Coronavirus Kankakee

Eight hospitalized, two dead after “bad batch” of Drugs found in Kankakee County 

KANKAKEE - The Kankakee County Coroner’s Office is warning residents of a bad batch of drugs that sent eight people to the Emergency room over the weekend, killing two.   Details on...

Fuel leak caused by passing Train causes Momence road closure, cleanup underway 

MOMENCE - A fuel leak that’s believed to have come from a train moving through the area has caused...

Shooting inside Coal City restaurant Saturday leaves chaotic scene, two dead 

COAL CITY - Two people are dead after a shooting inside a crowded restaurant early Saturday morning. According to the...

Plainfield Family creates wild Halloween love letter to Stranger Things iconic scene 

PLAINFIELD - A local Halloween display is attracting global attention for the mystery behind it.  The display features a replica...

Bourbonnais Teen killed after chase ends in fatal crash at Indiana Stadium 

BOURBONNAIS - A local teen has died after a chase Thursday ended in a fatal crash that sent his...

Kankakee Public Library hosting Vaccine Clinic

The State of Illinois is partnering with the Kankakee Public Library and hosting a vaccine clinic. Persons 18 years of age and older can...

Pediatric COVID-19 vaccinations begin this Saturday in Kankakee

KANKAKEE – Children ages 5-11 will get their first opportunity to receive a COVID-19 vaccine beginning this Saturday. That’s when pediatric vaccination clinics will begin...

Kankakee County Board issues opposition to Health Care Right of Conscience Act amendment

KANKAKEE – The Kankakee County Board Executive Committee unanimously voted Tuesday in opposition to an amendment of The Health Care Right of Conscience Act. “The...

Nurses granted temporary restraining order in vaccine mandate case

(The Center Square) – Six nurses employed by Riverside Healthcare in Kankakee who filed a lawsuit against the hospital over their right to refuse...

KCC: COVID-19 Vaccines – Myths vs. Facts panel

Kankakee Community College will host a live online panel discussion, “COVID-19 Vaccines – Myths vs. Facts,” on Thursday, Oct. 28 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. The...

Schools continue war against COVID-19 after student, staff member die in Kankakee 

KANKAKEE – Cases continue to rise among youths in the area as 220 students and adults are now quarantined in Kankakee schools for COVID-19. Updated...
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