hour examination jointly prepared by the American Jail Association and the Jail Manager Certification Commission. ... Wed, 06 Sep 2017 16:03:12 +0100 Real Estate Taxes Due September 6 http://www.peoriacounty.org/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=4348 <p>Peoria County Treasurer Nicole Demetreas would like to remind Peoria County taxpayers that the second installment of real estate taxes is due on Wednesday, September 6.</p> <p>You may pay taxes in person at the Peoria County Courthouse Treasurer's Office, at the City of Peoria Treasurer's Office, or at many county banks with your payment coupon. You may also mail in your payment, pay by phone, or pay online with a credit card or by electronic check. ... Fri, 01 Sep 2017 07:59:59 +0100 Boil Order for Croy Lane http://www.peoriacounty.org/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=4346 <p>Limestone Walters Water District is issuing a Boil Order for residents of Croy Lane starting on Tuesday, August 29 at 8:00 a.m. The boil order is necessary while the Lancaster Road contractor connects residents to the new water main. Residents will have their water turned off sometime between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 29 while the work is being completed. ... Mon, 28 Aug 2017 11:00:25 +0100 Erosion Repair Work on Mossville Road http://www.peoriacounty.org/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=4345 <p>The Peoria County Highway Department announces that erosion repair work will begin on Mossville Road on Monday, August 28. The work is necessary to repair an area of erosion located one mile east of IL Route 40. Motorists are urged to slow down through the work zone and to watch for flaggers. Work is expected to last for one month.</p> <p>Please contact the Peoria County Highway Department at 697-6400, ext. 0 with questions.</p> Fri, 25 Aug 2017 09:49:12 +0100 Public Defender Sworn In http://www.peoriacounty.org/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=4342 <p>The Tenth Judicial Circuit is pleased to announce that our new full-time Peoria County Public Defender, Nathan R. Bach, was sworn into office on Wednesday, August 23, 2017. He will have an interim office located in the Law Library on the 2nd floor of the courthouse until his permanent space is renovated. He can be reached at (309) 495-4621, and his email address is nbach@peoriacounty.org.</p> Thu, 24 Aug 2017 10:28:34 +0100