The Illinois Third Appellate Court reversed a Kankakee County circuit judge’s decision to dismiss Nancy Rish’s petition to be resentenced for her role in the murder of Kankakee business man Stephen B. Small in September 1987.
A roundup of area arrests for serious crimes. Unless otherwise stated, these reports are taken directly from police reports.
A man arrested by Kankakee police last Friday remains hospitalized following a fatal shooting.
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- Shronts resigns as Grant Park fire chief
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- Childhood friend recalls local dentist Joe Wertz
- Herscher graduate, future KCC pitcher McDivitt doesn't let childhood accident hinder softball success
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Illinois colleges and universities both public and private are being encouraged to issue mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policies, but that won’t be the case at the two higher education institutions in Kankakee County.
There are more opportunities to get vaccinated against COVID-19 in the coming weeks.
Tokyo hit another six-month high in new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, one day before the Olympics begin, as worries grow of a worsening of infections during the Games.
With the state now indicating decisions on COVID-19 precautions will be left up to schools, districts are in the process of making those calls and getting plans into place for the 2021-22 school year.
Health officials say the delta variant of the coronavirus continues to surge and accounts for an estimated 83% of U.S. COVID-19 cases.
The state’s higher education agencies released updated COVID-19 guidance Monday encouraging all public and private higher education institutions in Illinois to issue mandatory vaccine policies.