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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...

Parents asked to prepare for possible nationwide Bus Driver Strike

JOLIET - Schools that utilize First Student buses may find themselves without transportation beginning Tuesday as bus drivers consider going on strike. Any work stoppage would...

Countryside gives insight into Refugee experience after 40 migrants unexpectedly arrive  

CHICAGO - With Chicago being one of several sanctuary cities across the U.S. receiving migrants with no coordination from southern cities transporting them, the City...

Man shot, arrested on criminal trespassing charges in Dwight Sunday  

DWIGHT - A man was arrested for allegedly trespassing at a home over the weekend. According to Dwight Police, it happened around 10:20 a.m. Sunday morning...

CSL Plasma to give Flu Shot vouchers to Plasma Donors for third consecutive year  

CHICAGO - CSL Plasma centers announced this week it will give out free flu shot vouchers for the third year in a row to plasma...

Spooktacular Kankakee Halloween Celebration scheduled for October 16th  

KANKAKEE - Halloween Downtown is scheduled to return this October. The annual event is hosted by the Rotary Club of Kankakee, will take place Sunday, October...

Teen charged with Felony after Dirt Bike theft goes wrong, hides in Woods  

ST. JOHN - A 17-year-old is in custody on charges of alleged burglary and theft after officers found an abandoned stolen dirt bike in the...
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