| 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 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 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...
| Mar 26, 2014
When a woman from Nordic Energy called 72-year-old John Staunton and offered him a cheap rate on electricity, he signed up. His roommate wastes a lot of electricity, he said, by sleeping with the TV on.
The first month, the bill came as promised —...
| 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.
| 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...