Woman's Club Raising Money To Erect Statues Of George Ryan, Two Other Governors From KankakeeFormer Governor George Ryan tells WBBM he's pleased that an organization in his hometown of Kankakee is trying to raise money for a life-size statue of him in a city park.
7-Year-Old Girl Killed In Kankakee Fire, Four Injured A seven-year-old girl was killed and four people were injured in a fire in a two-story home in Kankakee Saturday morning.
Five Shot During Party At Kankakee Banquet HallFive people were shot at a party at a Kankakee banquet hall early Sunday morning, according to Kankakee Police.
13-Year-Old Boy Fatally Shot In The Head In KankakeeA 13-year-old boy who was shot in the head on Thursday in rural Kankakee County died Saturday at a west suburban hospital.
More Rains Bring New Flooding Fears To KankakeeHundreds 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.
With Rain On The Way, Kankakee Residents Keeping Close Eye On Rising River Flooding fears are rising along the Kankakee River, where the wet forecast is on everyone’s mind.
Homeowners Clean Up After Flood Damage, Worry About More Rain
Storms Cause Flooding In Northwest Indiana, Hail Hammers Southern SuburbsMore 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 Dogs Rescued From Kankakee Breeding FacilityAbout 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.
Kankakee County Prosecutors Continue Probe Of Jail EscapeThe 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.
Convicted Killer Captured In Chicago After Escape From Kankakee JailOfficers 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.
Reward Up To $7,500 For Arrest Of Kankakee FugitiveAuthorities have increased the reward for information leading to the arrest of a convicted killer who escaped from a Kankakee jail earlier this week.