One Person Shot in Kankakee Wednesday Afternoon

One Person Shot in Kankakee Wednesday Afternoon

One person was shot yesterday when gunfire erupted about 3:30 in the 1700 block of East Cedar in Kankakee.  Police say three subjects were sitting in a car in a parking lot where one of them lives when two men drove up in a gray SUV, got out and opened fire.  One of the victims…Read More »

Fatal Snowmobile Accident Trial Begins

Fatal Snowmobile Accident Trial Begins

A trial got underway this week in Kankakee County Court for a Manteno man charged in the December 2016 death of his girlfriend.  24 year old Kristin Agrue was a passenger on a snowmobile driven by 42 year old Brian Johnson when they jumped a culvert in Manteno Township.   Agrue was thrown from the snowmobile…Read More »

Channahon Police Called for Bomb Threat

Channahon Police Called for Bomb Threat

Channahon police responded to Minooka Community High School South Campus about 5 this morning in connection with a bomb threat made against the learning center for this morning for 11AM. Police searched the building and found no evidence of a threat.  The bomb threat came to the district over social media and authorities are trying…Read More »

Wilmington Man Arrested in Stabbing

Wilmington Man Arrested in Stabbing

A Wilmington man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly hit a man in the head with a plate then stabbed him in leg.   The victim tells police he was attacked by 19 year old Jeremy Krizmanic on February 19 th while he helped a friend retrieve some personal items from Krizmanic’s apartment on Meadowwood Ave.  Later,…Read More »

Gardner Mans Drug Induced Homicide Trial Nears

Gardner Mans Drug Induced Homicide Trial Nears

A 26 year old Gardner man charged with drug induced homicide was in Will County Court last week for a hearing before his trial gets underway in April.  Colin West has pleaded not guilty to allegedly selling a controlled substance to 23 year old Samantha Kile in November of 2018.  She and her unborn baby…Read More »

Fargo Comes to Pontiac

Fargo Comes to Pontiac

Hollywood was in Pontiac the past couple of days to film scenes for the FX Network show “Fargo’. The area of Madison and Mill Streets in Pontiac was made up to look like it was the 1950’s,complete with 50’s automobiles and 50’s clothing on the extras.  The film crew arrived over the weekend and they…Read More »

Channahon Fire Fighters Called Out Tuesday

Channahon Fire Fighters Called Out Tuesday

Channahon Fire Fighters were called to a two story home fire about 12:30 this (Tuesday) morning in the 25,000 block of W. Hickory Court.  When fire fighters arrived smoke could be seen coming from the home and the residents had evacuated.  One of the occupants was taken to the hospital with an unspecified, non-life threatening…Read More »

Kankakee closes River Street

Kankakee closes River Street

The City of Kankakee has closed River Street in both directions under the railroad bridge. Kankakee Mayor Chasity Wells-Armstrong says the street was closed due to safety concerns when chunks of concrete started to fall from the bridge. The Mayor says the railroad company has been contacted and the City Engineer is working with them on…Read More »

Services announced for Watseka teen killed in crash

Services announced for Watseka teen killed in crash

Final arrangements have been announced for the 16-year-old Watseka boy who died last week as the result of a traffic crash. Bryce Denoyer died Thursday at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, the results of a single-car crash in rural St. Anne February 13 th. Denoyer was a student at Watseka Community High School where he…Read More »

Local stores victims of smash and grab robberies

Local stores victims of smash and grab robberies

Some local municipalities were victims of a series of smash and grab type robberies early this morning. It appears the crime spree started in Monee and the thieves struck several stores including some locally. Manteno police say a convenience store was hit about three this morning when two cars pulled up, several people broke a…Read More »

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