Two Arrested After Apparent Burglary At Mokena Construction SiteCharges were expected against two men arrested Tuesday, after a break-in at a large construction site in southwest suburban Mokena.
Mokena Police Arrest Man For 2011 Hit-And-Run In FloridaRoy Rauch, 58, allegedly struck and killed a bicyclist in Seminole County, Florida in August 2011. Charles Long Jr., 36, was riding his bike the wrong way on a road in Sanford, Florida, when Rauch allegedly struck him with his 2004 Ford pickup truck, and fled the scene.
Lanes Reopened After Crash On I-80 In MokenaAll lanes on Interstate 80 were reopened Sunday afternoon after an earlier crash involving a semi truck Sunday morning in southwest suburban Mokena.
Chicago Area Motorists Pleased By Falling Gas PricesGas prices have been coming down recently and motorists are liking what they see.
Woman Injured In I-80 Crash, Driver Charged With Underage DUIA male under the age of 21 was charged with DUI early Monday after the SUV he was driving collided with a rental truck on I-80, injuring one woman in southwest suburban Mokena.
Mokena Soldier Laid To RestFriends and family of a fallen soldier from Mokena were preparing to say their final goodbyes on Tuesday, when 19-year-old Army Pfc. Aaron Toppen will be laid to rest after he was killed in a friendly fire incident in Afghanistan.
Body Of Mokena Soldier Killed In Afghanistan Returns To Home It's a sad homecoming for an Illinois soldier who was killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan. The body of Army Pfc. Aaron Toppen arrived in his hometown of Mokena.
Funeral Services Set For Mokena Soldier Killed In AfghanistanVisitation will be from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at Parkview Christian Church in Orland Park. The funeral at the church will be Tuesday at 10 a.m.
Mokena Preparing To Honor Soldier Killed In AfghanistanLook around Mokena, population 20,000, and you see lots of yellow ribbons, all in memory of Aaron Toppen.
Elderly Couple Killed In Mokena Blaze IdentifiedFirefighters pulled 81-year-old Edwin Pauls and 80-year-old Arline Pauls from the burning home after a neighbor called 911 when he awoke to find the home already engulfed in heavy flames and smoke.
Elderly Couple Dies In Mokena House FireCrews were called to the home around 3:20 a.m. Neighbor George Spear said he was awakened by the crackling and popping sounds coming from the burning home.
Soldier From Mokena Among Five Killed By Apparent Friendly Fire A 19-year-old soldier from Mokena was among five American troops killed in an apparent coalition airstrike and friendly fire incident in southern Afghanistan, his sister told the Chicago Sun-Times.