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  1. Founder of Don's Hot Dogs in Orland Park diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | Chicago Tribune

    When Donald S. Habich first opened a franchise of Jr.'s Hot Dogs in Oak Forest in 1977, he was worried whether he could make ends meet with a wife and young children. "Oh, he was so afraid it wouldn't make it," said his wife, Jean.

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  2. Local roundup: Eisenhower reaches regional finals for first time since 2009Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 16 | Chicago Tribune

    A group of talented freshmen have made a huge impact at Eisenhower this season, helping the Cardinals win the South Suburban Red title. Esparza showed how valuable she is Monday night.

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  3. Baseball notes: Illinois-bound Ben Troike, Lincoln-Way North find grooveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 11 | Chicago Tribune

    Illinois recruit Ben Troike has been a leader during Lincoln-Way North's 18-game winning streak. "We had a meeting between the players and coaches and the talk was about having each other's back and to play hard," said Troike, a shortstop.

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  4. Registered sex offender charged with sexually assaulting girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 3 | Chicago Tribune

    Patrick McGovern, 33, of Oak Forest, is accused of sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl. He is listed on the Illinois Sex Offender Registry. 1 comment

  5. Oak Forest woman says she was stabbed after rejecting 'threesome'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Oak Forest police are investigating the stabbing of a woman who said she was attacked after rejecting the idea of participating in a "threesome" with her husband and his girlfriend. A neighbor called 911 after the victim was heard banging on their door after allegedly being stabbed in the chest by her husband's girlfriend on March 1 in the 4300 block of Scott Street, according to police.

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  6. Candy, beads and political messages at Tinley Park Irish ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    It wasn't leprechauns, but rather the children of Tinley Park employees, Meghan Fenlon was trying to organize Sunday near a rainbow parade float to hand green beads to spectators. Fenlon, a recreational supervisor, said the park district rents the float every year for the Tinley Park Irish Parade to help people welcome spring and celebrate all things Irish.

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  7. Fleadh translates into family fun in Oak ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Brothers Austin Neth, 4, standing, Hudson, 6, left, and Paxton, 4, arrive early for the Oak Forest 7th Annual Fleadh parade Saturday. Brothers Austin Neth, 4, standing, Hudson, 6, left, and Paxton, 4, arrive early for the Oak Forest 7th Annual Fleadh parade Saturday.

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  8. Families still waiting for closure in Lane Bryant killingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Eight years after the murders of five women in a Tinley Park Lane Bryant store, families of victims try to move on and hope for an arrest. Despite the passage of time, Maurice Hamilton says his hopes haven't dimmed that the man responsible for his sister's killing will be found.

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  9. H-F teacher arrested in theater incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    A Homewood-Flossmoor High School teacher has been charged with causing a drunken disturbance during a showing of the new "Star Wars" movie at Marcus Cinema in Orland Park , police reported. James Sokoloski II, 30, attended a sold-out show Dec. 17 with a man who later told police he was a dean at the high school, and the two men were standing up and shouting during the film, prompting other patrons to complain and theater security to order them to leave, police said.

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  10. Oak Forest swim coach quits amid misconduct allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    An Oak Forest High School swim coach has quit following allegations of "inappropriate conduct," according to a statement from Bremen High School District 228. Mark Gonzales, assistant coach for the girls swim team, told district officials on Friday he was stepping down, Superintendent Bill Kendall said Monday.

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  11. Woman involved in burrito restaurant flap avoids drug convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    An Oak Forest woman avoided a drug conviction Wednesday stemming from an April incident where, police said, she attacked her boyfriend after he refused to have sex in the bathroom of a Midlothian burrito restaurant. Stephanie Miller, 26, completed the Cook County State's Attorney's drug school, an intervention and education program intended to be an alternative to a conviction for certain first-time drug offenses, according to prosecutors.

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  12. Oak Forest fire official cleared in embezzlement schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    A Cook County judge on Wednesday acquitted a former Oak Forest deputy fire chief of criminal responsibility in connection with his wife's embezzlement of about $350,000 from her employer. After a three-day trial, Circuit Court Judge Kerry Kennedy found Charles Sopko not guilty of theft and operating a continuing financial crimes enterprise.

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  13. Witness says former fire chief spent extravagantly during theft schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Cook County prosecutors presented evidence Tuesday that a former deputy chief for the Oak Forest Fire Department had extravagant living expenses during the time his wife was embezzling about $350,000 from the fire district where she worked. Charles Sopko is on trial before Circuit Court Judge Kerry Kennedy at the county courthouse in Bridgeview, accused of knowing of his wife's thefts and going along with the scheme.

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  14. State says former deputy fire chief, wife were 'criminal organization'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Cook County prosecutors on Monday described a former Oak Forest deputy fire chief and his wife as a "criminal organization" for allegedly embezzling about $350,000 from the Palos Heights Fire Protection District. Assistant State's Attorney Michael O'Malley so characterized the couple during his opening statement in the trial of Charles Sopko at the county courthouse in Bridgeview.

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