Woman Passes Funny Money in Hoopeston

Woman Passes Funny Money in Hoopeston

A Milford woman was arrested Tuesday for allegedly passing some funny money.  51 year old Antonietta Spina attempted to pass a fake 100 dollar bill at a store in Hoopeston on North Dixie Highway.  Hoopeston police say she’s been charged with forgery.Read More »

Car Left on Railroad Tracks

Car Left on Railroad Tracks

A Dwight man has been arrested on a number of charges including driving under the influence after he reportedly abandoned his vehicle on railroad tracks near Rt. 66 and Lion’s Lake when it became stuck.  Police were called to the scene and were forced to shut down all rail traffic during their investigation which led…Read More »

Man Arrested in Stolen Car Using Stolen Debit Card.

Man Arrested in Stolen Car Using Stolen Debit Card.

Jasper County Sheriffs police were called to a gas station over the weekend where a man was allegedly attempting to use a stolen debit card to put gas in a vehicle that had been reported stolen. Police say 22 year old Joseph Travis of Portage, Indiana said he was just borrowed the vehicle and was…Read More »

Wanted Ludlow Man Surrenders

Wanted Ludlow Man Surrenders

A Ludlow, Illinois man who is wanted in Kentucky on charges of attempted murder and armed robbery, turned himself into police Tuesday.  Police had been looking for 37 year old Justin Hardin since last Friday when he ran from his mother’s Ludlow home as police closed in on him.  He managed to escape to a…Read More »

ATM Thwarts Robbery Attempt

ATM Thwarts Robbery Attempt

Someone tried to get into an ATM in Manteno early this morning.  Manteno police say they are looking for the occupants of White GMC SUV that was spotted at the machine at the time.  The suspects were able to pry open the machine at Midland States Bank at Maple and Section Line Road, but were…Read More »

Shooting Arrest

Shooting Arrest

Kankakee police have arrested a man believed to be responsible for a shooting in the 400 block of South Lincoln on September 16 th that occurred near a school bus.  Police had been watching 26 year old Thomas S. Rebmann of unincorporated Chebanse.  He was arrested Tuesday afternoon while in a van the 100 block of South…Read More »

Covid 19 Wednesday Update

Covid 19 Wednesday Update

Kankakee health department officials today report 16 new cases of covid 19 in the county for a grand total of 1,406.  The number of deaths locally is holding at 63. State of Illinois Health officials report 980 new cases of the virus today with 36 more deaths.  Total deaths in the state now number 7,099…Read More »

Movie Theater to re-close

Movie Theater to re-close

Classic Cinemas has announced they’re closing down again. In a Facebook post yesterday, the company that runs the Paramount and Meadowview Theaters in Kankakee said they’ve decided to temporarily re-close their locations after the end of business on Thursday. The post went on to say that while they took pride in implementing the new health…Read More »

Chicago Man Charged in Remington Shooting Death

Chicago Man Charged in Remington Shooting Death

A Chicago man is facing murder charges in connection with the April 25th shooting death of a man in Remington, Indiana.  25 year old Johnathan E. Thomas allegedly shot to death 24 year old Emanuel Ampadu also of Chicago.  Indiana State Police say Ampadu was dead at the scene at the Family Express gas station…Read More »

Body Pulled from Des Plaines River at Channahon

Body Pulled from Des Plaines River at Channahon

Will County officials pulled a body from the Des Plaines River in Channahon Monday.  The Will County Coroner’s office says the still unidentified man was found about three quarters of mile downstream from the Des Plaines River Bridge on the north side of the channel in Channahon.  The cause of death has not yet been…Read More »

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