Alisha Walker is accused of fatally stabbing Alan Filan at his home in Orland Park. Police said Walker has a history of prostitution and battery and that she admitted to stabbing Filan.
A longtime Brother Rice teacher found dead in his home.
The pastor of a Roman Catholic church in the Lakeview neighborhood agreed to step aside from day-to-day responsibilities amid an allegation he had sexual contact with a child nearly 20 years ago while working at an Orland Park parish.
One person was injured after an SUV slammed into a post office in Orland Park on Thursday.
Two teenage girls have been charged after they used pepper spray on security officers who tried to detain them Friday as they left the Macy’s store at Orland Square Mall without paying for merchandise, Orland Park police said.
A pediatric cardiac nurse practitioner and her podiatrist fiancée were in the right place at the right time while out for dinner on Sunday, and a 16-year old boy is still alive due to her quick thinking.
Singer Tim McGraw stopped by as part of Operation Homefront, a program that awards mortgage-free homes to wounded warriors and members of the armed forces.
Authorities say Warren Hunter, 31, of Gary, Ind., should be considered armed and dangerous.
About 100 Latino immigrants packed a town hall meeting held by Congressman Dan Lipinski in Orland Park today pressing him on the issue of immigration reform, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Lake County Indiana Sheriff’s officers were approaching Espinoza’s home in East Chicago to execute a search warrant when they heard a single gunshot.
Police in Orland Park were looking for three men involved in a shooting and a home invasion overnight on a normally quiet block of the southwest suburb.
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.
Students and faculty of Carl Sandburg High School in Orland Park are mourning the loss of Bruce Scheidegger, the school’s athletic director, who was killed in a car accident over the weekend.
A man who used a BB gun to steal a restaurant employee’s car last summer in southwest suburban Orland Park has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.
A south suburban restaurant was handing out free Twinkies to customers on Wednesday.
A 46-year-old southwest suburban man was denied bond Thursday after being charged with beating and trying to strangle his elderly father over the weekend.
Bald eagles have returned to a Cook County Forest Preserve south of Chicago for the first time in 100 years.
An elderly woman was hospitalized Monday after she was attacked by a man who stole her car in the parking lot of a southwest suburban Walgreens.
Julie Gorczynski, 17, was killed last year in Orland Park when a motorist traveling 26 mph over the speed limit crashed into the passenger side of the Jeep she was riding in.
A 5-year-old Orland Park boy at the center of an international custody battle was sent to Ireland on Tuesday to live with his father, even though he was born in the U.S. and has lived most of his life here.