| Jul 8, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Orland Park police are reviewing their severe weather notification policies after some residents questioned why sirens weren't used during last week's storm, said Deputy Chief Thomas Kenealy.
"We didn't have a confirmed tornado, but there was severe...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 1:51 PM
University of Chicago Medicine and Orland Park are moving forward on plans for a new outpatient medical care center in the heart of the village's downtown.
After signing a letter of intent outlining plans to bring a 120,000-square-foot medical...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Orland Park police soon will have a new tool to help curb the rising number of heroin overdoses in the Chicago area.
During a meeting Monday, trustees approved the department's request for $4,000 to train officers and to purchase a drug that reverses the...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Two Orland Park athletes will represent Team Illinois at the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games in New Jersey. Christopher Baumann, 37, and Geoffrey Klimek, 18, are among the 59 athletes in Illinois's delegation to the games, which kick off this weekend....
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:59 AM
Road closures and power outages continued Tuesday after heavy storms struck Orland Park Monday evening.
Road closures included 159th Street between Wolf Road and Will Cook Road due to power lines that fell across the road during Monday night's high...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:47 PM
The body of a man was pulled from the Cal-Sag Channel today after a boating accident days after the body of another man and woman were found in the water, officials said.
The 39-year-old man from Orland Park was pronounced dead at 12:50 p.m. when his...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 2:25 PM
A man and a woman whose bodies were pulled from he Cal-Sag Channel Friday night after a boating accident have been identified, officials said Sunday.
Autopsies today determined the woman, 40-year-old Viengsavnh Bielarz, of the 9200 block of West 140th...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 6:49 PM
Nearly four months after Allan Kustok was found guilty of first-degree murder, his attorney is using new evidence to call for a retrial.
"This is the type of evidence that absolutely warrants a new trial," defense attorney Richard Beuke said at the Cook...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 1:30 PM
The following items were taken from New Lenox police reports:
An unspecified amount of cash was stolen during an April 17 burglary at a pizza restaurant on the 800 block of Laraway Road.
Two checks issued to New Lenox Currency Exchange were discovered...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:13 AM
The Orland Park Public Library board is looking for another new member after Mary Ann Ahl, who served as trustee for 36 years, stepped down citing health reasons and the advice of her doctor, family and friends.
Ahl resigned Feb. 17, less than a week...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 2:21 PM
A proponent of ending unfettered access to Internet pornography at Orland Park Public Library is demanding that a Burr Ridge-based regional library system turn over information about a workshop that he says was a "hate fest" directed at him and another...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Orland Park Public Library trustees are re-voting on all actions taken at a February meeting where board members decided to uphold the library's controversial computer policy after several patrons accused library officials of violating the Open Meetings...