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1 Child Killed, 3 Others Hurt In South Suburban Crash

One child was killed and three others were injured Wednesday afternoon when a vehicle they were travelling in crashed into a tree in south suburban Olympia Fields.

11/27/2013

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Several Students Charged After School Brawl

Six more students are facing charges related to a brawl at a south suburban high school.

10/03/2013

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Man Charged With Buying Booze For Teen Who Was Struck, Killed By Car

Police received multiple 911 calls about the girl walking in the middle of the roadway before being struck, police said.

03/19/2013

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Cops: Man Gave Liquor To Orland Park Girl Hit By Car

A 17-year-old Orland Park girl suffered life-threatening injuries Friday morning when she was hit by a car in south suburban Olympia Fields, and a 21-year-old Park Forest man is facing charges for providing her with liquor before the incident, police said.

03/16/2013

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Report: Lack Of Towing, Other Revenues In Olympia Fields Have Caused Budget Crisis

Drivers in Olympia Fields may want to watch where they park, to avoid becoming part of the south suburb’s answer to its budget crisis.

CBS Chicago–07/31/2012

State Rep. John Bradley and State Sen. Toi Hutchinson (Photos: www.state.il.us and www.toihutchinson.com)

Illnois Lawmakers On Taxes: Reality Is Catching Up

Illinois lawmakers warn that reality is catching up with them as they grapple with the state’s budget problems this Spring.

04/28/2012

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Singer R. Kelly’s Olympia Fields Home On Market For $1.6 Million

Chicago-born singer R-Kelly’s suburban home is on the market following a foreclosure suit this summer.

12/14/2011

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Golf Pro’s Clubs, Other Property Stolen After Suburban Charity Event

Police are on the lookout for a thief who robbed a golf pro, who was the guest of honor at an Olympia Fields charity event on Monday.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2011

Stolen Golf Clubs

Golf Pro’s Clubs, Other Property Stolen After Suburban Charity Event

Police are on the lookout for a thief who robbed a golf pro, who was the guest of honor at an Olympia Fields charity event on Monday.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2011

Some talented young female golfers are playing this week at the Olympia Fields Country Club. (CBS)

Talented Young Women Converge At Junior Golf Championship

It’s been eight years since Olympia Fields Country Club hosted some of the world’s best golfers in a U.S. Open. There’s a major event going on there this week with the U.S. Girls Junior Championship, CBS 2’s Megan Mawicke reports.

07/18/2011

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Report: R. Kelly Hit With Foreclosure Lawsuit On South Suburban House

R&B star R. Kelly is being hit with a $2.9 million foreclosure lawsuit on his house in south suburban Olympia Fields, according to a Tuesday report.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2011

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Students Allegedly Assault Boy In H.S. Locker Room

A boy filed a suit claiming that he was physically assaulted by several students in the locker room of his south suburban high school while supervising personnel were away talking.

02/18/2011

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Olympia Fields Home Ravaged By Fire, Occupant Escapes

A man who was inside a home that started burning was able to escape unharmed Saturday morning in Olympia Fields, police said.

11/06/2010