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  1. Two women tied up, safe stolen during home invasion in Orland ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Chicago Sun-Times

    One of two men who entered a southwest suburban home, tied up two women and stole a safe last month is behind bars on Friday after being identified by the victims. Just before 8:30 p.m. May 29, the two men entered a home in the 7500 block of Helsia Court in Orland Park through an unlocked front door while the residents were sleeping, a statement from Orland Park police said.

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  2. Suit claims social media prank led to Orland Park girla s suicideRead the original story

    Friday Jun 5 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A lawsuit filed Friday blames a fifth-grade Orland Park girl's suicide on her classmates' social media prank in June 2013. The mother of the girl - identified only as Jane Doe II - filed the lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court against a boy and another girl, both who were classmates with Jane Doe II.

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  3. Chicago labor board upholds decision requiring St. Xavier to count adjunct unionization votesRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    The National Labor Relations Board in Chicago on Monday upheld a ruling requiring St. Xavier University to count ballots cast four years ago in a union representation election by part-time adjunct professors. Since the adjunct professors outside of the ministry institute are performing no religious work, they are entitled to collective bargaining, according to the ruling.

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  4. Small earthquake in Michigan felt in Chicago areaRead the original story

    May 2, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    U.S. Geological Survey geophysicist Paul Caruso said the 4.0-magnitude temblor was recorded shortly after noon Saturday and its epicenter was in Galesburg, about 9 miles south of Kalamazoo. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries despite being felt far away.

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  5. South suburban high school hit with hate graffitiRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    There has been a rash of threats against local Muslims in the first two months of this year, including hate graffiti scrawled on the bathroom stalls of a south suburban high school, according to the Chicago Council on American-Islamic Relations. "All Islam will be killed in this school," "Kill the Arabs," "F - the Arabs" and "Death to the Islamic people," were among graffiti found at Carl Sandburg High School in Orland Park.

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  6. Police: Teen driver in fatal Christmas Day crash was 35 mph above speed limitRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A 16-year-old was driving 80 mph in a 45 mph zone on Christmas Day when he struck and killed a 71-year-old man in southwest suburban Orland Park, police said. About 7:27 p.m., the teen was driving a Honda Accord 80 mph in a posted 45 mph zone when he fatally hit Jack Haggerty as he was crossing 104th Avenue near San Luis Lane, according to a statement from Orland Park Police.

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  7. Some shoppers see green in all that snowRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A couple thousand Chicago-area residents is probably cheering the first few inches of snow that fell Sunday for an unusual reason: free furniture. Art Van Furniture expects to refund about $2 million to 1,913 area customers who bought furniture during the chain's "Let it Snow" promotion Jan. 1, 2, 3 and 17. The company promised refunds if at least 3 inches of snow fell at O'Hare Airport between 12:01 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. on Super Bowl Sunday.

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  8. Body found in frozen Palos Park pond is missing Chicago manRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    The man found in a southwest suburban pond Sunday has been identified as a Chicago man who has been missing since last fall. John Michael Cunningham, 27, was found in a frozen pond near the 12700 block of Misty Harbour Lane in Palos Park about 3 p.m. Sunday, according to Cook County sheriff's spokeswoman Sophia Ansari and the medical examiner's office.

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  9. Woman critically injured, man charged after Orland Park DUI crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A southwest suburban man was drunk when he ran a red light and crashed into another car Sunday in Orland Park, critically injuring a woman on her way home from work, according to police. David L. McFadden Jr., 21, was driving a 2004 Lexus LX470 SUV westbound on 159th Street when he ran the red light at Harlem Avenue about 2:35 a.m., Orland Park police said.

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  10. Free CTA rides among options for New Yeara s revelersRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | Chicago Sun-Times

    CTA riders won't need their Ventra cards if they're out late celebrating; train and bus rides will be free from 10 p.m. New Year's Eve through 4 a.m. New Year's Day. But if you swipe your card by mistake, you're out of luck - no refunds.

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  11. Man has bad day, calls 911 after falling in Orland Park sewerRead the original story

    Dec 27, 2014 | Chicago Sun-Times

    One moment he was walking down a suburban street; the next he was plunged into darkness at the bottom of a 20 foot storm sewer. But by using his cell phone, a pedestrian who had the extreme bad luck to plunge through an uncovered manhole in The man was apparently walking south on Harlem Avenue near 143rd Street when he fell into a 20-foot-deep manhole, Fire Chief Ken Brucki of the Orland Park Fire Protection District told reporters at the scene.

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  12. Man fatally hit by car in Orland ParkRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2014 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A 71-year-old man died on Christmas Day after he was hit by a car in southwest suburban Orland Park. Jack Haggerty was a pedestrian crossing 104th Avenue eastbound at San Luis Lane at 7:27 p.m. Thursday when he was hit by a 2005 Honda Accord, according to Orland Park police and the Will County coroner's office.

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  13. Pedestrian, 71, dies when struck by teen driver on ChristmasRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2014 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A 71-year-old man was struck and killed by a car driven by teenage driver in Orland Park on Thursday. Jack Haggerty, of Orland Park, was crossing 104th Avenue near San Luis Lane around 7:30 p.m. when he was hit by a car, according to the Will County Coroner.

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  14. Kustok gets 60 years for fatal shooting of his wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A Cook County judge on Wednesday sentenced Allan Kustok to 60 years for killing his wife in the bedroom of their southwest suburban home in 2010. The Orland Park resident maintained his innocence and claimed the police and prosecution's version of her death was "a lie," the SouthtownStar is reporting.

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