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A two-vehicle accident involviung a Watseka Police Department squad car leads to a DUI arrest.  45-year-old Jennifer Young struck a parked squad car in the 500-block of E. Oak Street in Watseka.  Iroquois County...

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Deputy who was shot during a pursuit (last week) is expected to make a full recovery. A weekend update from the Grundy County Sheriff’s Department stated Deputy Tyler Post is doing well after he was...

A Fairbury Police Officer was injured when his squad car rolled several times during a police pursuit in Livingston County. Two suspects who police report initiated the pursuit during a traffic stop are in custody. The injured...

Call ahead today (Monday) if you're planning to visit some government office, bank or post office.  Most public places are closed for the Columbus Day holiday. It's Indigenous Peoples Day in many cities across...

Authorities in St. Anne report the good news concerning a missing 25-year-old woman.  Katelynn Marie Contreras was found Thursday night.  She was found by a St. Anne police officer in a wooded area near St. Anne High...

A sheriff deputy in Grundy County is hospitalized after he was shot three times while attempting a traffic stop.  The deputy was shot in the arm. Two other rounds were stopped by the deputy's bullet-proof vest.  Sheriff...

The City of Kankakee Police Department is seeking qualified and highly motivated individuals to fill full-time patrol officer positions. This law enforcement position involves duties that will include vehicle and/or bicycle...

The City of Watseka is notifying the public of a scheduled combined meeting of the Watseka Tax Incremental Financing (TIF) III and TIF IV Districts Joint Review Board.  A 2 pm meeting welcomes the public to City Hall on...

Suicide awareness among military veterans is the focus for Saturday’s Buddy Check 22 Golf Outing. The 6th annual golf outing is at Oak Springs Golf Club, north of St. Anne. WGFA is there for a ‘live’ broadcast 10 am ‘til...

The Iroquois County Public Health Department reports 92 newly-confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the last update on September 27, 2021.  Two more deaths brings the total number of individuals who have died to...