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KANKAKEE -- Two people were shot, one dead, the other critically wounded in separate weekend shootings that continue to plague Kankakee. Following a Sunday afternoon shooting on N. Taylor Avenue in Kankakee that left a man shot...

Kankakee Police are searching for a lone gunman who left a man critically injured Sunday. The shooting, on North Taylor Avenue near the King Middle School, occurred around 4 pm.  The...

RANKIN — The Rankin Village Board has moved to regulate the location of wind turbines within a mile and a-half of the village’s corporate limits.  Such action has become common practice of smaller communities in the path of...

CHAMPAIGN — The chief of staff for U.S. Rep. Tim Johnson says he would like to replace the retiring congressman. Johnson said last week that he plans to stop campaigning for re-election and...

An autopsy was scheduled Saturday on the  body of 33-year-old Brandie Robinson which was found near the Kankakee River under the South Schuyler Avenue bridge.  Kankakee Police report the discovery was...

Thirty-four year-old Phillip Horrell of Kankakee faces indictment for residential burglary and theft. He was among nine defendants indicted last week in Watseka.  Horrell was under investigation by Iroquois County Sheriff's...

Forty-four-year-old Keith Truesdell of Kankakee is jailed in Watseka on a $100,000 bond.  He’s charged with 23 felony counts of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child and 13 counts of Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child. ...

An Illinois Task Force, assigned to finding solutions to the state’s Medicaid problems, may be considering an alternative approach to helping local hospitals.  And---local medical leaders believe it could speed up...

URBANA — Six-term Illinois Congressman Tim Johnson abandoned his re-election bid on Thursday, leaving his fellow Republicans scrambling to find a replacement and fueling Democrats' hopes of picking up...

GIBSON CITY — Nearly 1,000 Ameren Illinois customers in Ford County were without power for more than two hours Wednesday evening, after equipment on a distribution line failed. Ameren spokesman Leigh Morris said the...