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Girl Attacked, Library Porn Debate Among Top Read Orland Park 2013 Stories

Allan Kustok’s trysts, Bruce Scheidegger’s death, Mariano’s plans and changes in Orland School District 135’s board were among the most-read stories of 2013 on Orland Park Patch.

With 2014 just around the corner, it’s time for a look back at stories that drew your attention during 2013.

Attempted Abduction Left Girl Unable to Recognize Parents

Orland Hills police looking for two men who attacked a 12-year-old girl Monday afternoon after following her as she stepped off a school bus.

Did SNL Really Just Joke About the Orland Park Library?

Watch Seth Meyers make fun of people who watch porn in libraries.

Sandburg Athletic Director Bruce Scheidegger Dies in Car Accident

The head of Carl Sandburg High School athletics was found dead in Carroll County early Sunday morning outside of southwest of Freeport. Those who knew Scheidegger remembered him as a supportive and caring figure in the school.

A Mariano’s Could be in Orland Park's Future

Mariano's targeted for Orland Crossing near PF Chang's. Condos and row houses also planned for the area.

Patch Editor Faces $300-A-Day Fines and Jail Time for Protecting Source

Patch Media immediately appeals judge's ruling.

Kustok Arranged Trysts Online with Different Women Before Wife’s Death: Attorneys

Prosecutors in the Allan Kustok murder case say he cheated on his wife with several different women, including one for about five years, before Jeanie Kustok was killed by gunfire in Sept. 2010.

Home Invasion Shooting Suspect Dead: Police

Anthony M. Espinoza, 27, of Crown Point, Indiana, shot himself inside an East Chicago residence, police say. A warrant for his arrest was issued Friday following a home invasion, shooting and chase in Orland Park.

Special D135 Meeting Called After Carmody Resigned

The current president of Orland School District 135’s Board of Education resigned from the board Thursday effective immediately, and three board members have called a special meeting for Tuesday.

Car Crashes into Post Office, Left Woman with Minor Injuries

The Orland Park Post Office on 144th Place was closed after the accident, but reopened for business the next morning.

Uncle Julio’s to Open in Harrison’s Space

The Orland Park location is the 19th restaurant for the Dallas, Texas-based chain.

Thanks a lot for all of the support this year, and those already passed. Have a Happy New Year.

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