See the broadcast of "The Ellen Show" where two women were given a large holiday gift from the show's host, in return for the ways they frequently care for others around them.
Watch Julia and Sonia Hawkins' reactions when they learn that Ellen DeGeneres chose them to win a $25,000 shopping spree at Best Buy Orland Park, and then later they find out they are given another $25,000 to help with their own expenses. DeGeneres said she chose the Chicago mother and daughter because of how giving they are to others. Read on for what was seen Thursday night and Friday morning outside the store.
In the past week, you may have missed stories about a BB gun carjacking case in court, another Eva’s Bridal rebirth, bond sales, small businesses on Facebook, cell phone evidence in a murder case, retail theft sting and other Orland Park news.
MONDAY Village Saved Over $2 Million in Bond Sales and More (Live Blog Transcript) A new bike path connecting trails on Wolf Road and 108th Avenue also was discussed Monday night, as were plans for a new McDonald's on 179th Street near Wolf Road. Read the full meeting transcript. Attorneys Done Exchanging Evidence in BB Gun Carjacking Case Lawyers said Thursday that they are finished with the discovery phase of the felony carjacking case against Jonathan Sarolas and April Schmidt, who are accused of stealing the car of an Orland Park restaurant employee with a BB gun. Eva’s Bridals of Oak Lawn Opening Second Location in Orland Park The wedding dress salon will be taking over the former House of Brides location on LaGrange Road. TUESDAY …