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Kankakee man arrested on weapons charges

KANKAKEE – A Kankakee felon was arrested on Monday on weapons charges by the Kankakee Area Metropolitan Enforcement Group.   They say they executed a search warrant for the home of  26-year-old Nelson J. Brown.  During the search, authorities allegedly found a 9mm handgun.  Brown was

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IDPH reports over 60 new COVID-19 deaths

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health announced 715 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in the state, with 64 additional deaths. The IDPH is currently reported a total of 138,540 cases since the pandemic began, with 6,770 deaths. Dr. Ezike of the Illinois Department of

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Peru to re-open Splash Field Monday

PERU – The Washington Park splash play area is set to open Monday in Peru.   The city announced Tuesday that Splash Field will be open with restrictions after the state moves to Phase Four of the re-open Illinois plan.   The baseball themed water entertainment area first opened in 2018.

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