Week in Review: Cold Murder Case Closes and Home Invasion

In the past week, you may have missed stories about a judge trying to order a Patch editor to divulge a source, Metra pressure, unpaid tolls, ongoing court cases and more in Mokena and nearby.


Mokena Man Pleads to 2001 Joliet Murder, Gets 10 Years
Marcus Jones, 32, was taken into custody nearly 11 years after gunning down a 20-year-old Joliet man.

Armed Suspects Invade a Frankfort Home (UPDATE)
One suspect was armed with a knife and another was believed to be armed with a firearm.

Judge Orders Patch Editor to Reveal Confidential Source
A Will County judge gave Patch editor Joe Hosey 21 days to turn over police reports and reveal who leaked them in connection with a brutal double murder in Joliet.

Remaining Metra Board Members Pressured to Resign
Four Cook County commissioners want the resignation of the remaining three Metra board members.

Mug Shot Gallery: Lincoln-Way Arrests, Aug. 21-27
See who got arrested this week in the Lincoln-Way communities.

ShareFest 2013 Promotes 30 Days of Service
ShareFest 2013 promotes 11 Days of Giving and a total of 30 Days of Service throughout the month of September.

Frankfort Biz Racks Up Highest Tollway Fines in State
The Illinois Tollway has released a list of its "Super Scofflaws," those who owe more than $1,000 in tolls.

Which Restaurants in L-W Have a Good Gluten-Free Menu?
Patch asked Facebook fans to share which restaurants in the Lincoln-Way area have the best gluten-free menu.

GOP Board Boss Moustis’ Daughter Short $515 to Leave Jail
One of Will County Board Republican Chairman Jim Mousitis' children needs $515 to bond out of jail but says she doesn't have it.


Eight Tips for Throwing a Safe Summer BBQ

We are open Labor Day

Boot Scootin' Pairs' Dancers

Lincoln-Way East Varsity Boys Golf - Season Preview

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