| Jul 21, 2014
| 10:08 AM
Authorities are investigating if a man with a history of lewd behavior is wanted in connection with other incidents after the man was arrested for fondling himself in front of two young girls near a south suburban Harvey grade school.
Guas G. Sweiss,...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:47 PM
The body of a man was pulled from the Cal-Sag Channel today after a boating accident days after the body of another man and woman were found in the water, officials said.
The 39-year-old man from Orland Park was pronounced dead at 12:50 p.m. when his...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 2:25 PM
A man and a woman whose bodies were pulled from he Cal-Sag Channel Friday night after a boating accident have been identified, officials said Sunday.
Autopsies today determined the woman, 40-year-old Viengsavnh Bielarz, of the 9200 block of West 140th...
| 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...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:49 AM
A 50-year-old Oak Forest woman accused of ramming two Mokena squad cars and nearly hitting two police officers while fleeing into Orland Park and Tinley Park has been charged with three felonies in Will County and DUI/drugs in DeKalb County, where she was...
| 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 25, 2014
| 4:54 PM
Orland Park police touted a reduction in crime in its 2013 annual report, but it also drew attention to a statistic that jumped 3,450 percent in two years: the number of people police brought to hospitals or mental health facilities for evaluation for...
| 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 22, 2014
| 11:04 PM
Orland Park trustees put a decision on prohibiting the sale of pets from commercial breeders on hold, saying they want additional time to consider their options.
"I don't see any point in rushing this because we want to get it right," Trustee Pat Gira...
| 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...