Broken Rail Leads To More Concerns About Metra Railroad Crossings In MokenaMokena's mayor said the gates did what they were supposed to do when there is a broken rail, but drivers want to know why it seems to keep happening despite the very public outcry about safety.
New Metra Concerns In Mokena When Railroad Crossing Arms MalfunctionFor months drivers in south suburban Mokena have raised concerns about their safety at railroad crossings. First the crossing arm was not going down as well as several other issues CBS 2 documented over the last several months. Now the crossing arms are not going up.
Mokena Metra Train Crossing Still Concerning, Local Businesses SayThere's growing concern about the Mokena train crossing CBS 2's been following for months, as nearby businesses say close calls with cars are happening far too often.
Questions For Metra: Mokena Safety Gate Lowers After Train Arrives"The actual arms did not go down till that train was half way through that street."
Near Misses At Metra Crossing In Mokena To Take Spotlight At Citizen Advisory Board MeetingMetra’s citizen advisory board will discuss malfunctioning crossing gates in south suburban Mokena, after several near misses in November.
Metra Says Problem With Malfunctioning Safety Bar More Significant Than Originally ThoughtMetra officials say a the problem was more significant than first thought after a safety bar separating traffic from an oncoming train in Mokena malfunctioned for hours.
Multiple Close Calls After Metra Engineer Failed To Report Crossing Gate Issue In MokenaMetra officials say there were multiple near-hits between cars and trains on Nov. 9 after an engineer failed to report the first incident.
Train Crossing Warning Signal Failure In West BeverlyDrivers got quite a scare at a Southwest Side railroad crossing when a freight train rolled through with no warning on Dec. 28.
Metra Train Nearly Hits Cars In Mokena After Crossing Gates Fail To Warn DriversA Metra train nearly hit at least three cars at a crossing in south suburban Mokena last month, after the crossing gates failed to warn drivers of the oncoming train.
Mokena Man Tried To Pull Over Vehicles: PoliceA man was charged with running from police after he was seen using “police-type lights” in an effort to pull over vehicles early Thursday in west suburban Riverside.
Person Of Interest In Custody In Slaying Of Mokena BartenderKaitlyn Kearns was found dead inside her 1996 Jeep Cherokee late Wednesday night, in rural Kankakee County. She had been shot in the head.
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.