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Senior Carjacked, Two Arrested

Senior Carjacked, Two Arrested

Two juveniles were arrested early Monday morning after they allegedly carjacked a Jeep Compass from an 84 year old victim in the 1200 block of Stanford Drive.  Police spotted the vehicle a short time later.  The two suspects tried to flee, but were taken into custody following a short foot chase.  Both have been charged…Read More »

Road And Bridge Work To Snarl I-57 Traffic

Road And Bridge Work To Snarl I-57 Traffic

Beginning tonight at 7, there will be multiple lane closures on I-57.  Between exit 315 and mile marker 325 there will be nighttime lane closures until 5am due to micro-surfacing of the center line.  At North Street, there will be nighttime lane closures until 6am for the removal of the existing bridge.  At 6-thousand N,…Read More »

City Budget Now in The Black

City Budget Now in The Black

A onetime only infusion of cash into city coffers means a fiscal year 400,000 dollar budget deficit is now a 52 thousand dollar surplus.  The funding came after the city’s new law firm discovered the city had not reimbursed itself for expenses connected to TIF districts going back 13 years.  The Daily Journal reports that…Read More »

Bonfield Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident

Bonfield Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident

A Bonfield man died Saturday from injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident.   Kankakee County Coroner Bob Gessner identifies the victim as 29 year old Alexander Thompson.  Thompson and a passenger were on 9000 north just west of Rt. 45, Saturday evening, when he lost control.  Thompson died later at Riverside Medical Center.   The woman on…Read More »

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