| 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...
| 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....
| Apr 28, 2014
| 1:40 PM
An injury may spoil Denny Falls’ homecoming.
The Stanford senior from Orland Park made the trip to Chicago for the six-team NCAA Championship at Loyola’s Gentile Arena, where the No. 3 seed Cardinal meet No. 6 Erskine Tuesday night in the...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 3:18 PM
A priest has been reinstated to a parish in the Lakeview neighborhood after an investigation concluded that an allegation of sexual misconduct against him "was unfounded," according to the Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago.
The Rev. Michael W. O'Connell...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 4:23 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A 21-year-old Oswego man was arrested after being found to be in possession of cannabis about 12:39 a.m. Jan. 10 in the 3200 block of South Illinois Route 59.
| 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...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 7:11 PM
A third person has died after being injured in a fire that killed a husband and wife at their home in Naperville in December.
Allen Belaguas, 21, of the 9100 block of Franklin Court, in Orland Park, was pronounced dead at a Rainbow Hospice facility at...
| 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 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...
| 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....