Primary Challenges for Kinzinger Already Lining Up

Primary Challenges for Kinzinger Already Lining Up

Congressman Adam Kinzinger who has been in hot water with some republicans recently for his vote to impeach former President Donald Trump, may have at least two challengers when he comes up for reelection in 2022.  James Marter of Oswego says he may take a run for the seat in the republican primary.  In 2018,…Read More »

Covid 19 Tuesday Update

Covid 19 Tuesday Update

1,665 new COVID-19 cases are being reported in Illinois today.  Health officials also announcing 27 additional deaths. The Kankakee County Health Department reported 50 new cases of COVID 19 over the weekend and one new fatality. 12-thousand-439 county residents have been confirmed to with the virus since the pandemic began and there have been 173…Read More »

Man Found in Snowbank Out on Parole

Man Found in Snowbank Out on Parole

We know more today about a man who was found early last Friday suffering from severe hypothermia and lying in a snowbank near Dwight.  The man had been in a single vehicle accident, but left the scene.  He was discovered later near the now closed Dwight Correctional Center following a search that included more than…Read More »

Fatal Shooting in Kankakee

Fatal Shooting in Kankakee

We have the name now of the 29-year-old killed in a shooting in Kankakee Sunday afternoon. Kankakee County coroner Bob Gessner identifies the victim as Daryl T. Spears of Kankakee. Kankakee City Police say they were alerted to shots fired in the 500 block of South Indiana Avenue about 4:30 yesterday afternoon. When officers got…Read More »

Drive-by Shooting in Kankakee

Drive-by Shooting in Kankakee

Kankakee police report a drive-by shooting over the weekend in the 300 block of South Washington.  It happened Friday about 11:30 at night.   Witnesses tell police the gunfire came from southbound dark colored mini-van.  No one was hurt, but two vehicles parked nearby did sustain some gunfire damage.Read More »

Another Censure for Kinzinger

Another Censure for Kinzinger

Congressman Adam Kinzinger has received another censure. The Will County Republican Central committee has joined Iroquois and LaSalle County party members in censuring the congressman from Channahon for his opposition to former president Donald trump during impeachment.  The vote took place late last week.  Grundy County republicans also tried, but failed in a vote to…Read More »

Teacher in Jasper County Arrested on Child Molestation Charges.

Teacher in Jasper County Arrested on Child Molestation Charges.

In Jasper County, detectives were called to the Kankakee Valley School Corporation Friday after the school resource officer was made aware of an allegation of inappropriate contact between a student and a faculty member.  Jasper County Sheriffs police say 27 year old Matthew T. Hostetler was arrested following and investigation and interview during which officials…Read More »

LeRoy Coach Killed in Crash

LeRoy Coach Killed in Crash

A man killed in a single vehicle crash in DeWitt County last Thursday was a football coach at LeRoy High School.  The Champaign County Coroner’s office said Friday 28 year old Jordan Reinhart Smith of LeRoy was on I-74 when he lost control of his pickup, hit a guardrail then came to rest in the…Read More »

Covid 19 Monday Update

Covid 19 Monday Update

1,246 new COVID-19 cases are being reported in Illinois today.  Health officials also announcing 34 additional deaths. The Kankakee County Health Department reported 38 new cases of COVID 19 Friday and no new fatalities. Iroquois County reported 2 new cases, no new fatalities. Ford County added eight new cases and one new fatalities. In northwest…Read More »

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