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Water rescue crews will return to the Kankakee River Saturday to try to find the body of a man who drowned, officials said. Police said the man was with a group of people who were all wading in the water in Wilmington late Friday night when the
Rish's boyfriend, a small-time drug dealer named Danny Edwards, lured Small from his home and buried him alive inside a plywood box as part of a bizarre plot that targeted the scion of one of Kankakee's wealthiest and most well-connected families.
Wilmington police are investigating a deadly boating accident on the Kankakee River. Rescue crews were called to the river near Kelly Road and Phillips Road around 9:30 p.m...An investigation is underway to determine the cause of the accident.
But a flock of a hundred or more white gulls that lived in the same area as late as Christmastime has disappeared, apparently having moved on to warmer climes. Dave Gathman/Sun-Times Media The dam battle is worse than an ugly divorce. When the dam
Monstrous chunks of ice some the size of a car threatened to damage or flood homes along the banks of the Kankakee River, but emergency officials say a water siphon system and the recent gradually warmer weather prevented the river from wreaking
Nature will be at the height of autumn color this month, and Kankakee River Valley Forest Preserve District nature walks will give the opportunity to enjoy the display, district program director Jean Hurrle said. The Kankakee River Valley Forest
Although it's not likely written into the covenant agreement, owning a set of golf clubs might not be a bad idea for anyone interested in building a house at the recently platted Elks River Estate in Aroma Park. The 11-lot, 7.2-acre subdivision just
I've received many phone calls about the overgrowth of Kankakee parks. The excessive brush often blocks a passerby's view of the area's greatest natural resource the Kankakee River. "We certainly would appreciate it if the [Kankakee Valley] park
The documentary video "Everglades of the North: The Story of the Grand Kankakee Marsh" has been nominated for a Chicago Television Emmy Award by The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Chicago/Midwest Chapter. The video traces the
Jed Hertz, of Kankakee, photographed a Great Blue Heron catching and swallowing a large fish in the Kankakee River at Jeffers Park on the morning of Sept. 19. According to a Illinois Natural History Survey report, the herons can eat prey ranging from