Reddick Man Sentenced for False Report

Reddick Man Sentenced for False Report

A Reddick man has been sentenced to two years’ probation after pleading guilty to filing a false police report in March of last year in Grundy County. 32 year old Jared Richie told police his debit card had been used by somebody else when he apparently knew it was not true.Read More »

Bradley Has New Fire Chief

Bradley Has New Fire Chief

The Village of Bradley has a new Fire Chief today.  The board Tuesday approved the appointment of Assistant Chief Don Kaderabek to the job.  Kaderabek will start on July 1st at 110,000 a year.  He takes over from Jim Keener.  Keener  was working on a month to month basis.  Kaderabeck has 35 years of firefighting…Read More »

Shots Fired in Kankakee Tuesday Night

Shots Fired in Kankakee Tuesday Night

There was a shooting last night in Kankakee. City police say gunfire erupted about 10:45 Tuesday night near Duane and Meadowview.  No injuries or damage was reported, but multiple spend shell casings were recovered at the scene.Read More »

Covid Wednesday Update

Covid Wednesday Update

The Kankakee County Health Department today announced an additional 28 new cases of covid 19, bringing the total number of infections in the county to 1,124.  The good news there were no new deaths announced, that number holds at 53 locally. Statewide fatalities from the covid 19 virus topped the 5,000 mark today with another…Read More »

41-year-old Willowbrook man killed in early morning crash

41-year-old Willowbrook man killed in early morning crash

Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police report a two-car crash near Gilman early this morning took the life of a 41-year-old Willowbrook man. Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police say their preliminary investigation shows a car driven by Christopher Benz of Onarga was traveling westbound on 500 East Road when he allegedly failed to stop at a stopsign at…Read More »

Domestic Incident Led to Weapons Arrest

Domestic Incident Led to Weapons Arrest

A man who allegedly tried to kick in the door of a home Monday night in the 700 block of North Greenwood in a domestic incident was later arrested on weapon charges after city police stopped his vehicle and found a loaded handgun inside.  Police say 24 year old Jermaine Colbert has been charged with…Read More »

Tables Available for Next Phase in Bourbonnais.

Tables Available for Next Phase in Bourbonnais.

In an effort to boost outdoor seating capacity when the next phase of the governor’s statewide reopening plan begins on Friday, the Village of Bourbonnais Tuesday said they will offer 45 village picnic tables to area restaurants and bars for outside use.  The tables are available on a first come first serve basis.  Call Bourbonnais…Read More »

Body of One of Two Missing Fisherman Found

Body of One of Two Missing Fisherman Found

The body of one of two men who have been the subject of a massive search in Kankakee River since their boat overturned on May 7th has been located.  Grundy County Coroner John Callahan confirms the body of 42 year old William Veasley of Matteson was discovered this morning about 5 am at the Dresden…Read More »

Man Stabbed, Not Cooperating

Man Stabbed, Not Cooperating

A man was stabbed Saturday in Kankakee. Police say it happened in the 900 block of East Chestnut.  The 31 year old victim was stabbed in the torso.  There’s no word on how serious the injury is, police say the victim is not cooperating.Read More »

Teen Hurt in Accidental Shooting

Teen Hurt in Accidental Shooting

A 15 year old male juvenile turned up at St Mary’s Hospital over the long holiday weekend after he was shot at a party early Saturday morning near chestnut and Evergreen.   Police say the boy was struck in the leg when a friend accidentally discharged a weapon. The case is still under investigation.Read More »

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