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One Shot Dead in Kankakee, 8 Year old Injured

One Shot Dead in Kankakee, 8 Year old Injured

One person was killed in a shooting in Kankakee this afternoon. City police say it happened just before 2 today in the 1300 block of West Station.  An ID on the victim is still pending.  Sources are telling us there is a 2nd victim as well, a 8 year old girl who were told was…Read More »

Another Kankakee Covid 19 Death

Another Kankakee Covid 19 Death

State health officials report another 10,526 cases of covid 19 today along with 148 additional deaths, bringing the total number of dead in the state to 12,974.  There have been 770,088 cases since the pandemic began in Illinois.  At his daily covid 19 press conference Governor Jb Pritzker said the vaccine is on its way…Read More »

Positivity Ticks Up in Region 7

Positivity Ticks Up in Region 7

The Region 7 positivity rate ticked up to 16.8 today from Thursday’s 16.6.  In Kankakee County the number fell to 13.8 today from yesterday’s 14.2.  Will County saw their positivity rate rise to 17.6 from Thursday’s 17.2 In Region 6 the rate stands at 12.4 today up from 12.1 yesterday.  In Iroquois County the positivity…Read More »

Toys for Tots Needs More Toys

Toys for Tots Needs More Toys

The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation of Kankakee County is asking for your help to bring smile to a local boy or girls face on Christmas morning.  Co-coordinator Nicole Arseneau says on a Facebook posting that toy donations are down this year, really down.  They have only about a third the number of toys of…Read More »

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