Peoria Recalls School Standoff 30 Years Ago

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http://www.pjstar.com/news/topnews/g166457a.html Elementary schools as crime scenes are not a new phenomenon. The Peoria Journal Star revists a siege at St. Cecilia's Grade School in that city that occurred 30 years ago today. It was a standoff between Peoria police and three men holding schoolchildren hostage. As he and two other men held about 30 fifth-graders at bay, Melvin Burch . . .

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