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The Kankakee County Sheriff’s Department and Kankakee County Coroner’s office are investigating the shooting death of a Pembroke Township man Tuesday night, according to Kankakee County Sheriff Chief Deputy Ken McCabe. Read more

A picture-perfect mid-summer evening provided the backdrop for the return of the National Night Out program held at the Perry Farm property of the Bourbonnais Township Park District. Read more

Val Jaenicke had a front-row seat to the inner workings within the Kankakee Police Department for the past three decades, but don’t even think you can ask her for the inside story. Read more

Starting at 3:30 p.m. tonight is the National Night Out event at Perry Farm Park. There will be a raffle to win a backyard play set donated by Lowe’s. Ticket proceeds will benefit Project SUN Kankakee. Read more

A roundup of area arrests for serious crimes. Unless otherwise stated, these reports are taken directly from police reports. Read more

 Firefighters from multiple agencies are currently battling a fire in the 700 block of North Fifth Ave at Williams Street, according to scanner radio.  Read more

In a story on Page A8 of Tuesday’s edition titled “Iroquois Federal announces changes,” the year Terry Acree starting working at Iroquois Federal was incorrect. Acree began working at Iroquois Federal in 2000. Read more

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. Read more

A roundup of area arrests for serious crimes. Unless otherwise stated, these reports are taken directly from police reports. Read more

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