Election Surprises, Armed Robberies and Heroin Overdoses: 10 Most-Read Stories in January
From crime to politics, January was an eventful month in and around Mokena.
The south suburbs had an eventful month in January and much of that excitement involved Mokena. From Mayor Joe Werner's decision not to run for re-election to a traffic stop that led to the discovery of a man overdosing on heroin, we review the stories that were most-read on Mokena Patch during the past month.
You'll have to wait if you are used to filing your annual tax return at the earliest possible date ... to read more, click here.
Do you know how many drinks you can have before you're in danger of getting a drunken driving violation? ... to read more, click here.
The Will County State's Attorney on Jan. 7 declined to file formal possession charges against Michael S. Matela, of Frankfort, after Mokena police performed a traffic stop on the car he was driving and discovered a man suffering from a heroin overdose in the car’s passenger seat ... to read more, click here.
Every week we'll show some of the mug shots of people arrested in New Lenox, Mokena and Frankfort ... to read more, click here.
The family of a 15-year-old girl missing since Sunday is turning to social media in the hopes of locating her ... to read more, click here.
A Palos Hills police lieutenant remains hospitalized after wrestling with a wanted man who escaped from a downtown Chicago correctional center in December ... to read more, click here.
Three and a half years after he was punched into a coma outside a Mokena bar, Eric Bartels sat propped in a wheelchair in a crowded Joliet courtroom ... to read more, click here.
Details of the Tinley Park armed robbery that spilled over into New Lenox last night continue to unfold ... to read more, click here.
Village board incumbents George Metanias, Joe Werner, John Mazzorana and Joe Siwinski will remain on the ballot in April’s election ... to read more, click here.
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