PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Duke Deen had 18 points in Bradley's 68-53 win against Northern Iowa on Wednesday night.
Deen shot 7 for 14, including 4 for 9 from beyond the arc for the Braves (5-3). Rienk Mast scored 13 points while going 6 of 8 from the field, and added 11 rebounds.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Malevy Leons scored 32 points to lead Bradley over Merrimack 83-41 on Saturday night.
Leons added 10 rebounds, three steals, and three blocks for the Braves (4-3). Connor Hickman added 14 points with four 3-pointers and Rienk Mast finished with 12 points.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Malevy Leons had 15 points in Bradley's 73-60 victory against Southeast Missouri State on Saturday night.
Leons had nine rebounds and four blocks for the Braves (3-1). Ville Tahvanainen shot 7 for 16, including 1 for 9 from beyond the arc to add 15 points.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Malevy Leons scored 16 points as Bradley beat Eastern Michigan 89-61 on Tuesday night.
Leons had six rebounds for the Braves (2-1). Ja'Shon Henry scored 15 points while going 5 of 7 and 5 of 6 from the free throw line, and added five rebounds.
CHICAGO (AP) — A battleground race between newbies aiming to fill retiring U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos' seat in Illinois’ 17th district tipped in Democrat Eric Sorensen's favor, representing a key win for the party as it tries to maintain control of Congress.
MAPLETON, Ill. (AP) — The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Wednesday proposed fines of $145,027 against Caterpillar Inc. for not installing a guardrail or travel restraint at a foundry outside Peoria where a worker fell into molten iron in June.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is urging the public to avoid contact with a mountain lion that's been detected in the state capital using technology that tracked the rare animal to Springfield's west side.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Central Illinois police fatally shot a person as officers were responding to an alert sent by gunshot detection technology, police said.
The Peoria Police Department said officers had responded to a ShotSpotter alert about 10:10 p.m.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A coroner Monday identified a Santa Fe, New Mexico, couple as the two people killed when a single-engine plane crashed on a roadway in central Illinois.
Killed in the crash Saturday in the small community of Hanna City were 75-year-old pilot James Everson and 67-year-old Lisa Evanson, Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood said.
CENTRALIA, Ill. (AP) — An aircraft passenger who died last weekend when a small plane crashed into a swimming pool in southern Illinois has been identified as a 56-year-old woman from the Peoria area.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) _ RLI Corp. (RLI) on Wednesday reported a loss of $2.2 million in its second quarter.
The Peoria, Illinois-based company said it had a loss of 5 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for investment costs, came to $1.49 per share.
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Construction equipment manufacturer Caterpillar said Tuesday it is packing up its headquarters from its longtime home state of Illinois and moving to Texas.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Chicago, Cook County, and surrounding counties and counties around Peoria are now rated at High Community Level for COVID-19, Illinois health officials said Thursday.
Thirty other counties in the state are now rated at Medium Community Level, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Illinois Department of Public Health reported.
PEKIN, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois man faces up to three years in prison after being convicted of illegally giving his son an assault-style rifle he later used to shoot and kill four people in 2018 at a Waffle House in Tennessee.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) _ RLI Corp. (RLI) on Wednesday reported earnings of $47.9 million in its first quarter.
The Peoria, Illinois-based company said it had profit of $1.05 per share. Earnings, adjusted for investment costs, came to $1.43 per share.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A man killed his grandmother by crushing her skull and face with a hammer, a prosecutor said during a bond hearing for the accused.
Assistant State’s Attorney Jason Ramos described the scene during the bond hearing Friday for Cody Krause, 28.
TREMONT, Ill. (AP) — An off-road recreational vehicle carrying seven people crashed with a pickup truck at a rural intersection in central Illinois, killing two of the riders, police said.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois city has agreed to a financial settlement to end a lawsuit filed by the family of a suspected bank robber who officers fatally shot during a 2017 standoff.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Rienk Mast had 22 points and 11 rebounds as Bradley won its seventh straight home game, easily defeating Valparaiso 79-55 on Saturday night.
Connor Hickman had 14 points for Bradley (17-13, 11-7 Missouri Valley Conference).
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PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Malevy Leons tied his season high with 21 points as Bradley topped Illinois State 72-64 on Saturday.
Leons converted all 12 of his free throws. He added nine rebounds.
Terry Roberts had 18 points for Bradley (16-12, 10-6 Missouri Valley Conference), which earned its sixth straight home victory.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A second arrest has been made in the shooting death last year of an Illinois teenager whose body was found in a car that had crashed in Cedar Rapids.
Stacey Shanahan, 41, of Davenport, was arrested on suspicion of being an accessory and obstruction of prosecution in the July 2021 death of 15-year-old Tyliyah Whitis, of Peoria, Illinois, The Gazette reported.
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PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Rienk Mast finished with 20 points and 14 rebounds to power Bradley to a 67-52 victory over Indiana State on Sunday.
Mast knocked down 8 of 14 shots for the Braves (12-10, 6-4 Missouri Valley Conference).
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A jury's paperwork mix-up resulted in a central Illinois judge announcing a not guilty verdict in a murder trial, only to inform the defendant minutes later that he had in fact been convicted.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois school district has extended students' winter break by one week to give administrators more time prepare for in-person learning as the omicron variant fuels a surge in COVID-19 cases.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Police in Peoria were searching for a man suspected in the shooting deaths of two women in separate incidents early Saturday.
According to the (Peoria) Journal Star, one of the women was shot at 2:01 a.m.
MAPLETON, Ill. (AP) — A contractor working at a Caterpillar Inc. foundry in central Illinois fell to his death when he apparently stepped off a ladder at the plant, authorities said.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A 10-year-old central Illinois boy has died days after he was struck by a pickup truck in a hit-and-run while riding his bicycle, authorities said.
Troy Erving died Friday morning after being declared brain dead, said Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood.
WASHBURN, Ill. (AP) — A solar energy project proposed in central Illinois would use some 100,000 solar panels and have the capacity to power the equivalent of 10,000 homes, officials say.
The 35-megawatt project would be located on a 223-acre site just north of Washburn, northeast of Peoria.
WEST PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The King of Rock n’ Roll is back in the building.
An Elvis Presley bust that was swiped from a central Illinois bar has been returned after the story of its theft attracted international attention.
WEST PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Somebody who ain't nothin' but a hound dog has made off with an Elvis Presley bust from a Central Illinois saloon.
The Peoria Journal Star reports that the theft of the King of Rock n' Roll from atop the bar of Jimmy's Bar in West Peoria happened sometime between Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning.