| Dec 31, 2013
Although 2013 was an important one for Tinley Park, 2014 has the potential to impact the town's future for many years to come as the village continues pursuing a Wal-Mart development and fills a major personnel vacancy.
Here are a few news stories to...
| 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 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...
| 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 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 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 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...
| 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.
| Dec 12, 2013
| 11:11 AM
Tinley Park officials are asking for about a 3 percent increase in the village's 2013 property tax levy request over last year, money that covers Tinley operations such as the Police and Fire departments, according to records released by the village....
| Jul 13, 2013
| 7:29 PM
A motorcycle entering Interstate 80 hit a semitrailer-tractor truck near Tinley Park tonight, killing a female passenger and injuring the driver of the motorcycle, state police said.
About 6:24 p.m. the truck was westbound on I-80 while the pair on the...