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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...

Peotone Hot Air Balloon Festival to go on following rough weather start to weekend 

PEOTONE - After a rough start and loosing a few tents, the Hot Air Balloon Festival will go on as scheduled later tonight with gates...

Driver hits tree, power lines near Peotone 

PEOTONE - A multi car crash Friday ended with a vehicle crashing into a tree and power line outside Enchanted Shores RV Park. It happened...

Multiple area schools begin to implement “masks optional” policy beginning Monday 

PEOTONE - Multiple schools in Illinois will begin instituting a “masks optional” policy beginning Monday. Among them, Peotone CUSD 207U. Sunday night Superintendent Steve Stein...

Bourbonnais, local libraries prepare for Jurassic Sized Treats in October

BOURBONNAIS – Local libraries have a theme this month: Dinosaurs! It comes after the Kankakee Area Library Association chose Michael Crichton’s “Jurassic Park” as the...

I-57 crash near Peotone claims life of Blue Island man

PEOTONE – A multi-vehicle accident Thursday night on southbound I-57 left a Blue Island man dead. According to reports, it happened at 8:08 pm Thursday...

Peotone, Manhattan Fire see value in consolidation

PEOTONE – The Peotone and Manhattan Fire Protection Districts may be on the verge of a full consolidation of the two districts. “A full consolidation...
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