| Jun 27, 2011
| 5:00 PM
The wife of imprisoned former Governor George Ryan has been in the hospital since Friday and is in "grave" condition, according to Ryan's lawyer.
Lura Lynn Ryan, who was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer, is in Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 12:19 PM
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| Aug 5, 2011
| 1:43 PM
A 43-year-old Kankakee County man has died after a single-car crash earlier this week near Momence, Illinois State Police said today.
Lamont Watson of St. Anne was driving alone northbound on 12000 East Road in a 1997 Buick LeSabre about 11:10 p.m....
| Aug 21, 2011
Dozens of companies doing business in the Chicago area are routing their sales through small outlying municipalities with low sales tax rates, siphoning tens of millions of dollars from city and suburban taxing districts.
These companies, ranging from...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 7:00 AM
5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Greg Jarrett
6:09 a.m. Yesterday Greg Jarrett heard from renegade Illinois Tollway Board member Bill Morris, who opposes the proposed 87% fare hike and supports a more modest increase. Today, he’ll speak with Kristi Lafleur,...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 6:30 PM
Two Otto Township firefighters were injured this afternoon when the truck they were riding in overturned during a crash on Route 45 in Kankakee County, officials said.
Shortly after 2 p.m., an Otto Township fire truck was southbound on Route 45/52 near...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 10:10 AM
The National Weather Service this morning issued a hazardous weather outlook for the Chicago area and other parts of Illinois that warns of strong to severe thunderstorms that could produce isolated tornadoes.
The storms are coming in two waves.
| Aug 26, 2011
It can take years for people with cerebral palsy, autism, schizophrenia or Down syndrome to find trusted physicians to oversee their health. Now, families and advocates say, those medical relationships are being threatened as Illinois rolls out a new...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 10:45 PM
A Calumet City man was killed when his motorcycle crashed into the rear of a stopped car in Kankakee County, state police said.
The motorcyclist's passenger was also injured, but not critically, authorities said.
Killed was Anthony J. Perry, 54,...
| 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...