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Kankakee River

Ice damaged this tree along the Kankakee River near the Kankakee River State Park. (Credit: Facebook)

Photo Of Ice Damage On Trees Along Kankakee River

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.

03/25/2014

Ice jams on the Kankakee River in Will County have prompted the closure of Warner Bridge Road, due to possible structural damage. The ice jams also are at risk of coming on shore and damaging homes, if the river rises much further. (Credit: CBS)

Ice Jams Close Bridge On Kankakee River, Threaten Homes

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.

02/24/2014

Construction, generic sized image

Kankakee River Bridges To Be Rebuilt On I-57

Bridges carrying both north and southbound lanes of I-57 over the riverwill be replaced by December 2015.

12/27/2013

Ambulance

Cub Scout Dies After Fall At Kankakee County Park

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.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2012

I-55 Crash

Multiple Injuries In 2 Separate Crashes On I-55

Two separate crashes involving multiple vehicles on Interstate 55 in Will County, leaving several people seriously injured.

CBS Chicago–10/04/2011

Asian Carp

50 Pound Asian Carp Caught Near Joliet Considered Moderate In Size

A picture of a giant Asian Carp in the arms of a Joliet fisherman shows why biologists see the fish as a big problem.

04/15/2011