New Fire Chief and Local Pork: Weekend News You Missed

Welcome back to the week. Here's what happened in and around Mokena over the last few days.

Weekends are slow days across the Internet, as readers selfishly spend time with their friends, families and other loved ones rather than continually re-check their favorite sites.

But the news doesn't stop, so here are a few of the stories you might have missed over the last few days.

Howard Stephens will assume chief's duties after the retirement of Chief Ted Golden, who served the for 32 years.

A new bill sponsored by Sen. Maggie Crotty in memory of late Lincoln-Way teen , would mandate stiffer penalties for speeders in certain situations. Weigh in on the law.

See how Mokena's own stacked up against barbecue joints in Frankfort and New Lenox.

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