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Peotone Woman Dead After Home Fire

Peotone Woman Dead After Home Fire

An elderly Peotone woman died Wednesday night after a fire broke out at her home in the 700 block of Pelican Lane just after 11:30.   Upon arrival fire fighters were told 79 year old Brenda Atkins was trapped in the basement.  Peotone Fire Chief, William Schreiber, says fire fighters did manage to make entry and…Read More »

Space Heater is the Suspected Cause of Morning Kankakee Fire

Space Heater is the Suspected Cause of Morning Kankakee Fire

Kankakee Fire was called to the 1100 block of North Chicago this morning for a home fire.  No one was in the house at the time of the blaze.  Officials believe the fire began in a bedroom of the single story home when the occupants went to work and apparently left a space heater on. …Read More »

Dead Puppies Found in Bag

Dead Puppies Found in Bag

Social media reports Thursday about six dead puppies being found in a bag dumped alongside 13,000 east in the Pembroke Township area, was not what it first appeared to be.  Kankakee County Sheriffs police say after having a veterinarian take a look at what turned out to be four puppies, the ruling was that they…Read More »

Fatal Crown Point Workplace Accident Victim Identified

Fatal Crown Point Workplace Accident Victim Identified

We have the name today of a man killed in a workplace accident Wednesday in a Crown Point, Indiana subdivision.  Crown Point police say 69 year old Scott Beier of Lowell was working at the home construction site when the operator of a Bobcat Excavator backed into him.  Beier suffered serious head and chest injuries…Read More »

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