Peoria - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Peoria Caterpillar offices raided in probe related to Swiss unit CHICAGO (AP) — Federal law enforcement officials raided three central Illinois facilities of manufacturer Caterpillar on Thursday as part of an investigation the company said may be related to business with its Swiss subsidiary CSARL. Officials from three federal agencies, some wearing jackets that said "police, federal agent", searched the Peoria, Illino... Fri, 03 Mar 2017 01:08:00 GMT 2017-03-03T01:08:00Z The Latest: Caterpillar says warrant is about Swiss business PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on federal law enforcement raids at Caterpillar facilities in central Illinois (all times local): 4 p.m. Caterpillar says it believes that a search warrant executed by federal authorities on Thursday at its facilities concerns "export filings" related to its Switzerland subsidiary CSARL. ... Thu, 02 Mar 2017 22:04:00 GMT 2017-03-02T22:04:00Z Plight of company towns: finding a new identity PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis planned to open this year's State of the City speech by thanking Caterpillar Inc. for its longtime commitment to the central Illinois town, declaring "We wouldn't be Peoria without Caterpillar." It's been that way for decades in Peoria and in other company towns across the United States. A major employer provided... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 22:00:00 GMT 2017-02-23T22:00:00Z Michel, GOP leader skilled at deal-making, dies at age 93 WASHINGTON (AP) — Bob Michel, an affable Illinois congressman who served as leader of the Republican House minority for 14 years and was skilled at seeking compromise critical in getting many initiatives of two Republican presidents through Congress, died Friday. He was 93. A former staffer of Michel's, Mike Johnson, said he passed away Friday morning. Mi... Sat, 18 Feb 2017 01:38:00 GMT 2017-02-18T01:38:00Z Trump honors fallen Navy SEAL during unannounced trip DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. (AP) — Assuming the somber duties of commander in chief, President Donald Trump made an unannounced trip Wednesday to honor the returning remains of a U.S. Navy SEAL killed in a weekend raid in Yemen. Chief Special Warfare Operator William "Ryan" Owens, a 36-year-old from Peoria, Illinois, was the first known U.S. combat casualt... Thu, 02 Feb 2017 00:31:00 GMT 2017-02-02T00:31:00Z Caterpillar posts 4Q loss, trims 2017 revenue outlook PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Caterpillar's fourth-quarter loss widened, dragged down by three hefty charges and higher-than-expected restructuring costs. Its adjusted profit beat Wall Street's expectations, but its revenue missed expectations. The construction and mining company also slightly lowered its 2017 revenue forecast. Shares fell before... Thu, 26 Jan 2017 13:29:00 GMT 2017-01-26T13:29:00Z