City Fatal

City Fatal

Kankakee City Police are looking into an accident over the weekend that took the life of a Kankakee man. Reports say just before two Saturday morning, officers were called to East Court Street near St. Joseph for a man in the road that had apparently been hit by a car. When they arrived officers found…Read More »

Kankakee City Council Meeting

Kankakee City Council Meeting

At last night’s Kankakee City Council Meeting, the Council voted to enter into an agreement with Municipal Collections of America to try to collect some money owed to the city’s fire department. Mayor Chasity Wells-Armstrong says the amount of money owed the city is substantial City Fire Chief Damon Shuldt says the overdue money is from…Read More »

Bourbonnais Village Board Meeting Part 2

Bourbonnais Village Board Meeting Part 2

At last night’s Bourbonnais Village Board meeting, the Board approved a resolution appointing members to the Bourbonnais Board of Examiners and Appeals. Mayor Paul Schore says the Board of Examiners and Appeals is a place Bourbonnais residents can turn if they don’t agree with a finding by the Village’s Code Enforcement Department Schore says the…Read More »

City Of Kankakee Buys Two Properties

City Of Kankakee Buys Two Properties

17-hundred dollars. That’s what the City of Kankakee spent last night to buy two properties on West River Street. Mayor Chasity Wells-Armstrong says the properties at 380 West River and 260 West River are in the footprint of the Riverfront Master Plan The city brought the properties as Tax Delinquent properties for 847 dollars a…Read More »

Bourbonnais Village Board Meeting

Bourbonnais Village Board Meeting

During last night’s Bourbonnais Village Board Meeting, Mayor Paul Schore reminded those living in Bourbonnais that Census workers are out now trying to get an accurate count of people living in the village and an accurate count helps with local taxes according to Schore. Mayor Schore says there are several ways to tell they’re actual…Read More »

Will County Armed Robbery

Will County Armed Robbery

Will County Sheriff’s Police report an arrest following the alleged armed robbery at a truck stop. Reports say deputies were called early Sunday morning by an attendant at the truck stop that said he’d just been robbed by a masked gunman. The employee told deputies that about 4:30 Sunday morning a man wearing a dark…Read More »

Newton County Road Closure

Newton County Road Closure

The Indiana Department of Transportation warns drivers Route 10 will be closed today between State Road 55 and US 41 so IDOT can replace a culvert. They expect the road to reopen later tonight.Read More »

Newton County Arrest

Newton County Arrest

The Newton County Sheriff’s Police report the arrest of a Chicago man after a short foot chase Sunday afternoon. According to reports, Deputies stopped the SUV driven by 44-year-old Dennis L. Walker about two miles south of Morocco, for a traffic violation. Reports go on to say that while talking to Walker, deputies smelled marijuana…Read More »

I-57 Fatal

I-57 Fatal

Illinois State Police report a crash on the Interstate near Peotone late last (Sunday) night took a Blue Island man’s life. Reports say the car driven by 32-year-old Rita Mullins of Chicago was southbound on I-57 just before midnight last night when the car left the roadway and hit a tree. Mullins was taken to…Read More »

Heartland Virus Update

Heartland Virus Update

The Illinois Health Department has announced the Heartland Virus has been detected in Kankakee County. Keith Wojonowski the Director of Environmental Health for the Kankakee Health Department says a man was infected with the tick-borne virus last year and a check this spring turned up ticks carrying the disease Wojonowski says it’s important to protect…Read More »

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