| May 6, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Tinley Park officials are asking Cook County's Forest Preserve District to approve a land use licensing application for a proposed water pipeline running through its property that would serve nearly a dozen south suburbs.
The pipeline is necessary to...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:49 AM
A 50-year-old Oak Forest woman accused of ramming two Mokena squad cars and nearly hitting two police officers while fleeing into Orland Park and Tinley Park has been charged with three felonies in Will County and DUI/drugs in DeKalb County, where she was...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 6:16 PM
Two people were killed and three others critically injured when a car struck a concrete pillar early this morning at the intersection of West Pershing Road and South Western Avenue, according to police.
About 3:15 a.m., a silver car traveling northbound...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 6:27 PM
An Oak Forest man’s death Sunday was at least the twenty-first from cold-related causes this winter in Cook County, officials said.
Frank Beck, 80, was pronounced dead at 5:57 p.m. Sunday at Advocate South Suburban Hospital, according to the...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 4:31 PM
A crowd of nearly 400 people packed a southwest suburban funeral home today to say goodbye to Jim Morrissy, the veteran Oak Forest police officer who died Tuesday in the line of duty.
"It was an amazing sight to see," said Oak Forest firefighter/...
| 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...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 3:36 PM
A fatal shooting outside a Tinley Park convenience store last week stemmed from a Craigslist website transaction to swap electronics goods that turned into an argument when the victim and assailant met to close the deal, Cook County prosecutors said...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 4:03 AM
An Oak Forest man died early this morning following a traffic crash in Tinley Park earlier this week, authorities said.
David Vanheel, 50, of the 15100 block of Spruce Lane in Oak Forest, was in a vehicle involved in a crash at 159th Street and Oak...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 8:57 AM
A 34-year-old Alsip man on a motorcycle died last night after a crash in Oak Forest.
A man identified by the Cook County medical examiner’s office as Matteo Manueli was northbound on Oak Park Avenue approaching a curve at 147th Street about 8:45 p....
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:36 PM
WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30
Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0
Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14
Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8
Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately
DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7
Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne
Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:33 PM
A 76-year-old Oak Forest man arrested this week for masturbating on a CTA Orange Line train was linked by Chicago police to the fondling of a 15-year-old girl as she rode the same line earlier this month, Cook County prosecutors said today.
| Dec 19, 2012
| 2:26 PM
A 40-year-old nurse and mother of three died of strangulation, not the fire that ravaged her Oak Forest home this week, police said this afternoon.
Erica L. Rodriguez’s death has been ruled a homicide after an autopsy by the Cook County medical...