| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:46 AM
Every Bloomin' Thing was opened by Bob and Linda Buikema as a Christmas tree lot with 400 evergreens in November 1985 and quickly became a popular garden center at 7648 W. 159th St. in Orland Park.
The center, which also added a gift store over the...
| 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 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 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 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...
| 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...