Peoria City Councilwoman Rita Ali

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Illinois prohibited recreational use of marijuana in 1931. The state will reverse course next January as recreational marijuana will be legal.

Peoria Police and city leaders are calling for anyone who knows anything about the murder of Jeremiah Ward Monday to come forward.

Police and members of the Peoria Community Against Violence (PCAV) group did an extensive canvas Tuesday of the West Ann neighborhood where the 4 year-old was shot.