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Fairbury Man arrested after thousands of alleged child porn photographs found  

FAIRBURY - A man has been arrested after an estimated 5,000 child pornography images were found on his computer. Fairbury Police Department arrested 51-year-old Paul Barth...

Pedestrian hit by Freight Train in Joliet 

JOLIET - Metra announced temporary suspension of service to New Lenox Wednesday morning after a pedestrian was hit by a train. According to Metra the incident...

Corn Maze evacuated after Field Fire spreads to area 

BROOK - A Corn Maze was evacuated Saturday after a field fire spread to the area. Brook-Iroquois Township Firefighters responded to the blaze just east of...

Kankakee Teacher placed on leave after alleged racial slur video goes viral  

KANKAKEE - A Teacher at Kankakee High School has been placed on paid leave  after a video of him allegedly using a racial slur towards a...

Occupants reported trapped in two-story Home Fire in Kankakee  

Developing  KANKAKEE - Multiple agencies are responding to a fire tonight where occupants have been reported trapped. Agencies began responding to the fire just after 7:40 p.m....

High Winds knock Light Pole onto Car Thursday afternoon 

FRANKFORT - High winds moving through the area Thursday afternoon left their mark knocking a thirty-foot parking lot light pole onto a car in a...