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Scarlett Blanco, a teenager from Illinois, hasn’t been seen since she went traveling in 2021Mr BillyNewsBreak Contributor
In June 2021, the mysterious vanishing of 19-year-old Scarlett Blanco gripped IllinoisMr BillyNewsBreak Contributor
The case of this 19-year-old from Illinois who vanished in 2021 while traveling remains coldMr BillyNewsBreak Contributor
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Kankakee Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest of Wanted Man, Tased Twice by Police
Kankakee, IL – Kankakee City Police arrested 19-year-old Jaylin James on Tuesday morning after a traffic stop in the 300 block of South Hillcrest Ave. James, wanted on an outstanding warrant, fled and resisted arrest, leading to police using a taser twice to subdue him. Despite being tased, James managed to remove the taser prongs during the struggle. The incident required several officers to bring him into custody.
Savor the Flavors: Top 5 Italian Restaurants in Bourbonnais
In this article, we're exploring five delightful Italian restaurants in Bourbonnais. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below!
Kankakee Man Arrested in Family Dispute Stabbing Incident
Kankakee, Illinois – According to Kankakee City Police, a double stabbing incident over the weekend led to the arrest of 41-year-old Nicholas S. Parks. The event occurred shortly before 9 a.m. on Saturday in the 100 block of West Chestnut Street. Initially, two victims, who were taking out trash,...
Manteno, IL Approves a $2 Billion China-Owned EV Battery Factory Despite Protest from Residents
Manteno, Illinois has approved the construction of a $2 billion electric vehicle battery factory owned by Chinese battery manufacturing and development company, Gotion, despite protests from its residents, according to this report.
Bourbonnais Welcomes Winter Fun: Outdoor Ice Rink Opens Saturday
Bourbonnais, IL – The Village of Bourbonnais has announced the opening day of its new outdoor ice rink, inviting residents to lace up their skates on December 9th. Located at 155 S Rivard St., the rink offers a 90-minute skate session for a $10 ticket that includes skate rental.
Scarlett Blanco, a teenager from Illinois, hasn’t been seen since she went traveling in 2021
In the heart of Illinois, a baffling disappearance has captured the attention and concern of many. Scarlett Blanco, a 19-year-old from Illinois, mysteriously vanished in 2021, sparking a wave of rumors and theories about her fate. Scarlett, reported missing in June 2021, was last seen on May 7, 2021, but details about her case remain limited, including the status of the investigation by the Kankakee Police Department.
Crimestoppers Tip of the Week
The Kankakee City Police continue to investigate a robbery at a business in Meadowview Shopping Center last Thursday. Kankakee County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Trent Bukowski has our Crimestoppers Tip of the Week. Tips to Crimestoppers are anonymous and could result in a cash reward.
Morris Man Arrested after Allegedly Attacking Dwight Police Officer
Dwight, IL — A Morris man, Derek Greenberg, was arrested in Dwight Sunday after allegedly attacking a police officer while intoxicated. According to Dwight Police reports it began in the 300 block of East Mazon Ave, where Greenberg was initially reported to be causing a disturbance by yelling and knocking on windows.
Illinois teen charged with fatal Pettis County crash scheduled for 2024 trial
An Illinois teen charged in a fatal Pettis County traffic accident is scheduled for a jury trial. Maggie Stewart, 19, of Coal City, Illinois, was driving on Highway 65 just north of Sedalia in May when she struck a SUV driven by Robin Wallace, 60, of Sedalia. According to court records, Wallace had the right of way and was turning off of Rebar Road onto Highway 65 when she was hit.
Important Notice for Pontiac Residents: Upcoming Union Pacific Railroad Crossing Closures
Please be advised that Union Pacific is planning on closing two railroad crossings in Pontiac. The following will be worked on for maintenance: North Main Street from December 11th at 7AM through December 12th at 5PM. Cleary Street from December 13th at 7am through December 14th at 5PM. Please consider an alternate route when traveling & we thank you for your patience.Visit here for more details.
'It sits empty too much.' City council looks for ways to increase usage of Eagle Theater
Recently, the Illinois Main Street program held a conference at the Eagle Theater in Pontiac. That was just one of a few bookings for the facility on North Plum Street over the past couple of years. That issue — not enough bookings — was addressed at the city council meeting...
First Person: Mike Lingle
Whether he’s talking with an Olivet student or seeing a Broadway show with his wife or finalizing a major gift to Olivet, Mike Lingle does everything with enthusiasm. He describes himself as a competitive problem solver who looks for opportunities to help people get excited about things they can be a part of.
IL kankakee's Most Loveable Kittens Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around kankakee.
Workforce Grant information available
The One Workforce grant at Kankakee Community College is accepting new students to complete programs for free from now through December 2024. Because the grant funding expires in December 2024, students can still take advantage of the grant for Spring 2024, Summer 2024 and Fall 2024 enrollment, explained Mark Anderson, the program director.
Buckley St. John’s girls basketball ends season in sectionals
PONTIAC — The Buckley St. John’s Lutheran School girls basketball team lost 28-20 to Normal Epiphany in the IESA Class 1A Pontiac St. Mary’s Sectional on Wednesday. With the loss, the Eagles ended their season with a record of 16-5. St. John’s trailed Epiphany 9-7 at the...
Morris nearing acquisition on 4 of 5 properties needed for crosswind construction
The Morris City Council approved mayor authority to close on real estate purchases relating to the Morris Airport crosswind construction Monday evening, which allows Mayor Chris Brown to sign on purchases made at the price appraisals come back for. Brown said four of the five properties have already been appraised,...
Bradley Public Library Hosts Free Grocery Event for Families with Children
Bradley, IL – The Northern Illinois Food Bank is sponsoring a Family Market event at the Bradley Public Library, 296 N. Fulton Ave., on Thursday, December 21, from 5 PM to 6:30 PM. The initiative aims to provide free groceries for households with children and teenagers, emphasizing ease of...
Kankakee City Council okays TIF agreement
During Monday night’s meeting of the Kankakee City Council, Aldermen finalized the TIF and redevelopment agreement with Quick Trip Corporation for a piece of property on the south side of Kankakee near the Interstate. Mayor Chris Curtis. Curtis says the plan is for the city to use TIF funds...