Nonprofit Build-A-Bed-Kankakee, Assembles Furniture Items For Needy Children In IllinoisThose who need beds register online on Sleep in Heavenly Peace's website.
South Holland Firefighter Dylan Cunningham Dies In Training Accident In KankakeeCunningham, 29, of Thornton, was diving during a training exercise at Haigh Quarry in Kankakee around 9:30 p.m. when he ended up in "critical distress."
Shapiro Developmental Center In Kankakee, Which Saw COVID-19 Outbreak Early In Pandemic, Now Sees New SpikeIt was one of the first big warning signs of how quickly COVID-19 could spread - an outbreak at a state run developmental center in Kankakee. On Tuesday, a new spike in cases was reported there.
Bears Hall of Famer Mike Singletary Helps Spread Word On Free COVID-19 Testing For Underserved Communities In Chicago AreaSingletary is helping the “Minority and Rural Health Coronavirus Study,” which seeks to understand why COVID-19 is disproportionally affecting minorities and underserved communities in Chicago and across the nation, spread the word about free COVID-19 tests in Chicago and Kankakee.
Video Shows Car Blow Stop Light, Crash Into Kankakee River Before Police Quickly Swarm AreaA body has been found in a car that crashed through a guard rail and into the Kankakee River, according to the Kankakee Fire Chief.
Recovery Mission After For 2 Fishermen Disappear On Kankakee RiverA search was under way on the Kankakee River late Thursday afternoon for two fishermen.
National Guard Heads To Park Forest, Kankakee To Help With COVID-19 OutbreakStarting as early as Saturday, ten members of the National Guard will be at Ludeman at all times, operating their five check points where temperatures are taken and questionnaires are filled out.
Shapiro Developmental Center Has More COVID-19 Cases Than Any Illinois Health FacilityNo Illinois health facility has more cases of COVID-19 than the Shapiro Developmental Center in Kankakee.
Families Angry Over Handling Of COVID-19 Outbreak At Adult Care FacilityIn Kankakee County, COVID-19 cases are starting to grow at a state-run adult care facility, and families are growing angry. Some feel lives were put in jeopardy.
Kankakee Advocates In Springfield For Law Banning Local Officials From Shutting Down Lemonade StandsA Kankakee girl took her fight to Springfield on Tuesday to help kids sell lemonade.
Woman, 2 Daughters Leave Kankakee For Honduras After Partner Is DeportedAn Illinois mother decided to leave the country to stay with her partner and keep most of her family together – even though it has meant moving to the slums of Honduras.
After Racist Taunts At Girls' Basketball Game, Catholic School In Elgin Disciplines Those Involved And Reiterates Commitment To KindnessA Catholic high school in Elgin said Thursday that it has disciplined the students who hurled racist and body-shaming taunts during a girls’ basketball game.
High School Teacher Arrested For Allegedly Speaking To A Student InappropriatelyThe school removed the worker, placed him on leave and called police. Officials said that employee was arrested because of how he spoke to the student.
Sour News For Kankakee Lemonade Stand: New Water, Sewer Bills For Nearly $1,000"Why didn't they say all this in the beginning when everybody was trying to help me? And how am I going to do this now?"
Kankakee Lemonade Stand Is Back In BusinessA member of the Kankakee County Board is proposing a law to that would make it possible for young lemonade stand operators like Hayli to stay in business without going through the local government bureaucracy.