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A 55-year-old was arrested and charged with four felonies after he allegedly sexually assaulted a teenage juvenile inside the man’s Orland Park residence. Rodger W. Burke, 55, of 11267 Endicott Court ...
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Police are investigating a rash of successful and attempted burglaries reported May 9 and 10 in Orland Park.

Two attempts were made between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. May 9 — one in the 9000 block of Sunrise Lane, the other in the 9000 block of Carlisle Lane — but both were unsuccessful, after residents home at the time scared off the would-be burglar or burglars, according to a press release issued May 11 by the Orland Park Police Department.

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On Aug. 23, Jonathan Cowan announced that after the better part of a decade in Orland Park his Wooden Paddle Pizza would be closing its storefront in favor of a move to a new dine-in concept in Lemont.
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Bisma Habib, 40, of 14007 William Drive in Orland Park, was charged July 2 with felony theft over $500 after she allegedly took gift envelopes containing a total of $1,015 in cash and $100 in gift cards from a graduation party she attended on Woodstock Drive.
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What does jellyfish taste like? Any guesses? “It has no taste,” said Edith Chen, owner of the new H-Tide Asian grocery store in Orland Park.

Jellyfish is apparently very crispy when cooked. It is also a staple appetizer in banquets for Chinese weddings. It is also available at H-Tide — near the corner of 179th Street and Wolf Road, officially 17849 Wolf Road in Orland Park — in case one was interested in a new protein.

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Taylor Gestes is a survivor.

For the past nine years, she has been strengthening her mind, body and soul after a horrific accident nearly ended her life.

Now, the 18-year-old Sandburg High School senior has big plans to show everyone who has supported her and her family over the years how perseverance and a positive outlook have outshined her darkest day.

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Orland Park police are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who reportedly brandished a handgun in an attempted robbery outside Orland Square Mall.

Police received a 911 call at 11:02 a.m. Nov. 27 regarding a 72-year-old woman who said a man tried to rob her outside the mall, according to a press release issued Dec. 3 by the Orland Park Police Department.

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Miguel I. Ochoa, 31, of 15316 Treetop Drive in Orland Park, was charged with one count of public indecency, a Class A misdemeanor, after he touched himself under his clothing while at the Franklin Loebe Recreation Center, 14650 Ravinia Ave., according to a press release issued Feb. 8 by the Orland Park Police Department.
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A 55-year-old woman whose last known address was in Orland Park reportedly died at the scene Thursday, Dec. 29, following a head-on vehicular collision in Palos Park. Palos Park police were advised around 9:04 p.m. of multiple 911 calls regarding a head-on collision on 123rd Street, between Wolf Road and Will-Cook Road, according to a statement posted Friday, Dec. 30, on the “Palos Park PD” Facebook page.
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