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Gardner South Goes on Soft Lock-down after Threat Made

Gardner South Goes on Soft Lock-down after Threat Made

Gardner South Wilmington High School went on soft lock-down yesterday afternoon after a student received a threatening message on social media from a Morris, Illinois man.  The student told school officials who called the Grundy County Sheriff’s office who, after a short investigation, called the Morris police department and they had 18 year old Christian…Read More »

Alleged Bank Robber Arrested

Alleged Bank Robber Arrested

A man suspected of robbing two banks as well as a gas station in Odell and a convenience store in Paxton has been taken into custody.  54 year old John Beck was arrested yesterday in Springfield.  Police had been looking for Beck since April 9th when he allegedly robbed the Odell branch of the Bank…Read More »

Stray Dog Report Ends in Weapons Arrest

Stray Dog Report Ends in Weapons Arrest

Kankakee City police were called to the 1900 block of South Schuyler Wednesday afternoon for a report of a stray dog.  While investigating the complaint, officers were told the dog’s owner earlier allegedly displayed a handgun.  Police spoke with the man identified as Nicholas Williamson and took him into custody on a charge of Unlawful…Read More »

Covid 19 Thursday Update

Covid 19 Thursday Update

The state health department reported 3,170 new cases of covid 19 today and 33 more fatalities statewide. The Kankakee County Health Department didn’t post updated numbers yesterday. Iroquois County reported four new cases, no new fatalities. Ford County reported eight new cases over a two-day period and no new fatalities. In northwest Indiana, Jasper County…Read More »

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