Tuesday Covid Update

Tuesday Covid Update

Kankakee County Health Department officials report 15 new cases of the virus today with no new deaths.  The total number of infections in the county is at 1,513.  The death toll remains at 63 locally. The state is reporting 707 new cases of covid 19 and 25 more deaths today.  Total cases in the state…Read More »

Plans Set or Fall Return of BBCHS Students

Plans Set or Fall Return of BBCHS Students

Bradley Bourbonnais Community High School officials Monday night approved plans for how and when kids will head back to class this fall.  Students will alternate every other day between in class and remote learning from home.  Only 50 percent of the school body will be in the building on any given day.  Other changes include…Read More »

Lead in Water Still a Problem of Some in University Park

Lead in Water Still a Problem of Some in University Park

The Daily Southtown reports that a year after elevated led levels were discovered in water samples in University Park homes, some 1500 residents remain under a lead advisory.  Aqua Illinois originally said it would be just a few weeks before water could again be safely consumed, but that has not been the case.  The paper…Read More »

More Festivals Canceled

More Festivals Canceled

Two more annual celebrations have bitten the dust because of the pandemic.  The Gibson City Harvest Fest scheduled for September has been canceled this year and The Grundy County Corn Festival has also been called off for the same reason.Read More »

Arrests Made for Taking Valuable Animals

Arrests Made for Taking Valuable Animals

Three people have been arrested in connection with the theft of two animals back in May.  A show dog with a value of 25,000 dollars was taken from a barn in Diamond on May 18 th.  That same day the same group allegedly broke into a pet store in Coal City and took off with a…Read More »

BB’s Take Out Car Windows

BB’s Take Out Car Windows

Vandals with a bb gun were busy early this morning breaking windows on what we’re told were dozens of vehicles.  City police say the area effected is bordered by Nelson on the Eastside, Hickory on the Northside, Evergreen on the Westside and Cobb on the Southside.  The damage occurred between 2 and 3 this morning.Read More »

Shots Fired Sunday in Kankakee

Shots Fired Sunday in Kankakee

Sunday night shots rang out in the 1700 block of East Duane in Kankakee.  No injuries are damage was reported from that gunplay but shell casings were found in a parking lot.Read More »

Shots Fired Friday in Kankakee

Shots Fired Friday in Kankakee

Shots were fired around 10:20 Friday night in the 1100 block of North Chicago Ave. Responding officers found no injuries or damage, but did locate shell casings in the street.  About two hours later gunshots were reported again in the area and again no injuries or damage was found, but more shell casings were discovered.Read More »

Man Shot in Kankakee

Man Shot in Kankakee

One person was shot when gunfire erupted about 7:20 Friday night in the 500 block of North Entrance in Kankakee.  City police say the 30 year old victim managed to drive himself to the hospital and says the gunfire came from another vehicle.  Shell casings were recovered at the scene.  Police are looking for the…Read More »

Covid 10 Monday Update

Covid 10 Monday Update

The Kankakee County Health Department is reporting 32 new cases of the virus in the county over the weekend with no additional fatalities.  That brings the total number of infections in the area to 1,498 and 63 deaths. Illinois health officials confirm 883 more cases of covid 19 today with 6 more deaths.  Total case…Read More »

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