| 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 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...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 10:00 PM
An upcoming evening of sampling wines, craft beers and gourmet food will benefit the Tinley Park Chamber of Commerce and a local group building an accessible baseball field.
More than 70 vendors will participate in the 5th annual Brew & Vine Festival 4-...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 5:18 PM
Once known mainly for helping newly-arrived immigrants from Italy, the Order of Sons of Italy in America now raises money for research into various diseases.
Members of the Grand Lodge of Illinois and Wisconsin also appreciate good Italian food and...
| 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...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 4:51 PM
A crime scene reconstruction expert testified Tuesday that Anita “Jeanie” Kustok was most likely shot by someone standing over her, and that someone was wearing a T-shirt identified as the one her husband, Allan Kustok, was wearing when he...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:13 AM
The Orland Park Public Library board is looking for another new member after Mary Ann Ahl, who served as trustee for 36 years, stepped down citing health reasons and the advice of her doctor, family and friends.
Ahl resigned Feb. 17, less than a week...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Orland Park Public Library trustees are re-voting on all actions taken at a February meeting where board members decided to uphold the library's controversial computer policy after several patrons accused library officials of violating the Open Meetings...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 1:50 PM
A former Tinley Park High School teacher was again arrested and charged with criminal sexual assault and accused of having sex with a female student, Orland Park police said Thursday.
Orland Park police arrested Ryan Dolan, 29, of Tinley Park, on...
| 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...
| 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...