Shots Fired in Pembroke

Shots Fired in Pembroke

Shots were fired in the Pembroke Township area Monday. Kankakee County Sheriffs police say shots were fired near the Pembroke Citgo during the lunch hour.  No one was struck with the gunfire and there were no reports of damage.  No arrests have yet been made.Read More »

KMEG Busts Two for Pot

KMEG Busts Two for Pot

KMEG agents seized over 6 and a half pounds of marijuana Monday after executing a search warrant at a home in the 100 block of Stadium Drive in Bourbonnais.  Arrested on drug charges was 21 year old Ednin Sosa-Quijada.   Friday, KMEG arrested a Kankakee man who had fled on foot from a traffic stop while…Read More »

Guns and Drugs Found in Vehicle

Guns and Drugs Found in Vehicle

Two handguns are off the street following a routine traffic stop near East Court and North Wildwood early Saturday morning.   City Police say a search was conducted after officers detecting the scent of burnt cannabis wafting from the vehicle. Both the driver and a passenger are facing drug and weapon charges.Read More »

North Street Crossing Closed for 10 Days

North Street Crossing Closed for 10 Days

Starting today the Bradley North Street Railroad crossing at Washington will be closed.  The crossing is getting a badly needed facelift over the next 10 days.  Armour and Broadway to Schuyler, are your suggested alternates.Read More »

Mokena Man Killed in I-65 Crash

Mokena Man Killed in I-65 Crash

A Mokena man was killed in a multi-vehicle crash Friday night on I-65 about five miles north of Fair Oaks Farms in Jasper County.  Police say 30 year old Andrew Tagli was northbound when he struck the back end of a vehicle that had become disabled and was parked on the shoulder on an angle…Read More »

Five Years in Plea Deal

Five Years in Plea Deal

A 15 year old University Park boy will spend five years in prison for his part in an April Shooting in Will County.  Malik Caraway was originally charged with attempted murder, but was allowed to plead guilty to a lesser charge of aggravated discharge of a firearm after agreeing to cooperate in the prosecution of…Read More »

Elevator Fire

Elevator Fire

A massive grain elevator fire early Saturday morning in the Mazon area forced the evacuation of nearby residents.   The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department says blaze erupted about three Saturday morning at 2490 West Grand Ridge Road near Mazon.  Details on the fire are not yet available.  Everyone was back in their homes about 10 Saturday…Read More »

Toy for Tots Motorcycle Parade Held Sunday

Toy for Tots Motorcycle Parade Held Sunday

Organizers estimate about 150 motorcycles took part in Sundays 13th annual Toys for Tots Motorcycle Parade.  The route took the bikers from the Super Walmart at exit 308 through parts of Kankakee, Bradley, and Bourbonnais before finally ending up at the Manteno Sportsman’s Club.  No word yet on how many toys were collected for under privileged…Read More »

Manteno Man Arrested for Battery

Manteno Man Arrested for Battery

Illinois State police arrested a Manteno man Thursday morning for battery.   His apparent victims, a man and a woman, were found in separate ditches at 45/52 and 3200 North in Iroquois County.  Both are going to be ok.  32 year old Joseph Benegas was taken into custody without incident on the scene.  No word on…Read More »

Sticker Compliance Discussed

Sticker Compliance Discussed

At this week’s Kankakee City Budget Committee meeting ways to increase compliance with the city’s vehicle sticker requirement was discussed.  The Daily Journal reports one idea is to mail tickets to violators instead of having officers write the ticket on scene.  The argument being it would be cheaper to just use a cross-reference list to…Read More »

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