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Bad Company, Lynyrd Skynyrd Rock First Midwest

Bad Company, Lynyrd Skynyrd Rock First Midwest

The old-school rockers brought their sounds to the Tinley Park stage Wednesday night.
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 in this week's annals of #PatchChicago crime-n-shame.
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.
Tinley Couple's 'Marathon Love' Vying for Cover of 'Runner's World'

Tinley Couple's 'Marathon Love' Vying for Cover of 'Runner's World'

Jamie and Lynn Parks have run together for 23 years—with Jamie pushing Lynn in a wheelchair following her life-threatening injury.
Grissom Community Runs in Memory of Beloved PE Teacher

Grissom Community Runs in Memory of Beloved PE Teacher

Grissom P.E. teacher Bob Heenan died this week, and his students gathered to pay tribute.
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
Trustees Again Put Off Vote on Cell Towers

Trustees Again Put Off Vote on Cell Towers

The final vote won't come until September, Tinley Park Mayor Ed Zabrocki said last week.
Tinley Park-Park District Seeks Input from Residents

Tinley Park-Park District Seeks Input from Residents

The park district is forming a focus group to narrow collect residents' feedback.
Tinley Park Term Limit Measure Closer to Ballot

Tinley Park Term Limit Measure Closer to Ballot

Trustees had a first reading last week, and a final vote could come next month.
Mug Shot Monday, July 21

Mug Shot Monday, July 21

June 24 through June 30.
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.
Tinley Park Teen Dies from Complications of Near-Drowning, Heart Disease

Tinley Park Teen Dies from Complications of Near-Drowning, Heart Disease

Elissa Adams, 13, nearly drowned in a Crestwood pool, and succumbed Sunday to complications from the incident and a cardiac arrhythmia.
District 210 Former Superintendent Rakes in Highest Pension in State

District 210 Former Superintendent Rakes in Highest Pension in State

Among Illinois' highest pensions, are former public school district superintendents. And topping them all is former D210's own Larry Wyllie, reports Reboot Illinois.
51 Chicago Area Cadets and Leaders Headed to Cadet International Camporee in Canada

51 Chicago Area Cadets and Leaders Headed to Cadet International Camporee in Canada

The group leaves July 22 for the camporee, where they'll earn badges in fire safety, axe-manship and camp cooking.
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.
Singing Politician Sends Birthday Video to Late Wife of GOP Big Shot

Singing Politician Sends Birthday Video to Late Wife of GOP Big Shot

Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford's birthday video landed in Pat Brady's inbox Monday morning.
Mug Shot Monday, July 14

Mug Shot Monday, July 14

The accompanying photos were taken at the Tinley Park Police Department from May 13 through May 29.
Student Fights Change to Oak Forest High School's Alumni Display

Student Fights Change to Oak Forest High School's Alumni Display

One Oak Forest High School student is outraged at the school's plan to update the display of accomplished alumni, from physical photos to a digital catalog. Do you agree?
Lincoln-Way West Poms to Teach Dance to Area Youngsters

Lincoln-Way West Poms to Teach Dance to Area Youngsters

The camp will be held Monday, August 18 from 5 to 7 p.m., for students from kindergarten through sixth grade.
Lincoln-Way District 210 Honors Standout Community Members

Lincoln-Way District 210 Honors Standout Community Members

Citizens are nominated from each high school area.