Police from Illinois and Indiana were involved in a chase Saturday that ended with the arrest of Charles Garret, 23, of Danville.
Roads in the City of Kankakee are an obstacle course after a severe storm blew through the area just before 4 p.m. today.
It has been a point of discussion and debate for years, but it now appears there are clear signals that the Northfield Square mall property is set to enter its next phase of development.
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Financial aid is about to start flowing for Illinois businesses that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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William P. Heintz, 51, of Chebanse, has been arrested by Bourbonnais police and charged with attempted first-degree murder. ...READ MORE
The Kankakee Valley Symphony Orchestra performed the first of two Family Sunday Soirees events. ...READ MORE
Connie Licon was recently honored at a ceremony renaming the museum's largest exhibit space as the "Connie Licon Gallery. ...READ MORE
KANKAKEE — As U.S. Census figures trickle in and communities eagerly wait to see how their population base expanded — or declined — Kankakee could be looking at a very bleak fiscal picture if the number of reporting households does not rapidly increase. ...READ MORE
The extra $600 in federal unemployment benefits ended for Illinois residents July 25, but the pandemic’s interference with people’s jobs is far from over, as unemployment numbers remain high. ...READ MORE
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- Pritzker to file new emergency rules that carry charges, fines
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- Kankakee mayor: 'Sad day' for the city
- Former KRMA director indicted on fraud charge
- Momence residents turn out to support city leaders
- UPDATED: Fast-moving storm brings strong winds through Kankakee area
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The extra $600 in federal unemployment benefits ended for Illinois residents July 25, but the pandemic’s interference with people’s jobs is far from over, as unemployment numbers remain high.
Private schools are preparing to welcome students back to classrooms in the fall.
Some school districts are modifying their reopening plans after recent guidance from the Illinois State Board of Education called for a remote learning option to be offered to all students.