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On Sunday, April 21, 1912, 22-year-old Edgar Charles Rice was on a baseball diamond in Galesburg, Illinois, trying out for the town's minor league baseball team, the Pavers, in a game against the Monmouth Browns. ...READ MORE

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At the Kankakee County law enforcement meeting on Wednesday hosted by the Kankakee branch of the NAACP at the sheriff’s complex, the recent shooting of the Bradley Police officers was at the front of everyone’s minds. 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

 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. Read more

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