2 Million Bond For 2nd Murder Suspect in Stewart Death

2 Million Bond For 2nd Murder Suspect in Stewart Death

In Kankakee County Court Friday bond was set at 2 million dollars for a second man charged in the January 1st. hit a run death of 40 year old Anthony Stewart the 2nd.  35 year old Rashagun Hale of Kankakee and 36 year old Warren Thomas Jr. also of Kankakee, are both charged with murder.…Read More »

Six Years for Shooting at a Man

Six Years for Shooting at a Man

A Pembroke Township man will spend the next six years in prison after being sentenced on Friday in Federal Court for taking a shot at another man back in 2017.  32 year old Dennis Hogan had pleaded guilty to firing a semi-automatic weapon at man at the Pembroke Citgo station.Read More »

Two Kilo’s of Coke Recovered

Two Kilo’s of Coke Recovered

KAMEG agents seized two kilo’s of suspected cocaine in a raid last Thursday in Manteno.  Police say a search of 22 year old Zachary Zielinski’s home in the 100 block of Joyce Drive also turned up the makings for LSD and 6 grams of what’s believed to be ketamine.  That’s an anesthetic often used to…Read More »

Missing Kentland Man Found Dead

Missing Kentland Man Found Dead

Newton County Sheriffs police say foul play is not suspected in the death of a Kentland man found along with this bike in a water filled ditch near Bailie Street and County Road 250 west Thursday night.  Police were looking for 68 year old Gary Foster after family reported him missing since giong out to…Read More »

Two Reed Custer Teachers in Court on Sex Charges

Two Reed Custer Teachers in Court on Sex Charges

Two former Reed Custer School District 255 teachers were in Will County Court Thursday, both are facing child sex charges.  28 year old Kevin Macha of Joliet pleaded not guilty to three counts of possession of child pornography.   Meanwhile, a judge Thursday refused to reduce the one million dollar bond for 50 year old Dayna…Read More »

Indiana Supreme Court Hears Cardosi Appeal

Indiana Supreme Court Hears Cardosi Appeal

The Indiana Supreme Court Thursday heard an appeal on behalf of convicted killer Derrick Cardosi.  Cardosi is doing life without parole for the 2016 murders of three people at a home in Sumava Resorts in Newton County, in a robbery gone bad.   Cardosi’s attorney argued text messages between his client and co-conspirator Sabastian Wedding should…Read More »

Collins to be Sentenced Today

Collins to be Sentenced Today

Former Kankakee Valley Park District Executive Director Roy Collins will discover his fate today when he is sentenced in Federal Court in Peoria to charges of wire and mail fraud.  The 48 year old Collins allegedly skimmed cash from the district’s annual BBQ Fest, used district equipment and personnel to make improvements on his property…Read More »

Jasper County Traffic Stop Yields 23 Pounds of Pot

Jasper County Traffic Stop Yields 23 Pounds of Pot

A routine traffic stop for improper lane usage Wednesday on I-65 led to recovery of over 23 pounds of marijuana.  Indiana State Police stopped 34 year old Christopher Anderson four miles north of the Fair Oaks exit.  Police initiated a search of the vehicle after detecting the scent of marijuana coming from inside.  The pot…Read More »

Perzee Steps Down

Perzee Steps Down

Longtime Iroquois County Fair President Marvin Perzee is resigning.  Perzee has held that post since 1972.  He cites health reasons for his departure.Read More »

Avendano Replacement Down to Two

Avendano Replacement Down to Two

Out of a field of 20 applicants, Kankakee Community College officials say the Board of Trustees has whittled the list down to two finalists take over as College president..  They’re identified as Dr. Laurie Chesley of Grand Rapids Michigan and Dr. Michael Boyd of Manteno.  Boyd is currently vice president for instruction and chief academic…Read More »

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