| Jul 10, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Orland Park police say a shoplifter apprehended at Orland Square Mall store with $900 in merchandise attributed her lapse in judgment to maternal instincts.
The 43-year-old Chicago woman allegedly told police she intended to sell the 93 articles of...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Orland Park police are reviewing their severe weather notification policies after some residents questioned why sirens weren't used during last week's storm, said Deputy Chief Thomas Kenealy.
"We didn't have a confirmed tornado, but there was severe...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 6:49 PM
Nearly four months after Allan Kustok was found guilty of first-degree murder, his attorney is using new evidence to call for a retrial.
"This is the type of evidence that absolutely warrants a new trial," defense attorney Richard Beuke said at the Cook...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:59 AM
Road closures and power outages continued Tuesday after heavy storms struck Orland Park Monday evening.
Road closures included 159th Street between Wolf Road and Will Cook Road due to power lines that fell across the road during Monday night's high...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 1:51 PM
University of Chicago Medicine and Orland Park are moving forward on plans for a new outpatient medical care center in the heart of the village's downtown.
After signing a letter of intent outlining plans to bring a 120,000-square-foot medical...
| May 29, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Allan Kustok's attorneys said they needed more time to perform a chemical test on evidence that wasn't considered during his trial before he is sentenced for the 2010 murder of his wife of 34 years, Anita "Jeanie" Kustok.
At the Cook County courthouse...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Orland Park police soon will have a new tool to help curb the rising number of heroin overdoses in the Chicago area.
During a meeting Monday, trustees approved the department's request for $4,000 to train officers and to purchase a drug that reverses the...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Two Orland Park athletes will represent Team Illinois at the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games in New Jersey. Christopher Baumann, 37, and Geoffrey Klimek, 18, are among the 59 athletes in Illinois's delegation to the games, which kick off this weekend....
| May 31, 2014
| 1:38 PM
Cook County officials released a draft of a hazard mitigation plan that will give county and municipal governments access to federal funding for projects to prevent damage from natural disasters.
Officials from some of the 115 municipalities that are...
| May 6, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Tinley Park officials are asking Cook County's Forest Preserve District to approve a land use licensing application for a proposed water pipeline running through its property that would serve nearly a dozen south suburbs.
The pipeline is necessary to...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 3:18 PM
A priest has been reinstated to a parish in the Lakeview neighborhood after an investigation concluded that an allegation of sexual misconduct against him "was unfounded," according to the Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago.
The Rev. Michael W. O'Connell...