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Orland Park, Illinois is located in Cook County. Zip codes in Orland Park, IL include 60462, and 60467. The median home price in Orland Park is $264,800 which is roughly $137/per square foot. More Orland Park information.

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5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Haunted Historic Senator John Humphrey House and Family in Orland Pk; Ill

The Senator John Humphrey House in Orland Park, Illinois is not only a historic location, but also a rare haunted location in Illinois for the fact in all this time, only one family has lived in the home. A historic family at that and one that kept the home in the family until it was turned over to the Orland Historical Society in 1987 with the death of the youngest Humphrey family member, John.

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8 hrs ago | Patch.com

Jordanian Caught Stealing From Carson's Tells Cops It Was All Just A 'Game': Police

A woman from Jordan got caught stealing from the Orland Square Carson Pirie Scott but explained to the cops she was just playing a "game" and that she planned on coming back to pay for it all, police said. The Orland Park cops apparently didn't buy 61-year-old Ibtisam Ghanma's story, as they arrested her on a charge of retail theft.

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9 hrs ago | Patch.com

When You Got To Go, You Got To Go: Reckless Speeder Just Really Needed Use The Bathroom--Cops

A Blue Island man caught speeding through Orland Park explained that he really just needed to use the bathroom, police said. Jesus Esparza, 20, exceeded 80 mph in a 40 mph zone as he tore around town in his 2001 Honda Prelude, police said.

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17 hrs ago | Illinoisreview

Brannigan challenges Democrat Dan Lipinski in 3rd CD race

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22 hrs ago | Patch.com

Orland Park Bans Sales from 'Puppy Mills'

Orland Park trustees Monday approved an ordinance that puts a stop to the sale of animals from commercial breeders-or puppy mills-within village limits. Pet stores will be required to display an animal's approximate age, any inoculations or medical treatments, the animal's place of birth and lineage, and information about the breeder, Sun-Times Media reports .

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Patch.com

Local Jobs: Fannie Mae, Trinity Services, Sylvan Learning Center

Finding a job can be a tough task. Putting together a rA©sumA©, hitting the streets looking for "Help Wanted" signs and making the best impression on potential employers can be a tall order for anyone.

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Patch.com

Running with the Bulldogs 5K on Sunday, Sept. 21

Desperate to intervene in any way, she thought: Give him something, a little source of comfort, to divert his attention. Martin endured many painful procedures, including intensive chemotherapy, to fight acute lymphocytic leukemia.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Southtown Star

Dog boon: PAWS marks 40 years with parade

Linda and Dennis Chrapek, of Orland Park, attend Sunday's pet parade with their dogs Charlie, a PAWS rescue animal, and Rownin. Dogs had their day Sunday in Tinley Park as dozens of them marched down Oak Park Avenue in the village's downtown while hundreds of spectators cheered them on.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Orland firefighters rescue woman, dog from burning home

Firefighters responded at 6:34 p.m. to a call about smoke coming from a home on the 14000 block of Aspen Street in Orland Park this evening, said Orland Fire Protection District Battalion Chief Bill Bonnar. Firefighters arrived and found heavy fire and smoke coming from the front room area of the single-story home, Bonnar said.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Southwest News-Herald

Riding for Special Olympics

Oak Lawn resident Barbara Dorencz spends the morning of Aug. 24 with her family alongside her, riding for a special cause at Orland Park's Bike Ride for Special Olympics. The 14-mile event hosted by the Orland Police Department is a leisure ride throughout the village's neighborhoods.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Southtown Star

Oak Lawn hears pitch for medicinal pot dispensary

A group of doctors, pharmacists attorneys and former Illinois state police officers is seeking permission from Oak Lawn to open a medicinal marijuana dispensary in town. The Oak Lawn village board heard the pitch at its Tuesday night meeting.

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The Southtown Star

A love story and a launchpad: Local screenwriter's film has been a hit

Dale Zawada, of Orland Hills, holds a copy of "A Big Love Story" at Marcus Orland Park Cinema. Zawada wrote the screenplay for the award-winning independent film, which will be shown Sunday at the Naperville Independent Film Festival.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Business Journal

Wine galore: An Inside look at International Drive's Cooper's Hawk

The new location, which officially opens Sept. 15, carries about 527 cases of wine - more than 6,000 bottles that can be seen stored on walls all throughout the eatery.

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The Southtown Star

Services set for Orland fire district firefighter

Visitation and funeral arrangements have been set for an Orland Fire Protection District firefighter who was killed Sunday in a one-vehicle crash. Visitation for Wes Peak will take place from 3 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Colonial Chapel, 15525 S. 73rd Ave., Orland Park.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

MLive.com

Calvin's Maggie Kamp named MIAA Player of the Week in volleyball

The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Calvin outside hitter Maggie Kamp its Player of the Week for matches played through September 7. Kamp, a junior from Orland Park, Ill. , had 56 kills in four matches for the week in leading the Knights to a 4-0 record, including two MIAA victories.

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CBS Local

Orland Park Firefighter Killed In I-57 Crash

Wesley Peak, 36, was driving north on I-57 when he was involved in a single vehicle traffic crash, officials said. Peak, of the 200 block of Marquette Place in Manteno, was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:43 a.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office and the Orland Fire Protection District Chief Ken Brucki.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

The Southtown Star

Orland Grassland restoration progress celebrated

The Cook County Forest Preserve District on Saturday hosted a Summer's End Celebration and Community Event at Orland Grassland near Orland Park. Orland Grassland volunteer and site steward Patricia Hayes said the ribbon-cutting represented "a launch forward" as volunteers and a variety of officials and agencies continue the work of restoring prairie grasslands, wetlands, oak savanna and oak woodlands at the 970-acre site.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

MLive.com

Calvin volleyball remains unbeaten with road win at Trine

The top-ranked Calvin women's volleyball team remained undefeated on the year and improved to 6-0 overall and 2-0 in the MIAA with a 25-21, 25-20, 25-17 victory at Trine University Friday night. Calvin hit .304 as a team led by junior Maggie Kamp with 16 kills and a .357 hitting percentage.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Appraiser's license suspended in Markham roller rink deal

Kids skate at the the Markham Roller Rink, which was bought by the city in 2012 for $1.7 million.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

The Doings Weekly

Kelli O'Laughlin murder trial underway

Wilson is accused of fatally stabbing 14-year-old Kelli O'Laughlin in her Indian Head Park home on Oct. 27, 2011.

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