- Fletcher watches son play big-time baseball at Illinois Updated: May-28-15 6:35 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - As he spent his second season at Kankakee Community College, Casey Fletcher was about a day away from accepting the best offer he had to keep playing baseball - at Morehead State in Kentucky.
- Team of volunteers to help with Kankakee River emergencies Updated: May-26-15 5:08 am
KANKAKEE, Illinois - The police department in Kankakee has organized a 13-member volunteer Kankakee River emergency response team.
- Kankakee deputies hired to provide pipeline security Updated: May-20-15 5:10 am
KANKAKEE, Illinois - Four Kankakee County Sheriff's police deputies who were laid off early this year are back at work guarding a pipeline project.
- Ex-church deacon sentenced impregnating mentally ill teen Updated: May-19-15 3:36 am
KANKAKEE, Illinois - A former Kankakee church deacon has been sentenced to seven years in prison for impregnating an 18-year-old mentally disabled woman.
- Kankakee paint roller company expanding, to add 40 new jobs Updated: May-18-15 8:49 am
KANKAKEE, Illinois - A Kankakee company that makes painting tools is expanding its facility and adding jobs.
- EXCHANGE: High school students begin downtown mural Updated: May-18-15 5:05 am
MANTENO, Illinois - Inspired by a street art mural in New York City, an advanced art class at Manteno High School is bringing that aesthetic to the quaint downtown of their hometown.
- Kankakee inmate who escaped last month sentenced for murder Updated: May-11-15 10:43 pm
KANKAKEE, Illinois - A Kankakee County jail inmate who escaped last month and was captured three days later was sentenced Monday to more than a century in prison for a 2013 murder.
- EXCHANGE: Old school razors making a comeback Updated: May-03-15 2:13 pm
MANTENO, Illinois - Most guys would consider shaving nothing more than a daily inconvenience. Others opt for beards just to avoid the whole skin-scraping process.