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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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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,
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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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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 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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A report of a mice at Marcus Theatres’ Orland Park Cinema that went viral after it was posted to Facebook has been confirmed by the Village of Orland Park.
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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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