In a list of the 30 most populous counties in Illinois, Kankakee County ranked No. 15 for the rate of abortions performed there in 2017, according to an Illinois Department of Public Health report issued in December, which tracks abortions performed on an annual basis.
Kankakee County accounted for 152 of the 39,329 abortions performed statewide in 2017, according to an Illinois Department of Public Health report issued in December, which tracks abortions performed on an annual basis.
Prosecution this past summer under a Gov. Pat Quinn-era revised eavesdropping law that placed a teenage Manteno Middle School student at the center of an international media storm ended in dismissal this week.
The Kankakee Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) recorded the 27th highest foreclosure rate for Illinois MSAs during the first quarter of the year, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.
As Illinois prepares its efforts to attract Amazon's second headquarters, Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee) and Kankakee County Board Chairman Andy Wheeler are pushing on a local level for Kankakee to feature in the state’s proposal, according to a press release.