Police are investigating after nine overdoses were reported this past weekend --- three of which were fatal.
“This is the first time we’ve had several cases in a short period of time,” Coroner Bob Gessner said. “I have been concerned about this happening here for a long time."
Authorities have identified the Bradley police officer who was killed in a hotel shooting last night as 49-year-old Marlene Rittmanic of Kankakee.
Brittani Bury, 31, of Kankakee has spent more than 200 days at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
After 200 days in the hospital, A Kankakee woman is celebrating being home for the holidays.
An Illinois woman is celebrating being home for the holidays.
The shootings happened at Tipsys' Tap in Berwyn and a bar on North Schuyler in Kankakee.
A Kankakee man was charged Thursday in connection with a shooting in Ford Heights.
Colder weather does not really return until Friday, when Chicago's daily high temperature will only reach 44 degrees.
Neelie Panozzo has chosen to fight the mandate, and is one of six nurses suing Riverside Healthcare in Kankakee, Illinois after being told she would be fired for not receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.
A Christian school in northeastern Illinois that declined to enforce a mask mandate has lost state recognition but will seek accreditation in other ways, a newspaper reported.
On September 1, the average high is 80° and the average low is 62°. By November 30, the average high will be 42° and the average low will be 29°.
Two people are dead and one person is hurt after a shooting occurred outside the Kankakee County Courthouse.
Two men were killed and another was seriously injured in a shooting caused by "internal gang conflict" outside the Kankakee County Courthouse on Thursday morning, according to the Kankakee Police Department.
Witnesses who saw the shooting unfold describe what they saw.
The shooting occurred around 9:15 a.m. at the south side entrance of the courthouse near the detention center.
FOX 32's Dane Placko reports...
DANGEROUS HEAT: Hot and humid conditions continue in the Chicago area on Wednesday, especially south of I-80 where a Heat Advisory is in effect. Expect temperatures to feel like it's close to 110 degrees.
LIGHTNING & THUNDER: Storms are heading towards the Chicago area this evening. The areas most likely to get hit are suburbs west of Chicago including Elgin, Aurora, Joliet and Kankakee. Communities along the lakefront could be impacted as well.
A Kankakee man is facing felony charges for possession of child pornography.