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Orland Square shooting suspect charged with first-degree murder, more

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

The man suspected of shooting 18-year-old Javon Britten to death Jan. 21 at Orland Square has been charged with first-degree murder and more than a half-dozen other charges.

Jakharr Williams, 20, of 696 Madison Lane in...

UPDATED: Closures, cancellations announced in anticipation of extreme cold

by Bill Jones, Editor News, Breaking

A number of area organizations have announced closures and event cancellations in light of anticipated weather concerns. They are as follows, as of 1:36 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30.

• D146 announced that schools will be closed...

UPDATE: Judge denies bond to Orland Square shooting suspect

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

Update 7

Jakharr Williams, who Orland Park Police have named as their suspect in the Jan. 21 shooting death of 18-year-old Javon Britten at Orland Square, will not be leaving police custody while he awaits his next hearing...