Health

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...

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...

Cook County resident becomes first victim of West Nile in Illinois this year 

CHICAGO – A person in their late 70’s in Cook County became the first casualty of West Nile Virus this year. The Illinois Department of Public...

IDPH warns of growing substance abuse of Veterinary drug  

BOURBONNAIS - Illinois Police and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) are warning of growing abuse of the Veterinarian drug  Xylazine. Xylazine is a drug used...

Kankakee Health Department announces 1st case of Monkeypox  

KANKAKEE - The first confirmed case of Monkeypox has been identified locally. The Kankakee Health Department announced the 1st case of MPV infection Monday morning.  “Kankakee County...

USDA recalls 13,000 lbs of Home Run Inn Pizza due to “possibility of metal pieces in the food” 

CHICAGO - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service has issued a recall of over 13,000 lbs of Home Run Inn Pizza...

Parental notice of abortion law officially ends 

SPRINGFIELD – Doctors in Illinois may now perform abortions on minors without notifying the child’s parents or obtaining a judicial bypass of the notification...
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