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Grundy County, IL – Emergency Response at Morris Chemical Plant on Route 6

Morris, IL - A LyondellBasell employee in Morris, IL, fell approximately 10 feet into a processing unit and became unconscious in a confined space incident.  According to the emergency personnel...

Highland, IN – New Recycling Protocols for Batteries Announced

Highland, IN - In a bid to enhance fire safety, Highland, Indiana, announces a change in recycling procedures...

Illinois State Police Arrest Mokena Man on Child Pornography Charges

MOKENA, IL - In a significant operation by the Illinois State Police (ISP) Division of Criminal Investigation Zone...

Bourbonnais Cannabis Dispensary Open: Ribbon-Cutting Event Thursday on Route 50 at Former Pier 1 Building

Kankakee County, IL – The former Pier 1 building on Route 50 now harbors a fresh hub for...

Ford County, Illinois High School Confronts Third Threat This Week, Intensifies Security Measures

Ford County, IL – A shadow of concern loomed over Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School once again Friday as another...

State Receives Disaster Declaration from Small Business Administration for Will, Cook Counties

SBA loans can help repair or replace damaged or destroyed real estate. Homeowners and renters can apply for loans to repair or replace damaged or destroyed personal property. Businesses and private non-profit organizations can apply for loans to repair or replace damaged or destroyed real estate, machinery and equipment, inventory and other business assets.

BBCHS staffer held on three felony charges

Karl R. Fritzgerald, 49, of Bradley spent Thursday night at the Jerome Combs Detention Center after Bradley Police arrested him on alleged charges of Grooming, Solicitation to Meet a Child and Distribution of Harmful Materials to a Child on Thursday afternoon.

IDNR Announces State and Federal Sites to be Open for 2019 Youth Waterfowl Hunting Seasons

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A number of Illinois state parks, fish and wildlife areas, conservation areas and recreation areas will be open to youth waterfowl hunting during the 2019 Youth Waterfowl Hunting Seasons, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) announced today. Federal sites that fall under the IDNR waterfowl administrative rule that will be open for the youth hunts also are listed below.

In the arrest of a BBCHS Staffer, the system worked

A member of the staff at BBCHS informed Dr. Scott Wakeley, the District Superintendent of BBCHS, that an employee had an inappropriate conversation with...

11-Year-Old Girl goes missing in Kankakee

Kankakee – Investigators are on the lookout for a missing child this afternoon. Police say 11-year-old Iyanique Williamson was last seen earlier this morning by her grandmother going to school from Birch and Dearborn in Kankakee.

Job applicants can no longer be asked for wage history

SPRINGFIELD – Beginning Sunday, September 29, Illinois employers and employment agencies are prohibited from asking about job applicants’ past wage and compensation histories or using such information...
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