| May 12, 2014
| 4:48 AM
Scattered thunderstorms will break up a breezy and unseasonably warm day today as temperatures climb into the mid-80s, according to meteorologists.
The summer-like highs follow strong thunderstorms that hit the Chicago area Sunday, part of a warm...
| May 22, 2014
| 11:04 PM
Orland Park trustees put a decision on prohibiting the sale of pets from commercial breeders on hold, saying they want additional time to consider their options.
"I don't see any point in rushing this because we want to get it right," Trustee Pat Gira...
| 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-...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Attorneys for Allan Kustok are pushing for additional evidence testing and a new trial before his sentencing for the murder of his wife, Anita "Jeanie" Kustok.
At the Cook County courthouse in Bridgeview Thursday, defense attorney Richard Beuke said...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Animal activists and Orland Park dog owners urged village trustees to ban the sale of pets raised by commercial breeders, which critics call "puppy mills," during a public hearing Monday night.
Cari Meyers, founder and president of the Puppy Mill...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 4:19 PM
A former Sandburg High School student and his friend were charged with misdemeanors, including criminal trespassing, after they prompted a lockdown at the Orland Park school Wednesday morning, officials said.
Ian Sipes, 18, of Orland Park, and a 17-...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:06 AM
A sex offender from Wisconsin was arrested in Orland Park after police discovered he had been living there for about a year without registering, Orland Park police said Tuesday.
Jonathan Rivera, 28, was charged with one count of felony failure to...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:14 AM
Detectives have apparently doubted the story Allan Kustok told of his wife's final hours since the first time they heard it, but whether his account holds up with jurors will likely depend on which batch of scientists they think are telling the truth....
| Mar 11, 2014
| 8:59 AM
As the first round of residents receive state concealed carry permits, Orland Park police have been preparing with additional training and new procedures, said Deputy Chief Thomas Kenealy.
"It's a new era for street cops," Kenealy said. "I'll have...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Business news in the south suburbs.
Dots, a national women's fashion discount retailer, has started going-out-of-business sales at all 360 of its stores, including eight in the south suburbs.
Customers holding gift cards can use them...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 2:21 PM
A proponent of ending unfettered access to Internet pornography at Orland Park Public Library is demanding that a Burr Ridge-based regional library system turn over information about a workshop that he says was a "hate fest" directed at him and another...