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Covid 19 Friday Update

Covid 19 Friday Update

2,441 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Illinois Thursday and 55 additional deaths. The Kankakee County Health Department didn’t update local numbers Thursday while Iroquois County reported 4 new case today with no new fatalities. Ford County reported two new cases, no new fatalities Thursday. In northwest Indiana, Jasper County reported its 42 nd death today with…Read More »

Stolen Gun Found in Pickup, Driver Arrested

Stolen Gun Found in Pickup, Driver Arrested

There’s another gun off the streets of Kankakee.  City police stopped a pickup truck Thursday afternoon in the 1000 block of East Court Street for a license plate violation.  The driver was arrested after a search of the vehicle turned up a gun stolen out of Ohio and hidden in the trucks center console. 19…Read More »

Man Leads Indiana Police on Chase

Man Leads Indiana Police on Chase

A Cook County man was arrested Wednesday afternoon in Newton County after running from a routine traffic stop and leading police on a 40 minute chase.  It began on U.S.41 at Newton County 700 South and ended in Jasper County at 1000 west and 114 where officers had deployed stop sticks, but the driver pulled…Read More »

No Charges for Man Who Broke Into Home to escape Cold

No Charges for Man Who Broke Into Home to escape Cold

A Wilmington homeowner has elected not to file charges against a 66 year old man who broke into his home last Saturday.  The man says his car became stuck in deep snow and after trying to free the vehicle for several hours and with no working cell phone, he took off on foot for help. …Read More »

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