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Dog Park

Orland Park, Oak Forest Compete For $100K For Dog Park

A $100,000 prize has pitted two south suburbs against each other over a new dog park.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2012

Joseph Grabenhofer (left) and Pawel Loboz (right) are accused of filling an empty Samsung Tablet box with rocks and newspaper, then trying to "return" the box to a Sears store in Orland Park to get a "refund." (Credit: Orland Park Police)

2 Teens Charged With Trying To Get ‘Refund’ For Box Of Rocks

Two southwest suburban teens were arrested this week for trying to pull off a crime that was literally as dumb as a box of rocks.

06/14/2012

Water generic

Two Rescue Naked Man From Lake In Orland Park

A naked man holding a rosary in his right hand called for help after venturing into a southwest suburban Orland Park lake on Tuesday and was saved by a man and a girl.

05/29/2012

Orland Park Fatal Crash

Crash That Killed Three Family Members Leads To Lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed against a south suburban company, accusing the driver of one of its street sweepers of a causing a crash that killed three members of a Tinley Park family.

05/02/2012

Orland Park Fatal Crash

Street Sweeper Driver Blamed For Deadly Orland Park Crash

Orland Park police are faulting the driver of a street sweeper for a deadly crash over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2012

Orland Park Fatal Crash

3 Family Members Killed In Orland Park Crash

A southwest suburban family is mourning three of its own, after they were killed in a multi-vehicle accident in Orland Park this past weekend.

WBBM Newsradio–04/16/2012

Justin Jachimiec, 22, is charged with two counts of felony fleeing and eluding, and one count of felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle. He allegedly taped himself popping wheelies, speeding past police, riding on the sidewalk and pulling other dangerous stunts in Orland Park. (Credit: Orland Park Police)

Biker Who Dubbed Himself ‘Orland Ghost Rider’ Arrested

He calls himself the “Orland Ghost Rider” and gets his thrills speeding, ignoring stop signs, and mocking police. Police finally caught up with Justin Jachimiec of Orland Park and have evidence of his dangerous stunts thanks to a helmet camera he wore.

CBS 2–03/21/2012

Carl Sandburg High School in Orland Park (CBS)

Suit: Orland Park Teen Was Bullied At School

The family of a former girls’ basketball player at a southwest suburban high school claims their daughter was seriously injured by the ordeal — physically and psychologically. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

02/27/2012

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Quarrel Nearly Leads To Arrests At Anti-Puppy Mill Protest

There were no arrests at a demonstration outside an Orland Park pet shop Sunday, but police came close.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2012

This X-ray image shows the nail that pierced Dante Autullo's skull. (Advocate Christ Medical Center)

3 1/2-Inch Nail Found Lodged In Orland Park Man’s Head

A 32-year-old Orland Park man couldn’t believe it when he saw the X-ray, revealing why he wasn’t feeling so good.

CBS Chicago–01/20/2012

An Orland Park firefighter on Thursday rescues a small dog that had become trapped in a pond. (Orland Park Fire Department)

Dog Not Gone, Thanks To Water Rescue In Orland Park

A small dog that found itself struggling in an Orland Park pond was rescued by firefighters who got an opportunity to practice their water-rescue skills.

01/13/2012

Parking Ticket

Report: Officers Set To Be Fired For Bogus Tickets

A suburban man who has received a steady stream of Chicago parking tickets says he feels vindicated now that the Police Department is acknowledging they were bogus.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2011

Surveillance video images of a man suspected of stealing gold chains from two stores in Orland Park and four other stores in Chicago Ridge, Oak Brook, Lombard and Joliet. (Credit: Orland Park Police)

Thief Has Stolen $20K In Gold Chains From Suburban Jewelry Stores

Authorities are looking for a jewelry thief who ripped off at least two Orland Park stores and is suspected of similar robberies in four other suburbs.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2011

Dennis Dodson (Orland Park Police Dept. Photo)

$1.5 Million Bond For Man Accused Of Raping Elderly Woman

Bond was set at $1.5 million Monday for a 34-year-old man charged with the attack and rape of an 83-year-old woman in a field behind a southwest suburban Home Depot store Friday morning.

09/26/2011

Police converge Friday near the scene of where an elderly woman was raped in Orland Park. (CBS)

Elderly Woman Raped In Field Behind Orland Park Home Depot

An 83-year-old woman was attacked and sexually assaulted in a field behind a southwest suburban Home Depot store Friday morning while trying to help a man she believed was homeless.

09/23/2011

Joseph Bozen (Will County Sheriff's Department)

Orland Park Man Charged With Soliciting Sex From Minors

A 27-year-old Orland Park man who used Facebook and Skype to communicate with two southwest suburban teenagers was charged Thursday with soliciting sex from the two minors over the Internet, New Lenox police said.

09/01/2011

School Bus

Driver Is Fired After Leaving Special-Needs Student On Bus For 5 Hours

The Alpha School Bus Co. said Friday it has fired the bus driver who left a special-needs student on a bus in south suburban Crestwood for five hours earlier this week.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2011

Robert Phelan (Credit: Orland Park Police)

Man Charged With Sex Assualt Of Elderly Dementia Patient

A 56-year-old employee of a southwest suburban nursing home has been charged raping a 93-year-old resident of the facility who suffers from dementia, police said.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2011

Fire Graphic

Passersby Credit With Saving Lives In Orland Park Fire

A south suburban fire chief says passersby helped saved the lives of a family of seven early Tuesday morning in Orland Park.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2011

Ambulance

Girl, 17, Dies Following Orland Park Crash

A 17-year-old Frankfort girl died late Friday following a traffic crash in southwest suburban Orland Park.

06/11/2011

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