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Three people found dead in house in Kankakee

KANKAKEE, Ill. (CBS) -- Three bodies were found in a house in Kankakee Wednesday, and police say they are conducting a homicide investigation.As CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reported, police said it all started when a relative couldn't get in contact with a loved one and made the gruesome discovery Wednesday afternoon. But investigators believe the victims were all shot dead sometime overnight.At 2 p.m., police were called to a rental house at 662 W. Merchant St. The house is right across the street from AMITA Health St. Mary Kankakee Hospital between 6th Street and the Kankakee River, and also...
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Police investigate after 3 men found dead in Illinois home

Authorities were investigating after three men were found dead in a northern Illinois house, the city’s police chief mayor said Wednesday. At approximately 2 p.m., police responded to a call of a gunshot victim inside of a residence, Kankakee Police Chief Robin Passwater said. Patrol officers checked the residence...
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Police identify 3 men found dead in Kankakee apartment

KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — Police have identified three Kankakee men found dead inside an apartment and said they appeared to have been shot. Police say the victims were 25-year-old Kyle Washington, 24-year-old Deontay Tyler and 27-year-old Malcolm Murray. Police were called to the apartment about 2 p.m. Wednesday by...
KANKAKEE, IL

Convicted murderer Michael Slover Sr. dies

PONTIAC, Ill. (WCIA) — The Pontiac Correctional Center confirmed on Thursday that convicted murderer Michael Slover Sr. died at it’s facility. Slover Sr., his wife Jeanette and son Michael Jr. were convicted of murdering Slover Jr.’s ex-wife Karyn, who worked at the Herald and Review. Karyn died in 1996 and her body was found dismembered […]
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Buc-ee’s Better Watch Out, Missouri & Illinois Have Wally’s

Have you ever heard of Wally's? I hadn't until I started road tripping back to Chicago and stumbled upon Wally's in a cornfield off of Interstate 55 in Pontiac, Illinois. I was intrigued by the gas station/monument to consumerism but just kept on trucking since I figured I could go several more exits before having to fill up my tank. When I saw Only In Your State talking about Wally's off of Interstate 44 in Fenton, well I knew I had to learn a little bit more about it.
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Woman Pleads Guilty To Possessing Cocaine in Grundy Co.

A woman pled guilty in Grundy County on Monday, June 27th. Jacqueline Moriarty, 32, of Joliet pled guilty to the unlawful possession of cocaine, a class four felony. As part of the blind plea agreement, the charge of bringing contraband into a penal institution and another drug possession charge were dropped.
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Three men found dead in Illinois home

KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after three men were found dead in a northern Illinois house. Kankakee Police Chief Robin Passwater says at approximately 2 p.m., police responded to a call of a gunshot victim inside a residence. Patrol officers checked the residence and located three deceased...
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Three men found dead in Kankakee home

KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — Authorities were investigating after three men were found dead in a northern Illinois house, the city’s police chief mayor said Wednesday. At approximately 2 p.m., police responded to a call of a gunshot victim inside of a residence, Kankakee Police Chief Robin Passwater said.
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3 men found shot to death inside Kankakee home

KANKAKEE, Ill. — Three men were found shot dead inside a Kankakee home on Wednesday. Around 2 p.m. Wednesday, police were dispatched to an apartment the 600 block of West Merchant Street. The bodies of three male victims were discovered, Mayor Christopher Curtis said. Police believe they were shot overnight. They were identified as 25-year-old […]
KANKAKEE, IL
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Railroad crossings to be closed for repairs

The Illinois Department of Transportation [IDOT] reports Route 113 [Division Street] will be closed for repairs at the Burlington Northern Santa Fe crossing [BNSF]in Coal City starting Monday, July 11. The closure will be for approximately two days. Signs announcing the closure have been posted, and a detour route has been established that will direct eastbound traffic to use Broadway, North Street and First Avenue with westbound traffic utilizing the same roadways in the opposite direction. Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area and be prepared for slow and stopped traffic. To avoid the work area, when feasible, the use of alternate routes should be considered. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to changed conditions and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits, refrain from using mobile devices and be alert for workers and equipment. IDOT has also announced the BNSF crossing on Route 47 in Mason will be closed beginning Thursday, July 14 for repairs lasting approximately two days. A posted detour will direct motorists to use Route 113 and Interstate 55.
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Meet Cindy Lou, a dog in Kankakee who has been waiting 6 years to be adopted

CHICAGO (CBS)-- We want you to meet Cindy Lou and think about taking her home.Cindy Lou is a 6-year-old mixed breed living at the Kankakee County Humane Foundation. She's been available for adoption for six years. A CBS 2 viewer reached out, hoping to find this dog a home. She does need to be the only pet in the home because the shelter confirmed, "She's not down to party with pals."If you are interested in taking Cindy Lou home, visit the Kankakee County Humane Foundation website. 
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