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Two Kankakee men were jailed last week on charges they sold cocaine to KAMEG agents. 38-year-old Jamar Calvin and 37-year-old Zekwan Murrell were arrested for unlawful delivery of a controlled substance. Murrell’s bond was set...

Three people were taken to a Crown Point, IN hospital after a traffic cash this Monday The crash just before 3 pm involved entrapment at SR 55 at CR 900 N. (1 mile south of the SR 10 and SR 55 intersection) The preliminary...

Several area road projects continue this week.  Construction crews will be visible throughout the Iroquois and Kankakee County area.  Motorists are advised to slow down and exercise caution.  In Iroquois County...

A special weather statement from the National Weather Service...there's an increased danger of fire this Monday afternoon and evening.  Warm, dry and breezy conditions has area fire departments asking for the public's...

The George H. Ryan Gymnasium in the KCC Activities Building is the setting for tomorrow's (Sat) graduation ceremony at Kankakee Community College.  More than 400 degrees and certificates will be conferred at the 53rd Annual...

Illinois State Police Investigators are investigating the death of a Hoopeston man who died after suffering an apparent medical incident at Iroquois County jail. It happened Wednesday night.  The 32-year-old later died after...

When schools let out for summer and families set off on vacation, the American Red Cross typically sees a decline in donors, which can impact patient care. It’s critically important that donors make an appointment to give now...

East Central Illinois Community Action Agency (ECICAA), invites the community to check out its health fair tomorrow (Friday).  The event is at the Trinity Church in Watseka, beginning at 11 am. The Walk Thru HEALTH &amp...

An officer involved shooting in Newton County, IN is under investigation.  It involved a prisoner who was being transported from the Iroquois County Jail in Watseka to the Newton County Jail in Kentland.  The prisoner...

President Biden is keeping the focus on efforts to curb soaring inflation. Visiting the family farm of Jeff O’Connor in Kankakee County, Biden noted ongoing supply chain bottlenecks that grew out of the COVID pandemic. Meantime...