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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Sixteenth Peoria County Homicide

On Monday, August 12, 2019, around 05:56 a.m., the Peoria Police Department, Peoria Fire Department, and Advanced Medical Transport were called to the 700 block of West Loucks Avenue on a report of a 63-year-old woman who was bleeding from the head. When ...

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Posted on: July 29, 2019

Passing of Howard Nathan

It is with a heavy heart that we report the passing of Manual High School basketball star and Mr. Basketball of Illinois in 1991, Howard Nathan.

Nathan was initially transported to OSF Saint Francis Medical Center on July 9th, after he collapsed in his Peo...

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Posted on: July 22, 2019

Heat-Related Death in Peoria County

On Sunday, July 21, 2019, at approximately 10:02 a.m., the Peoria Police Department, Peoria Fire Department, and Advanced Medical Transport responded to 2312  W. Howett St. in Peoria on a wellness check initiated by family members of the home's r...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Dirksen Highway Paving Operation Scheduled for August 20

On Tuesday, August 20, 2019, a large paving operation will occur on Dirksen Parkway, from Middle Road to Johanson Road starting at 7:00 a.m., weather permitting. Saw cutting operations will continue into the evening.

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Sealcoating Operations to Continue Week of August 19

The Peoria County Highway Department will be sealcoating the following roads the week of August 19, 2019, weather permitting.

  • Hakes Road (also identified as Main Street) in Edelstein
  • Akron Road, between Illinois Route 40 and Illinois Route 91
  • Duncan Road, be...
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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Property Assessment Notices Mailed Next Week

Peoria County property owners will see assessment notices show up in their mailboxes next week. The Peoria County Supervisor of Assessments Office is mailing assessment notices to every property owner in the county, a practice undertaken every four years....

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

PCAPS Invites You to Help “Clear the Shelter” on Saturday

Peoria County Animal Protection Services (PCAPS) is excited to be a part of the national Clear The Shelters pet adoption drive on Saturday, August 17, 2019. On this day, PCAPS will waive all adoption fees.

Our shelter has approximately 40 animals waiting t...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Courthouse Jefferson Street Entrance Opening Monday

The Peoria County Courthouse Jefferson Street entrance will reopen on Monday, August 19, 2019. The Jefferson Street entrance closed on July 8 for drainage and site improvements.

Some lawn irrigation work will still be done next week, but it will not impact...

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

Sealcoating Operations to Continue Week of August 12

Peoria County – The Peoria County Highway Department will be sealcoating the following roads the week of August 12, 2019, weather permitting.

  • Cedar Hills Drive, between Illinois Route 40 and Old Galena Road
  • Mossville Road, between Illinois Route 4...
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Posted on: August 9, 2019

Middle Road Reopened

Peoria County – Effective Friday, August 9, 2019, the Peoria County Highway Department has reopened Middle Road to all traffic in both directions. The previously posted detour has been removed.

This closure was part of the Dirksen Parkway reconst...

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Appointment of Peoria County Board Member District 11 and Peoria County Clerk

Peoria County Board Chairman Andrew A. Rand is announcing his appointments to fill both the vacancy of County Board Member from District 11 and Peoria County Clerk.  Rand, along with members of the County Board completed candidate interviews for ...

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

City and County Presents Free Educational Program

Learn more about your local governments during our annual Citizens Leadership Academy, sponsored by the County of Peoria and City of Peoria. This free program will be held Tuesday and Thursday evenings from September 10-October 10, 2019. 

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Posted on: August 2, 2019

Dirksen Parkway Lane Shift

Dirksen Parkway 8-5-19 Mesa Dr Closed

On Monday, August 5, 2019, all Dirksen Parkway traffic will be shifted onto the new lanes on the south side of the road. Two-way traffic will be maintained.

Work will then immediately begin on the north side of the road, which will require Mesa Drive to be...

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Posted on: July 22, 2019

Illinois Energy Conservation Code Update

As of July 1, 2019, Peoria County Planning and Zoning will begin enforcing the 2018 Illinois Energy Conservation Code.

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

Sheriff's Posse Annual Ride to Tri-State Rodeo

On Friday, August 30, members of the Peoria County Sheriff's Possee will begin the annual ride on horseback to Fort Madison, Iowa. They plan to leave the Peoria County Jail at 9 a.m., traveling approximately 140 miles to their destination. The Sheriff's P...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Celebrate Safely: This Labor Day, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

As Illinoisans gear up to mark the end of summer with Labor Day celebrations throughout the state, the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office announced its plans for a traffic safety campaign focusing on drunk, unbuckled and distracted drivers.

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