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Week in Review: Theft Plea and D135 Superintendent Chosen

In the past week, you might have missed stories about property sales, claims of age in a pornography case, DUI accident reconstruction, iPads in school, flu shots, a cute dog and ways to address a major tragedy involving children.

MONDAY

Orland School District 135 also adopted their tax levy for 2013 during Monday night’s school board meeting. Read our transcript from the meeting.

Riverdale Body Shop opens 9th location in Orland Park • Orland Park Bank & Trust sports new look • Venture One Acquires Orland site • Tinley Park Chamber celebrates season with a party • Charter Fitness holds annual toy drive.

TUESDAY

How to Save on Winter Heating Costs

Local hardware store man offers simple ideas to plug leaks and save on energy costs during the winter months.

This Week's Pet: New Dog on the Block Needs a New Home

Damon is a tiny guy with a big, friendly heart. Would he fit in at your home? Watch his video and decide.

WEDNESDAY

Defense in DUI Death Case Looking for Accident Reconstruction

A 25-year-old Orland Park man is facing one count of reckless homicide, after he was in an accident resulting in the death of a 51-year-old nurse from Lockport.

Court Strikes Down Illinois' Concealed-Carry Ban

An appeals court has decided Illinois' ban on carrying a weapon in public is unconstitutional.

THURSDAY

D135 Board Chose Superintendent Candidate

Dr. Janet Stutz, who is serving as assistant superintendent of learning with Community Consolidated School District 181 in Hinsdale, was selected after a four-month search for a head administrator.

An attorney said three women charged with stealing nearly $10,000 in cash from Sandburg High School may take a plea agreement on Friday, Dec. 14.

FRIDAY

The three women, including one from Orland Park, accused of stealing cash from Carl Sandburg High School’s cashier’s office took pleas for misdemeanor theft charges Friday.

Newtown School Shooting: How to Talk To Your Kids About It

The National Association of School Psychologists offered a range of suggestions for parents to use while helping children and teens cope with the Connecticut school shooting Friday.

Lawyer: Actor in Porn Video May Be Of Legal Age

An attorney for a 58-year-old Orland Park man accused of possession of child pornography and stalking told a Cook County judge Wednesday that he wants to verify to age of the person in a video in the child porn case.

CDC Says the Season Is Here: Where to Get Flu Shots in Orland Park

Here's where to get an influenza vaccine, how to recognize symptoms and what to know about treatment if you get sick.

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