Some news McNuggets from Peoria media:
- Plaintiff Terow Wiley won’t sign $11,000 settlement for mistaken police raid (PJS): All the cops did was raid his home for no reason, handcuffed his wife and him while their kids slept. No biggie.
- Gail Owens, Peoria Police captain from 1973 hostage incident, dies at 90 (PJS): Man, he was one of the good ones.
- District 150 board discusses possible sales tax, property tax increases (PJS): Yeah, it’s rough coming up with money for needed repairs. Especially after you close one high school, then essentially have to buy up land around Peoria High School to replicate the sports facilities that previously existed at the high school you just closed. I like the new superintendent, but she got about two decades of dumbass behavior she’s gonna have to ask people to ignore before she can clean up this mess.
- $590,000 loan for Trefzger’s Bakery could be recipe for job growth in Peoria Heights (PJS): So let me get this straight. Peoria County gave this bakery more than half a million loan to relocate from Peoria to Peoria Heights. Gotcha.
Peoria couple not cancelling holiday trip to Paris (WEEK): I’m guessing that Paris is probably going to be the safest city in the world for the next couple of months.
All CAT employees accounted for in France after terror attacks (WEEK): Well thank goodness.
- Remote star, some 500 light years away, explodes (WEEK): Caterpillar unaffected.