Kankakee, Illinois news
The 47-year-old man and a 30-year-old man were in a Chevrolet pickup truck that was struck head on by a Toyota Camry on Tuesday in Will County, according to Illinois State Police.
As of Thursday, law enforcement officials have not provided any information about the events that apparently led to the arrest of a former member of the Tri-County Auto Theft Task Force.
Career opportunities for plant scientists include managing land for agencies on the county, state and federal level that do land restoration work, according to Andy Neill, vice president of the Kankakee Torrent Chapter and biology professor at Joliet Junior College.
The chief judge in Kankakee County weighing the SAFE-T Act lawsuit case had concluded the "appropriateness of bail rests with the authority of the court and may not be determined by legislative fiat."
All northbound lanes of Interstate 55 were closed for the investigation of the semitrailer crash at Kankakee River Bridge until about 1 p.m. on Friday, according to Illinois State Police.
A former assistant warden at Stateville prison in Crest Hill was investigated by Illinois State Police over allegations of sexually abusing Illinois Department of Corrections staff, police said.
A Custer Park man stands charged in Will County with concealing the death of a 44-year-old man who died from a methamphetamine intoxication by dumping his body in a wooded area in Kankakee County.
Illinois Supreme Court has taken 58 cases from prosecutors across the state that challenge the SAFE-T Act and consolidated them to one case filed by a Kankakee County state's attorney.
An attorney for a Will County Public Defender's Office investigator charged with reckless homicide over a fiery crash in Joliet is seeking a special prosecutor to handle the case. A judge outside Will County is also presiding over the case.
Tom Boerman, 35, from the Netherlands, stopped overnight in DeKalb during his quest to walk around the world and to raise money for schools in Nepal. "This journey has taught me that there’s always an adventure around the corner," Boerman said.
A Momence woman has been charged in Will County with multiple counts of sexual assault and sexual abuse dating back to 2017 and 2018, court records show.