- Kankakee 'rent-a-cell' program saves jail $2.6M Updated: Jul-30-15 4:34 am
KANKAKEE, Illinois - A report says inmates from outside Kankakee County are saving the jail $2.6 million this year.
- Kankakee man gets 5-year sentence in marijuana-growing case Updated: Jul-28-15 4:06 am
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - A 38-year-old Kankakee man has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for growing marijuana plants with the intent to distribute them.
- 12-year-old Kankakee boy charged with arson in store fire Updated: Jul-23-15 9:14 am
KANKAKEE, Illinois - Authorities say a 12-year-old Kankakee boy is charged with arson in a fire at a Family Dollar store earlier this month.
- Woman convicted in 1987 kidnapping, murder wants new trial Updated: Jul-18-15 4:04 am
KANKAKEE, Illinois - A woman serving a life sentence for participating in the 1987 kidnapping and murder of the heir to an Illinois media company fortune is seeking a new trial.