| Oct 18, 2013
| 9:12 AM
A chatty Park Forest man and his partner were scheduled to appear in Cook County court this week on charges of stealing $650 worth of merchandise from an Orland Park drugstore.
The 40-year-old man, a resident of the 0-100 block of Indianwood, and the...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 11:14 AM
A 30-year-old Chicago woman who had a temper tantrum at a FedEx store in Orland Park is scheduled to appear in Cook County court Oct. 18 on misdemeanor charges of battery and disorderly conduct.
The customer is accused of knocking merchandise off...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:34 PM
A second former CTA executive with decades of transit experience will soon be overseeing policy at Metra.
Cook County commissioners representing the north and west suburbs unanimously appointed retired CTA safety and security official John Plante on...
| Oct 1, 2013
A 36-member delegation from an area known as "the south gate of China" came to metropolitan Chicago's southwest gate last week to learn how Orland Park attracts, grows and retains business while addressing self-sustaining "green" issues.
| Sep 30, 2013
The after items were taken from police reports:
•A 25-year-old local man was charged with theft after police said he stole $714.30 in Rogaine and razor blades from a business in the 3100 block of South Illinois Route 59 on Sept. 20....
| Sep 18, 2013
The steady rainfall did little to damper the spirits of the contestants that participated in this year's Canine2 Iron Dog competition in Oak Forest on Sunday..
A multitude of breeds, from golden retrievers to small mixed-breed and rescue pups,...
| Sep 17, 2013
Pop-up Halloween shops have arisen in vacant storefronts across the south suburbs to help us celebrate the season of the witch in the style to which we have become accustomed.
Spirit Halloween has the most shops in the south suburbs this year as the...
| Sep 11, 2013
The following items were taken from police reports:
•After a Sept. 1 altercation at East Benton Avenue and North Washington Street in which he allegedly struck a female, a 22-year-old local man was charged with fighting.
| Sep 3, 2013
| 10:19 AM
Orland Park residents are slated to receive new garbage carts in September as part of a 10-year waste removal contract the village signed earlier this summer.
Waste Management of Illinois announced earlier this week that it would take four to six...
| Sep 3, 2013
Attacking Syria will not bring democratic change for the war-weary Syrians. Charging that Syria has attacked civilians with chemical weapons, senators have said President Obama plans to help the rebels overthrow Bashar al-Assad by firing missiles at...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford delivered a somber message about the state's financial outlook during an impromptu meeting with Orland Park officials last week.
Rutherford warned that unless state lawmakers quickly come to an agreement about the...