Long To Put Destiny In The Hands Of Judge

Long To Put Destiny In The Hands Of Judge

A  Channahon man facing 7 counts of possession of Child pornography has opted to put his destiny in the hands of a judge.  37 year old Steven Long, who has pleaded not guilty, has chosen a bench trial rather than put his fate in the hands of a jury.  Long was arrested in March of…Read More »

Bond Set at Half Million

Bond Set at Half Million

Bond has been set at 500,000 dollars for a Pembroke man arrested over the weekend on a warrant charging attempted murder.   29 year old Xavier Robinson allegedly shot a man in the chest on May 27th in the 300 block of North 6th Street.  The Daily Journal reports that the shooting was the culmination of an argument…Read More »

Body of Boater Identified

Body of Boater Identified

We have a name now on the Wilmington man whose body was recovered from the Des Plaines River Tuesday.  47 year old Baldur Kirsch Jr. disappear while boating Sunday evening.  Initial reports said he had jumped into the river, but the Grundy County coroner’s office says there are conflicting details about how Kirsch actually ended…Read More »

Body Of Boater Found Near Wilmington

Body Of Boater Found Near Wilmington

Grundy County officials say they have recovered the body of the man who disappeared in the waters of the Des Plaines river Sunday after jumping off a boat.  The Grundy County Coroner is not releasing the man’s name pending notification of relatives.  The Channahon fire Protection district says the man’s body was located just before…Read More »

Man Found Dead (Update)

Foul play is not suspected in the death of a man whose body was discovered Monday afternoon in a room he had rented at a bunk house in the 1900 block of East Court Street.  The Kankakee County Coroner Identifies the victim as 35 year old Anthony Szewcik.  County Sheriffs police say there was evidence…Read More »

Fish Kill at Lake Iroquois

Fish Kill at Lake Iroquois

The Illinois EPA took water samples from Lake Iroquois Monday in hopes of determining what caused a huge, weekend fish kill.   Officials say the most likely suspects are run-off and algae-bloom.  No word on when the test results will be ready.   Volunteers spent hours cleaning the lake Sunday in hopes of stabilizing the fish…Read More »

Search for Missing Man Continues

Search for Missing Man Continues

As of Monday afternoon crews were still searching for a man who disappeared after jumping off a boat into the Des Plaines River near Channahon Sunday night.  Sonar, a helicopter, search dogs and divers were all brought in to help locate the victim yesterday, He’s described by officials as a man in his 40’s.Read More »

Knee Kisser Arrested

Knee Kisser Arrested

Rensselaer police were called to the Interstate Motel, just off I-65 at State Road 114, over the weekend, when a male guest allegedly refused to leave the room of another male guest and began kissing the guy on the knee. When the victim went to call police, authorities say 42 year old Lawrence Reilly of…Read More »

Body Found

Body Found

Information this morning is still very sketchy after a body was reportedly found Monday afternoon behind a building in the 1900 block of East Court Street.   Police and the coroner’s office have yet to comment on the discovery.  We hope to have something more substantial later today.Read More »

Gunshot Damage Found

Gunshot Damage Found

Gunshot damage was discovered in a couple of locations over the weekend, both are believed to be the result of shootings sometime in the last week or so.   City police say a man in the 100 block of North Greenwood found two bullet holes in his living rooms west wall on Saturday.  The resident says…Read More »

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