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  1. Peoria, Illinois Mayor Orders Police Raid Over Parody Twitter AccountRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Free Republic

    ... executed a search warrant about 5:20 p.m. at 1220 N. University St. Three people at the home were taken to the Peoria Police Department for questioning. Two other residents were picked up at their places of employment and taken to the station, as ...


  2. Best Ford Mustang Rare FindsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Modified Mustangs & Fords

    ... Mustang. It wasn't until 2011 that John Grafelman realized that the '69 SportsRoof in his barn (shown above), near Peoria, Illinois, was the long-lost 428 CJ Mach 1 that the famous Ford designer had used as a Boss 302 prototype. When Shinoda was ...


  3. This Small Town Guy Landed His Dream Job In The Coolest WayRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    ... tweeted two jokes a month, he's not as interested. Donaldson, who had no connection to the comedy world, flew from Peoria, Ill., to New York City to meet with the them. " We never stopped to wonder where he was from or what he was doing," Meyers ...


  4. Peoria Mayor Sends Police To Track Down Twitter ParodistRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Slashdot

    New submitter rotorbudd writes with an article at Reason about Jim Ardis, mayor of Peoria, Illinois, who ordered police to track down whoever was responsible for a parody Twitter account mocking him.


  5. 'Up to Seven' Officers Search Home, Seize Phones and...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    'Up to Seven' Officers Search Home, Seize Phones and Computers - The Reason Why Could Have Serious Implications for Social Media Police in Peoria, Ill., searched a local residence and seized phones and computers on Tuesday because officials claim a parody Twitter account "went to great lengths to make it appear" it belonged to Peoria Mayor Jim ... (more)


  6. Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis, It is Now Past Time to Google "the Streisand Effect"Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Coyote Blog

    The Peoria, IL mayor used the city police to raid and shut down the owners of a Twitter account that mocked the mayor.


  7. Peoria mayor orders police raid over Twitter jokeRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Daily Caller

    Not one to tolerate Internet humor, Peoria mayor Jim Ardis sent police to raid the home of a suspected prankster who had set up a fake Twitter account that mocked Ardis.


  8. Twitter Parody Account Results In Police Raid At HomeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Ubergizmo

    ... a parody Twitter account without a proper disclaimer would be this - police officers have recently raided a home in Peoria, Illinois, as part of their efforts to flush out the creator of a parody account that actually insulted the town's mayor. The ...


  9. Ilinois Mayor Jim Ardis Joins The War Against Free Speech: Police Raid Home Of Twitter ParodistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anorak

    MAYOR Jim Ardis of Peoria, Illinois, has no sense of humour. If you parody him on the internet, he will be upset.


  10. Mengestu offers different take on immigrant tale in novel 'All Our Names'Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Guardian

    ... a student in post-independence Uganda, and slowly reveals the truth about his identity. Mengestu, who immigrated to Peoria, Ill., from Ethiopia when he was two years old, says he found it easier to write in Helen's voice than in Isaac's. "Her ...


  11. Twitter Parody Account Owner's Home Raided By PoliceRead the original story

    Yesterday | [H]ard OCP

    Thinking of making a parody Twitter account mocking the mayor of your town? You might want to read this first .


  12. Police Raid House Over Parody Twitter Account About City MayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WebProNews

    If you live in Peoria, Illinois, you'd better watch what you tweet about the mayor.


  13. US Fleet Tracking Set to Exhibit at the 2014 IDEOA Training ConferenceRead the original story

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    ... IDEOA Training Conference. This Conference will be held at the Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center in East Peoria, IL from April 23-25, 2014. US Fleet Tracking offers real-time tracking and fleet management services for businesses and ...


  14. Be wary of phony clergyman looking for donationsRead the original story

    Yesterday | KHQA-TV Quincy

    ... n is not a validly ordained Roman Catholic priest and similar warnings have been issued by the dioceses of St. Louis; Peoria, Illinois; Bismarck, North Dakota; and Dubuque, Iowa.


  15. Fake Twitter account of US mayor sparks police raidRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Russia Taday

    A fake Twitter feed made to look like it belonged to Peoria's mayor prompted a police raid.


  16. Twitter suspends parody account @peoriamayorRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Capitol Fax Blog

    Police officers trying to find out who was behind a fake Twitter account set up in the name of Peoria's mayor have raided a home, seizing computers and phones and hauling several people in to be questioned.


  17. Police raid home searching for owner of Twitter account mocking mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Digital Trends

    Covered by the Peoria Journal Star in Illinois this week, seven members of the Peoria Police Department executed a search warrant yesterday in order to discover the identity of someone operating a fake Twitter account that parodied Peoria mayor Jim Ardis .


  18. Fake Peoria mayor Twitter account prompts raidRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daily Chronicle

    Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis addressing May 7, 2013 in a City Council meeting in Peoria, Ill.


  19. Illinois cops seize computers and cell phones in search for Twitter account mocking mayorRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Raw Story

    Police in Peoria, Illinois seized computers and cell phones while attempting to find the person responsible for a satirical Twitter account mocking the town's mayor. 1 comment

  20. Twitter account parodying mayor leads to heavy police raidRead the original story

    Yesterday | CNET

    Police In Peoria, Ill., seize phones and computers in search of the authors of a fake Twitter account that mocked the mayor.


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