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Another Pandemic Death in Kankakee County

Another Pandemic Death in Kankakee County

Kankakee County reported another death from the pandemic today bringing the total number of dead in the county to 66.   There were 17 new cases reported by the health department today.  Total number of cases in the county now at 1,920. Iroquois County reported 7 new cases and three more fatalities Wednesday. Ford County announced…Read More »

More Covid at a Paxton Long Term Facility

More Covid at a Paxton Long Term Facility

Five of the six new cases of the virus announced in Ford County Thursday have been traced to a Paxton Long term care facility.  The Ford County Health Department say there have been 9 new cases discovered overall this week at Accolade Healthcare on East Pells Street.  Nine other infections at the facility were announced…Read More »

Reports of Shots Fired in Kankakee Today

Reports of Shots Fired in Kankakee Today

Kankakee police were called to a report of shots being fired in the city today.  Police are still investigating the incident that happened just before 11 this morning in the 300 block of South Wildwood.  There are no reports of injuries, but one home may have been damaged by the gunfire.Read More »

Many in Kankakee and Bradley Still without Power

Many in Kankakee and Bradley Still without Power

Over 4 thousand homes and businesses are still without power in the Kankakee area today. This following Monday’s storms that the National Weather Service said contained tornadoes. One of those twister’s came down in Grant Park. It had a rating of EF-0 with estimated peak winds of 80 miles per hour. They say the tornado…Read More »

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