Orland Park

Allan Kustok (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Prosecutors Rest Case Against Kustok; Defense Calls Expert Witness

The prosecution rested in the murder trial of Orland Park busienssman Allan Kustok Thursday afternoon, but the defense did not, as expected, immediately call the alleged killer’s daughter — former Comcast Sports Network broadcaster Sarah Kustok.

03/07/2014

Allan Kustok (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

In-Law Testifies At Kustok Murder Trial

In court proceedings over the past week, Allan Kustok’s defense attorneys have taken pains to portray Jeanie Kustok as a paranoid wreck who was terrified that someone would invade the couple’s alarm-protected Orland Park home.

02/27/2014

Allan Kustok (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

At Hospital With Dead Wife, Kustok Got Texts From Another Woman

While Orland Park detectives peppered Allan Kustok with questions about the shooting death of his wife, several text messages from a potential paramour were sent to his cellphone, requesting an extramarital rendezvous

02/26/2014

Allan Kustok (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

After Taking Wife’s Body To Hospital, Kustok Tells Nurse He’s ‘Life Of The Party’

Allan Kustok lived an apparent double life, maintaining the outward façade of a suburban family man, while carousing and womanizing on the sly, prosecutors said.

02/25/2014

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Police: Drunk Couple Had Sex In Cab, Then Couldn’t Pay Fare

A couple’s erotic cab ride from a bar to southwest suburban Orland Park ended on a less-than-romantic note when they couldn’t cover the fare, according to police.

02/24/2014

Allan Kustok (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Defense Attorney’s Injury Delays Opening Statements In Kustok Murder Trial

Opening statements scheduled for Thursday morning in Allan Kustok’s murder trial have been postponed until Friday after defense attorney Rick Beuke slipped on ice outside the courthouse

02/20/2014

Allan Kustok (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Expert Doubts Kustok Version Of Wife’s Death

A crime scene reconstructionist cast doubt Wednesday on Allan Kustok’s explanation of how his wife died, saying it was unlikely that Anita “Jeanie” Kustok could have shot herself with a revolver that her husband gave her for their 34th wedding anniversary.

02/20/2014

Allan Kustok (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Seven Jurors Picked In Kustok Murder Trial

Prosecutors say Allan Kustok killed his wife with a powerful .357-caliber revolver that he gave her several weeks earlier for their 34th anniversary.

02/19/2014

Allan Kustok (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Divergent Theories For Kustok Trial

As the murder trial of Allan Kustok gets underway Tuesday with jury selection, one fact is not in dispute: A revolver he gave his wife several weeks earlier for their 34th anniversary was used to kill her.

02/18/2014

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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

Credit: Orland Police)

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

Warren Hunter (Orland Park Police Dept.)

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

Rep. Dan Lipinski

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

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