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When the April 2021 election rolls around, prospective mayoral candidates for the Village of Orland Park will be campaigning for a part-time position. The Orland Park Village Board voted 6-0 March 4 to repeal an ordinance from 2016 that expanded the role of the mayor to become a full-time position with an intended focus on economic development.
Bill Jones

The past nine months have been trying times for Nader Judeh and his family.

After experiencing back pain in early August 2014, Judeh spent several weeks visiting doctors, before finally ending up in an emergency room, undergoing surgery and learning he had a spinal cord abscess. He had suffered significant nerve damage, resulting in paralysis from the chest down.

Bill Jones
An Orland Park man who allegedly possessed more than 6,000 images of child pornography was arrested this week, following an investigation into a computer and camera inside his residence. Adam W. Buerger, 26, of 8941 Doral Lane in Orland Park, was charged with four counts of possession of child pornography ...
Bill Jones
During a Public Safety Committee meeting held Feb. 4, trustees voted 3-0 to recommend the Village Board approve an amendment to the Village Code that would allow for the seizure and impoundment of vehicles if the driver is cited for going more than 26 mph over the speed limit.
Bill Jones
A 64-year-old Tinley Park man allegedly stabbed a manager at an automotive center in Orland Park during a dispute over a delayed oil change. J. Luis Barrios, of 16549 Prairie Drive, was charged with aggravated battery, a Class 3 felony, after he stabbed the 37-year-old man with a pocket knife Saturday, March 18, at Sears Auto Center, 2 Orland Square Drive, according to a press release issued the next day by the Orland Park Police Department.
Bill Jones

Plans to construct a Mariano’s grocery store and a residential housing development at Orland Park Crossing are underway after special use permits, landscaping plans and resubdivision plans were approved by unanimous votes at the Orland Park Village Board’s regular meeting Monday, Aug. 4.

The Bradford Group is slated to construct a Mariano’s grocery store and parking lot at what is currently 14131, 14201 and 14203 LaGrange Road. The grocery store is designed to be 72,925 square feet, and an 8-foot fence is to separate Mariano’s from residential property east of the grocery store.

Erik Schmidt
An investigation into a fencing ring for stolen merchandise reportedly led to the arrests of two men from Orland Park and two individuals. Jamel Zayyad, 33, of 12561 Anand Brook Drive, was charged with wire fraud, possession of stolen property and continuing financial crimes enterprise, according to a press release issued Friday, June 29, by the Office of Deputy Chief Patrick Collins with the Village of Wilmette. Ahmad Zayyad, 65, of the same address, was charged with possession of a firearm.
Bill Jones
A 60-year-old Orland Park man reportedly has been charged with the murder of his wife, one day after she was found dead inside the family home’s garage. Raymond Homolka, 60, of 14000 Sheri Lane, was charged Saturday, Feb. 11, with first-degree murder,
Bill Jones

The Orland Park Police Department is asking for the public’s help in acquiring further information about a recent string of residential burglaries in the area of the Village Square subdivision.

Since April 1, three residential burglaries and two more attempts were reported to police, according to a press release issued April 13 by the department.

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Police reportedly put an end to a meth lab operating out of an Orland Park basement and arrested the man alleged to have been running it. Nicholas J. Fountas, 26, of 14141 Trenton Ave. in Orland Park, was charged with aggravated unlawful participation in methamphetamine production ...
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