In the Rear View: Digits Issues and Reckless Homicide Plea Turned Down
In the past week, you might have missed a sex crime arrest toss request, perversion files, a homemade haunt, nun questions, breast cancer resources, government budgets, new firefighters and other Orland Park news.
One school board member said her daughter went from a B in math to failing since the computer-based math pilot began, citing glitches and a lack of guidebooks for parents among other concerns. Adequate Yearly Progress goals also were reviewed at the Oct.
Orland Park trustees and staff discussed proposed items for the 2013 fiscal year budget Monday night. Read through our live blog transcript from the meeting.
Police found the Hall of Famer in a cornfield stupor behind the wheel of his pickup truck near Gougar and Spencer Roads. He was charged with DUI and spent the night in jail.
With a projection of $29,035,000 in costs for 2013, the Orland Fire Protection District is planning on spending less money next year, though big factors such as salaries are still in the works. A draft will be on display on starting Thursday.
The 18th District Senate candidate says she was a Benedictine nun for five years, but the prioress of the Benedictine Sisters of Chicago says otherwise.
Scouts were stripped naked and rubbed with ice cubes, forced to have oral sex with their troop leaders and molested on camping trips. These and other sex crimes are detailed in files the Boy Scouts of America kept secret for decades.
The Orland Fire Protection District are looking at relieving overtime costs by starting 11 new hires in active service earlier in November. Also, contract negotiations still continue with the district and firefighters union.
A day after a columnist raises questions about why Barbara Bellar calls herself a nun and where she earned her medical degree, Bellar offers a rebuttal and posts her credentials online.
A defense attorney for Nicholas Sord, an Orland Park man charged with reckless homicide in a DUI accident that killed a New Lenox woman, said he will continue with his defense for now.
The attorney for Robert Phelan, accused of sexually assaulting a 93-year-old dementia patient at an Orland Park care facility, has filed a motion to quash Phelan's arrest in the case.
For the last 13 years, Yvonne Shurley has produced an elaborate Halloween haunt on her front lawn for anyone to visit for free. This year’s version has a lot of new features intended to scare, like a crematorium and a revamped crypt.
Resources for women fighting breast cancer that your doctor doesn't offer.