| Aug 19, 2014
| 11:27 AM
For the third time, Orland Park Public Library trustees voted Monday night to keep adults' Internet access on library computers unfiltered.
The revote was held after the Illinois Attorney General's Public Access Bureau determined that a previous vote on...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 11:07 AM
A committee of Orland Park trustees Monday endorsed replacing a ban on the sale of commercially bred pets passed in Cook County earlier this year with a local ordinance focusing on disclosure requirements.
The village began considering the issue in...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 2:48 PM
The Illinois attorney general's office has directed the Orland Park Public Library board to revote on public access to online pornography and several other policy changes approved and at a March meeting.
The Attorney General's Public Access Bureau found...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 6:17 PM
An Orland Park townhome association amended its bylaws to prohibit unit owners from renting their units because one man’s potential tenants were black, the Illinois attorney general’s office alleges in a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Cook...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 4:51 AM
More than three years after a break-in at an Orland Park grocery store, police have made an arrest.
Orland Park police responded to an alarm at the Bab Al Hara grocery store at 15840 S. Wolf Road at 1:42 a.m. May 10, 2011, and found the glass front door...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Cook County biologists got the chance to study a type of wildlife rarely spotted in the Chicago area when a fisherman in Orland Park found a surprise wriggling at the end of his line: a two-and-a-half-foot long, five-pound American eel.
It's the third...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 1:11 PM
Entrusting deep feelings to a flimsy envelope and an 8-cent stamp is an act of faith. But that's exactly what A.L. Fragakis did in 1945 when he was in the Navy and mailed two letters to his sweetheart back home in Chicago.
Almost 70 years later, those...
| Oct 30, 2011
India-born Lakshman Adusumilli was a student in the Rush Medical Center graduate program and living with his parents in Orland Park in 1991 when he was charged with attempted murder after allegedly stabbing the mother of his child with a knife and beating...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 2:44 PM
Orland Hills has a library board, but no library. Norwood Park has a paid three-member board with the sole job of overseeing 40 streetlights. And a southern Illinois tuberculosis board has amassed more than $200,000 yet it treats only one patient every...
| Jun 26, 2009
Federal agents on Thursday raided the offices of Crestwood's engineering firm, the latest step in a criminal investigation into the Cook County suburb's secret use of a community well contaminated with cancer-causing chemicals.
| Jun 30, 2013
One is a labor lawyer. Another heads a company that sells firefighting equipment. One runs a construction company.
Of the 11, only five have held elective office. And just one has any railroad experience.
They are the board of directors of Metra,...