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Report: ‘Tragic incident’ that killed Mokena resident ‘was avoidable’

by Jon DePaolis, Contributing Editor News, Breaking
Central Command confirms friendly fire

Nearly three months after an operation in Afghanistan resulted in the deaths of five U.S. soldiers — including Lincoln-Way East graduate and Mokena resident Pvt. Aaron Toppen —...

Fire breaks out in Mokena home, no injuries

by Staff Report News, Breaking

The Mokena Fire Protection District (MFPD) responded to a residential structure fire at about 3:53 a.m. Friday, July 18 in the 1900 block of Anna Street.

Three minutes after notification, fire crews...

Mokena couple killed in early morning blaze identified

by Will O'Brien, Editor News, Breaking

The Mokena couple who died in a house fire Wednesday, June 11, has been identified.

Edwin L. Pauls, 81, and Arline R. Pauls, 80, both of Mokena, were pronounced dead at 4:48 a.m. Wednesday, June 11, in the 9400 block of Magnolia...