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Bourbonnais Motorcyclist Dead after crash Tuesday tossed man 50 feet from Bike  

BOURBONNAIS - A local man has died after his motorcycle crashed last night. According to reports it happened on Route 45/52 at River Road  when 30-year-old David Edward Burja suddenly hit a...

Bradley Gas Station robbed at Gunpoint Wednesday  

BRADLEY - A local gas station was reportedly robbed at gunpoint early this morning. According to Bradley Police it happened...

Man dead after attempting to pass John Deere pulling grain on Route 45 

CHICAGO - A man is dead after allegedly attempted to pass a tractor in his vehicle on Route 45...

Student killed in homicide on campus at Purdue University, victim, suspect roommates  

WEST LAFAYETTE - Police have arrested a suspect after an early morning call reported a homicide at Purdue University. According...

Fight at Bradley Menards leads to Gilman Woman’s arrest 

BRADLEY - A woman was arrested Monday after a fight lead to her arrest on an outstanding warrant. According to...

Entire family nearly drowns while out for walk at Perry Farm

BOURBONNAIS – An entire family nearly drowned while out for a walk over the weekend at Perry Farm near the mouth of the Indian...

KCC’s Registered Nursing program achieves 96% pass rate on 2020 NCLEX-RN exam

KANKAKEE - Kankakee Community College’s nursing programs have received two pieces of good news. The college’s Registered Nursing program achieved a 96% pass rate...

Hybrid learning to continue at Joliet Junior College in Spring 21

JOLIET - Joliet Junior College announced Friday afternoon plans to continue its current hybrid model delivery course of classes in Spring 2021, unless changes...

Kankakee reports 174 COVID-19 cases this week, 38 among school-aged children

KANKAKEE – Kankakee County announced Friday 63 cases in a single 24-hour span.  That’s the most single-day cases reported in Kankakee since May 11th,...

11 Chamber of Commerce in Region 7 ask Governor for COVID-19 ‘opportunity’

KANKAKEE - Members of 11 area Chamber of Commerce from across Region 7, including Will and Kankakee County, have pinned a letter to Gov....

Nuclear plants prepare to close across Illinois, Braidwood ‘at risk’

BYRON – Exelon Generation announced Thursday morning it will ‘retire’ the Byron Nuclear Plant in September 2021, closing the plant. It’s now one of...
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