Fatal Jasper County Hit and Run

Fatal Jasper County Hit and Run

Jasper County Sheriffs police today asking for your help in locating what is believed to be a full size van that struck and killed pedestrian at SR 49, South of CR 900 North. The accident scene was discovered Monday, but authorities say that the crash may have occurred last Thursday.  Police have not yet released…Read More »

Voting by Mail Applications Available

Voting by Mail Applications Available

Kankakee County Clerk Dan Hendrickson is reminding voters that applications to vote by mail in November are now available at the County Clerk’s office.  Applications will be accepted through November 1st.   You must be registered to vote.  The County Clerk’s office is on the first floor of the county building at 189 E. Court Street.Read More »

Gaming System Taken in Burglary

Gaming System Taken in Burglary

Kankakee police are investigating a burglary in the 300 block of North Harrison Tuesday.  A woman tells police she took her grandmother on an errand and when she returned she found somebody had entered her apartment and taken off with a gaming system and a cell phone.Read More »

Man Arrested for Dealing Stolen Guns

Man Arrested for Dealing Stolen Guns

A Kankakee man who was apparently dealing guns was arrested by KMEG agents Tuesday.  Facing charges of unlawful possession of weapons by a felon and the unlawful sale of stolen firearms is 22 year old Billy Garcia.  Police say they confiscated 2 suspected stolen guns during the investigation.Read More »

Question on Guns Makes the Ballot in Iroquois County

Question on Guns Makes the Ballot in Iroquois County

The Iroquois County Board Monday approved placing an advisory referendum on the November ballot asking if the general assembly should refrain from passing any additional legislation limiting a citizen’s right to keep and bear arms as defined by the 2nd amendment of the U.S. Constitution.  The county is already on record as saying they oppose more…Read More »

Big KAMEG Bust

Big KAMEG Bust

Kmeg agents made a big bust Monday evening in Kankakee.  60 year old Sammy Clark was arrested on multiple drug charges after agents raided his home in the 1900 block of Marmion Drive and came away with 112 grams of Suspected cocaine, 66 grams of crack, a small amount of marijuana and 5 firearms.Read More »

Buckley Steer Wins Reserve Grand Champion

Buckley Steer Wins Reserve Grand Champion

Congratulations to Hunter Weber of Buckley.  Weber’s Hereford steer was named Reserve Grand Champion Land of Lincoln steer at the Illinois State Fair Parade of Champions Saturday.   The Governors sale of Champions is today in Springfield.Read More »

Momence Solar Farm Up or Vote Today

Momence Solar Farm Up or Vote Today

A controversial solar farm proposal for 50 acres of land near Momence will be up for a vote at today’s Kankakee County Board meeting.  SunVest out of Wisconsin, is asking the board to approve a change in zoning from residential to agricultural and approve a special use permit for the farm that would be located…Read More »

Not Guilty

Not Guilty

In Kankakee County Court Monday, It took a jury just 2 hours to find accused killer Keon Stokes not guilty in the death of his 18 month old son.  The child was pronounced dead at St. Mary’s hospital in April of 2016 after being found unresponsive in his father’s vehicle in Manteno.  Kankakee County States…Read More »

Story’s We Are Working On

Story’s We Are Working On

Story’s we’re still working on include reports of a structure fire in Grant Park area Saturday morning.  We’ve been told flames were showing from the roof when police arrived.  We do not know what kind of structure was involved.Read More »

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