| Jul 22, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Motorists on LaGrange Road should find it a little easier to tell whether they're in Tinley Park or Orland Park in 2015, when the state finishes widening the thoroughfare from 131st Street to Interstate 80.
Tinley Park -- from 179th to 171st streets --...
| Jul 10, 2013
Art Van Furniture, a Michigan-based chain known for its furniture and mattresses, will make its first Chicago-area delivery Monday and hold a ribbon-cutting and preview party July 18 for its first Illinois store at 15080 S. La Grange Road in Orland Park....
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:24 AM
As Orland Park finalizes its landscape plans for the La Grange Road expansion, village officials are debating how to best structure the complex project.
On Monday, the Development Services and Planning Committee discussed a proposal that would allow the...
| 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,...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 10:28 AM
When Metra CEO Alex Clifford asked about his chances for keeping his job, he received a bruising reply from the rail agency's board chairman, according to a memo that offers a snapshot of political clout as allegedly practiced in Illinois.
| Jul 10, 2013
The following items were taken from police reports.
•A laptop computer, computer tablet and cash with a total value of $750 were taken in a residential burglary July 7 on the 8400 block of Currant Avenue.
•A $100 rocking...
| Jun 19, 2013
The thunderstorms that hit Orland Park last week were a springtime shower compared to the mid-April storms that dumped up to seven inches of rain in parts of the Chicago area.
But they did cause minor flooding along 143rd Street just west of Wolf Road....
| Dec 17, 2012
| 4:32 PM
To ring in the holiday season, American Idol will provide complimentary gift wrapping in local shopping centers in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas and Atlanta from Dec. 18-24. At the festive stations, shoppers can have their purchases wrapped in...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 8:06 AM
A 17-year-old Orland Park girl died three days after she was struck by a vehicle while walking in a roadway in Olympia Fields, authorities said.
Rosabel Gutierrez, of the 15100 block of El Camino Drive, was hit in the 3600 block of Lincoln Highway about...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 2:32 PM
An SUV was going the wrong way on a southwest suburban road early today when it hit a car head-on, killing an Orland Park man, police said.
John Anagnopolous, 64, died following the crash at 105th Street and La Grange Road near Palos Park, according...
| Jan 3, 2013
The first word you see on the front page of this newspaper may be Chicago, but some of the most important stories you read here every day happen outside the city limits.
The Tribune has a team of photographers, reporters and editors in three bureaus...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 2:38 PM
A 36-year-old homeless man was sentenced to 30 years today after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting an 83-year-old woman who gave him money and food.
Dennis Dodson pled guilty to the attack in September of 2011.
Dodson, who was homeless,...