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.
Murder Victim's Father Fears Escaped Convict May Be Coming For HimKamron 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.
New Medical Marijuana Lawsuits Question Illinois PermitsThere 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.
Missing 15-Year-Old Girl Located; Disappearance Unrelated To Escaped ConvictAuthorities 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.