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Watering

Tinley Park Reconsiders Watering Ban; New Lenox And Mokena Could Follow Suit

The village of Tinley Park has reconsidered a possible full outdoor watering ban, after getting some rain overnight.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2012

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4th Of July Fests & Fireworks In The Suburbs

You can’t have a Fourth of July without fireworks. Fortunately, Navy Pier isn’t the only place to go to watch them. Many of the Chicago suburbs are also hosting their own displays, many accompanied by food fests and as they say, “fun for the whole family.” (Except that 13-year-old who thinks everything is uncool, including fireworks.)

06/27/2012

The Ashford House restaurant in Tinley Park. (Credit: CBS)

Indiana Men Indicted In Attack On Alleged White Supremacists In Tinley Park

Five Indiana men have been indicted for a mob attack that targeted an alleged white supremacist group at a Tinley Park restaurant last month.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2012

A man posing as a utility worker distracted a woman at this Tinley Park home while accomplices stole approximately $180,000 worth of cash, jewelry and electronics on May 8, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Ruse Burglars Steal $180K In Cash, Jewelry, Electronics In Tinley Park

He claimed to be a gas company meter reader, but cops said he’s a hustler who distracted a Tinley Park homeowner while accomplices stole tens of thousands of dollars of cash, jewelry and electronics.

CBS 2–05/27/2012

Andrew Mojica is grateful to be playing baseball after his former coach ran off with uniform money. (CBS)

Robbed Little League Team Takes The Field With Donated Uniforms, Gear

A month ago, it was looking like game over for a Little League team in Hobart, Ind. CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.

05/25/2012

The Ashford House restaurant in Tinley Park. (Credit: CBS)

5 Charged In Tinley Park Restaurant Attack; 2 Victims Also Accused Of Crimes

Law enforcement sources say the victims’ group was made up of white supremacists, and those who assaulted them were protesters attacking their beliefs.

05/21/2012

The Ashford House restaurant in Tinley Park. (Credit: CBS)

Source: Group Beaten At Tinley Park Restaurant Tied To White Supremacists

A law enforcement source Sunday said the group beaten at a Tinley Park restaurant Saturday was made up of white supremacists, and those who assaulted them were protesters attacking their beliefs.

05/20/2012

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5 In Custody After Group Attacks Diners At Tinley Park Restaurant

Five men were in custody Saturday night after they allegedly entered a restaurant and began beating patrons gathered for a wedding with bats in southwest suburban Tinley Park.

05/19/2012

Ducklings

Man Rescues Ducklings From Sewer In Tinley Park

An Orland Hills man is a hero to the lunchtime crowd at a Tinley Park deli, after he reunited a mother duck with her eight wayward ducklings.

WBBM Newsradio–05/17/2012

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

Deep River Devils

Sports Store Donates To Little League Team After Coach Took Money And Left

It appears there will be a baseball season after all for a team of 11-year olds who learned this week about the bad, and good, in life.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2012

A police officer conducts a breathalyzer test.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Former Tinley Park Cop Admits To Driving Drunk In Crash

A former Tinley Park Police officer admitted to a Will County judge that he left the scene of a drunken driving accident nearly a year ago.

CBS Chicago–03/30/2012

Michael J. Zimmerman (Will County Sheriff's Office Photo)

Busted 27-Year-Old Was Hoping To Hook Up With Teenage Girl

Police say a west suburban man visited the south suburbs on Tuesday afternoon hoping to have sex with a teenage girl.

03/28/2012

Hospital Bed

Will County Officials: Closing Mental Health Facility Would Be Devastating

Gov. Pat Quinn’s plan to close the Tinley Park Mental Health Facility is getting a big thumbs down from officials in Will County.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2012

Resume

Tinley Park Career Fair Draws Hundreds Seeking Jobs

About 200 to 300 job seekers showed up for a career fair in Tinley Park on Monday.

WBBM Newsradio–02/06/2012

Lane Bryant Massacre

Tinley Park Lane Bryant Massacre Remains Unsolved 4 Years Later

On this day four years ago, five women were shot to death in a Tinley Park Lane Bryant store. The gunman has never been found.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2012

Two 20-year-olds illegally tapped a fire hydrant in suburban Tinley Park to fill a homemade ice rink in a friend's back yard. (Credit: CBS)

Men Get Fine, Community Services For Using Hydrant To Fill Hockey Rink

Two men from Tinley Park who made headlines when they were caught tapping into a fire hydrant to fill their backyard skating rink are paying fines performing community service.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn (Credit: CBS)

Quinn Defends Plan To De-Institutionalize Mentally Ill, Disabled

Gov. Pat Quinn is defending his administration’s plan to move people out of state institutions for the mentally and physically disabled and into community care settings.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn (Credit: CBS)

Quinn To Close Mental Institutions In Tinley, Jacksonville

Gov. Pat Quinn announced Thursday that he plans to close a Tinley Park mental hospital and a Jacksonville center for people with developmental disabilities as he ramps up efforts to move people out of state institutions and into group homes or other kinds of community care.

01/19/2012

Herbs

Green Thumbs, Successsful Businesses On Display At Conference

A downstate woman has turned a hobby into the sweet smell of success.

WBBM Newsradio–01/18/2012

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