| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:40 AM
These items were taken from police reports:
•Scratches were made on the body of a vehicle parked in the Oak Park Avenue Metra station parking lot Aug. 31.
•An unidentified man abruptly fled from a convenience store on the 17000...
| Sep 18, 2013
The steady rainfall did little to damper the spirits of the contestants that participated in this year's Canine2 Iron Dog competition in Oak Forest on Sunday..
A multitude of breeds, from golden retrievers to small mixed-breed and rescue pups,...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:27 AM
Recognized for taking traffic stops seriously and protecting the community from reckless drivers, Park Ridge earned third place in its category in this year's Illinois Traffic Safety Challenge.
The award, presented at a luncheon in Tinley Park in...
| 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...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 10:00 AM
A rabid bat was discovered in Tinley Park after a family cat brought the creature home, officials said.
The Cook County Department of Animal and Rabies Control reported on Aug. 27 that a bat was found in the 16400 block of Beverly Avenue in Tinley Park,...
| Aug 20, 2013
If all goes according to plan, Tinley Park will have its own craft brewery later this year.
Erik Pizer has been working with his friend and business partner Todd Randall for the past two years on their shared goal of opening a craft brewery in Tinley....
| Aug 19, 2013
| 9:35 AM
A building in downtown Tinley Park could be one of the first properties to qualify for a Cook County tax incentive under an amendment that shortened the minimum time a facility must be vacant to qualify.
Members of the Economic Commercial Commission...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Two men potentially hit the jackpot earlier this month when a Tinley Park tavern's malfunctioning vending machine "continuously" dispensed an extra 150 Illinois Lottery tickets, according to a police report available last week.
The men reportedly...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 8:23 AM
Tinley Park officials are preparing to oppose a proposal by the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago that would expand stormwater-capture requirements during commercial development.
Village Trustee David Seaman told Main Street...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Tinley Park officials are concerned that new storm water and flood plain regulations in Cook County's proposed watershed management ordinance could have a negative impact on future business development in the village, officials said.
| Jul 29, 2013
| 2:50 AM
We're keeping an eye on Lake Michigan this morning with another day of dangerous swimming conditions expected.
Rip current warnings remains in effect through Monday afternoon, which could create a lot of problems for beaches.
This warning follows a...