| Dec 7, 2013
The Mokena Village Board has agreed to participate with Cook County, Oak Lawn and other communities in a major multi-year improvement project for the portion of the Lake Michigan water system that serves the village and some of its neighbors.
| Nov 26, 2013
Tinley Park officials have given their approval to a new development on Oak Park Avenue that will fill the vacant site of a former glass company.
Village Board members have approved a plan to renovate the property at 16190 S. Oak Park Avenue following...
| Nov 25, 2013
Tinley Park closed the police station lobby for three hours last week after a resident dropped off a hand grenade her 8-year-old son had found on the 17900 block of Sayre Avenue, according to a police report.
The resident of the 6500 block of Pine Point...
| Oct 29, 2013
The following were taken from police reports:
•A 19-year-old Manhattan male was charged with felony retail theft after he was caught stealing clothing valued at $476.50 from Macy's department store, 1 Orland Square Drive, on Oct. 6....
| Nov 13, 2013
| 3:44 PM
A Northern Illinois University student and Army veteran was arrested after police discovered two guns in his dorm room in DeKalb this week, campus officials said today.
Kevin Ouwenga, 29, of Tinley Park, was charged with unlawful use of a weapon after...
| Nov 14, 2013
A Northern Illinois University student was arrested after police discovered two guns in his dorm room in DeKalb this week, authorities said Wednesday.
Kevin Ouwenga, 29, of Tinley Park, an Army veteran, was charged with unlawful use of a weapon after...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Chrysler Group Realty is asking Tinley Park for a sales tax incentive totaling a maximum $3 million to build a Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram facility on 159th Street, village officials said.
The company plans to build a combined dealership franchise at 8325...
| Nov 5, 2013
Tinley Park and Orland Park will start their Veterans Day ceremonies one hour apart Monday morning and focus on residents' military service.
Tinley Park's event at the General Patrick E. Rea Veteran's Plaza, 18001 S. 80th Ave., starts at 10 a.m. and...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 9:11 AM
A 34-year-old Tinley Park man is scheduled to return to Cook County court Wednesday on felony charges stemming from the alleged theft of more than $7,000 from customer accounts at an Orland Park bank where he was branch manager.
Al T. Kaleel of the 9000...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Super Kmart at Harlem Avenue and 163rd Street in Tinley Park was closed and evacuated this afternoon due to a bomb threat, village officials said.
But the store reopened after "no bomb was found," Mayor Ed Zabrocki said.
Police discovered a...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Some furry, feathered and scaled visitors surprised a group of freshmen at Lyons Township High School, when a van showed up with zoo animals at the school's south campus.
Freshmen biology students were shepherded to an auditorium before 9 a.m....