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.
(CBS) — One of the hardest hit areas from last night’s severe weather is Aroma Park in Kankakee County, about 62 miles south of Chicago. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker spoke to homeowners assessing the damage. […]
More rain was expected in the Chicago area on Monday, on the heels of a storm that caused flash flooding in some areas of northwest Indiana, caused hail damage in the south suburbs, and sparked and a possible tornado near DeMotte, Indiana.
About 80 small dogs and puppies have been rescued from neglectful conditions at a breeding facility at a home in Kankakee, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.
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.
Officers responding to a call of a suspicious person about 9 p.m. in the 9200 block of South Stony Island found escapee Kamron T. Taylor, who led them on a brief foot chase, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
Authorities have increased the reward for information leading to the arrest of a convicted killer who escaped from a Kankakee jail earlier this week.
Kamron Taylor, 23, escaped the Kankakee County jail earlier this week after assaulting a guard. He was still at large Thursday night, and considered armed and dangerous.
There are now four lawsuits naming the Illinois Department of Agriculture as a defendant and 33 months left in the state’s pilot program, which has been troubled by questions about background checks and how the government selected businesses.
Authorities are searching for a 15-year-old girl who may be with a convicted murderer who escaped from a Kankakee correctional facility early Wednesday, and is considered armed and dangerous.
Things came full circle Tuesday night for David Letterman and the good people of Kankakee, as the city turned a gag gift from 16 years ago into a retirement gift for the Late Show host.
A group of students from Kankakee has been preparing a retirement gift for David Letterman, hoping to appear on one of his final shows before he retires from the Late Show on CBS in May.
(Author’s Note : This post has absolutely nothing to do with the Chicago Blackhawks) With Bears camp finally and officially open, you, the Bears fan, could be making the trek down I-57 to Kankakee. Sure, […]
Only in later years can you begin to realize all that your mother does for you.
Former Gov. George Ryan officially became a free man today, a day earlier than expected.
Jobs from health care to sales are all seeing increases in listings in the Chicago metro area.
Computer and mathematical-related jobs are in high demand in the Chicago metro area.
A Kankakee couple was pulled over in Florida on Tuesday, five days after police issued an “endangered missing persons advisory” for their 1-year-old son, when they took him out of a hospital as authorities investigated how he ended up with multiple bruises.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports on the continuing disappearance of a Kankakee toddler who is considered “endangered” by police officials.