| Dec 17, 2012
| 4:32 PM
To ring in the holiday season, American Idol will provide complimentary gift wrapping in local shopping centers in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas and Atlanta from Dec. 18-24. At the festive stations, shoppers can have their purchases wrapped in...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 1:16 PM
An Orland Park woman found dead in her home with her estranged husband Tuesday was killed by “an assault and cervical injury,” according to police and autopsy results from the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Her husband died of a...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 1:50 PM
A 24-year-old Orland Park man charged with carjacking an 88-year-old woman was ordered held on $500,000 bond during a court appearance Monday in Cook County court, officials said.
Peter Sousan, of the 8300 block of Sunset Ridge Court, is charged with...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 8:31 AM
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The Drama Group
This all-volunteer theater group has been bringing Broadway to the south suburbs since 1931. Its current season includes: "Avenue Q" in October,"12 Angry Men"in December, and "Superior...
| Jan 3, 2013
The first word you see on the front page of this newspaper may be Chicago, but some of the most important stories you read here every day happen outside the city limits.
The Tribune has a team of photographers, reporters and editors in three bureaus...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 12:39 PM
An Orland Park-area man with a history of violence was denied bail in Cook County court today after being charged with trying to strangle his 78-year-old father in their home.
A spokesman with the sheriff’s office said Mark Williamson, 46, of the...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 4:52 AM
A high school cashier who helped police catch three women after a theft from the southwest suburban school last month has herself been charged with stealing nearly $10,000 in bank deposits from the school, authorities said.
Cheryl L. Becker, 54, of Oak...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 5:53 PM
After more than a year of behind-the-scenes negotiations, Metra’s board is poised to name a new chairman to oversee the commuter rail agency.
Brad O’Halloran, a village trustee from Orland Park, is expected to be the consensus choice of the...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 2:38 PM
A 36-year-old homeless man was sentenced to 30 years today after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting an 83-year-old woman who gave him money and food.
Dennis Dodson pled guilty to the attack in September of 2011.
Dodson, who was homeless,...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 8:06 AM
A 17-year-old Orland Park girl died three days after she was struck by a vehicle while walking in a roadway in Olympia Fields, authorities said.
Rosabel Gutierrez, of the 15100 block of El Camino Drive, was hit in the 3600 block of Lincoln Highway about...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 2:32 PM
An SUV was going the wrong way on a southwest suburban road early today when it hit a car head-on, killing an Orland Park man, police said.
John Anagnopolous, 64, died following the crash at 105th Street and La Grange Road near Palos Park, according...