History

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...

Cahokia Mounds launches new augmented reality experience

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – Visitors to Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site are invited to discover ancient America with Cahokia Mounds’ new Augmented Reality (AR) Application....

Bourbonnais Public Library hosts Lizzie Borden Presentation October 4th

The Bourbonnais Public Library welcomes you to Lizzie Borden: Did she do it? Monday, October 4 at 6:30 pm in the White Oak Room....

Public Museum Capital Grants Program Accepting Applications

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Public museums in Illinois can receive funding assistance to improve museum facilities and develop new exhibits through the Illinois Public Museum...

TDIH: Racecar plows into people at Kankakee Fairgrounds

On this day in History back in 1953, a stock car drove by a Polish man plowed into a crowd of people in Kankakee. It...

Gov. Pritzker Issues Proclamation Honoring Juneteenth

Springfield, Ill. — Today, Governor JB Pritzker issued a proclamation honoring June 19, 2020, as Juneteenth in the state of Illinois. All flags in...

French Heritage Museum honors Bertrand Family this Saturday

  This Saturday from 1-4 pm, the French Heritage Museum in Kankakee will honor the Bertrand family in the museum's ongoing...
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