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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...

Public school enrollment drops 3 percent nationally

Ted O'Neil | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – The number of students attending public schools during the 2020-2021 academic year fell by...

Childcare problems still linger in Illinois

(The Center Square) – The reopening of Illinois’ public schools for in-person education has become a struggle between districts hoping to curb the documented...

Baby of Hope: Bourbonnais couple brought in Kankakee County’s first new bundle of joy in 2021

The start of the new year will have an extra special meaning to Bourbonnais couple Ryan and Blair Lillis. Ryan, who works in the public...

Pritzker details his Thanksgiving plans in attack on critics, trolls

(The Center Square) – Gov. J.B. Pritzker used a news conference Tuesday to come clean about his plans for Thanksgiving after ducking questions about...

State officials encourage Illinois seniors to be prepared to handle disasters

By Wayne Baker | The Center Square (The Center Square) – The Illinois Emergency Management Agency and the Illinois Department of Aging want to make...

USDA extends program allowing ISBE to offer free meals through June 30th for students

SPRINGFIELD  –  The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced Friday free meals will be available to continue for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school...
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