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Woman Kills Mother

Woman Kills Mother

A Kankakee woman is under arrest for allegedly stabbing her 89 year old mother to death on Saturday at a home in the 700 block of South Greenwood. Kankakee County Coroner Bob Gessner says Kathleen Rush was pronounced dead at the scene.  61 year old Kathleen Kirkpatrick is being held on a preliminary charge of…Read More »

Escapee Hides in Baby Crib

Escapee Hides in Baby Crib

A prison escapee from Wisconsin was arrested Friday in Steger.  The Chicago Tribune reports that after learning 27 year old Trezelle Bishop might be in the Steger area police found him at a home in the 3700 block of Green Street hiding in a baby crib. Bishop is 5 feet 7, 150 pounds.Read More »

Pintelon Guilty Again

Pintelon Guilty Again

A former Watseka man is facing up to 30 years in prison following a guilty verdict this week in Iroquois County Court for a shooting in August of 2015.  29 year old Jerry Pintelon, upset with the noise being made next door, opened fire on a neighbor’s party on East Ash Street striking one of…Read More »

KRMA Gives Up on Software

KRMA Gives Up on Software

After spending some 700,000 dollars on a software application that allegedly does not work, the Kankakee River Metropolitan Agency or KRMA is giving up on it.   The Daily Journal reports officials say that the application, designed to help manage the plant, is good for not much more that communications. The software was developed by former…Read More »

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Teen Book Club

Teen Book Club Every month on the 2nd Thursday until Thursday, May 09, 2019 @ 4:30 pm Next Meeting:  Thursday, January 10th, 2019 @ 4:30 pm  Bradley Public Library  Free  http://www.bradleylibrary.org

Gigi’s Brew Ha Ha!

It’ll be an evening of Love, Laughter and Libations at Gigi’s Brew Ha Ha! Saturday, April 27th from 6 to 10 at The Majestic Theater, 150 N. Schuyler in Kankakee. Enjoy comedy from Chicago’s Comedy Scene. For more information, contact Gigi’s Playhouse at 815-939-PLAY

Oak Ridge Boys at the Newton County Pun’kin Vine Fair

The Newton County Fair and Fair Oaks Farms are happy to announce that the Oak Ridge Boys will be performing at the Newton County Pun’kin Vine Fair in Kentland, Indiana, on Saturday, July 20th at 8 pm CST. Don’t miss your chance to see this iconic country act at the Newton County Pun’kin Vine Fair.…

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