Pekin is honoring two of it’s hidden figures in history, Nance Legins-Costley, Abraham Lincoln first Supreme court case dedicated to attaining freedom from enslavement & her son William "Bill" Costley, who was a Union solider and was present during the original Juneteen in Galveston, Texas in 1865.
The letter from the state board says the on-site visit is part routine, as District #323 started its own program this year, but also because a “significant” number of disputes has been filed with the state in the past two school years.
While analyzing the molecular structure of Covid-19, a Peoria researcher saw an element he'd seen too many times before in Glioblastoma patients, as they dealt with a brain tumor that is almost always fatal within 14 months.
This is the third installment of the Nancy Legins-Costley and the Freedom & Remembrance Memorial being created to honor those at Moffatt Cemetery. Nancy is one of the 2,500 people who are still buried at the now-defunct cemetery.
This is one of three markers set to be placed at a new memorial site on SW Adams & Griswold Street. This marker is honoring the Veterans who fought in the Civil War representing the Union, the War of 1812, the Spanish-American War and a member of an east coast militia.
PEORIA (25 NEWS) - A week after the CEO of Reditus Laboratories was indicted on federal tax fraud charges that predate that company, a former employee of one of his companies says its full financial records need unsealed.
PEORIA (WEEK) -- While murder numbers are down in Peoria, there is another story being written every week on the streets: there are a lot more survivors this year.Peoria - at the time of this writing - has 8 homicides, while 2019 saw 25, 2018 ended with 24.But it's the men and women who often drive themselves to the hospital that medical professionals are really noticing now.
As of New Year's Eve, the 12 months that were 2020 yielded a net, nationwide 5.5 million jobs lost, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.Federal data show that greater Peoria's leisure and hospitality industry alone lost an incredible 40 to 50% of it's employees during the pandemic.But the COVID Effect is spread out.
PEORIA (WEEK) -- The faces of the men and women felled by Covid-19 are changing in Peoria County. From a pandemic that initially claimed more white women, most in the 80's and 90's, today's fatalities are among a younger and more diverse part of the population. In the spring of 2020, we were forced to re-think what vulnerable looked like.
PEORIA (WEEK) - Central Illinois emergency rooms are seeing more young people in crisis during this 2020-21 age of isolation.They're turning to destructive methods that often result in either more attention or actual self harm.One doctor tells 25News that age range continues to skew young.
The American Cancer Society offered the news Jan. 8, that we recently (2016-2017) saw the largest single-year drop in cancer-related deaths and a 29% decline in the mortality rate between 1991 and 2017.