Week in Review: Cat Burglar Caught, Armed Robber Loose
In the last week, you may have missed stories about a new D135 superintendent, new pornography charges, a severe car crash, an overruled election petition objection and more in Orland Park and nearby.
Orland Park police are searching for a man who held up the Mobil Gas Station at LaGrange Road and 143rd Street Saturday night.
The Orland School District 135 board also approved graduation dates for the junior highs. Read our live blog transcript from Monday night's meeting.
The objection against Tom Cunningham running for re-election in D135 was overruled by the school district's electoral board Tuesday night. Read the blog transcript from the objection hearing.
Kenneth N. Jackson, of Oak Lawn, was charged with two counts of residential burglary Wednesday, for incidents in Orland Park and Burr Ridge after he was charged for a separate burglary last October.
Orland Park and state police worked with Canadian law enforcement to investigate a child pornography case involving a man already in custody for other incidents.
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Kenneth Jackson, who's been charged with burglaries in Orland Park and Burr Ridge in the last year, and his uncle were suspected in 19 North Shore burglaries that took place during the two years prior to the pair's arrest in 2009.
Prosecutors told a Cook County judge during a hearing Wednesday that a copy of outstanding material from a computer needs to be handed to the defense before the discovery phase of Dean Milenkovic's possession of child porn case is complete.
An Alsip man was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center after driving off of the road, striking trees and landscaping, before coming to rest in a retention ditch off 135th Street Friday morning.
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State government grows in the dark, like a fungus. • Bill Daley has an idea to take the party out of state elections. • Time magazine mourns for Illinois.
Joliet West 59, Sandburg 41: Ryan Modiest drained five 3-pointers and scored a career-high 19 points as the Tigers topped the Eagles Friday in Orland Park.
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