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Libraries get grants

Libraries get grants

79th District State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst has announced two local libraries have gotten grants form the Secretary of State’s office. Parkhurst says the grants are part of the Project Next Generation program and go to public libraries that serve culturally divers, low-income and under-served populations. As part of the program, Parkhurst says the Bradley Public…Read More »

ISP chase suspected kidnapper through Kankakee County

ISP chase suspected kidnapper through Kankakee County

Illinois State Police say they assisted other agencies to capture a man following reports of a kidnapping in Danville Saturday morning. Reports say the chase started in at the intersection of Route 24 and 45 in Gilman when a state trooper spotted the car wanted for kidnapping and weapons violations in Danville. We’re told troopers…Read More »

Bourbonnais police arrest a man for attempted murder

Bourbonnais police arrest a man for attempted murder

Bourbonnais police report the arrest of a 51-year-old man on attempted murder charges. Bourbonnais Police Chief Jim Phelps says the charges against William P. Heintz stem from a domestic situation that happened over a period of several hours where Heintz allegedly committed several acts of violence that could have lead to death.Read More »

Kankakee Police investigate suspected murder

Kankakee Police investigate suspected murder

Kankakee City Police are looking into the death of a 30-year-old man last night. Kankakee County Coroner Bob Gessner says Roger E. Jackson was pronounced dead just before 11 last night. Jackson was shot multiple times as he sat on a porch in the 300 block of South Rosewood. More details are expected later today.Read More »

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