In this weekend's A Taylor-Made Life, Leddin shares thoughts on the legacy left by Sgt. Marlene Rittmanic.
Taylor Leddin is Life editor of The Daily Journal and editor of Lifestyles of Kankakee County. A graduate of Illinois State, Leddin was featured as a prominent journalist by Thrive Global and has appeared on The Jam. Email: email@example.com.
Tocarra Elridge-Robinson, of Kankakee, is the executive director and founder of the Kankakee-based nonprofit, Still I Rise.
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.
Friends, colleagues and community members reflect on the positive impact of knowing and working with Sgt. Marlene Rittmanic.
Four young girls from Limestone were treated to a Christmas gift experience based on the hit song "Fancy Like."
Hundreds stood on and around that corner, as hundreds more lined the streets of Kankakee, Bradley and Bourbonnais during a procession for Bradley Police Sgt. Marlene Rittmanic, who was killed in the line of duty Wednesday.