Mokena, Illinois news
Prosecutors are seeking forfeiture of accounts they alleged were used by a Mokena man in a money laundering scheme involving unemployment benefits. The man is also charged with unlawfully obtaining proprietary data from his former employer.
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The New Lenox Township supervisor was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence in Homer Glen.
Question: Would you propose any changes to the curriculum? If so, what? Answer: Our most recent district and school level report cards indicate a large portion of students are not meeting grade level expectations in ELA and Math. Read Kelli MacMillan's questionnaire here
Question: What is your assessment of how Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is handled in your school district? Answer: I believe our school district is trying to promote positive changes with respect to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Read Amanda Montgomery's questionnaire here
A jury found a woman guilty of breaking into her 78-year-old mother-in-law’s bedroom at a Mokena residence and striking her several times.
Question: Why are you running for office? Answer: I want to give back to my community and work to ensure that the children of Mokena continue to have access to excellent schools. Read Tom Freyer's full election questionnaire here.
Some snow was expected to fall in areas south of Interstate 80 and east of Interstate 57 between 2 and 7 p.m., with up to an inch of accumulation, National Weather Service meteorologist Zachary Yack said.
Will County prosecutors are seeking forfeiture of a vehicle belonging to Sean Fahy, 36, of Mokena, who’s charged with stalking, burglary and other offenses. Prosecutors alleged Fahy planted tracking devices on the victim’s vehicle.
An indictment filed last week alleged the Mokena couple failed to report the misused funds from a Paycheck Protection Program loan as income to the Illinois Department of Revenue and failed to pay taxes on it.
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.