A southwest suburban fire department used a drone to fly over a burning house. That allowed firefighters to better attack the flames.
No one was injured in a fire that left a southwest suburban Orland Park home damaged early Wednesday.
An Orland Park police official confirmed his department has been in touch with the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force.
Another former teacher in the Orland Park schools has been accused of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, the second in less than a week.
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.
Cara Labus met the victims while she was a teacher and basketball coach at Jerling Junior High School in Orland Park, prosecutors claim.
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.
“Amazing” is what the chief of the Orland Fire Protection District calls the rescue of a man who fell into a sewer Saturday evening.
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.
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.
A judge on Wednesday sentenced an Orland Park businessman to 60 years for the murder of his wife in their home four years ago.
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.
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.
A gunman robbed a southwest suburban First Midwest Bank branch Monday afternoon, firing two shots inside the bank but wounding no one, authorities said.
Wesley Peak, 36, was driving nort on I-57 when he was involved in a single vehicle traffic crash, officials said.
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.”
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.
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.
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
Lightning started a fire in an Orland Park house Wednesday afternoon, and the homeowner’s hunch prevented damage from being worse than it was.