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Updated: Police charge retired priest in hit-and-run that killed teacher, injured another

December 7, 2019 by Bill Jones, Editor News, Breaking, Police-Fire

Orland Park Police have charged a retired St. Michael priest in an alleged hit-and-run that claimed the life of one of the parish school’s teachers and injured another following a parish Christmas party at Square Celt.


Updated: St. Michael teacher dies, another is injured following hit and run near mall

by Bill Jones, Editor News, Breaking, Police-Fire

UPDATE: Orland Park Police confirmed the evening of Friday, Dec. 6, they have the driver in custody related to this fatal hit and run. A press conference is to be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at the police station...

Updated: Center School custodian charged with predatory criminal sexual abuse of student

by Bill Jones, Editor News, Breaking, Police-Fire, School

A Center School custodian has been arrested after police determined he allegedly abused a student last month at the Orland Park elementary school.

David F. Kalas, 60, of 233 Blackthorn Road in Matteson, was charged...

UPDATED: Police arrest juvenile in connection with Nov. 17 armed robberies

by Bill Jones, Editor News, Breaking, Police-Fire

Police have arrested a juvenile in connection with a pair of armed robberies reported Nov. 17 in Orland Park.

The juvenile was arrested around 1:30 p.m. and charged with armed robbery, along with several other charges...