Peoria County coroner Dan Heinz inspects the body of a man who shot two people in 2006 at a Galesburg business, then shot himself after a lengthy car chase.
A Peoria firefighter cautiously makes his way up a ladder as flames shoot from the roof of the First Presbyterian Church in 2001 in Downtown Peoria.
Fourth-graders from Cuba Elementary School share a group hug with their former student teacher Erika Grubaugh of Galesburg after a ceremony in 2005 for returning soldiers at the Illinois Army National Guard base in Bartonville.
Pekin High School students gather on the football field for a candlelight vigil in 2006 in memory of Hanna Holder, 17, who died earlier that morning at school.
Maj. Jesse Collins, in elf hat, and Domonik Waters, in ball cap, show off their dance moves to the delight of volunteers Ken Landis, left, and Heather Ford, right, during the Salvation Army/Toys for Tots distribution in 2018 in Peoria.
A trio of breast cancer survivors wipe away tears during the Survivors’ Song in 2001 at the 16th annual Komen Peoria Race for the Cure.
Bradley University sophomore Patrick Banker waves the American flag during a counter protest against anti-war demonstrators in 2002.
Sister Mary Jo Yutt of the Immaculate Conception Convent kneels in prayer and protest during the National Life Chain pro-life event in 2018 in Peoria.