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Change in Mitigation for Iroquois County, No Change for Kankakee

Change in Mitigation for Iroquois County, No Change for Kankakee

There’s no easing of covid 19 restrictions for Kankakee and Will Counties even though the positivity rate in Region 7 has been dropping like a rock the past week or so.   The seven day rolling average is now down to 7.5.  Kankakee’s rate has fallen to 4.8 with Will County at 8.2 percent.  Region 6,…Read More »

Covid 19 Tuesday Update

Covid 19 Tuesday Update

State health officials today report an additional 4,328 cases of covid 19 today along with 33 deaths. Kankakee covid numbers today are expected to be high because the health department has not reported any cases since last Thursday.  We are still waiting on Iroquois County numbers as well.  In Ford County, 25 new cases are…Read More »

Mother and Two Children Shot

Mother and Two Children Shot

A 29 year old mother and her two children, ages 7 and 8, are expected to survive after all three were shot just after 10 last night in the 200 block of W. Chestnut.  City police say the three were getting out of their car when a man approached an opened fire.  Police stopped a…Read More »

Man Stabbed in Kankakee

Man Stabbed in Kankakee

City police report a stabbing early Sunday morning in the 1000 block of W. Hickory.  63 year old Eddie J. Flowers of Kankakee is charged with aggravated battery after he allegedly stabbed another man with a knife.  The victim was taken to the hospital with injuries believed to be non-life threatening.  No word on what…Read More »

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