41-year-old Willowbrook man killed in early morning crash

41-year-old Willowbrook man killed in early morning crash

Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police report a two-car crash near Gilman early this morning took the life of a 41-year-old Willowbrook man. Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police say their preliminary investigation shows a car driven by Christopher Benz of Onarga was traveling westbound on 500 East Road when he allegedly failed to stop at a stopsign at…Read More »

Body of One of Two Missing Fisherman Found

Body of One of Two Missing Fisherman Found

The body of one of two men who have been the subject of a massive search in Kankakee River since their boat overturned on May 7th has been located.  Grundy County Coroner John Callahan confirms the body of 42 year old William Veasley of Matteson was discovered this morning about 5 am at the Dresden…Read More »

More Virus Deaths in Kankakee County

More Virus Deaths in Kankakee County

The State officials said Tuesday that 10 veterans have now died at the Manteno Veterans home with 69 infections overall at the facility.  22 of those are reportedly staff members. Kankakee County Health officials are reporting 6 more fatalities over the holiday weekend bringing total deaths in our area to 53.  They are also reporting…Read More »

One Shot Tuesday Morning

One Shot Tuesday Morning

There was a shooting Tuesday morning near River and Greenwood in Kankakee.  While no damage or injuries were found at the scene someone with a gunshot wound did show up at an area hospital a short time later.  Shortly after the shooting officers spotted a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed in the…Read More »

Teen Hurt in Accidental Shooting

Teen Hurt in Accidental Shooting

A 15 year old male juvenile turned up at St Mary’s Hospital over the long holiday weekend after he was shot at a party early Saturday morning near chestnut and Evergreen.   Police say the boy was struck in the leg when a friend accidentally discharged a weapon. The case is still under investigation.Read More »

Man Stabbed, Not Cooperating

Man Stabbed, Not Cooperating

A man was stabbed Saturday in Kankakee. Police say it happened in the 900 block of East Chestnut.  The 31 year old victim was stabbed in the torso.  There’s no word on how serious the injury is, police say the victim is not cooperating.Read More »

Tables Available for Next Phase in Bourbonnais.

Tables Available for Next Phase in Bourbonnais.

In an effort to boost outdoor seating capacity when the next phase of the governor’s statewide reopening plan begins on Friday, the Village of Bourbonnais Tuesday said they will offer 45 village picnic tables to area restaurants and bars for outside use.  The tables are available on a first come first serve basis.  Call Bourbonnais…Read More »

Long-time area broadcaster Ed Munday passes away

Long-time area broadcaster Ed Munday passes away

Word reached the news department today that long-time area newscaster Ed Munday passed away Monday in Florida where he lived with his wife Peggy Sue. Munday was the news director at another local radio station for several years and became the executive director of the then Bradley-Bourbonnais Chamber of commerce for a couple years after…Read More »

Warrant and Drug Arrests Made in the City

Warrant and Drug Arrests Made in the City

Kankakee police stopped a vehicle Thursday on South 3 rd and Water Street after officers spotted a man wanted on an outstanding warrant in the passenger seat.  55 year old Larry Murray of Kankakee was taken into custody and so was the driver after a search of the vehicle turned up a baggie under the driver’s side…Read More »

Newton County Gas Station Robbed

Newton County Gas Station Robbed

A gas station in Lake Village was robbed Thursday.  Newton County Sheriffs Police say somebody robbed the Amstar gas station on County Road 300 West about noon.  Nobody was reported hurt and there is no word on what was taken.  Police are still investigating.Read More »

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