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Man Charged With Stealing From Church Donation Baskets

David A. Kost, 28, of Orland Park, was charged with two felony counts of theft from a place of worship, and one count of misdemeanor theft.

02/12/2014

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Woman Accused Of Killing Brother Rice Teacher Waives Extradition

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.

01/27/2014

Brother Rice High School teacher Al Filan. (Credit: brotherrice.org)

Autopsy: Longtime Brother Rice Teacher Stabbed To Death

A longtime Brother Rice teacher found dead in his home.

01/22/2014

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Lakeview Priest Steps Aside Amid Sex Abuse Allegations

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.

12/09/2013

One person was injured when this SUV slammed into the Orland Park post office. (Credit: Orland Park Fire Protection District)

One Hurt When SUV Slams Into Post Office

One person was injured after an SUV slammed into a post office in Orland Park on Thursday.

10/24/2013

Trinity Green (left) and Zana Jackson (right) are accused of pepper spraying security officers at Orland Square Mall after being caught trying to shoplift from Macy's. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

2 Alleged Shoplifters Use Pepper Spray On Security Guards

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.

07/31/2013

Nick Theilgaard (left) collapsed while dining at an Orland Park restaurant, and nurse Sarah Kane (right) and her fiancee performed CPR to save him. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya)

Nurse Saves Teen Who Collapsed At Suburban Restaurant

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.

07/10/2013

Tim McGraw spread cheer with south suburban military families Friday. (Lisa Fielding/WBBM)

Tim McGraw Surprises, Honors Military Families

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.

05/24/2013

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Orland Park Police ID 2nd Suspect In Home Invasion, Shooting

Authorities say Warren Hunter, 31, of Gary, Ind., should be considered armed and dangerous.

05/13/2013

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Latinos Push U.S. Rep. Lipinski For Immigration Reform At Town Hall

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.

05/11/2013

Anthony M. Espinoza, 27, is wanted in connection with an Orland Park home invasion and shooting, police say. (Orland Park Police Dept.)

Suspect In Orland Park Home Invasion Found Dead

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.

05/11/2013

Anthony M. Espinoza, 27, is wanted in connection with an Orland Park home invasion and shooting, police say. (Orland Park Police Dept.)

Man Shot In Orland Park Home Invasion, Cops ID One Suspect

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.

05/10/2013

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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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Carl Sandburg Athletic Director Dies In Car Accident

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.

670 The Score–02/11/2013

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Man Who Stole Car Using BB Gun Gets 12 Years

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.

02/11/2013

A tray of Twinkies that a pair of south suburban restaurants were giving away to customers on Dec. 5, 2012. The restaurant owners' bought 10,000 Twinkies after Hostess went out of business, and decided to give them away to customers. (Credit: CBS)

Restaurant Gives Away 10,000 Free Twinkies

A south suburban restaurant was handing out free Twinkies to customers on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2012

Mark Williamson (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Bond Denied For Man Who Beat, Choked Elderly Father

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.

11/15/2012

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Bald Eagles Expected To Stay In Forest Preserve

Bald eagles have returned to a Cook County Forest Preserve south of Chicago for the first time in 100 years.

WBBM Newsradio–09/04/2012

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Man Carjacks Woman, 88, In Orland Park

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.

07/31/2012

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Gov. Quinn Signs ‘Julie’s Law’ To Crack Down On Extreme Speeders

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.

07/20/2012

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