Gold Coin Worth Over $1,000 Dropped Into The Salvation Army Red Kettle In Central IllinoisA gold coin worth over $1,000 was dropped into one of The Salvation Army red kettles in Kankakee County.
Wanted Man Agrees To Surrender In Kankakee County After Police Oblige PhotoShop 'Costume' RequestPolice in Kankakee County didn’t have to stage a raid to find one wanted fugitive – it just so happens that all it took for him to surrender was a PhotoShop request.
Kankakee County Democrats Take Down Meme Comparing Trump's MAGA Hats To KKK HoodsThe posts, which have since been removed from Twitter and Facebook, featured a picture of the "Make America Great Again" slogan imposed onto a red Ku Klux Klan mask, along with the words "What's the difference between a Klan hood and a MAGA hat? The Klan hood was made in America."
5-Alarm Fire Causes Severe Damage At Egg Farm In Kankakee CountyMussman's Back Acres egg farm, located in Kankakee County, reported a chicken coop fire around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday. Mussman's is a wholesale egg distribution facility.
Missing Retired Teacher Last Seen SundayThe sudden disappearance of retired high school teacher Daniel Jarski last weekend has sparked massive search efforts.
Man Charged With Concealing Homicide Of Bartender Kaitlyn KearnsJeremy Boshears, 32, has been charged with a felony count of concealing a homicidal death in the shooting death of 24-year-old Kaitlyn Kearns.
Missing Bartender Kaitlyn Kearns Found Shot To Death In Kankakee CountyKaitlyn Kearns, of Mokena, was reported missing Tuesday. She was last seen alive leaving her job tending bar in Joliet early Monday.
Stolen Lincoln Sculpture Of Lincoln's Hand Returned To Kankakee MuseumKankakee sculptor George Grey Barnard had formed the 10-pound plaster hand from a picture of Lincoln before crafting a statue.
Officials Believe Kankakee County Killings May Be ConnectedFour men are dead at two different crime scenes. But police now think they're related.
4 People Shot And Killed In Kankakee CountyDetectives in Kankakee County were investigating four homicides over the weekend in rural Pembroke Township, including a triple homicide Sunday afternoon.
Murder Convict Who Spurred 3-Day Manhunt Sentenced To 107 YearsOn April 1, Kamron Taylor escaped from the Jerome Combs Detention Center after attacking a guard who was making rounds.
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.
Aunt Helped Killer Escape Jail, Kankakee County Authorities Say
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.
Police Believe 'Someone Is Helping' Escaped Kankakee ConvictA massive manhunt continued early Thursday in central Illinois, a day after a 23-year-old convicted killer escaped from a Kankakee County jail by overpowering a guard and donning his uniform.