Week in Review: DNA Evidence and a Frustrated Judge
In the last week, you may have missed stories about filing taxes, George Ryan, businesses open and closing, a key witness suing, ruse burglary, local business’ Facebook pages, the new chamber president and more in Orland Park and nearby.
The IRS has announced a delayed start to the 2012 tax filing season. Here's the date of when you can file, plus some locations in Orland Park to get help on your taxes.
Johnny's Char-House closes in Orland • Fannie May outlet store opens in Tinley • Carm's Beef closes in Tinley
The defense attorney for Robert Phelan, an Oak Lawn man accused of sexually assaulting a 93-year-old dementia patient at an Orland Park care facility, said Monday, Jan. 28 that the state's key witness is involved in a civil lawsuit with the facility.
New Orland Park sub shop serves sizable steamed-meat sandwiches, and helps youths gain work experience while raising money for firefighters, police and paramedics.
Law enforcement officials are urging people to watch for burglars posing as home repair, utility or village workers who gain entry to people’s homes and then steal their valuables.
Sham Firadusi says his mother, Tinley Park resident Lubna Firadusi, had a green light when Orland Hills resident and allegedly drunken driver Kevin Santiago struck her car on Dec. 2, near 183rd and 80th Avenue.
Prosecutors in the case against a 25-year-old man charged with reckless homicide for a DUI-related accident that killed a Lockport nurse said Tuesday they will be testing blood found at the scene.
Readers shared their views on former Governor George Ryan getting sent home for house arrest after staying a few hours at a halfway house Wednesday. Was the punishment lessened, or an under-resourced system spared another number?
A Cook County judge agreed with the defense during a hearing Friday that the reckless homicide case against Nicholas Sord, 25, is getting "very, very old" as another status date passed with no progress and he wants to move toward a resolution.
Orland Park resident Marc Lochow of Printsource Plus has taken the helm at the Orland Park Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.
Also, an arraignment has been set for an Oak Forest man accused of strangling his wife, slitting his own throat and setting their home on fire.
Originally as part of Patch's countdown to Small Business Saturday, check out—and follow—some of the village shops and restaurants that frequently update their statuses with news and sales alerts. Plus, add your own suggestions.
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