Kankakee Man Killed By Train

Kankakee Man Killed By Train

A man was struck and killed by a Northbound Amtrak passenger train last night in Kankakee.  The Kankakee County Coroner’s office identifies the victim as 32 year old Rubin Rosas Jr.  It happened about 8:30 Sunday night near Schuyler on the tracks between Willow and Sycamore.  The train was heading from Carbondale to Chicago.  No…Read More »

Details Few in Momence Shooting

Details Few in Momence Shooting

Momence police are providing little detail about a shooting Saturday night about 9:30 in the 200 block of 6th Street.  Police says when they arrived on the scene the victim had already relocated to a restaurant parking lot where he was taken by ambulance to a Kankakee hospital.  All Momence police are saying now is that…Read More »

Bond Set for Man Charged with Attempted Murder

Bond Set for Man Charged with Attempted Murder

Bond has been set at 750,000 dollars for a Kankakee man charged with attempted first degree murder and aggravated domestic battery.   Prosecutors say 35 year old Ronald Comage allegedly stabbed his girlfriend at a home on South Evergreen last Thursday then crashed his car into a construction sign near the city police station before surrendered…Read More »

Vigil Held for Missing Grant Park Man

Vigil Held for Missing Grant Park Man

A candlelight vigil was held for a missing rural Grant Park man over the weekend.  Friends, family and former co-workers of 62 year old Dan Jarski gathered at Andrew High School in Orland Hills on a cold Saturday evening to remember the retired teacher who was the subject of an intense search at the Kankakee…Read More »

Woman Dies In Kankakee Senior Housing Complex Fire

Woman Dies In Kankakee Senior Housing Complex Fire

A fire last night at the 3 story Kankakee Commons Senior Living Center in the 100 block of West Mertens claimed the life of a resident and forced the evacuation of one wing of the complex.  The woman who died was a 78 year old whose name is being withheld pending notification of family.  A…Read More »

Two Hurt in Kankakee Fire

Two Hurt in Kankakee Fire

There was a fire last night at the 3 story Kankakee Kommons Senior living Center in the 100 block of west Mertens.  The fire forced the evacuation of one wing of the complex.  Kankakee fire saying the flames were contained a second story unit. Damage is estimated at 70,000 dollars, the cause is believed to…Read More »

Three Airlifted after Crash

Three Airlifted after Crash

We have more now on an accident Wednesday afternoon on Rt. 24 in Iroquois County.  Illinois State police say a vehicle driven by 70 year old Patricia Allford of Sheldon was eastbound on 24 when she attempted to pass a semi near 3100 East and struck a westbound GMC Van head on.  Both vehicles then…Read More »

Arrested While Wearing Ankle Bracelet

Arrested While Wearing Ankle Bracelet

Bond has been set at half a million dollars for a Braidwood man arrested for possession of 119 grams of marijuana this week while on parole and wearing a home confinement ankle bracelet.  Braidwood police say 28 year old Ronnie Seehafer was taken into custody after they received several tips about a drug deal going…Read More »

Bradley Needs Finance Director

Bradley Needs Finance Director

Bradley needs a new finance director.  Brian Patroska, who took the job less than a year ago, has resigned effective October 26th.  The Daily Journal reports Patroska is leaving his 99,000 dollar a year job to take a financial position just 5 minutes from his Lemont home.  Mayor Bruce Adams says he hopes to have…Read More »

Gummy Bear Buzz

Gummy Bear Buzz

In a letter to parents Wednesday, Kankakee High School Principle, George Harris, says police were called to the school yesterday after a student allegedly handed out marijuana laced gummy bears to friends sitting at his table during morning classes. There was no mention of the student’s fate nor do we know if any of his…Read More »

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