Mokena, Illinois news
Authorities are analyzing how a Mokena couple who run Josco Construction Services in Joliet spent the remaining amount of a $1.1 million Paycheck Protection Program loan. Prosecutors alleged they spent more than half of that amount on a residence.
Will County prosecutors are seeking forfeiture of a Mokena residence they alleged was bought with $653,500 from a $1.1 million Paycheck Protection Program loan.
Two Mokena residents have been charged with defrauding $1.1 million from Paycheck Protection Program, which was created to help struggling businesses in the COVID-19 pandemic. They are further charged with using more than half the money to buy a Mokena home.
The Will County coroner identified the 20-year-old woman who died after she was struck by a Metra train in Mokena.
A pedestrian was struck by the train in Mokena on Friday and the Will County Coroner's Office has been called to the scene.
Attorneys for Will County Sheriff's Deputy Ed Goewey plan to argue on Oct. 11 for him to receive a new trial. A jury convicted Goewey of committing disorderly conduct last year at a Mokena Catholic school.
John Greenan, 53, of Orland Park, was identified by the coroner as the man who died after he was struck by a Metra train near 191st Street in Mokena.
Swift, 30, of Mokena will serve the two sentences consecutively for a total of 78 years.
Michael Swift attempted to arrange the contract killings from the Kendall County jail while awaiting trial on a murder charge.
The jury deliberated for roughly two hours before finding Will County Sheriff's Deputy Ed Goewey guilty of the misdemeanor offense of disorderly conduct.
The jury trial against Will County Sheriff's Deputy Ed Goewey began Wednesday and is expected to continue Thursday. Goewey faces a misdemeanor charge over his alleged conduct at a Catholic school in Mokena.
A Mokena man pleaded guilty to murdering his ex-girlfriend in her Ottawa apartment and was sentenced to 53 years in prison.
A Mokena man accused of killing an Ottawa woman appears ready to stand trial for murder — for now, anyway.
One juvenile has been apprehended in connection with the vehicular hijacking that occurred on Tuesday, police said.
Mathew Berry was charged with torturing and punching a a male bichon frise mix dog named Kirby.