| Oct 17, 2011
| 3:55 PM
The WGNtv.com Boo-tiful Babies Photo Contest ("Contest") starts at 5:00am (CT) on Tuesday, October 18, 2011, and ends at 2pm (CT) on Tuesday, November 1, 2011, ("Contest Period"). The Sponsors of this Contest are George Street Photo and Video, 4314...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 7:43 AM
A passenger was killed Sunday night in a Kankakee County crash that also seriously injured the driver of the car and a Kankakee County sheriff's police corporal in his squad car, Illinois State Police said.
The crash happened at about 8 p.m. at the...
| 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...
| 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:...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 4:36 PM
WASHINGTON — An announcement today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture means farmers in the entire state of Illinois are now eligible to apply for emergency assistance because of the drought.
Fourteen more counties in the state were designated by...