Three Killed, One Injured In Kankakee CrashKankakee police the crash happened around 5 a.m., on U.S. Route 45-52 near a ramp to southbound Interstate 57. Kankakee Police Chief Larry Regnier said a midsized Nissan went off the road and slammed into a large traffic signal pole.
Man Held On Murder, Arson Charges In Deaths Of Two Kankakee BoysBond was set at $5 million Thursday for a 61-year-old man charged with murder and arson in connection with a fire that left two young boys dead earlier this month in downstate Kankakee.
Man Charged With Murder, Arson In Fire That Killed Two BoysAlex Sawyer, 61, has been charged with two counts of murder and eight counts of aggravated arson, according to the Kankakee Fire Department.
Kankakee Police Question Suspect In Arson Fire That Killed Two BoysAn apartment fire in Kankakee last week that killed two young boys was arson, police said Monday.
Boys, 2 And 4, Die After Kankakee Apartment Fre Two boys, ages 2 and 4, have died after a three-alarm fire broke out early Wednesday at the Kankakee apartment building where they lived.
Two Children Among Six Injured In Extra-Alarm Fire In KankakeeWhen firefighters arrived at the two-story building in the 800 block of West Station Street around 1:50 a.m., some people living in the apartments over two storefronts were trapped inside, because the flames had blocked access to the rear stairwell.
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.

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