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Accused 'Machete Man' Says All He Had on Him Was a Lighter: OMGPD

Accused 'Machete Man' Says All He Had on Him Was a Lighter: OMGPD

A woman locks up her dog in filth, a suspicious texter and a man with red fingernails this week in the annals of #PatchChicago's crime-n-shame.
Taste of Orland Park Returns with Something for Everyone August 1–3

Taste of Orland Park Returns with Something for Everyone August 1–3

Check out which restaurants and musical acts will be offered at this year's Taste of Orland.
Orland Park Police to Host National Night Out

Orland Park Police to Host National Night Out

Seniors invited to free lunch at Orland Park Civic Center.
13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
Mom's Pink Stun Gun Gets Chicago Teen Arrested: Cops

Mom's Pink Stun Gun Gets Chicago Teen Arrested: Cops

The young man was arrested in Orland Park after the police pulled him over for allegedly failing to wear his seatbelt.
Burbank Teen Carries Brass Knuckles Because He Lives In Burbank: Cops

Burbank Teen Carries Brass Knuckles Because He Lives In Burbank: Cops

The young man had brass knuckles in his PT Cruiser "in case he ever has to use them on someone" in Burbank police said.
Vigilant Dad Catches Orland Park Man Masturbating in Front of Girls

Vigilant Dad Catches Orland Park Man Masturbating in Front of Girls

An Orland Park businessman parked his car in a remote alley, then allegedly exposed himself to young girls nearby. One dad saw it all—and wasn't about to let him get away with it.
Orland Park Man Charged with DUI after Crashing into Plush Horse

Orland Park Man Charged with DUI after Crashing into Plush Horse

The man hit two other cars before driving into the ice cream store, police said.
Fire District Puzzled by Orland Park Mayor’s Criticism of Fighting Drug Abuse

Fire District Puzzled by Orland Park Mayor’s Criticism of Fighting Drug Abuse

Orland Fire District rebuffs criticism from Mayor McLaughlin and urges government agencies to work together to fight rising drug use
Fire District and Village of Orland Park Trade Words on Heroin Abuse

Fire District and Village of Orland Park Trade Words on Heroin Abuse

Mayor and police chief say fire district misleads in its portrayal of how the village and schools are facing up to heroin abuse among teen-agers.
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
2 Orland Park Residents Star in Mother McAuley's 'You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown'

2 Orland Park Residents Star in Mother McAuley's 'You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown'

The 99th Street Summer Theatre production takes place July 24–26.
Teenage Flasher Exposes Himself to Orland Park Woman

Teenage Flasher Exposes Himself to Orland Park Woman

The boy ran off after exposing himself, police said.
Angry Old Man Threatens to Stab ‘Lazy’ Neighbor in Heart With Broken Rake: Cops

Angry Old Man Threatens to Stab ‘Lazy’ Neighbor in Heart With Broken Rake: Cops

The angry old man wanted his neighbor to help him pick up downed tree branches outside their condo building, police said.
Foul-Mouthed Tinley Park Man Arrested For Cursing at His Kids & a New Mom in Orland Restaurant: Cops

Foul-Mouthed Tinley Park Man Arrested For Cursing at His Kids & a New Mom in Orland Restaurant: Cops

The Tinley Park man also threatened to lock his children in a "hot truck" if they didn't "shut up," police said.
'Piano Man' Performs in Orland Park July 20

'Piano Man' Performs in Orland Park July 20

Free concert featuring "Piano Man" July 20 at Crescent Park. Cover artist performs Elton John & Billy Joel songs.
Assisted Living Facility One Step Closer to Coming to Orland Park

Assisted Living Facility One Step Closer to Coming to Orland Park

The facility would be run by Heritage, and would offer assisted living and memory care units.
Village of Orland Park Theater Troupe to Present 'Occupation Murder!'

Village of Orland Park Theater Troupe to Present 'Occupation Murder!'

Summer murder mystery to include audience participation.
New Lenox Woman Thinks She Caught Flu from Bird

New Lenox Woman Thinks She Caught Flu from Bird

A New Lenox woman thinks a parakeet she bought at a local pet store is the source of her illness.