Pembroke Township Shooting

Pembroke Township Shooting

The SS Friendly Market in Pembroke Township was not so friendly last (Monday) night after someone pulled out a 40 caliber handgun and began shooting.  Kankakee County Sheriffs police saying that no one was hurt.  A man inside the store at the time told police he heard the shooter open up and hit the floor. …Read More »

Three with Guns Arrested in Attempted Burglary

Three with Guns Arrested in Attempted Burglary

Kankakee Police recovered three handguns and arrested two men and a juvenile Monday night after the trio allegedly tried to break into a home in the 500 block of South Greenwood.  Officers spotted their vehicle leaving the scene and made the stop a short distance away.  One tried to run, but was quickly taken into…Read More »

Bourbonnais Man Sentenced for Fatal Wreck

Bourbonnais Man Sentenced for Fatal Wreck

A Bourbonnais man has been sentenced to 300 days in jail and a 100 dollar fine in connection with a fatal accident on Career Center Road in July of last year.  The sentenced was handed down after 20 year old Austin O’Connor pleaded guilty to driving without a valid driver’s license and for having no…Read More »

Roadways Challenging Today

Roadways Challenging Today

It’s been a tough day on the roadways.  A light snow combined with below freezing temperatures made for a very slippery commute this morning.  We have social media reports today of multiple accidents scattered throughout the Kankakee area.  In Will County there was five car pileup on I-55 and Rt. 30 this morning.  We have…Read More »

Kohl is New A.D. at BBCHS

Kohl is New A.D. at BBCHS

Bradley Bourbonnais Community High School has a new Athletic Director.   Current head football coach Mike Kohl has been named to the post.  The Daily Journal reports that Kohl will continue in his head coaching role while adding A.D. responsibilities.   The former BBCHS grad takes over Dirk Campbell who has resigned over a sexual harassment complaint. …Read More »

No Pot Sales in Channahon, Yet

No Pot Sales in Channahon, Yet

The Channahon Village Board appears to be in no hurry to make money off the sale of recreational marijuana.  The board has yet to approve an ordinance allowing the sale of pot in the village and has also tabled an ordinance that would have set a three percent tax on pot retailers.  The board though…Read More »

DeMotte Man Hit with Additional Charges

DeMotte Man Hit with Additional Charges

A DeMotte, Indiana man who was arrested last week for DUI on 231 at Division Road is now also facing drug charges.  Police say a search of the car turned up a baggie containing 14 pills for which 18 year old Todd Fase did have a prescription.  Jasper County Sheriffs police say they also found…Read More »

Shots Fired in Kankakee

Shots Fired in Kankakee

Shots were fired in Kankakee over the weekend.  City police say about 1:15 Sunday morning gunfire rang out in the 4 and 5 hundred blocks of South Rosewood.  No damage was found and no one was hurt, but investigators did find spent shell casings in the area.Read More »

Anhydrous Ammonia Leak Close Roads in Indiana

Anhydrous Ammonia Leak Close Roads in Indiana

All roads are once again open in Benton County, Indiana after a cloud of anhydrous ammonia formed between Oxford and Bowell this morning.   It was coming from a 1,000 gallon tank of the chemical that began leaking near Benton County 500 East and 200 South Roads.  Anhydrous Ammonia is used in fertilizer and can be…Read More »

Momence Apartment Complex Proposed

Momence Apartment Complex Proposed

There’s an effort underway to bring a 16 million dollar apartment complex to Momence.   The Daily Journal reports a Columbus, Ohio developer is proposing a 60 unit complex on 7 acres of land along Industrial Drive.  The three buildings would feature 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments.  The proposal does not yet have the approval…Read More »

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