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Two Hurt, Camper Overturns In Mokena Crash

A Mitsubishi traveling westbound on I-80, about three miles west of Illinois Route 45, lost control after the car blew a tire and struck a Dodge pickup truck pulling a camper about 10:26 p.m.

10/16/2013

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Two Killed In I-80 Motorcycle Crash

A man and a woman, riding together on a speeding motorcycle, were killed Monday when their motorcycle slammed into the back of a semi truck on Interstate 80 near Mokena.

07/15/2013

Donald Walsh (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Suspended Frankfort Cop Facing New Burglary Charge

Donald Walsh was initially charged with domestic battery and aggravated domestic battery in July after Mokena police arrested him for allegedly beating his ex-girlfriend at her home. This week, a Will County grand jury indicted Walsh on a residential burglary charge, for which he was arraigned on Friday.

05/03/2013

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Metra Rock Island Line Resumes Normal Schedule After Train Hits Pedestrian

Trains on Metra’s Rock Island Line were back on a normal schedule Monday afternoon, hours after an inbound train from Joliet it a pedestrian near New Lenox.

04/01/2013

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Burglar Helps Self To Cake, Watches TV, Turns On Tree Lights

A would be burglar with a bit of the holiday spirit is now behind bars

12/20/2012

Sean and Lisa Flynn say this fence in their back yard is necessary to keep their son safe. (CBS)

Parents Of Boy With Autism, Neighbors In Fight Over Fence

A Mokena family has fallen afoul of its homeowners association over a fence. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

08/17/2012

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Tinley Park Reconsiders Watering Ban; New Lenox And Mokena Could Follow Suit

The village of Tinley Park has reconsidered a possible full outdoor watering ban, after getting some rain overnight.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2012

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Metra Trains Stopped For Incident With Vehicle

Two Metra trains are stopped Wednesday night for an incident involving a train and an automobile.

06/13/2012

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Man Caught Walking Around With No Pants On Twice In One Day

Police caught a man from south suburban Mokena walking around with no pants on twice in one day this week.

CBS Chicago–04/26/2012

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Ex-Wife Of Former Bulls Player Charged With Battering Their Child

The ex-wife of former Bull Eddy Curry has been charged with aggravated battery of a child.

04/11/2012

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Aurora Man Charged With Having Sex With Girl, 13

An Aurora man has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a child after Mokena police discovered them in a car parked at Buske Park, police said.

11/29/2011

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Environmental Cleanup Company Accused Of Endangering Employees

A Will County company that specializes in environmental cleanup is accused of endangering its employees.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2011

Joseph E. Slattery is charged with aggravated DUI. (Will County Sheriff's Office)

DUI Charges In Crash That Killed 2 Elderly Women

A southwest suburban man is being held on $350,000 bond, charged with aggravated DUI for his role in a crash that left two elderly northwest suburban women dead Sunday night.

08/29/2011

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Two Chicago Area Hospitals Agree On Merger

Officials for two Chicago area hospital systems say they’ve signed an agreement to merge, paving the way to create Illinois’ largest Catholic-owned health care system.

07/05/2011

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Autopsy: Mokena Area Murder Victim Was Beaten

A man found slain in unincorporated Mokena earlier this week was beaten to death, an autopsy showed.

CBS Chicago–06/16/2011

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Man, 59, Found Slain In Unincorporated Mokena

Police are trying to find out who killed a 59-year-old southwest suburban man whose body was found in his home after a burglary.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2011

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Board Member: School District Will Rank Last In Spending Per Pupil

The southwest suburban Mokena School District 159 board elected new officers at a special meeting last week, but the district’s old problems cropped up, too.

05/07/2011

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Teen Gets 40 Years For Killing 4-Year-Old Half Sister

A teenager from Mokena who admitted to slitting the throat of his 4-year-old half sister was sentenced to 40 years in prison on Thursday.

CBS Chicago–04/14/2011

Scott Rossow (Photo Credit: Joliet Police)

High-Speed DUI Offender Gets 13 Years

A southwest suburban man, who was driving drunk at over 100 mph when he caused a crash that killed two passengers in his car, was sentenced Thursday to 13 years in prison.

03/31/2011

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Injured Boy’s Parents Sue Baseball Bat Maker

A couple has sued the maker of the metal bat, after their son suffered a brain injury from being struck by a baseball hit off one of the bats.

12/07/2010

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