Peoria, Creve Coeur issue parking bans

A street parking ban has been issued in the city of Peoria. The city of Creve Coeur has also issued a parking ban. Both bans are in effect until further notice. In related news, the Illinois State Police says drivers should prepare before getting on the road. That means checking tire tread, having a full tank of gas, and a supply of blankets in the car. The State Police advice to travel only if absolutely necessary. Road condition reports are available online at getting-around-Illinois-dot-com.