| Feb 20, 2014
| 11:43 AM
The Illinois High School Association State Gymnastics Meet gets rolling Friday and for the second year in a row, no Sandburg athletes will compete.
But that's not going to stop the Eagles' first-year assistant coach from stopping by for a while....
| Feb 16, 2014
| 7:11 PM
A third person has died after being injured in a fire that killed a husband and wife at their home in Naperville in December.
Allen Belaguas, 21, of the 9100 block of Franklin Court, in Orland Park, was pronounced dead at a Rainbow Hospice facility at...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Italio, a fast-casual Italian restaurant chain based in Florida, is opening its first location outside of that state in Orland Park this week.
The 3,000-square-foot restaurant is located at 15139 S. LaGrange Road in the Orland Park...
| Feb 1, 2014
Residents in Orland Park, Orland Hills and Homer Glen applied in January for concealed carry permits at rates higher than most of their neighbors in Cook and Will counties, according to data obtained from the Illinois State Police.
As of the last week...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 4:39 PM
A nurse who talked to Allan Kustok at the hospital where his wife was pronounced dead said the Orland Park businessman told a slightly different story of how he came to find his wife's body than the version he told an emergency room doctor a few minutes...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 3:47 PM
The pastor of a Lakeview Roman Catholic parish has agreed to step aside after an allegation this week that he engaged in sexual misconduct with a minor in the late 1990s while he served as pastor of an Orland Park church, officials said today.
| Jan 27, 2014
| 3:28 PM
Metra trains were experiencing scattered delays during the evening commute Monday as the agency continued to warn commuters they may have longer waits because of the extreme cold.
But Metra said it still hoped there will be no cancellations or other...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 4:35 AM
Many Chicago-area schools will again be closed Tuesday, dozens of the day's flights have been canceled and some area attractions will be shuttered, with the subzero chill maintaining its grip on the region for another day.
But if there was a silver...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:34 PM
A second former CTA executive with decades of transit experience will soon be overseeing policy at Metra.
Cook County commissioners representing the north and west suburbs unanimously appointed retired CTA safety and security official John Plante on...
| Jun 30, 2013
One is a labor lawyer. Another heads a company that sells firefighting equipment. One runs a construction company.
Of the 11, only five have held elective office. And just one has any railroad experience.
They are the board of directors of Metra,...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 8:06 AM
A 17-year-old Orland Park girl died three days after she was struck by a vehicle while walking in a roadway in Olympia Fields, authorities said.
Rosabel Gutierrez, of the 15100 block of El Camino Drive, was hit in the 3600 block of Lincoln Highway about...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 10:28 AM
When Metra CEO Alex Clifford asked about his chances for keeping his job, he received a bruising reply from the rail agency's board chairman, according to a memo that offers a snapshot of political clout as allegedly practiced in Illinois.