• River Flood Warning - Click for Details
    ...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON TO EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...
    Effective: June 24, 2024 @ 4:36pm
    Expires: June 28, 2024 @ 3:00am
    LOCATION
    WHAT...Minor flooding is forecast.
    INFO1
    WHERE...Rock River near Joslin.
    INFO2
    WHEN...From Monday afternoon to early Friday morning.
    INFO3
    IMPACTS...At 12.5 feet, Water affects some summer cottages along the river.
    INFO4
    ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 7:45 PM CDT Sunday the stage was 10.3 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage tomorrow afternoon to a crest of 12.8 feet Tuesday morning. It will then fall below flood stage Thursday evening. - Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
    PRECAUTIONS
    Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive cars through flooded areas. Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. The next statement will be issued by Monday evening at 845 PM CDT.

Peoria Man Charged with First Degree Murder in Death of Teenager

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Peoria County State’s Attorney Jodi M. Hoos has announced that 23 year old Tramier Pate has been charged with First Degree Murder in the shooting death of a 14 year old Peoria resident. 14 year old Omarius Gates was shot in the back when Pate allegedly attempted to rob Gates of what turned out to be a toy gun that Gates was carrying. Eye witnesses identified Pate as the shooter in the incident that occurred on Monday, June 26th, in the area of the intersection of Richwoods and Molleck in Peoria. Gates was found dead at the scene, Pate was identified and arrested later in the day. Pate is being held at the Peoria County Jail. His bond hearing is set for Thursday, July 6, 2023.

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