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The 2022 Newton County Punkin Vine is underway in Kentland, IN.  The Queen Pageant is this evening.  Six young women vy for the crown.  Five contestants also compete for Miss Teen.  The fair, featuring 4-H and...

45-year-old  Mickey Lonielio of Oak Lawn was jailed in Watseka Friday.  He's charged with possession of stolen property (in excess of $10,000).  Iroquois County Sheriff's Police arrested him on a local...

Kankakee Police report three teenagers were shot while attending a house party in the city.  Officers responded to the 300-block of N. Hammes after receiving a report of shots fired.  A 15-year-old, a 17-year-old and a...

Joining President Joe Biden and survivors of gun violence at the White House is Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker. The morning meeting is highlighting recently enacted federal gun legislation that requires more background checks for...

Illinois has a new Supreme Court justice, and she's making history. Judge Lisa Holder White becomes the first Black woman Illinois Supreme Court Justice. Holder White was selected by Justice Rita Garman as her replacement and...

Officials with the United States Attorney’s Office report a Roberts man pled guilty to attempted kidnapping.  37-year-old Paul Theesfield–who was the water superintendent for the towns of Roberts and Elliot– was accused...

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced both directions of Interstate 57 thru Kankakee will close overnight, weather permitting, Tonight (Thursday).  The closure from 8 pm itil 6 am Friday is to...

Three minor injuries were reported when two vehicles collided near Gibson City Wednesday.  Illinois State Police investigated just before 1 pm on Route 47.  Police said the driver of a van failed to reduce speed and hit...

One person died in a single-vehicle crash just before 9 pm Wednesday in Newton County, IN.  The victim has not been identified.  Sheriff's Police responded to a 9-1-1 call about a vehicle fire on CR 150E, north of 700...

An Ambia, IN man is under arrest for concealing a death.  60-year-old Edward Bagwell is charged with Abuse of a Corpse.  Lafayette State Police were asked to check on the case after the Benton County Sheriff's...