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Week in Review: Spa Closed on Prostitution Charge and Fatal New Year's Day Crash

Stories about snow, an apartment fire, a local hockey player makes it to the Olympics and more in Orland Park and nearby.

Hong Yang. Credit: Orland Park Police Department
Hong Yang. Credit: Orland Park Police Department

News

Orland Park Teen in New Year's Day Car Crash Dies: Report
Hakeem Samara, 18, was pronounced dead Friday from injuries he suffered in a Jan. 1 accident in Homer Glen, Sun-Times Media reports.

Oral Sex Offer Leads to Unhappy Ending for Massage Parlor: Police
Q-Spa in Orland Park was closed after an employee was accused of offering to perform oral sex on an undercover investigator.

15 Years in Prison for Man Accused of Carjacking Elderly Woman
Peter Sousan, 25, of Orland Park, pleaded guilty Friday to aggravated vehicular hijacking, after he stole an 88-year-old woman’s purse and car.

Sandburg Grad Kendall Coyne Makes Olympic Women's Hockey…
The 21-year-old hockey player will take the ice in Sochi, Russia as part of Team USA.

Warning System Kept Apartment Fire from Spreading
A fire broke out in an Orland Hills apartment building Tuesday night, but was contained to one unit thanks to a warning system that alerted firefighters.

Sledding, Shoveling in the Season's First Big Snowfall
Check out our snow gallery of folks in Orland Park and Mokena.

14 New Laws for the New Year
New state laws on pet stores, Facebook, child visitation, wine and unpaid tolls take effect Jan. 1, 2014.

7 of the Strangest Southland Crimes of 2013
Accidental pot brownies, polite nude man and granny's Tupperware stash featured in our look back at weird police reports.

Where are Orland Park Homes Worth Over $1 Million?
The interactive map below is a snapshot of what section of Orland Park has the most homes valued at $1 million or more.

Blogs

Bears Sign Cutler to 7-Year Deal: Is He Worth It?

Palos Community Hospital Offers Special Programs for Heart Month

Revolver or Semi Auto Pistol?

Village of Orland Park Public Works Crews Continue to Respond to Snow Event

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