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  1. Masked robber carrying nine knives attempts to rob his own MOTHER,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Right Wing News

    Seriously, what kind of a man would try and rob his own mother ? If you were to guess who, there's a very good chance he would look like this A 27-year-old son received no money and a charge for home invasion after failed attempt to rob his mother at knifepoint. Austin Smith, of Pekin, Illinois, had nine knives and wore a mask in his attempt to steal the woman's credit cards and cash, but he did not leave the house with anything.


  2. Son, 27, carries nine knives in attempt to rob his mother, who...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    Son, 27, carries nine knives in attempt to rob his mother, who recognizes him despite his mask and refuses to be tied up or give him any money A 27-year-old son received no money and a charge for home invasion after failed attempt to rob his mother at knifepoint. Austin Smith, of Pekin, Illinois, had nine knives and wore a mask in his attempt to steal the woman's credit cards and cash, but he did not leave the house with anything.


  3. Police: Masked man invades mother's home near PeoriaRead the original story

    Saturday | WAND-TV Decatur

    Police say they have arrested a 27-year-old knife-wielding man who broke into his mother's home in central Illinois and tied her up in an attempted robbery. Pekin police spokesman Mike Eeeten says a masked Austin Smith was arrested Friday afternoon 90 minutes after fleeing his mother's home without any money.


  4. Pekin police make arrest in attempted robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Tazewell County authorities say a 27-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly breaking into his mother's house and tying her up in an attempted robbery. According to Pekin police, Austin Smith, 27, was arrested on Friday, approximately 90 minutes after leaving his mother's house.


  5. The new old-age economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | USA Today

    ... up her computer and checks on her 86-year-old dad, who lives in the nearby John M. Evans senior-living community in Pekin, Illinois. There she'll find out if her dad has gone bowling or played bingo, and maybe she'll see a photo of him, all thanks ...


  6. EXCHANGE: Train fair gives nod to Peoria's rail historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... and Pennsylvania, and shorter lines like Toledo, Peoria and Western, Chicago, Burlington and Quincy and the Peoria and Pekin Union Railway . Lindsay also displayed a pamphlet on the Illinois Terminal , which he said was a popular inter-urban system ...


  7. Launch of Lincoln Art Institute's 'Open Easel' a perfect eveningRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 14 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... to Logan County Arts member Pam Moriearty, artists from Lincoln, Springfield, Decatur, Mason City, Manito and Pekin submitted their work. Members of LAI were on hand last Monday to welcome the artists and catalog their submissions. According to Pam, ...


  8. Woman pleads 'not guilty' in massage-parlor caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... with another local massage parlor, Li's Asian Massage at 2606 Billingsley Rd. on the Northwest Side, and with spas in Pekin, Ill., and Frankfort, Ky. Emery would not discuss whether any of the women found working at the massage parlors were in the ...


  9. Swatting incidents have harsh resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Towards the end of January, a prank phone call resulted in the deployment of the Central Illinois Emergency Response Team to a Pekin home. The couple at the home where police were stationed came out before the CIERT arrived, unaware of why the police were at their residence.


  10. Slain girl's mother recalls search after she went missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... Mississippi native, testified about graphic stories Frederiksen would share while the two were incarcerated in 2007 in Pekin, Illinois. Frederiksen had been convicted the year before on a child pornography charge. Carter said Frederiksen spoke ...


  11. EXCHANGE: After 23 years, golf coach Bob Neal retiresRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 5 | Washington Times

    Mid-winter, every year for 23 years, Pekin boys golf coach Bob Neal would start jotting down notes, do some of the formal paperwork coaches have to do and basically get a jump-start for the upcoming fall season. "I had to keep reminding myself, 'Hey, you're going to retire; leave some room for input from the new coach,'" Neal said earlier this week from his home which overlooks the 15th fairway at Sunset Hills Golf Club.


  12. Top Five Finalists for Imagine Me Beyond What You See Art Competition Are AnnouncedRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 |

    PEKIN, Ill., Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ The International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals is proud to announce its top five finalists for the 5 th Annual "Imagine Me Beyond What You See" Body Image Mannequin Art Competition, sponsored by ASCENDchc . Selected from 18 submissions from the United States and Canada, the top five finalists will be showcased and the winner will be revealed at the 29 th annual iaedp Symposium, March 19-22, at the Point Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort in Phoenix.


  13. Aventine installs $2.4M corn-oil separation system at ethanol plantRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Green Car Congress

    ... facility and a 50% reduction at the Aurora West facility. No change is in effect at Aventine's two ethanol plants in Pekin, Illinois. We expect the grind reduction to be temporary, largely caused by winter storms lowering demand, and it will not ...


  14. Pekin Park District Hosts Annual Ice ShowRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | The Legal Record

    Ice skating students aged 3 and up will show what they have learned this season at the Pekin Park District's 41st Annual Ice Show. The theme is 'Heroes' and will be held a 1:00 PM on Saturday, March 7 at the Memorial Ice Arena in Mineral Springs Park.


  15. Area homeless count aids in whata s needed Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... In the 2013 count, the COC found 24 households consisting of 26 individuals homeless in all of its coverage area. Pekin had the largest count than any other Tazewell city, town or village with 15 households consisting of 34 individuals and 16 ...


  16. John Evans Supportive Living Community to Host Easter Egg HuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | PRWeb

    John Evans, a BMA Management affordable assisted living community, will host an Easter Egg Hunt on March 28. The community in Pekin, Illinois, serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. John Evans - a BMA affordable assisted living community - will host an Easter Egg Hunt at 10 a.m. on March 28. The community, which is located at 1320 Executive Ct. in Pekin, Illinois, serves older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid, who need some help to maintain their independence.


  17. Illinois DCFS to close Pekin office, merge with PeoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Daily Herald

    The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services plans to close its office in Pekin and merge it with the department's office in Peoria. The Pekin Daily Times reports the office will close in March when the current lease expires.


  18. David P. Zimmerle, Janesville, WIRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | The Janesville Gazette

    David P. Zimmerle, age 86, of Janesville, died on Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital, Waukesha. He was born in Pekin, IL, on April 27, 1928, the son of Louden D. and Bess Zimmerle.


  19. Experienced Hospital Executive Named First CEO of Catholic Benefits...Read the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Christian Newswire

    ... and grew it from startup to fourteen hospitals in a four year period. Wilson returned to hospital management as CEO of Pekin Hospital in Pekin, Illinois from 2001-06 and grew its net revenue by 73% while earning the Malcolm Baldrige award for ...


  20. Syngenta's Illinois Facility Achieves 500,000-Hour Safety MilestoneRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | Agri Marketing

    SYNGENTA'S ILLINOIS FACILITY ACHIEVES 500,000-HOUR SAFETY MILESTONE Feb. 9, 2015 Source: Syngenta news release The Syngenta soybean seed production facility in Pekin, Illinois, recently recorded a significant safety accomplishment. Employees there have worked more than 500,000 consecutive hours without an injury or illness as part of the Syngenta Goal Zero safety initiative, a drive to eliminate incidents and injuries across its Production and Supply operations.


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