| Jun 2, 2014
| 1:19 PM
After seeing gains in 2013, Orland Park's sales tax revenues slumped in early 2014. Total sales tax revenues in January, nearly $1.84 million, were down 10.1 percent from the same month last year, according to data from the Illinois Department of Revenue....
| May 27, 2014
| 5:11 PM
Tinley Park's controversial 183rd Avenue roundabout project is moving into the next phase of its development, with construction possibly starting as early as spring of 2016.
Village staff presented a memo to trustees at the May 20 Public Works...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 2:03 PM
A Tinley Park pit bull has been legally declared "vicious" under a settlement agreement approved by a Cook County judge that will spare the dog's life while adding restrictions on its movement.
Judge Mary Mikva approved the settlement Monday morning,...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Letters to the editor from Orland Park, Tinley Park, Lansing, Homewood and Lockport.
Tax the wealthy
Abraham Lincoln, considered by many the greatest president in U.S. history, believed government could do great things. Lincoln, the creator of our...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Public health officials are investigating a salmonella outbreak linked to the Jewel Osco store in Tinley Park after nine people recently became ill.
Amy Poore, spokeswoman for the Cook County Department of Public Health, said the county is investigating...
| May 18, 2014
A Melrose Park pain specialist charged Medicare the highest rate allowed for more than 80 percent of her established patients' office visits in 2012, government records show.
That same year, a Chicago Heights internist classified every single patient...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:17 PM
Tinley Park officials are considering loosening zoning restrictions in the Duvan Drive Business Park in an attempt to breathe new life into the 40-acre light-industrial development near the village's center.
The changes, if approved, would eliminate the...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Two Tinley Park planning commission members are investigating which of the village's non-residential districts would be best for a medical-marijuana dispensing operation.
Bob McClellan and Art Pierce are expected to recommend limiting such an...
| 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...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Alfa Romeo fans, warm up your credit cards: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced today the names of 86 dealers that will operate an Alfa Romeo franchise in the U.S. and Canada. We've known that the brand is on its way back......
| 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...
| 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...