Newton County

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...

US 41 crash leaves jackknifed semi, debris: Two injured 

LAKE VILLAGE - Two men were injured Monday night after a crash left a semi jackknifed on U.S. 41. According to the Newton County Sheriff, it...

Goodman man dies after “out of control” episode Thanksgiving ending in fire, death

GOODLAND – A man is dead following an incident on Thanksgiving that ended in a fire. According to Newton County Indiana Sheriff’s Police, it happened...

Four-year-old Boy returned home after getting lost in cornfield in Newton County

NEWTON COUNTY – A four-year-old boy is home safe today after getting lost in a cornfield earlier this morning. According to Newton County Sheriff’s Police,...

Field Fire hits Newton County Monday shortly after Warning issued by NWS

NEWTON COUNTY – A field fire hit Newton County shortly after the National Weather Service (NWS) issued a warning for the area.  Newton County...
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