Old news .. or new news to you. Enjoy the older posts.

12/27/20 – The daily news highlight!

A big fight at the mall .. wow … if businesses are already not suffering enough. I also wonder who knows that many people to go right with you … I know maybe one if that.

Peoria Police deploy pepper balls to break up fight at Northwoods Mall Saturday


Bowling alley shooting not far from Peoria .. scary stuff.

Man charged in Illinois bowling alley shooting that killed 3


This would be nice to get those folks out from living under a bridge.

Home for All Continuum of Care leading permanent housing effort for I-74 bridge encampment


 

If you know this person report them to the PPD.

Central Peoria robbery apparently caught on camera


 

12/22/20 – The daily news highlight!

Merry Christmas first of all. This is the first Christmas here at the site and what a year it has been! Looking forward to 2021!


Convicted murderer is not going to be given a new trial.

Judge decides man convicted in 1991 Bloomington murder shouldn’t get new trial after all


Glad to see a sexual predator is off the streets.

Former area man arrested for predatory sexual assault after ‘multiple’ victims report abuse


More developments in the cookie gate.

Dunlap neighbors battle to come up with most creative prank



A special report by WEEK.com … covid and the PPD.

SPECIAL REPORT: COVID-19 adding to tensions police face on the street


This will be good as we see lots of domestics in Peoria.

Illinois State Police start initiative against violent crime


Who made this for the PPD? Was this in ms paint?

 

12/22/20 – The daily news highlight!

This guy needs to go to drivers school.

Suspects flee after car hits church overnight


More fraud locally ..

Two ex-employees charged with defrauding East Peoria boat dealership, others in $2 million scheme


More fires .. clean your dryer vents!

Two people escape afternoon house fire in Peoria


Old or not … if you try to burn a bunch of people alive you need to to jail for a long time.

Peoria man arrested for last week’s apartment building fire


This is one of most sad stories of the year. Check out the go fund me of the family.

GoFundMe to help Canton family who lost home and daughter in Sunday fire


Pekin PD update on arrests.


12/21/20 – The daily news highlight!

Central Illinois Most Wanted has been caught.

Wanted Gridley man arrested Sunday afternoon


Another fire … here are some tips to help prevent a house fire.

Canton fire leaves one dead


We try to keep out of the covid talk but it appears the positivity rate is going down which is great.

Positivity continues to fall; 7,562 new COVID-19 cases


12/19/20 – The daily news highlight!

Another bad crash in Peoria. Seems we had a bunch of these this year.

Friday night crash in Peoria badly injures 3 people



This is a bit scary! Hope they catch him soon .. if you see this person report him!

Police search for ‘armed and dangerous’ McLean County man


We’ve posted about this before … scams are on the rise. Be on the look out for your older family members and friends who fall more for these than younger folks.

Germantown Hills man says he was the victim of unemployment fraud


Another fire in Peoria. Been a few this year.
Fire causes Peoria apartment complex evacuation

Speaking of …. some good information here.
Keeping yourself and others on the roadways safe this winter season

The Pekin arrest roundup!
 

12/16/20 – The daily news highlight!

I am sure it was all an accident!

Pere Marquette developers indicted on federal charges of money laundering, mail fraud


This lady is still missing. Very sad .. I hope they end up finding her.

Family members hold vigil for missing woman, Cosette Brown



 

12/15/20 – The daily news highlight!

An interesting update on some local burglary’s. Glad they caught the bandits!

Arrests made in multi-county burglary ring


PPD chief is retiring! Thanks for your service!

PPD Chief Marion to retire in January 2021


Crime down and shootings up! We can tell you first hand this is true!

Peoria Police Department: Crime is down, but shootings are up compared to 2019


 

12/13/20 – The daily news highlight!

Some good news from the Washington PD .. we like seeing this type of news!

Washington PD continues 5-year tradition


 

12/12/20 – The daily news highlight!

This is why I do not swim or get in the Illinois River .. yuck!

Proposed settlement has Peoria paying fine, spending many millions to reduce sewer overflow into Illinois River


This is some good news!

OSF celebrates as 102-year old woman recovers from COVID-19


Pekin’s Crime roundup!


 

12/10/20 – The daily news highlight!

This robber is on todays report here!

Man arrested for West Peoria gas station robbery now suspected of second armed hold-up

 


Police are looking for information on this suspect.

Peoria Police seeking help to locate persons of interest


The cookie monster saga continues.
Peoria building vandalized, makeshift memorial created days after ‘Cookie Monster mural’ is covered up

The Pekin Police arrest roundup.  

12/09/20 – The daily news highlight!

Are we running out of space?

Peoria County Coroner says morgue is running out of space


Foid cards backed up! We know a lot of folks who during this year picked up some guns.

FOID Card backlog affecting gun shop business, lawmakers say it ‘infringes’ on 2nd Amendment


More fines around town for open businesses not following the protocols.

Dozens of Central Illinois bars and restaurants remain open for business despite executive order from Governor Pritzker


 

Lock your cars folks! Do yourself a favor! Do not warm up and leave!
Police urge residents to lock vehicles


We like seeing this .. we need MORE funding to keep police honest! Not less!
 

12/08/20 – The daily news highlight!

Businesses fined for not following the Covid rules.

Five Bloomington businesses fined, another challenges charges of violating state COVID rules


The local mayor race is becoming heated.

Error pushes Chuck Brown off ballot, still running for Peoria mayor


Some interesting developments at the old Aldi location.

Peoria stalls on old Aldi store grocery project and consent decree to settle nearly 15 year dispute


 

12/07/20 – The daily news highlight!

This might be my favorite interesting story of the year. As much as it sucks for the parties involved it is hilarious.

‘I still have no idea. I’m trying to wrap my head around it’ says local artist after mural is covered in white paint


Shots fired in Bloomington

Bloomington police investigating a shots fired incident


 

New crack downs on open restaurants open during the pandemic.

Illinois health departments take a new approach to shut down restaurants


Victim identified in the shooting over the weekend in which on individual was killed.

Victim in fatal weekend shooting identified


 

12/07/20 – The daily news highlight!!! Been awhile since I had updates due to being on vacation but .. the crime is back and it will be here! Murder is the first news …. 3 individuals .. WTF .. these individuals are on today’s report here!
3 men arrested after Saturday night homicide in Peoria
More from the PPD
Late night crash leaves two in the hospital.
Late night crash leaves two hospitalized
Juvenile shot near Manual High School.
Juvenile shot near Manual High School Sunday evening

Investigation into a inmate death.
Illinois State Police, corrections investigate death of prison inmate

Crime updates from the Pekin Police Department.  

11/27/20 – The daily news highlight!

Trying to outrun an accident? not smart!

State Police: Wrong-way driver takes off after I-74 crash


11/26/20 The daily news highlight!

First off HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!

Now on to the news!

Bars taking a hit as blackout Wednesday is basically cancelled!

“It’s a tragedy”; Local bars take financial hit on Blackout Wednesday under state’s restrictions


Another shooting in Bloomington which seem to be on the uptick.

Man tells police he was shot in road rage incident near Bloomington


While not crime news … this is interesting .. hoping for some upticks soon.

Peoria, Bloomington job markets shrink as COVID weighs heavily on state economy


Some local Prison news …

Man claims health of women at Pekin Prison is being neglected


Update on the car crash that took one life last week.

Peoria woman killed in car crash described as a ‘soccer mom’


PPD needs help with a missing person. Please get in touch if you know where this person is located.

Peoria PD seeks public’s help in missing person case


No court due to Covid!

Latest COVID surge puts hold on Peoria, Tazewell County jury trials

 

More on the missing person.


Pekin Police Update on arrests.


East Peoria Police Department has a K9 retirement!


 

11/24/20 The daily news highlight!

Wow this is horrific!

Man, shot in face, crashes car over two miles away in downtown Peoria


Another shooting …. another day.

Man wounded in Monday night shooting in Peoria


Another terrible car related death.

Peoria Police: Pedestrian-SUV accident kills elderly man


An update on the crash on that took a womans life last week.
UPDATED: Victim identified in Reservoir Blvd car crash in Peoria

More on the accident mention in the above updates.
Pekin Arrests
 

Help the Pekin Police find these people

11/23/20 The daily news highlight!

Look like remote learning in Tremont.

Tremont High School going remote after one third of students are quarantined


 

11/22/20 The daily news highlight!

This case is very interesting and we hope they find justice for Robert!

Protesters demand justice in Robert Bee investigation


Shots fired in Bloomington

Bloomington police find ‘physical evidence’ of afternoon shooting


Another house fire .. seems to be an uptick in these!

House fire closes Sterling Avenue near Kellogg in West Peoria


More on the stabbing with City Link. This is refereed to as a knife battle .. wow!

Knife battle on Peoria city bus injures driver and suspect


 

11/21/20 The daily news highlight!

Another shooting …

Woman shot in Peoria late Friday night


Update on police man caught stealing in normal.

Ex-Normal Police officer gets jail time for his guilty plea in local theft case



 

11/20/20 The daily news highlight ….continued!

Please do not speed on the side roads and CERTAINLY do not pass in the center lane. I do not know the details of this specific crash but I do know this road is notorious for speeding and passing in the center lane. Simply put .. think of others!

UPDATE: One killed in Friday morning car crash in Peoria



 

11/20/20 The daily news highlight!

If riding the bus is not bad enough …

Two sent to hospital after stabbing on CityLink bus


Interesting … do not hear of this often.

Peoria Fire respond to carbon dioxide incident at gas station


Local man arrested for drug charges in Knox County with 400 grams of cannabis.

Peoria man arrested in Knox County on 8 charges including possession, intent to deliver


If you have seen these folks let the PPD know!



 

11/19/20 The daily news highlight!

Victim of Cambron Lane crash identified


A big smile for a big crime

Livingston County Jail inmate charged in murder-for-hire plot



 

11/18/20 The daily news highlight!

Arrest has been made in the recent murder. You find this in today’s in the Peoria Commitment Report here!

Police arrest suspect in Landmark Apartments killing


Bad Peoria news even involves new regulations in East Peoria!

East Peoria council votes to regulate short-term rentals like Airbnb


This really sucks .. we really feel bad for the workers who are out of work due to shutdowns with Covid!

COVID-19 mitigations are forcing Maggie Miley’s to shut down; more than 40 people will be without a job


 

We know a few folks personally who have been affected by this.

Peoria police warn of unemployment fraud



Missing person, let the police know if you have seen this person.

Bloomington police searching for ‘high risk’ missing man

11/17/20 The daily news highlight!

Shooting towards an officer .. what a stupid move.

UPDATE: Peoria Police arrest suspect after shots fired in officer’s direction


This would suck .. I get both sides of the story.

Liquor licenses could be revoked after weekend crowds in Bloomington bars


Update on the shooting over the weekend.

UPDATE: Coroner identifies man killed in Sunday night shooting


 




Pekin Police arrest update

 


If you know this person let the PPD know!


 

11/16/20 The daily news highlight!

Late night shooting leaving one dead.

Late night shooting leaves man dead in Peoria


Fire station updates.

One fire station closes, another reopens in Peoria


 



A few Pekin arrest updates from the past few days.





 

11/11/20 The daily news highlight!

Arrest made in 2018 homicide.

Arrest made in 2018 Peoria homicide


Police need help in identifying suspects in a shooting.

Police ask for public’s help in identifying two individuals in October shots fired incident



 


11/09/20 The daily news highlight!

Update on Lewistown shooting.

ISP: Victim’s weapon in Lewistown officer-involved shooting was BB gun


Crash involving a garbage truck.

One person injured after car crashes into garbage truck in Peoria


Pekin Police Department Updates on arrests


Scam Alert out of East Peoria.

 

11/08/20 The daily news highlight!

Overnight shooting

UPDATE: Man hospitalized after late night shooting in Peoria


 

11/07/20 The daily news highlight!

House fire investigation.

Peoria Fire and Rescue investigate an overnight house fire


More shootings in Peoria .. as always.

Multiple shots fired in Peoria neighborhood, one person shot in the leg


Victim identified in a local shooting.

Victim identified in Peoria homicide investigation


 

11/06/20 The daily news highlight!

State police will be enforcing the mitigation orders.

Peoria County Sheriff’s Office will be enforcing the governor’s mitigation efforts


Twin cities man sentenced to 31 years in prison for murder in 2018.

Twin-Cities man sentenced to 31 years in prison for killing two men in 2018


Update on man struck and killed in truck suv crash.

UPDATE: One person dead in truck-SUV crash on Route 24 near Chenoa



11/05/20 The daily news highlight!

Shooting in Lewistown.

One dead in officer-involved shooting in Fulton County


Bloomington PD is asking for help to solve a shooting investigation.

Bloomington PD asking for public’s help in suspected shooting investigation


Looks like state troopers will be giving out tickets for no compliance with the Gov. orders.

Illinois State Police will give verbal warning, then issue citation if there’s no compliance with Gov. Pritzker’s order


 

The victim of the go kart crash is identified. This was a terrible accident.

Victim identified in crash involving go-kart


Person on motorized bike crashes into a school bus. We see these folks all the time around Peoria, while this is sad, it seems half the people on them do not follow any rules of the road. Wear a helmet!!! Always!

Police: Man riding motorized bike injured after colliding with school bus in Peoria




Pekin Arrests Update from the PPD
 

11/02/20 The daily news highlight!

Seems to be an abundance of accidents recently which has been fatal. Here is another one out of Knox County.

Head-on crash leaves Knox County woman dead


More shutdowns .. hopefully short!

Indoor dining and bar service will close on Wednesday across Central Illinois


 

10/31/20 The daily news highlight!

First and foremost have a great and safe Halloween!

Some Halloween Tips from the DPH

Now to the news …

Go Kart Accident leaves one dead near Spring Bay.

UPDATE: One person confirmed dead in accident involving Go Kart and Semi near Spring Bay


Bloomington Man charges with drugs and weapons charges.

Bloomington man formally charged with drug and weapons crimes after police raid


Hopefully this coach makes a full recovery. I bike often and my motto is always think every car is out to hit you. Cars do not watch out .. that being said I ride on sidewalks to be extra safe.

Local soccer coach recovering from serious injuries in car-bike crash



10/29/20 The daily news highlight!

Update on the street racing accident that left four dead.

Not guilty plea from street racing suspect in crash that killed four Peoria women


More child abuse … very disheartening.

Investigators: Twin-Cities man admits shaking infant son to stop baby from crying


Stolen guns out of Creve Coeur very glad they caught this person.

Guns stolen, one suspect arrested after early Thursday Creve Coeur burglary


AK-47 & drugs seized out of Bloomington …

Bloomington police seize AK-47, drugs in early Thursday morning arrest


Very interesting car thefts .. is this Peoria’s own gone in 60 seconds?

BMW of Peoria sees cars stolen after two break-ins this week


New edition to the site .. Pekin Police Department arrests.


 

10/28/20 The daily news highlight!

Update on the stabbing on 10/28th from the PPD.

Man arrested for downtown Peoria stabbing


More people abusing kids … we are glad to see these folks charged.

Man from Normal charged with physical abuse of a child

Police: Twin-Cities man arrested after young abuse victim suffers head injury


Local woman involved in telemarketing scam! We have no sympathy for folks caught doing these scams. We see cases like this every so often .. if you have younger or older people in your family or simply put someone who is gullible coach them up on these scams. They are crafty … a big give away half the time is payments are made with gift cards. Big RED flag. 

Pekin woman faces charges in telemarketing scheme


A accused cop killer is seeing his day in court.

Man accused of killing Fulton County Deputy appeared in court Wednesday


More on the great puppy heist of 2020.

Three men arrested after puppy theft, one suspect still wanted


 

10/27/20 The daily news highlight!

An overnight stabbing in front of Ulrich’s. This is a great place hope there is no issues due to some people doing stupid stuff outside. Sounds like the guy is going to be ok.

Overnight stabbing near Peoria bar leaves one hospitalized


Serial Killer left possible remains in LaSalle County. The search has been called off but this is an interesting case. Hope they one day can solve it.

Search called off for human remains in LaSalle County


This can be a touchy subject for some but if you can solve the substance abuse problems with people you can solve a good chunk of crimes. We are all for fixing people abuse issues before they turn to crime to get a fix.

Grant money highlights need for substance abuse care


Body camera’s on police important or not?

Lawmakers discuss importance of police accountability, body cameras


More taxes for Police?

Peoria voters likely to see advisory tax hike referendum next spring to fund public safety


In today’s Peoria County Commitment Report Lester Hoots was arrested for the dog theft.

Suspect accused of stealing puppies arrested


Armed guards in school sad we need to have this but if it works it works and we are all for that.

Armed security guards approved for Peoria high schools, District 150 will also begin rapid COVID-19 testing,


Update on the Cuba man who strangled a woman .. he is now held on a one million dollar bond.

Fulton County man held on $1 million bond after allegedly strangling woman


 

10/25/20 The daily news highlight … extended edition!

This an all women crew … very interesting. Only a matter of time before they are caught.

Bloomington Police looking for ‘prolific’ shoplifters


This is terrible. You never know what of chemicals are laced with.

Bloomington man charged with supplying drugs that caused woman’s death


Home invasion in normal … We have always stated this is one of the biggest fears someone rushing and harming you.

Eureka woman charged with severe beating, home invasion in Normal


When you harm kids we have no respect for you, Let him have his day in court but we promise it won’t be kind. This person needs to be behind bars for life.

Pekin man indicted for breaking daughter’s leg, ribs


More Pekin in the news … who steals TREE TRIMMING TRUCK? This is real life GTA.

Pekin Police looking for suspect in theft of white tree trimming truck


Another child crime out of Pekin, couple charges with Child Pornography charges. Read more on PJSTAR.


Thieves steal an ATM from a local golf course. This just screams bad idea. Read more on PJSTAR.


 

10/25/20 The daily news highlight!

We like this idea. Students need to be taught more the do’s and don’t(s) of he law. Take them through the process of being pulled over to going to court. Many mistakes are made that lead to more charges when they shouldn’t have them.

Students learn about law in mock court trial


Incident until proven guilty …….

UPDATE: Suspected puppy burglar talks to WMBD about incident, claims innocence



10/24/20 The daily news highlight!

First up we have a new BAR opening in Peoria! Bad Peoria likes the rich bar & booze history in Peoria so go visit!

Classic West Peoria bar reopens during pandemic


The stolen dogs have been recovered! Thankfully .. who does this? Anybody who hurts older people, kids, or animals we have no respect for. This is great news we need!

Stolen puppies found safe in Mapleton park bathroom

More from CI NEWS

UPDATE: Suspected puppy burglar talks to WMBD about incident, claims innocence


Another animal story … sad for the dog and force. K9 dogs live there life in service with no fear and deserve the ultimate respect. God Speed Nitro!

Bartonville Police K9 dies from aggressive cancer


Leroy High School Teach pleads NOT guilty.

Leroy High School teacher pleads not guilty to grooming charge


We won’t lie this sounds fun … we might need to do this from time to time.
Sure beats breaking your own shit!

You can now de-stress at Gone Mad Rage Room in Peoria’s Warehouse District


And finally some good news …. local man awarded for saving a life. We all owe him a debt of gratitude.

Pekin man awarded for saving woman’s life

10/23/20 The daily news highlight!

Stabbing in Pekin. Nothing worse than the thought of being stabbed.

Pekin Police arrest two men for Thursday night stabbing


This is kinda funny out of Bloomington … I wonder how long this kid tried to get them off before finally submitting and going to the Police station.

Stolen handcuffs cause pain for teenager, not just because they were on too tight


Some good news … this is the type of people you want to live around. Neighborhoods should be more willing and helpful in times of need. Know your neighbor good or bad  it will pay off in the end.

Neighbor comes to couple’s aid in Peoria house fire


 

Marshall County mom gets probation for sons bathtub drowning. Read about it on PJSTAR.


 

10/22/20 The daily news highlight!

Shooting near a learning center ..

1 victim located in shooting near Glen Oak Community Learning Center


Help the Peoria Police catch this individual.


A fire captain arrested for a DUI!

Our opinion on this is everybody makes mistakes .. maybe there is a history here but we also feel that when you work in these jobs you are held to a higher standard than most. One thing is for sure they should be prosecuted the same as the average person!

Dunlap Fire Chief facing DUI charges after rollover accident


This is an interesting development. Hope we find out more … cold cases need solved!

Remains found in Central Illinois field identified 25 years later as Galesburg native


This coming out of our close city Bloomington … we have no respect for people like this.

Bloomington man jailed on multiple child pornography charges


10/21/20 The daily news highlight!

First off we have another Walter White wanna be. Who steals an RV?

Stolen RV crashes in Pekin, driver arrested


A man was found dead in his semi in Peoria at Allen Road Walmart. I am curious what the cause was. The semi life can be hard on the body, I hope no fowl play was involved.

Coroner: Man found dead in Peoria Walmart parking lot


Glad to see this, I am not getting political but IF YOU STEAL SIGNS, FLAGS, OR ANYTHING ELSE FROM OTHER PEOPLE NO MATTER THE SIDE YOU ARE ON YOU NEED TO GO TO JAIL. STOP IT!!! You only hurt your cause.

East Peoria Council commissioner puts bounty on political sign thieves


East Peoria is about to get a big greener. Maybe you don’t agree with legal weed but we are pro business and happy to see new businesses open up … NOW lower the taxes please 🙂

Ordinance approved for pot dispensary in East Peoria

10/20/20 The daily news highlight!

First off we are excited to announce our stickers have come in! I will be using these in promotions and also for sale for stupid cheap. This keeps the Pirate Ship afloat and is a fun memento of the site. ! If you are interested shoot us an email here! More details to come soon!

Now on to the news ….

To protect and serve .. and sometimes steal some naughty cops up first.

Sheriff: Two deputies fired for separate incidents of alleged theft

Peoria County Sheriff fires two deputies after alleged thefts on PJSTAR


East Peoria has a new intern police chief .. read more on PJSTAR


Would you like a fist with your coffee? .. donut shop employee beats a customer, more on PJSTAR


From a few weeks ago the street race that took 4 lives. This is a tragic story.

Man indicted after being accused of street racing, causing crash and deaths of 4 Peoria women


Vendor Security breach at OSF. This is common place anymore at big companies. Not much as a consumer we can do besides use our dollars to show support for companies who PROTECT your data.

OSF notifies patients of vendor security breach

10/19/20 The daily news highlight ..continued!

The search for Alexis Scott continues.

Search for Alexis Scott continues near Illinois River


Women found dead in home. Hope they find out the cause!

Peoria Police investigate death in home

More on this from PJSTAR

From the PPD


Out of Bloomington a murder.

Bloomington woman receives 23 years in prison for fatal stabbing


Three Juveniles arrested with keys from car dealer. Read at PJSTAR



10/17/20 The daily news highlight!

 Female shot in the back over the weekend. 

Female shot in back in Peoria; father says he believes it was accidental


I have never been to this clubs but I always hear of issues there. The folks who go there need to stop making issues for business owners!

Dream Night Club owner speaks out after pastor calls to temporarily close the club


A couple interesting stories from PJSTAR. 

        Councilman Zach Oyler enters rarely used plea to disorderly conduct charge

        Family of man who died sues city of Peoria, police officers


More on the subjects above from the HOI news center.

Peoria city councilman enters plea in 2019 domestic case


Hate or love it … weed does bring in some tax money. Can Peoria finally fix some of the terrible roads we have? I hope this money isn’t squandered and is used for good.

Peoria to receive $100,000 from cannabis tax revenue this year

10/16/20 – The daily news highlight!

This is an interesting story and development from PJstar. Family of man who died in police custody sues AMT, city of Peoria and police officers. Link to the story https://www.pjstar.com/news/20201015/family-of-man-who-died-in-police-custody-sues-amt-city-of-peoria-and-police-officers

We have moved some of the news below to a news archive section of the site as this page was becoming very bloated! We will keep roughly 7 days of news here but you can read the past news in our new page  NEWS ARCHIVE

Enjoy!

– Bad


10/14/20 – The daily news highlight!

What in drug mule hell is this?  I have so many questions.

Peoria man arrested at Bloomington airport with large amount of marijuana


Update on one of the recent shootings.

UPDATE: Coroner identifies man who died in Monday afternoon shooting


10/13/20 – The daily news highlight!

BUSTED!!!!

On top of the news today it looks like one of Peoria’s most wanted was captured. I am sure this was a typical swat team raid … or am I kidding I bet she got pulled over!

You can see her arrest on today Peoria County Commitment Report! Click HERE!


Next we have some news from our local news.

Victim identified in Bloomington shooting; city’s first homicide of 2020


This is on the top of my scary list. Terrible!

UPDATE: Man arrested and victim identified in Cuba homicide on Sunday


Good to see them put behind bars but it never does any justice. You can’t give back the life of a young person who never got to experience so many wonderful things that life has to offer. 

Zaveon Marks sentenced to 45 years in prison for Peoria homicide as 14-year-old

More on the subject from Pjstar.

https://www.pjstar.com/news/20201013/peoria-teen-sentenced-to-45-years-for-murder


Local Pekin women indicted on infant murder charge, just as above a life taken way to soon.

https://www.pjstar.com/news/20201013/pekin-woman-indicted-on-infant-manslaughter-charge


10/09/20 – The daily news highlight!

Peoria Man Guilty of Shooting Near Officer

PjStar Article

Juvenile arrested in Georgia in connection with Peoria’s 8th homicide

This is scary .. do not take random pills.

Synthetic opioid ‘Brorphine’ connected to several deaths across the US and Peoria County

Domestic violence deaths continue to rise in Illinois

Woman shot Thursday night in Peoria

House fire in Peoria Wednesday night

This is very cool .. good on the PPD.


10/08/20 – Some very interesting stories this morning. Enjoy!

PJstar article on a lawsuit against the Peoria Sheriff.

Click here for the article.

More on this by Week.com

Peoria County officials slapped with lawsuit by activist groups

Perfect story for October ..

Search finds more bones in Peoria County

Who the hell has a stand off in Goodfield .. I thought this was a nice small town!

Police stand-off in Goodfield ends, gunshots heard

Crash in Bloomington Tuesday followed traffic stop with suspects fleeing from police

The found the person who kid the poor kid that was reported on a few weeks ago. Accidents happen I get it but do not take off when you do accidentally hit someone.

Teenager cited for hit and run of 11-year-old

Finally an interesting domestic abuse story out of Bloomington.

Bloomington man facing felony domestic violence charges allowed to post bond


10/07/20 – Today’s noteworthy news stories.

Washington police chief says victims who came forward led to grabbing arrest

Wednesday morning apartment fire sends 3 to the hospital, causes $5K in damages

Oven culprit of apartment fire in Peoria Wednesday morning

As I been gathering these new stories it seems this is more common than you would think. Isn’t the one golden rule of being a teacher to not try and get with your students?

LeRoy school district places teacher on paid leave for improper messaging with student

You might like it or not but any new business to me during this time is good, I also like seeing some competition.

Another cannabis dispensary coming to East Peoria


10/06/20 – Today’s noteworthy news stories.

This is not the place you want to be vandalizing ..

https://www.pjstar.com/news/20201005/courthouse-doors-vandalized-glass-replaced

Some good news .. get your car seat inspected!

State police to hold car seat inspections event Saturday in East Peoria

Suspect of Western Illinois shooting pleads not guilty to four separate charges

Fire causes heavy damage to Peoria home, family escapes unharmed

Early morning rollover sends one to the hospital


10/05/20 – Today’s noteworthy news stories.

Another shooting … not shocked but disappointed for sure.

Man shot in car at Taft Homes, police say

The PPD has some safety Halloween tips. I recall being a kid and getting candy scanned at the police station. They looked for razor blades or nails in the candy bars. Later in life I found out nobody ever did that …. funny to think back to those times and now. Sad to say but you are more likely to be hit with a stray bullet than be poisoned with candy in Peoria.

Still though … I do not trust people who give out apples, popcorn balls, or those orange black taffy crap that they call candy.


10/04/20 – Today’s noteworthy news stories.

A Sunday shooting …

Peoria Police investigate Sunday afternoon shooting


10/03/20 – Today’s noteworthy news stories.

PJStar Article Remembering a local homicide victim.

Pekin Man resentenced for a 1978 murder. This is interesting to think about, this man has never experienced the modern world, not that he should but just a thought to think about.

Driver has ‘significant injuries’ after high-speed chase in Elmwood

474 Westbound reopens after fatal two vehicle crash overnight

Arrest warrant issued for third suspect in connection with Peoria’s 8th homicide

10/03/20 – NEW POST ALERT!

We added a new monthly reoccurring post for Peoria County’s Top Ten Most Wanted. It is not too shocking I have seen most of these individuals on my daily reports. If you know of the location of these individuals contact an Investigator at the Peoria County State’s Attorney’s Office at 309-672-6900 or contact your local law enforcement agency.

See the first post here!


10/02/20 – Today’s noteworthy news stories.

Wow how can you hit someone and just drive off … luckily the boy is still alive.

Police searching for driver in hit-and-run collision that left 11-year-old injured

11-year-old hospitalized, struck in hit-and-run incident Thursday

Is Peoria Dangerous? Don’t use my site as a indicator!

https://www.pjstar.com/news/20201002/is-peoria-dangerous-statistics-say-not-necessarily-but-perceptions-can-differ

Hope this isnt true, anytime things happen with children in school it is a tragedy.

District 86 Associate Superintendent resigns, named in criminal investigation

Damn this guy ruined his minivan! Shocked he survived the incident from the look of the car.

Peoria man evading attempted traffic stop hospitalized after crashing vehicle


10/01/20 – Today’s noteworthy news stories.

This guy is on today’s Peoria County Commitment Report check out his charges here.

This guy was involved in the accident that killed 4 young adults. This is extremely sad to hear about, senseless deaths. See that new story below.

PJStar Article

Second vehicle involved in crash that killed four Sunday

Police say street racing led to crash that killed four Peoria women

More children involved … terrible.

Bloomington man faces sexual assault, abuse charges


9/30/20 – Today’s noteworthy news stories.

Home invasion with attempted murder.

Bloomington man charged with 32 sex crimes against two children

Springfield man pleads guilty of sex trafficking.

Good report by CIProud on how Peoria has a drop in murders but uptick in gun violence.

Digging Deeper: Peoria sees drop in murders, but more shooting survivors


9/29/20 – Noteworthy new stories! First this car wreck was lucky nobody was hurt!

Car Slams Into East Peoria Shop

A string of burglary culprits have been apprehended. Only in their late teens WTF who steals cars at this age? You can find Haley on the commitment report here. 

Two arrested after string of thefts, burglaries in Peoria County

Human remains found in Glasford … this is a bit scary.

More human remains found on riverbanks near Glasford

More on the Pekin mother and the death of her child.

Pekin mother charged after death of her child


9/28/20 – More shootings over night. This is getting old!

Man hospitalized after early morning shooting in Peoria

A 17-year-old male suspect in custody for first-degree murder

The car wreck that took 4 young lives is terrible to hear. Very sad story.

https://www.pjstar.com/news/20200927/4-young-women-killed-in-south-peoria-wreck-were-manual-graduates


9/27/20 – Shooting Victim from yesterday and other news stories.

UPDATE: Man dies after overnight shooting left him fighting for his life

Four killed in a car crash .. terrible.

UPDATE: Four young women killed in early morning car accident identified

Woman arrested for battery of a child! Who the heck does this?

Pekin woman arrested for aggravated battery of a child

Some good news to share!

Peoria firefighters, bystander save man trapped under trailer


9/26/20 – Wow be careful out there. I like to ride my bicycle around town and this is always on my mind. Keep your head on a swivel, be mindful, and be aware .. always!

Pedestrian killed by motorcycle just after midnight says Peoria County Sheriff


9/24/20 – This is a very bizarre death on 9/24 in Peoria. I hope the police find out what happened and get peace for the family impacted. 

She had been posting all day before her death and she was asking for help.

See the full post here

Peoria Police investigate fall death at Sterling Towers apartments


9/23/20 – A few local news stories from this week. Stay safe out there!

A cop stealing …

Peoria County Sheriff’s Deputy indicted, set to be arraigned for allegedly stealing alcohol from Kroger in Peoria

I do not know much on this one but if this is true this is terrible. Who could do this to children?

Normal woman accused of setting home on fire with two kids inside

Police: Man shot in torso in south Peoria

At least two, local shooters suspected in riverfront violence two months ago


9/22/20 – A few local news stories from this week. Stay safe out there!

Early morning shooting leaves two hospitalized in Peoria

Reports of 20 shots fired in South Peoria leaves two hospitalized

Man arrested after stealing expensive construction equipment from Hein Construction

 


9/21/20 – Check out the latest Frequent Flyer post! This is a great read! Willie York!

Peoria County Jail Frequent Flyer – Willie York


9/21/20 – Interesting news out of Morton. Curious if she is going to be charged .. as she rightfully should. 

Morton teacher resigns after district investigates possible inappropriate relationship with a student

More Information from Patch.com


9/17/20 – Police are looking for help solving a local robbery. If you know anything please contact the police department.

Peoria Police ask for help in identifying people in connection to business burglaries


8/24/20 – There is currently an issue with the Peoria County Commitment report mugshots. I hope to get this resolved soon. Until then the report will still be posted just minus mugshots.


8/23/20 – I created a Facebook Page for the website!

Check it out at HERE

Enjoy!


8/13/20 – Ok I heard the feedback loud and clear .. you all want the Tazewell report! This not as clean as the Peoria report but it does the job. Feel free to send me feedback on it! Good or bad .. it is all good to me!

Click here to see the Tazewell Report.


8/11/20 – I am thinking about adding in the Tazewell commitment report .. any interest in this? If so drop me a message at badpeoria@gmail.com or on social media.

Otherwise hope you all staying safe and enjoying the site!


8/05/20 – Introducing the frequent flyer. What is a frequent flyer you ask? Someone who loves jail so much they cannot stay out of it. I will be adding new frequent flyer posts as time goes on. 

Click here to read!

Please note this is NOT an attempt to make fun of anybody who is a repeat offender. While I might toss in a high level joke or two I do wholeheartedly wish these folks get the help they need to live a better life.


8/05/20 – I added a new category with local crime incidents. This is always a day behind but it is very interesting to read. I should have an update everyday with new local crime news

Click here to read!


7/12/20 – I have added some more post around Summer Camp that I hope you enjoy! I also have some upcoming fun updates with some deep dive into some local crime. Stay tuned!!

Click here to see all of the Summer Camp arrests by year.

Enjoy and do not forget to subscribe below!


6/23/20 – I added a new post type called “Throw Back Reports.” I plan on adding things like this hopefully weekly. Check out my the first one here Summer Camp Festival 2019.
Enjoy and do not forget to subscribe below!


6/16/20 – I am making some updates to the site so bear with me as things will be changing. The main functionality will remain intact but I will be adding new content outside of the commitment reports about the Peoria area.

Stay safe and healthy!!


10/13/20 – The daily news highlight!

BUSTED!!!!

On top of the news today it looks like one of Peoria’s most wanted was captured. I am sure this was a typical swat team raid … or am I kidding I bet she got pulled over!

You can see her arrest on today Peoria County Commitment Report! Click HERE!


Next we have some news from our local news.

Victim identified in Bloomington shooting; city’s first homicide of 2020


This is on the top of my scary list. Terrible!

UPDATE: Man arrested and victim identified in Cuba homicide on Sunday


Good to see them put behind bars but it never does any justice. You can’t give back the life of a young person who never got to experience so many wonderful things that life has to offer. 

Zaveon Marks sentenced to 45 years in prison for Peoria homicide as 14-year-old

More on the subject from Pjstar.

https://www.pjstar.com/news/20201013/peoria-teen-sentenced-to-45-years-for-murder


Local Pekin women indicted on infant murder charge, just as above a life taken way to soon.

https://www.pjstar.com/news/20201013/pekin-woman-indicted-on-infant-manslaughter-charge


10/20/20 The daily news highlight!

First off we are excited to announce our stickers have come in! I will be using these in promotions and also for sale for stupid cheap. This keeps the Pirate Ship afloat and is a fun memento of the site. ! If you are interested shoot us an email here! More details to come soon!

Now on to the news ….

To protect and serve .. and sometimes steal some naughty cops up first.

Sheriff: Two deputies fired for separate incidents of alleged theft

Peoria County Sheriff fires two deputies after alleged thefts on PJSTAR


East Peoria has a new intern police chief .. read more on PJSTAR


Would you like a fist with your coffee? .. donut shop employee beats a customer, more on PJSTAR


From a few weeks ago the street race that took 4 lives. This is a tragic story.

Man indicted after being accused of street racing, causing crash and deaths of 4 Peoria women


Vendor Security breach at OSF. This is common place anymore at big companies. Not much as a consumer we can do besides use our dollars to show support for companies who PROTECT your data.

OSF notifies patients of vendor security breach

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