Both Parties Cry Foul In Kankakee ElectionDemocrats and Republicans are trading allegations of vote fraud and voter intimidation in a contentious Illinois House race in Kankakee.
Firefighter Hurt In Auto Repair Shop Fire In KankakeeThe fire destroyed a body shop and repair shop in downtown Kankakee. A firefighter was injured by a falling brick.
Brookfield Gorilla's Cradling Of Injured Boy Still Fresh In Mind Of ParamedicOf course, the tragedy at the Cincinnati Zoo has spurred Jeff Bruno's memories, CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
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.