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Braidwood Does Well on Safewise Safest Cities List

Braidwood Does Well on Safewise Safest Cities List

At number 35, Braidwood is the highest ranked area municipality on this year’s Safewise list of the safest cities in Illinois.  Bourbonnais is ranked 179th, Bradley comes in at 201 and Kankakee at 257 out of 269 cities.  East St. Louis came in dead last, Compton Hills in Kane County took the top spot.  SafeWise…Read More »

February’s Adventure Church Fire was Arson

February’s Adventure Church Fire was Arson

A member of the Adventure Church in Bradley has been arrested for allegedly setting a fire at the worship center in February that did an estimated 200,000 dollars in damage.   Bradley police say 31 year old Adam Emling, who was also a church employee, has admitted to starting the blaze and then later deleting video…Read More »

6 Past Local Serving Priests Named in Anderson Report

6 Past Local Serving Priests Named in Anderson Report

Of the nearly 400 Catholic priests and church staff named in Wednesday’s Anderson report on child sexual abuse in Illinois, six of them at one time served at parishes in Kankakee County.  The 185 page report by the Minnesota based law firm Anderson and Associates, details the names and assignments of 395 individuals who have…Read More »

Man Arrested for Strangulation Over Pets

Man Arrested for Strangulation Over Pets

A Griffith, Indiana man is facing charges of domestic battery and strangulation after he allegedly chocked a woman, slammed her into a door and wall, then threw her to the floor.  It happened during an argument Tuesday at the victims home on the southeast of DeMotte.  The Jasper County Sheriffs police department says the woman…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

Benefit For Austin Delaney

There will be a benefit for Austin Delaney, a 22 year-old who recently suffered cardiac arrest, at the Majestic Theater in Kankakee, on April 5th from 5 to 11 p.m. There will be food, a silent auction, basket raffle and split the pot. Entertaiment provided by Matt Yeager and the South Side Social Club. For…

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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