Week in Review: Woman Jumps from LaGrange Bridge and Al Filan Remembered

Stories about HVAC service, Drew Peterson's former attorney dropping a lawsuit against Patch, residential burglaries and more in Mokena and nearby.


Woman Jumped from LaGrange Bridge Onto I80: Police
No charges are pending against a woman who jumped from the I80 overpass Saturday afternoon.

Brother Rice's Al Filan Remembered as Energetic and Supportive
He was all catchphrases and caring. Those who knew his cantankerous ways say he took genuine interest in helping his students and athletes.

Maertin Heating and Cooling Wins Our Best HVAC Service in Mokena Poll
Allegiance HVAC came from behind to take second and C&J Heating and Cooling came in third.

Burglars Hit 6 Frankfort Homes Monday
The Frankfort police said there were six burglaries on the southeast end of town Monday.

Al Filan Remembered by Brother Rice and Community Online
Brother Rice teacher Al Filan was found dead Tuesday in Orland Park. Here are a few thoughts and memories shared by those who knew him on social media.

Former Drew Peterson Lawyer Drops Lawsuit Against Patch
The lawsuit filed by attorney Joel Brodsky named Patch editor Joe Hosey, the Chicago Tribune and another former Peterson lawyer among others.

New Lenox Cops Investigating Bank Fraud
A local man was victimized in a bank fraud.


Top Shelf Tuesdays

Can prayer be helpful during the "cold and flu season"?

The Effects of a Cheat Meal (or two)

The Challengers still need your support!

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