Orland Park

A drone used by the Orland Park Fire Protection District. (CBS)

Orland Park Uses Drone To Combat Fire

A southwest suburban fire department used a drone to fly over a burning house. That allowed firefighters to better attack the flames.

07/29/2015

An Orland Park  home damaged by fire overnight. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Lightning Damages Orland Park Home

No one was injured in a fire that left a southwest suburban Orland Park home damaged early Wednesday.

07/29/2015

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ISIS ‘Hit List’ Contains Suburban Address As Suggested Target

An Orland Park police official confirmed his department has been in touch with the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force.

03/23/2015

Jeffrey Morowczynski. (Credit: Orland Park Police)

Ex Orland Park Teacher, Coach Accused Of Having Sex With Former Student

Another former teacher in the Orland Park schools has been accused of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, the second in less than a week.

01/28/2015

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Orland Park Offering Community Loyalty Rewards Program

Countless stores have loyalty rewards programs, and now southwest suburban Orland Park is trying its own points program to get more people engaged in their community.

01/27/2015

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Prosecutors: Junior High Teacher Sexually Abused Two Former Students

Cara Labus met the victims while she was a teacher and basketball coach at Jerling Junior High School in Orland Park, prosecutors claim.

01/23/2015

Orland Park firefighters work to rescue a man who fell 12 feet down a sewer. (Credit: Orland Park Fire District)

Man Who Fell Into Orland Park Sewer: “I’m About 12 Feet Below The Ground”

Calls for help from at least 12 feet below ground; authorities have released the audio from a call to 911 made by a man who fell through a manhole into a sewer in the south suburbs on Saturday evening.

12/30/2014

Rescue crews on scene where the man fell into the manhole. | Photo from Network Video Productions

Man Rescued After Falling 20 Feet Down Sewer, Calling 911

“Amazing” is what the chief of the Orland Fire Protection District calls the rescue of a man who fell into a sewer Saturday evening.

12/28/2014

Caichang Li, from left; Shunai Li;  Yue Huang. (Cook County Sheriff)

Three Women Foiled In Attempted Christmas Eve Heist At Macy’s

Prosecutors say 34-year-old Yue Huang; 57-year-old Caichang Li and 55-year-old Shunai Li teamed up to steal more than $2,000 in clothing from the Macy’s at Orland Square Mall.

12/26/2014

An automated external defibrillator device that will be installed on a Metra train. (Credit: CBS)

Spin Instructor Saved By Students After Heart Attack

A south suburban spin instructor was recuperating after heart bypass surgery; and two people in his spin class, along with a personal trainer, were credited with helping save his life last week.

12/23/2014

Allan Kustok (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Allan Kustok Sentenced To 60 Years For Murdering Wife

A judge on Wednesday sentenced an Orland Park businessman to 60 years for the murder of his wife in their home four years ago.

12/10/2014

Yvonne and Ralph Shurley's frightful scene in Orland Park.

A ‘Spooktacular’ Sight For Halloween In Orland Park

There are only a couple of nights left to catch this year’s spooktacular offering by an Orland Park couple that’s made a big deal out of Halloween for more than a dozen years.

10/30/2014

Authorities released this surveillance video image of a bank robber jumping over the counter at First Midwest Bank in Orland Park during a robbery on Oct. 13, 2014. Carl P. Wilson, of Joliet, has been charged with committing the robbery. (Credit: FBI)

FBI: Bank Robber Told Teller ‘Have A Great F****** Day”

The robber, identified as 26-year-old Carl P. Wilson of Joliet, entered the First Midwest Bank branch at 11200 W. 143rd St. in Orland Park just after 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 13 armed with a semi-automatic handgun and wearing a black hood on his face, according to the FBI.

10/23/2014

Authorities released this surveillance image of a man suspected of robbing a First Midwest Bank branch Monday in Orland Park. (FBI)

Armed Suspect Robs Orland Park Bank Branch

A gunman robbed a southwest suburban First Midwest Bank branch Monday afternoon, firing two shots inside the bank but wounding no one, authorities said.

10/13/2014

Wes Peak (Credit: Orland Fire Protection District)

Orland Park Firefighter Killed In I-57 Crash

Wesley Peak, 36, was driving nort on I-57 when he was involved in a single vehicle traffic crash, officials said.

09/08/2014

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Police: Man Shot Neighbor With BB Gun For Smoking

On July 18, the victim was smoking a cigarette on his own first-floor patio on Quail Hollow Drive, when a neighbor two floors above him shouted to him, “Hey, put that cigarette out, now.”

08/13/2014

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Heroin Awareness Meeting Sparks Feud Between Orland Park Mayor, Fire Protection District

A heroin awareness program in Orland Park last week resulted in a feud carried out via press release between the Village of Orland Park and the Orland Fire Protection District, reports WBBM’s Bernie Tafoya.

07/21/2014

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Orland Park Hosting Heroin Awareness Program

Orland Park Fire Protection District Chief Ken Brucki says there were at least six heroin overdose deaths in Orland Park last year, among about 60 heroin overdose ambulance calls. The antidote Narcan was used to save most of those lives.

07/15/2014

A driver in Orland Park recorded dashboard camera video of a minivan that ran over Canada Geese crossing the road on July 8, 2014. (Credit: YouTube)

Police Seek Driver Who Ran Over Geese In Orland Park

Two people in a vehicle recorded the incident on a dashboard camera and called police Tuesday, shortly after it occurred. About 10:30 a.m. that day, about 20 geese were walking across 104th Avenue near 159th Street by a wetland when some were struck by the van that drove away without stopping

07/11/2014

The attic of Donna Keane's home in Orland Park caught fire after a lightning strike on Wednesday. (Credit: Orland Fire Protection District)

Lightning Strike Sparks Fire In Attic Of Orland Park Home

Lightning started a fire in an Orland Park house Wednesday afternoon, and the homeowner’s hunch prevented damage from being worse than it was.

06/26/2014

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