Kankakee

Vote by mail option postcards set to arrive in mailboxes for the second time soon 

KANKAKEE - Be prepared for another round of vote-by-mail postcards arriving to mailboxes across the area soon. The second round of postcards is part of a new voting option law put...

Child killed after being hit by Bus Friday afternoon 

PARK FOREST - A 7-year-old child is being mourned by staff and students of a local school Saturday morning...

Dog gets loose, discovers body of Frankfort man missing since November in woods off Route 30

FRANKFORT - A dog who got off their leash last Thursday and ran into some nearby woods led their...

Special Cache!  Illinois Dog makes Illinois history during Bourbonnais arrest 

BOURBONNAIS - A local man’s arrest Monday would not have been possible without the help of a very uniquely...

Middle School Student’s quick thinking helped avoid Child Abduction Thursday 

STEGER - A middle school students’ quick actions saved her from an attempted abduction attempt Thursday morning. According to Steger...

Kankakee Health Department announces 1st case of Monkeypox  

KANKAKEE - The first confirmed case of Monkeypox has been identified locally. The Kankakee Health Department announced the 1st case of MPV infection Monday morning.  “Kankakee County...

Fire causes $25k worth damage in Kankakee overnight 

KANKAKEE - A fire that started in an attic has displaced a family and caused around 25k worth of damage. According to Kankakee City Fire,...

Fire damages AMITA Cardiovascular office  

KANKAKEE - A fire late Thursday night left damage to a small office on Court Street. According to Kankakee Fire, it happened late last night at...

Joyce emphasizes back-to-school tax holiday on school supplies 

KANKAKEE – Illinois will institute a 10-day tax holiday on school supplies, and working families and teachers can expect to have reduced shopping costs...

Gas average under $4 in Kankakee  

BOURBONNAIS - Gas prices across the county remain around $4 this week for the third week in a row. Statewide, gas prices average $4.42, down...

Felon arrested after allegedly pulling knife on Hoppy Pig employee 

BRADLEY - A felon was arrested after allegedly pulling a knife on an employee at Hoppy Pig. According to reports it happened at the restaurant in...
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