Hundreds of homes in far south suburban Kankakee have been inundated with water this month, and the Kankakee River was continuing to rise, after another round of rain overnight.
Flooding fears are rising along the Kankakee River, where the wet forecast is on everyone’s mind.
Ice jams have been forming on bends in the Kankakee River near Wilmington and that’s forcing water near, though not yet over, flood stage, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
A 20-year-old man died in far southwest suburban Wilmington overnight, after a canoe capsized on the Kankakee River. Three other people from the boat made it to safety
The massive amount of ice that developed during one of the coldest winters in Chicago history is slowly melting and revealing the damage left in its wake.
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.
Bridges carrying both north and southbound lanes of I-57 over the riverwill be replaced by December 2015.
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.
Two separate crashes involving multiple vehicles on Interstate 55 in Will County, leaving several people seriously injured.
A picture of a giant Asian Carp in the arms of a Joliet fisherman shows why biologists see the fish as a big problem.