The Kankakee County State’s Attorney’s office was reviewing mountains of evidence, as authorities try to piece together exactly how a convicted killer escaped the county jail, and made it to Chicago before he was captured.
(STMW) — A former correctional officer and aunt of Kamron Taylor has been charged with helping the convicted murderer escape from a Kankakee County detention center early Wednesday. Tonya D. Grant, 50, faces charges of […]
Authorities have increased the reward for information leading to the arrest of a convicted killer who escaped from a Kankakee jail earlier this week.
A massive manhunt continued early Thursday in central Illinois, a day after a 23-year-old convicted killer escaped from a Kankakee County jail by overpowering a guard and donning his uniform.
A manhunt was underway in Kankakee County on Wednesday, after a convicted killer escaped from the county jail.
Microsoft Corp. says it has agreed to buy electricity from a new wind farm in Illinois for the next 20 years in an effort to reduce its carbon footprint.
While the threat of flooding has eased in much of the Chicago area, there’s still concern about the Kankakee River, because of ice jams in the water.
Illinois State Troopers will be using a mobile speed camera van on I-57 on Tuesday to enforce work zone speed limits.
With a high-profile triple murder trial underway in DuPage County with a camera in the courtroom, Cook County’s chief judge was left wondering when Chicago would be able to follow suit within its own court system.
A woman was killed when the car she was driving crashed head-on into a semi truck in northern Kankakee County on Wednesday afternoon, state police said.
They say they’re drowning in their water bills; scores of angry customers of Aqua Illinois say they have to think twice now about everyday tasks like taking a shower, washing the dishes, or even using the bathroom.
PEOTONE, Ill. (CBS) — The latest Illiana Expressway proposals go before the public Tuesday and Wednesday night in Illinois and Northwest Indiana. As WBBM Newsradio’s Bernie Tafoya reports, the Illinois and Indiana transportation departments will […]
An arrest warrant has been issued for the man suspected of shooting a co-worker at a warehouse in far south suburban Manteno.
A man has been shot in downstate Manteno and a suspect is on the run.
The Kankakee County sheriff’s office says the death of a Cub scout who fell on a hike Saturday appears to be a tragic accident.
Everyone’s attentions may be turned to the $325 million Powerball jackpot, but the growing grand prize for the Mega Millions lottery isn’t anything to scoff at.
Clean up crews were hard at work clearing away debris and salvaging whatever property they could in St. Anne.
Tornadoes can hit at any time of year, but here in the Midwest, they’re more likely in April, May and June and more likely in certain areas near Chicago.
The cold weather that plagued last week is behind us at last, but a wet and rainy week lies ahead.
Speed appears to be the cause of a crash that left a motorcyclist dead.