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Maryland WeatherHere's a weather story that has not received as much press as it deserves: More than 2,000 tourists, including many foreigners, including Americans, remain stranded by heavy rains, flood waters and mudslides near the Incan ruins at Machu Picchu, in the......
In 2004, Credell "Cre" Walls was working at the Garfield Park Conservatory when he took a group of teens from Chicago's West Side to Peru to study tropical plants. The students had never left the country before, and neither had he. But Walls, who was 29...
Dear Amy: I am getting married next summer to a wonderful man. During the planning it has come to my attention that my fiance would very much like his father, a minister, to officiate our wedding. I am opposed to this because I would like his father to be...
I just spent the last 2 1/2 months in retail withdrawal. Unexpectedly, I had to go out on medical leave after taking a very bad fall. And while I'd love to be able to say I was doing something macho, like downhill skiing or sky diving, the truth is my...
Cole Porter died nearly half a century ago – in 1964 at age 73 – yet his songs remain as ubiquitous today as they were then. Which helps explain why one of Chicago's top cabaret singers, Joan Curto, this week is launching an evening-length...
State police confiscated thousands of dollars and four guns after stopping a speeding car near Peru. A state trooper stopped a 2000 Chevrolet Prizm on U.S. 31 near Miami County Road 200 North for going 73 mph in a 60 mph zone. After speaking with the...
The wife of an Alzheimer’s patient who was shocked with a stun gun five times wants to hold police and the city responsible. Virginia Howard has sued the city of Peru and its police department. On June 17, her husband, James, was stunned by Peru...
Peru High School was placed on lockdown before releasing students two hours early due to a threat Thursday afternoon. Students were released from school at 1:30 p.m. due to a non-specific verbal threat made by a student. Police and school...
Tags: Students, Teaching and Learning
A Peru Officer who shocked an Alzheimer's patient with a stun gun has lost his job. City officials fired Officer Gregory Martin Friday. Last month, Peru Police Chief Steve Hoover recommended that Officer Martin be terminated following an internal...
Indiana State Police detectives arrested two individuals on child molestation charges following an investigation. Troopers arrested Karl A. Wikstrom Jr., 40 of Peru, Ind. at his home Friday on six felony counts of child molestation, and one count of...
Tags: Trials, Police Arrests, Crime, Law and Justice, Crimes
An officer with the Peru Police Department who was investigated for using a stun gun on an Alzheimer’s patient in June could be fired, after the police chief recommended he be terminated Monday. Peru Police Chief Steve Hoover recommended to the...
Kid Rock will be taking the stage Friday in Illinois, but not in Chicago like he did at the United Center and House of Blues in 2011. No, the “Cowboy” and “All Summer Long” rocker will be performing on the Illinois Valley Regional...
Tags: Keith Urban, United Center, Kid Rock, Concerts, Willie Nelson
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