CRETE - The soon-to-be ex son-in-law of a couple found brutally stabbed December 1st in Crete has been arrested in connection with the violent act. According to the Will County Sheriff’s Office,  36-year-old Michael Y. Liu of Oak Creek, Wisconsin was arrested after making incriminating statements while held in hospital care over...
PONTIAC - A handful of officials at Pontiac Corrections Center have been fired after failing to respond to a hazing and harassment complaint in 2018. The Illinois Inspector Generals office says in a report details of allegations at Pontiac of hazing and harassment of an employee were reported that year to...
MANTENO - A fire at a mobile home Friday remains under investigation this week. The fire broke out around 9:30 p.m. Friday.  When firefighters arrived at the home at 9090 N 6030 East Road, the backside of the trailer had been fully engulfed by flames.  Those flames were fueled at the time by...
KANKAKEE - A former assistant warden at Stateville Correctional Center was arrested last Wednesday on five alleged criminal sex felony charges. According to Illinois State Police, 45-year-old Edward Jacobs was taken into custody at his home in the 2200 block of West Grace Street in Kankakee early Wednesday afternoon.  Two warrants carrying...
BOURBONNAIS - Bradley Bourbonnais community high school has released the list of the school’s 2023 Illinois State Scholars.  The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) named 42 BBCHS seniors from the Class of 2023 as Illinois State Scholars. The students were selected on the basis of ACT and/or SAT scores and unweighted...