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Posted on: August 25, 2021

Peoria County Coroner Case Number 21-2189

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On Tuesday, August 24, 2021, at approximately 3:54 a.m., Peoria Police responded to the 700 block of NE Jefferson in Peoria regarding a male down in the street.

Upon arrival, officers located a male with obvious trauma to his body. The male was pronounced ...

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

Peoria County Coroner Case Number 21-2170: Unresponsive Male

On Sunday, August 22, 2021, at around 5:36 p.m. the Chillicothe Police Department and the Peoria County Sheriff’s Department were conducting security on the grounds of Three Sisters Park when a male was found unresponsive and not breathing in th...

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

Peoria County Corner Case Number 21-2166: Homicide Victim

On Sunday, August 22, 2021, at approximately 1:00 am, the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office and BYE Ambulance responded to the intersection of Route 150 and Philander Chase Rd and found a female down in the ditch line.  The female had mult...

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

Peoria County Case number 21-2111: Fatal Car Accident

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On August 16, 2021 at 4:24 a.m., the Peoria Police Department, Peoria Fire Department, and Advanced Medical Transport (AMT) responded to the 1800 block of SW Washington in Peoria regarding a two-vehicle collision involving a pickup truck and car.

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

Elmore Road Sealcoating Starts September 13

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Starting Monday, September 13, the Peoria County Highway Department will be sealcoating Elmore Road between Illinois State Route 78 and Illinois State Route 150 in Brimfield Township.

Work is anticipated to be complete by Thursday, September 16, weather pe...

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Peoria County 2022 Budget Available for Review

Peoria County has released its 2022 recommended budget. It is available to view online at https://www.peoriacounty.org/395/Budget-Information.

“The presented budget is balanced without raising property taxes and fully satisfies our pension obliga...

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

Elmore Road Sealcoating Starts September 13

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Starting Monday, September 13, the Peoria County Highway Department will be sealcoating Elmore Road between Illinois State Route 78 and Illinois State Route 150 in Brimfield Township.

Work is anticipated to be complete by Thursday, September 16, weather pe...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Second Installment Property Taxes Due September 8

Peoria County Treasurer Nicole Bjerke would like to remind Peoria County taxpayers that the second installment of real estate taxes is due on Wednesday, September 8, 2021.

Taxes are payable at most county banks with payment coupon, by mail, by credit card ...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Smithville Road Now Open to Traffic

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Smithville Road between S Stone School Road and S Geber Road in Trivoli Township has reopened to traffic following a crossroad culvert failure on August 28.

Motorists should continue to use caution if traveling through the area, as crews may still be on si...

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Posted on: August 26, 2021

Truitt Road Update

Truitt Rd Lane Reduction

In October 2020, Truitt Road bridge over Hallock Creek was reduced to one lane of traffic after structural deterioration was found during a routine inspection. Work to construct a new bridge was originally slated to start this September, however, the proj...

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Posted on: August 20, 2021

Chief Judge Hires Court Administrator and Chief Financial Officer

Chief Judge Katherine Gorman is please to announce that Gabe McLeod has been selected as the Court Administrator. Mr. McLeod has been employed by Peoria County since July 2007. He graduated from Western Illinois University with a bachelor’s degr...

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

Peoria County Hosting Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

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The Peoria County Sustainability & Resource Conservation Department will be hosting a Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection event on Saturday, September 18, at Expo Gardens in Peoria. This event is open to all Illinois residents by appoi...

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Posted on: August 6, 2021

Face Masks Required in Peoria County Courthouse and Throughout 10th Judicial Circuit

Chief Judge Katherine S. Gorman is announcing face covering are required for all individuals throughout the 10th Judicial Circuit. This includes Peoria, Tazewell, Marshall, Putnam, and Stark Counties.

  1. In consultation with various justice partners, effectiv...
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Posted on: August 22, 2021

PCSO Case No. 21-5082: Homicide Investigation

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(Peoria County, IL) -- On Sunday, August 22, 2021, at approximately 1:00 am, the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office responded to the intersection of Route 150 and Philander Chase Rd and found a female down in the ditch line. The female had multiple ...
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