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Red light cameras might ID robber of Heights woman

by Kevin Olsen staff reporter A woman was robbed in Palos Heights last week and the city’s new red light cameras could be essential in catching the offender, police said.…

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Orland police report three attempted home burglaries

by Meg Sullivan staff reporter Orland Park police are investigating three attempted residential burglaries that occurred late last week in the village. Last Thursday, a neighbor interrupted an attempted burglary…

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Man allegedly fires pellet at off-duty police officer

Orland Park police arrested Steven M. Brady, 25, of Homer Glen, at about 5 p.m. Sept. 8 and charged him with aggravated assault and reckless driving after he allegedly fired…

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Dominando la Prueba de Calefacción de Hogares en Alaska

(NewsUSA) – Si una Caldera mural puede calendar un hogar en Alaska sin problema alguno por unos 10 inviernos, entonces este puede calentar un hogar en cualquier parte del mundo,…

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Teen allegedly grabs cop’s holstered side arm

Palos Heights police arrested Ryan N. Flannigan, 17, of Palos Heights, at 7:34 a.m. Feb. 23 and charged him with resisting arrest and attempting to disarm a police officer after…

No justice for crime crying for vengeance

One year later; never forgotten by Matthew Piechalak From The Reporter One year after five women were killed execution-style inside a Tinley Park clothing store, police are still searching for…

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Driver charged with pulling another’s hair in Costco lot

Orland Park police arrested Linda A. Bohde, 45, of Homer Glen, at 7:21 p.m. Nov. 21 and charged her with misdemeanor battery after she allegedly pulled another driver’s hair in…

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Oak Lawn police issue three alerts against child predators in March

by William Jones From The Reporter The Oak Lawn Police Department’s new policy regarding reports of possible child predators led to the department issuing three community safety alerts last month.…

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Orland man charged with disorderly conduct

Orland Park police arrested John Caccarella, 34, of Orland Park, at 10:59 p.m. Feb. 27 and charged him with disorderly conduct, police said. Caccarella reportedly yelled at and threatened his…

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Orland man charged with DUI

Orland Park police arrested John M. Szlaga, 23, of Orland Park just before 7:10 p.m. on Jan. 13 and charged him with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol, improper…

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Orland man charged with possession

Orland Park police arrested Thomas M. Kelly, 30, of Orland Park, just after 11:45 p.m. on July 3 and charged him with possession of a controlled substance after a traffic…

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Heights man charged with DUI

Palos Heights police arrested Alejandro B. Stivan, 21, of Palos Heights, just after 2:25 a.m. on July 1 and charged him with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol and…

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Woman charged with DUI

Palos Park police arrested Shannon M. McGuire, 30, of LaGrange Highlands, just after 5:10 a.m. on April 7 and charged her with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol, driving…

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Driver charged with DUI

Orland Park police arrested Barry C. Kies, 62, of Orland Park, just after 7:50 p.m. on Sept. 20 and charged him with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol, failure…

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Accused suspended driver charged

Orland Park police arrested Kevin M. Defamo, 28, of Chicago, at 1:41 a.m. July 1 and charged him with driving with an expired registration, driving with a suspended license and…

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CAPITOL RECAP: No energy deal yet, but lawmakers say one could come 'this summer'

CAPITOL RECAP: No energy deal yet, but lawmakers say one could come ‘this summer’

By Capitol News Illinois SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Senate adjourned Tuesday without calling a comprehensive energy regulatory reform package for a vote. After adjournment, Senate President Don Harmon, D-Oak Park,…

Two-day session ends with major legislation, but no energy bill

Two-day session ends with major legislation, but no energy bill

By PETER HANCOCK Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers finished a two-day special session Thursday by passing some important legislation but without reaching agreement on the one issue…

Vaccinated Illinoisans automatically entered into $10 million lottery

Vaccinated Illinoisans automatically entered into $10 million lottery

By JERRY NOWICKI Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – Any vaccinated Illinoisan will be automatically entered into a lottery for $10 million in prizes without having to take any extra…

Six Flags agrees to $36 million settlement over alleged BIPA violations

Six Flags agrees to $36 million settlement over alleged BIPA violations

By SARAH MANSUR Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD — Six Flags Great America has agreed to a $36 million settlement to end a class-action lawsuit over the amusement park’s use…

Energy bill still not filed less than 24 hours before planned vote

Energy bill still not filed less than 24 hours before planned vote

By JERRY NOWICKI Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Senate is scheduled to return to the Capitol Tuesday to consider an energy regulatory overhaul bill that is years…

Pritzker issues amendatory veto on budget due to drafting errors, Senate accepts

Pritzker issues amendatory veto on budget due to drafting errors, Senate accepts

By SARAH MANSUR Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD — The state Senate on Tuesday approved a change to next year’s budget at the request of Gov. JB Pritzker to correct…

Senate adjourns with no energy deal, but Harmon ‘confident’ one is still near

Senate adjourns with no energy deal, but Harmon ‘confident’ one is still near

By JERRY NOWICKI Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Senate adjourned Tuesday without calling a comprehensive energy regulatory reform package for a vote. After adjournment, Senate President Don…