| 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...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Orland Park police say a shoplifter apprehended at Orland Square Mall store with $900 in merchandise attributed her lapse in judgment to maternal instincts.
The 43-year-old Chicago woman allegedly told police she intended to sell the 93 articles of...
| 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
| 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...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 10:08 AM
Authorities are investigating if a man with a history of lewd behavior is wanted in connection with other incidents after the man was arrested for fondling himself in front of two young girls near a south suburban Harvey grade school.
Guas G. Sweiss,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Attorneys for Allan Kustok are pushing for additional evidence testing and a new trial before his sentencing for the murder of his wife, Anita "Jeanie" Kustok.
At the Cook County courthouse in Bridgeview Thursday, defense attorney Richard Beuke said...
| May 29, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Allan Kustok's attorneys said they needed more time to perform a chemical test on evidence that wasn't considered during his trial before he is sentenced for the 2010 murder of his wife of 34 years, Anita "Jeanie" Kustok.
At the Cook County courthouse...
| May 12, 2014
| 4:48 AM
Scattered thunderstorms will break up a breezy and unseasonably warm day today as temperatures climb into the mid-80s, according to meteorologists.
The summer-like highs follow strong thunderstorms that hit the Chicago area Sunday, part of a warm...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Animal activists and Orland Park dog owners urged village trustees to ban the sale of pets raised by commercial breeders, which critics call "puppy mills," during a public hearing Monday night.
Cari Meyers, founder and president of the Puppy Mill...