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Home Fire in Orland Park: no one injured

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Home Fire in Orland Park: no one injured

Home fire in Orland Park: no one injured The Orland Fire Protection District received a call for a house fire on the 16000 block of Haven Ave. at around 8:20 AM on Friday. Companies arrived to find smoke billowing from the eves of the house and filling up the home. Most of the damage impacted the…

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Winter viewing of Bald Eagles best in Quad Cities region

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Winter viewing of Bald Eagles best in Quad Cities region

Winter viewing of Bald Eagles best in Quad Cities region Each winter when the weather turns cold, the Quad Cities serves as host to a large majority of bald eagles making their annual southern migration from Canada to the unfrozen waters of the Mississippi River.  The Quad Cities celebrates over 50 years of bald eagle…

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Neighbor’s fast response at early stages of stove-top fire prevented major damage to home

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Neighbor’s fast response at early stages of stove-top fire prevented major damage to home

Neighbor’s fast response at early stages of stove-top fire prevented major damage to home A neighbor who saw smoke coming from an Orland Hills home arrived at the scene with a fire extinguisher to find a stove-top burning and helped suppress the fire that could have gotten out of control and caused more damage. The…

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Popular hotdog restaurant, Don’s in Orland Park, destroyed by fire

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Popular hotdog restaurant, Don’s in Orland Park, destroyed by fire

Popular hot dog restaurant, Don’s in Orland Park, damaged by fire The Orland Fire Protection District responded to a 911 report of a structure fire at Don’s Hot Dogs located at 7245 W. 151st Street in Orland Park early Wednesday morning.  Upon arrival,  firefighters found heavy fire that broke through the roof. Crews began an…

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Madigan directs removal of Stephen Douglas portrait from State House Building

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Madigan directs removal of Stephen Douglas portrait from State House Building

Madigan directs removal of Stephen Douglas portrait from State House Building Research reveals Stephen Douglas, the Democratic candidate for president against Republican Abraham Lincoln, was a slave owner. Madigan also directed the removal of statues of both Douglas and also Pierre Menard, also a slave owner. Madigan said he is directing the state to review…

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Fire damages home in Orland Park June 12

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Fire damages home in Orland Park June 12

Fire damages home in Orland Park June 12 The Orland Fire District received multiple 911 calls at approximately 9 PM on Friday June 12, 2020 for a fire in the garage in the 15200 block of Woodmar Drive. Garage Fire on the 15200 block of Woodmar Drive. Video courtesy of the Orland Fire Protection District…

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Two accidents involving vehicles crashing into Orland Park buildings

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Two accidents involving vehicles crashing into Orland Park buildings

Two accidents involving vehicles crashing into Orland Park buildings Two vehicles in separate accidents crash into buildings, one on Friday afternoon crashing through a window and wall at a Dunkin Donuts at 156th and Harlem Avenue in Orland Park, and another in the early morning hours Saturday crashing into the front door of a home…

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Armed suspect arrested in gun related traffic stop in Village of Lyons

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Armed suspect arrested in gun related traffic stop in Village of Lyons

Armed suspect arrested in gun related traffic stop in Village of Lyons A Lyons Police squad car pulled over a vehicle on a routine traffic stop involving excessive speeding at around 5:45 PM on Ogden Avenue between White and Leland Streets in the Village of Lyons on Tuesday. Immediately, the male driver jump out of…

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Oswego Navy Recruit works on guided missile destroyer

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Oswego Navy Recruit works on guided missile destroyer

Oswego Navy Recruit works on guided missile destroyer U.S. Navy Seaman Melissa Van Barriger, from Oswego, Illinois, uses a controller to operate a sliding pad eye onboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) during a replenishment-at-sea with the USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193) in the South China Sea, March 3, 2019. The John…

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Veterans Profile, Photo: U.S. Navy Fireman Leo Mendez

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Veterans Profile, Photo: U.S. Navy Fireman Leo Mendez

Veterans Profile, Photo: U.S. Navy Fireman Leo Mendez U.S. Navy Fireman Leo Mendez, from Chicago, lifts a saltwater pump in the steam and heat shop aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) in the Pacific Ocean, Feb. 20, 2019. The John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of…

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Richton Park collects blankets to help Sister City in Bahamas

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Richton Park collects blankets to help Sister City in Bahamas

Richton Park collects blankets to help Sister City in Bahamas Photo news Richton Park Village Manager Regan Stockstel, Facility Supervisor Geneen Robinson-Smith & Mayor Rick Reinbold were on hand when members of ComEd’s External Affairs Team Michael Fountian, Bonita Parker, and Lisa Aprati recently stopped by to drop off blankets for Richton Park’s sister City…

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Alert neighbor reports fire in neighbor’s garage saving home

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Alert neighbor reports fire in neighbor’s garage saving home

Alert neighbor reports fire in neighbor’s garage saving home An alert neighbor called 911 to report smoke and fire outside a neighbor’s home on Jillian Road in Orland Park on Friday (June 15, 2018) evening. The neighbor called 911 at 6 pm reporting seeing smoke and a small fire outside the neighbor’s house. The Orland…

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