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Braidwood Police Looking for Man who Offered Girl a Ride

Braidwood Police Looking for Man who Offered Girl a Ride

Braidwood police say a 12 year old Reed Custer Middle School Student was offered a ride home from school Thursday by a man she did not know.  It happened about 3 pm near Reed Road and French street.  The girl described the man as being in his 50’s or 60’s with light, short hair, possibly…Read More »

Happy Ending in Minooka Grain Elevator Incident

Happy Ending in Minooka Grain Elevator Incident

Unlike a grain elevator incident few weeks ago in Grant Park that  claimed the life of a St. Anne man, in Minooka, Thursday, a man trapped in a grain elevator was rescued.  The victim was trapped up to his waist in grain for about 4 hours at Minooka Grain and Lumber. He’s going to be…Read More »

Kankakee Gets 1.5 Million Dollar Development Grant

Kankakee Gets 1.5 Million Dollar Development Grant

The Kankakee Economic and Community Development Agency has been awarded a 1.5 million dollar Community Development Block Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The money will be used for 10 projects from clearance and demolition to rehab, homebuyer counseling and relocation. Kankakee Economic and Community Development is a local government agency…Read More »

Wilmington Man Cleared on Child Luring Allegations

Wilmington Man Cleared on Child Luring Allegations

A Wilmington man who was initially arrested on July 9 th on allegation of child luring for allegedly showing sexually inappropriate photos on his phone to a girl on Lakewood Drive, pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct in Will County Court Wednesday to driving his car at a high rate of speed down Lakewood at the time.  The…Read More »

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This Weekend

DANCE Tropical Latin dance classes with Jolynne Keiser, Kankakee Valley Park District classes, 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Grapes & Hops, 251 S. Schuyler Ave., Kankakee. For more infonna­tion. call 815-932-0360. MUSIC Mandy Patinkin, 7:30 p.m. Chicago Theatre. Chicago. For more information. visit thechicagotheatre.com. Martinis and Karaoke with Robin Behrends, 7 p.m. Friday, Inside Out, 226…

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