| Nov 1, 2011
| 2:11 PM
A beloved Manteno High School teacher was struck and killed by a car early Tuesday morning while he was jogging on a Kankakee County road, officials said.
Cory Blanchette, 37, who also served as a wrestling coach at the school, was in the southbound...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 10:22 AM
An early-morning house fire in Kankakee County today took the life of a 12-year-old boy and sent his 10-year-old brother and father to the hospital, according to authorities.
Firefighters were called by neighbors to the 100 block of Harvard Street in...
| May 25, 2011
| 4:46 PM
Another wide band of sometimes severe thunderstorms was headed toward the Chicago area tonight, after earlier storms included a tornado touchdown reported in Kankakee County.
The earlier tornado caused damage to buildings, trees and silos in rural...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 9:41 AM
Chicago and the Regional Transportation Authority on Tuesday filed the first of what are expected to be numerous lawsuits brought against other Illinois municipalities and businesses to halt a "tax avoidance kickback scheme'' that is allegedly diverting...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 3:43 PM
Carol Szynal last heard from her ex-husband Gary Brown on Monday, in a text message about how much he was looking forward to a vacation in San Francisco.
A day later, Brown and a woman who shared a West Rogers Park apartment were found stabbed to death...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 8:44 AM
Fall weather will arrive in Chicago this weekend, with cooler temperatures mixing with rain.
After a cloudy start to the day today--with some rain hitting the south part of the region--the sun came out this morning. But things will start changing this...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 1:26 PM
Authorities are trying to determine whether a man found dead in a pickup truck that had gone into a tree is a man reported missing after leaving his South Side job to head home to Kankakee in August.
Richard Roberts, 47, of St. Michael's Drive in...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 7:41 AM
Two Chicago men face federal charges after a police plane spotted nearly 1,500 marijuana plants growing in Kankakee County.
Gerardo Correa, 29, and Jose Haro-Gutierrez, 29, have been charged with possession of more than 1,000 marijuana plants with intent...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 1:35 PM
A male employee in Manteno was shot this afternoon in a company warehouse and police were searching for the gunman who also is believed to be an employee, Kankakee County sheriff's officials said.
Officials received a call about the shooting which they...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 10:07 AM
Police are searching for a man they consider to be armed and dangerous who opened fire at a workplace in Manteno, Ill. Wednesday.
Rene Flores is suspected of shooting another man at a warehouse Wednesday afternoon. Flores fled the scene and the victim...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 9:30 PM
Week 6 – Sept. 24-30
All games 7:30 unless noted.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 27
CHICAGO BIG SHOULDERS
Prosser vs. Mather, 4:15 at Winnemac
CHICAGO GREAT LAKES
Westinghouse vs. Payton, 7:15 at Lane
CHICAGO ILLINI LAND OF LINCOLN
Phillips vs. King, 4:...