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Bourbonnais, IL – Burglary on Washington Avenue Investigated
Kankakee County, IL – On Presidents’ Day, Kankakee Sheriffs deputies responded to a reported burglary at a residence on the 600 block of Washington Avenue in Bourbonnais. According to the homeowner, the house was found ransacked, with items including a television, two large speakers, and various tools missing. The incident is believed to have occurred within the last week.
Kankakee, IL – Armed and Dangerous: Homicide Suspect Wanted on Warrant After Victim Dies
Kankakee, IL – The Kankakee community is on alert as police issue an arrest warrant for a suspect deemed armed and dangerous following the death of 35-year-old Michael Hines, a local man who succumbed to a gunshot wound a week after being shot in the head. The Kankakee City Police Department has identified Bennie Stroud III as the suspect in the homicide that shattered the early morning calm in a home on the 700 block of South Osborne.
Bradley, Illinois Police Department Opens Applications for Experienced Officers; Deadline March 22
Bradley, IL – The Village of Bradley Police Department is now accepting applications for lateral entry police officers. The Bradley Board of Police Commissioners has opened the application process, inviting qualified individuals to join their team. According to the Village of Bradley’s official website, the department is seeking experienced...
Kankakee, IL – Man Arrested for Assaulting Officer, Biting Employee in Retail Theft Incident
Kankakee, IL – A retail theft in Kankakee escalated into a violent confrontation, resulting in the arrest of 23-year-old John D. Sidney-Fitzpatrick. The Kankakee City Police reported the incident, which took place on Monday evening at the Meadowview Shopping Center. Sidney-Fitzpatrick allegedly stole a bottle of alcohol from a convenience store, hiding it in his sleeve. When an employee tried to intervene, he reportedly bit them. His attempt to evade arrest led to a physical altercation with a responding officer.
How personal income has changed in Kankakee County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Kankakee County, Illinois and how it compares to state and national levels.
Bourbonnais, IL – Village Board Proposes $750 Fine for Unscheduled Migrant Drop-Offs
Bourbonnais, IL – Addressing the challenge of unscheduled migrant arrivals, the Bourbonnais Village Board is taking decisive action. In a recent meeting, the board proposed an ordinance to fine intercity buses up to $750 for each unscheduled passenger dropped off in the village. This measure follows an incident involving...
Coalers matmen advance to Elite Eight
The Coal City wrestling is so far on track to defend their 1A state dual team title. The Coalers dispatched Chicago (De La Salle) easily on Tuesday night, 60-15, during the Coal City Sectional to advance to Friday's State Finals at Grossinger Motors Arena in Bloomington. Of all the Elite...
Savor the Flavors: Top 3 Italian Restaurants in Bourbonnais
In this article, we're exploring three exquisite Italian restaurants in Bourbonnais. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below!
Crimestoppers Tip of the Week
Kankakee County Sheriff’s Police are looking for information on a recent burglary. With our Crimestoppers tip of the week, here’s Kankakee County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy, Trent Bukowski. Tips to Crimestoppers are anonymous and could result in a cash reward.
Kankakee, IL – Teen Brutally Assaulted, Robbed at Gunpoint, Thrown Over Chain-Link Fence
Kankakee, IL – A brutal attack unfolded on a quiet street Saturday evening where a 17-year-old teenager and his friend were violently assaulted by a group. The incident took place on the 1200 block of E. Oak St., where a group of attackers emerged from a vehicle in front of the victim’s home, launching a brutal assault.
City of Morris honors Al Siron for 39 years with the water department
The City of Morris honored 39-year water department employee Al Siron at Tuesday evening’s meeting, celebrating one of the city’s longest-tenured employees. Morris Mayor Chris Brown said Siron has been a wonderful employee for Morris. “We’re sad to see him go,” Brown said. “We did appoint Dalton (Gordon)...
$700,000 worth of cocaine and fentanyl found in semi during traffic stop on I-57
ASHKUM, Ill. (WICS) — A man was arrested on Monday after a traffic stop on Interstate 57 led to a seizure of $700,000 worth of drugs, according to Illinois State Police. On Monday, at 3:01 p.m. an ISP trooper conducted a federal motor carrier safety compliance inspection traffic stop on a Freightliner semi on Interstate 57 northbound just south of Ashkum, in Iroquois County.
Bourbonnais begins effort to fine “unscheduled intercity buses”
During last night’s Bourbonnais Village Board meeting, trustees took the first step toward levying fines against any intercity bus that makes an unscheduled stop in the Village. Village attorney Patrick Dunn. Dunn said those fines are set in the ordinance at 750-dollars per “unscheduled passenger” dropped off in the...
Bourbonnais, IL – Kankakee Teen Arrested Following Car Chase After Multiple Break-Ins
Bourbonnais, IL – A Kankakee teenager was arrested following a car chase in Bourbonnais, Illinois, stemming from multiple car break-ins reported near Stadium Drive. According to police, the events unfolded Monday morning when officers were investigating the break-ins. During the investigation, they spotted a vehicle believed to be stolen and engaged in a pursuit. The chase ended in the 200 block of South Cleveland in Bradley, with the driver, a 17-year-old from Kankakee, fleeing on foot before being taken into custody.
Kankakee, IL – Online Sale Meeting Turns Into Armed Robbery
Kankakee, IL – A planned online sale meeting escalated into an armed robbery on Saturday night in Kankakee. According to Kankakee City Police, the incident occurred when a local resident, intending to sell items to a man from Chicago, was confronted by the purported buyer wielding a handgun. The suspect allegedly pointed the gun at the victim’s forehead and demanded the victim’s book bags and money.
Bourbonnais Township's St. Patrick’s Day Senior Dinner Returns: Tickets Now Available
The St. Patrick’s Day senior dinner will take place on Wednesday, March 13, 2024, in Bourbonnais, Illinois. This event, sponsored by the Villages of Bradley and Bourbonnais, Bourbonnais Township, and Bourbonnais Township Park District, is for senior citizens aged 55 and above from the Bourbonnais Township.
Iroquois County, IL – Amazon Truck-Trailer Engulfed in Flames on I-57, Thousands of Pounds of Merchandise Lost
Iroquois County, IL – In the early hours of Friday, an Amazon truck-trailer caught fire on I-57 near Ashkum, Illinois, leading to a massive loss of merchandise. According to Ashkum Fire, the fire department was called to the scene at the 289 mile-marker on the northbound side of I-57 just after 3 am. On arrival, firefighters found the semi-tractor and the front part of the trailer fully engulfed in flames.
Illinois Polar Plunge Raises Over $100k: Bourbonnais Officers Show Solidarity in Freezing Waters
Bourbonnais, IL – In a remarkable demonstration of support, the Bourbonnais Police Department took the plunge into the icy waters of Manteno Lake this weekend, contributing to the over $102,000 raised for the Special Olympics Illinois. The ‘Brrrbonnais Police’ team, nearing their $5,000 fundraising target, joined forces with the community to provide critical funding for more than 21,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities.
Kankakee, IL – Kankakee Community College Announces New Vice President for Academic Affairs
Kankakee, IL – Kankakee Community College (KCC) in Illinois has appointed Dr. Quincy Rose-Sewell as the new Vice President for Academic Affairs, effective May 20. Bringing over two decades of experience in higher education administration, Dr. Rose-Sewell will oversee KCC’s credit, non-credit instruction, and workforce development programs. According...
Dogs in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in Momence, IL?
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of momence..