Manteno Car Burglaries

Manteno Car Burglaries

The Manteno police department is urging residents to lock their vehicles at night.  Monday night police report that multiple vehicles had been burglarized in the village which could put your family at risk for covid19 since you don’t know where that burglar has been or what he has touched.  Lock your vehicles up tight, it…Read More »

Covid Court Closure Continues Into May

Covid Court Closure Continues Into May

The courts will remained shuttered for the time being.  21 st Judicial Circuit Court Chief Judge Michael Kramer says today that his order closing the courts during the crisis has been extended now until May 18 th.  It was set to expire on April 24 th.  This covers the courts in both Kankakee and Iroquois Counties.Read More »

Work on Splash Valley Continues

Work on Splash Valley Continues

Even as the area is reeling from the covid pandemic, the Daily Journal reports that work on Splash Valley Aquatic Center is continuing.  The Kankakee Valley Park District hopes to have the facility open sometime this summer if the state’s shelter in place order is lifted by then  Work continues on water attractions and also…Read More »

Covid by Zip Codes

Covid by Zip Codes

Along with virus cases reported county by county, the state is also now reporting infections by zip code.  In the Kankakee area the majority of cases are in Kankakee with 42.  Bourbonnais has 16.  There were no numbers available for Bradley.   Frankfort has become a bit of a hot spot with 37 cases of covid…Read More »

Covid19 Afternoon Update

Covid19 Afternoon Update

The afternoon covid 19 update from The Kankakee County Health Department shows and increase in the number cases of 20, 10 are men 10 are women. The ages of the victims range from their 20 to their 90’s . There are no new fatalities reported this afternoon. That number in Kankakee County stands at 6.…Read More »

Covid Water Tests Not Real

Covid Water Tests Not Real

If you live in the Iliana area watch out for an Hispanic man who was reportedly going door to door Sunday saying he has to test water for Covid 19. Lake County, Indiana police sent out the alert yesterday. As far as we know, official agencies are not out checking water quality in Kankakee County.Read More »

The Numbers are Up at Shaprio

The Numbers are Up at Shaprio

The number infected with the virus at Shapiro Developmental Center is now up to 16. That includes 7 residents and 9 staff.  The latest figures were announced to staff in a letter over the weekend.  In addition 53 others are showing possible symptoms of covid 19.  Meanwhile, the first case of the virus has turned…Read More »

Another Covid Death in Kankakee County

Another Covid Death in Kankakee County

The number of Covid 19 deaths in Kankakee County is now up to 5 with a total of 90 positives in the county.  That’s up 4 from this morning.  The latest cases are three women ranging in age from their 20’ to two in their 40’s and one man in his 20’s.  The most recent…Read More »

Scanner Reports of Naked Woman at Gas Station

Scanner Reports of Naked Woman at Gas Station

We don’t yet know why, but scanner reports Friday indicated that a woman was discovered in the early afternoon hours in the bathroom of Gas and Wash on Court Street in Kankakee. She was apparently smoking something and stark naked.Read More »

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