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 Detainees being held at Jerome Combs Detention Center in Kankakee through an agreement with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will soon be moved to another facility outside of Illinois or released.

By BETH HUNDSDORFERCapitol News Illinoisbhundsdorfer@capitolnewsillinois.comThree Republican state House members called for hearings into the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services on Thursday out of concerns for workers’ safety, improper placements of state wards and the recent…

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The U.S. Supreme Court rulings from Thursday had more than one tentacle, and one of those reached Kankakee as the court’s decision confirmed the policy such as the one instituted by Riverside Healthcare regarding staff vaccinations. ...READ MORE

Friends of Bradley Police Officer Tyler Bailey and his family are putting together a fundraising event at Northfield Square mall on Jan. 23 to help the wounded officer and his wife through this difficult time.  ...READ MORE

Thursday morning, first responders from various local law enforcement agencies gathered for the First Responder Prayer Service. Bradley Police Chief Donald Barber, Kankakee County Sheriff Mike Downey and State's Attorney Jim Rowe were among the morning's speakers. ...READ MORE