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Orland Woman in Critical Condition at Loyola Burn Unit

Orland Woman in Critical Condition at Loyola Burn Unit

Firefighters rescued the 56-year-old woman from a burning home on Aspen Saturday afternoon.
New I-57 / Tri-State Tollway Interchange Opens in October

New I-57 / Tri-State Tollway Interchange Opens in October

And with that comes a discount on new I-PASS transponders. A temporary tollway office is now open in Midlothian, too.
Silver Cross Stops Frankfort Man's Stroke, Identifies Brain Malformation

Silver Cross Stops Frankfort Man's Stroke, Identifies Brain Malformation

Patient credits speedy diagnosis and treatment with saving his life.
Former Congressman Joe Walsh to Appear at Sharon Brannigan Fund Raiser

Former Congressman Joe Walsh to Appear at Sharon Brannigan Fund Raiser

Walsh will be in Homer Glen on Sept. 18.
Sandburg Touchdown Pass to Take the Lead: Video Highlight

Sandburg Touchdown Pass to Take the Lead: Video Highlight

The Sandburg Eagles took down Lockport Friday night, 21-10.

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Silver Cross Stops Frankfort Man's Stroke, Identifies Brain Malformation

Silver Cross Stops Frankfort Man's Stroke, Identifies Brain Malformation

Patient credits speedy diagnosis and treatment with saving his life.
Orland Woman in Critical Condition at Loyola Burn Unit

Orland Woman in Critical Condition at Loyola Burn Unit

Firefighters rescued the 56-year-old woman from a burning home on Aspen Saturday afternoon.
Sandburg Touchdown Pass to Take the Lead: Video Highlight

Sandburg Touchdown Pass to Take the Lead: Video Highlight

The Sandburg Eagles took down Lockport Friday night, 21-10.
Former Congressman Joe Walsh to Appear at Sharon Brannigan Fund Raiser

Former Congressman Joe Walsh to Appear at Sharon Brannigan Fund Raiser

Walsh will be in Homer Glen on Sept. 18.
Orland Firefighter Laid to Rest on Friday

Orland Firefighter Laid to Rest on Friday

Wes Peak loved being a firefighter and served in Flossmoor, Westmont and Monee before Orland. He died Sunday, Sept. 7, in a car crash.
The 16 Best Public High Schools in Illinois, as Ranked by Newsweek

The 16 Best Public High Schools in Illinois, as Ranked by Newsweek

If you don’t think 16 is good enough, don’t worry, because one Illinois high school ranked No. 3 overall in the country!
Taylor Rental Donates Equipment for Treasure Chest Foundation Fundraiser

Taylor Rental Donates Equipment for Treasure Chest Foundation Fundraiser

Taylor Rental Manager Joie Tarr prepares a donation of chairs at the Taylor Rental Store in Orland Park.
Pullman Cars Back on the Rails Between Chicago and Wisconsin

Pullman Cars Back on the Rails Between Chicago and Wisconsin

For a limited time you can step back in time and experience mid-20th century Pullman railcar travel in a restored Pullman car.
New I-57 / Tri-State Tollway Interchange Opens in October

New I-57 / Tri-State Tollway Interchange Opens in October

And with that comes a discount on new I-PASS transponders. A temporary tollway office is now open in Midlothian, too.
Girls Gone Wild for a Place to Sleep, Some Tacos and a Guy's Car: OMGPD

Girls Gone Wild for a Place to Sleep, Some Tacos and a Guy's Car: OMGPD

Swatting a YouTube celeb, communion juice thievery and a punch-drunk flirter this week in the annals of Chicagoland crime-n-shame.
Your House Could've Been a Meth Lab If ...

Your House Could've Been a Meth Lab If ...

It smells of urine, the windows are covered in paint and the yard has brown spots. Check the national register of meth labs before you buy.
Patch Poll: What Do You Think of the 'New War on Terror' as the U.S. Commits to Going After ISIL?

Patch Poll: What Do You Think of the 'New War on Terror' as the U.S. Commits to Going After ISIL?

President Obama commits the nation to military action in the Middle East to "degrade and ultimately destroy" ISIL. Where do you stand?
Will County Animal Control Offers Spay/Neuter Discounts for Pets

Will County Animal Control Offers Spay/Neuter Discounts for Pets

Get a $40 discount at participating vets during the month of October.
Will County School Board Petitions Available Starting Sept. 23

Will County School Board Petitions Available Starting Sept. 23

The deadline to file is Dec. 22.
Orland Township to Host Suicide Prevention Workshop

Orland Township to Host Suicide Prevention Workshop

This workshop is designed to provide knowledge, skills and resources to young adults in recognizing and preventing suicidal tendencies.
CruZin for KidZ with Cancer Motorcycle Run

CruZin for KidZ with Cancer Motorcycle Run

Leadership Team members Dick Heberly, Jan Rompala, Dan Sutton, Jean Sutton, President Terry Elliott and Lisa Hoerler.
Solar Storm: Internet May Flare Up, But So May Northern Lights (Video)

Solar Storm: Internet May Flare Up, But So May Northern Lights (Video)

A major solar flare launched off the Sun Wednesday, potentially unleashing a geomagnetic storm that could interrupt communications.
Eureka! Julius Jr. Experience Coming to Orland Square Mall

Eureka! Julius Jr. Experience Coming to Orland Square Mall

Orland Square Mall will welcome Julius Jr. to the center as part of its Simon Kidgits Club event on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m. to noon
Puppy Left in Hot Car at Orland Mall

Puppy Left in Hot Car at Orland Mall

The owner left his 10-week-old puppy in the car for two hours.