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Wilmington Man Found Dead in Creek

Wilmington Man Found Dead in Creek

Foul play is not suspected in the death of a Wilmington man Wednesday night.  Wilmington police say officers were checking on a vehicle that had run off the road in the 1500 block of Charlotte Street when they came across the body of 67 year old Melvin VonKaenel lying in nearby Deer Creek.  Police believe…Read More »

Pizza Man Robbed at Gunpoint

Pizza Man Robbed at Gunpoint

There was an armed robbery Wednesday night in Kankakee.  City police say a pizza delivery man was robbed of his cash, cell phone and car keys in the 300 block of South Oakdale by three men armed with a gun. No one was hurt.  Police are looking for the trio.Read More »

Samfay Shot and Killed 23 Years Ago Today

Samfay Shot and Killed 23 Years Ago Today

It was 23 years ago today (Thursday) that 26 year old Kankakee police officer, Anthony Samfay was shot and killed while in the line of duty.  Samfay was struck 5 times with a 357 magnum by then 23 year old Eric Lee during a routine traffic stop at Fair Street and Greenwood Ave. in Kankakee.…Read More »

3 Years for Dealing Heroin

3 Years for Dealing Heroin

A Livingston County heroin dealer has been sentenced to 3 years in prison after pleading guilty to multiple drug charges.  Police arrested 30 year old Amber Watters of Odell after a search of her home June turned up 20 capsules filled with heroin.Read More »

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