| Aug 14, 2013
| 4:20 PM
A Chicago man who's already in prison for two counts of residential burglary was charged with an additional count last week for allegedly burglarizing an Orland Park condominium in January.
Frank Williamson, 64, was charged Aug. 7 with felony...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn praised Orland Park for its focus on green infrastructure this week during a ceremonial bill signing at the village's LEED-certified police station.
"Orland Park is a real leader in thinking green and acting green," Quinn said. "We want...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Residents from Orland Park and surrounding towns came to the Orland Township Youth and Family Services Clothing Drive on Saturday with their arms overflowing with slightly-used dress shirts, ties, pants, jackets and suits.
The purpose of the drive was...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 11:04 AM
Among the dozens of goals listed in Orland Park's new comprehensive plan is one that calls for residents to be able to reach any destination within the village by taking a bike path.
It's an ambitious goal for this sprawling suburb, one that...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:06 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•After a July 19 incident in the 400 block of Denali Circle, a 53-year-old Yorkville man was charged with assault.
•After a July 25 altercation in the 700 block of Fort Hill...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Bonefish Grill, a 5,800-square-foot seafood restaurant under construction at 15537 S. LaGrange Road in Orland Park has announced an opening of Sept. 16 and is accepting applications for 100 positions ranging from kitchen staff to servers.
| Jul 23, 2013
| 6:14 AM
A sprawling cornfield on the southwestern outskirts of Orland Park may soon become Cook County's newest nature preserve with help from the Illinois Tollway.
The Tollway has proposed funding restoration of the 162-acre property, dubbed Orland Grassland...
| 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,...