| 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 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...
| 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 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...
| May 13, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Orland Park received an unusual donation in April: a collection of Native American artifacts, including arrowheads and knives more than 1,000 years old, all found within the village.
Lester Marszalek, president of Greater Oak Lawn Diggers and an...
| May 12, 2014
| 4:48 AM
Scattered thunderstorms will break up a breezy and unseasonably warm day today as temperatures climb into the mid-80s, according to meteorologists.
The summer-like highs follow strong thunderstorms that hit the Chicago area Sunday, part of a warm...
| 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 29, 2014
| 2:21 PM
A proponent of ending unfettered access to Internet pornography at Orland Park Public Library is demanding that a Burr Ridge-based regional library system turn over information about a workshop that he says was a "hate fest" directed at him and another...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 1:40 PM
An injury may spoil Denny Falls’ homecoming.
The Stanford senior from Orland Park made the trip to Chicago for the six-team NCAA Championship at Loyola’s Gentile Arena, where the No. 3 seed Cardinal meet No. 6 Erskine Tuesday night in the...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 1:30 PM
The following items were taken from New Lenox police reports:
An unspecified amount of cash was stolen during an April 17 burglary at a pizza restaurant on the 800 block of Laraway Road.
Two checks issued to New Lenox Currency Exchange were discovered...