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K9 Officer Can Sue To Get Overtime For Taking Care Of Dog

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 07.13.2012 | Business

One police officer is suing his town, claiming he's owed overtime wages for taking care of his police dog. Bob Diario claims that his village, Tinl...

Man, Teen Girl Save Drowning Victim From Lake | Posted 06.20.2012 | Impact

Authorities credited the quick actions of people who were enjoying a day at Lake Sedgewick for pulling a drowning man out of the water Tuesday. A 3...

Cheese Laced With Nails In Chicago Dog Parks Called A Hoax

Tinley Park, IL Patch | Lauren TrautEmail the Author | Posted 12.04.2011 | Chicago

Chicago area dog owners might be alarmed by the possibility of nail-laced cheese cubes at dog parks--but there's no need to be. The Facebook-based ...

Craigslist Prank Sexes Up Man's Cell Phone

Tinley Park, IL Patch | Carrie Frillman | Email the Author | June 17, 2011 | Posted 08.22.2011 | Chicago

After erotic photos, texts and overtures for sex flooded a 20-year-old Tinley Park man's cell phone this week, he realized his number had been posted ...

A Drunk Cop's Profane, Disturbing Threats To His Arresting Officer

Posted 07.17.2011 | Chicago

A police officer from south suburban Tinley Park faces felony charges after he allegedly threatened to sodomize his arresting officer during a disturb...

Police: Man Told Cop 'White Suburban' Kids Like Him Shouldn't Be Arrested

Tinley Park, IL Patch | Jesse Marx | Email the Author | April 18, 2011 | Posted 06.19.2011 | Chicago

Are white suburban kids above the law? Robert C. McAlister, 21, of the 14400 block of Wooded Path Lane in Orland Park, was charged with battery, re...

Man Attacks Restaurant Manager Over Steep Bill

Tinley Park, IL Patch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Mokena man who sent a restaurant manager to the hospital with broken ribs and a collapsed lung on March 18 faces battery charges, according to a Tin...

Snowstorm Brings Out Kindness, Cooperation in South Suburbs

Paul Dailing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Dailing

I only knew two things about the residents of Chicago's south suburbs when I moved here for work in the fall: Folks aren't as stuck up as they are in the northern 'burbs, but they are unfortunately Sox fans.

Family Angry At Cops For Ruining 'Designer Marijuana' Operation

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Tinley Park family busted for running a $1 million marijuana grow operation in their suburban home is furious with the Cook County Sheriff's police ...

Tinley Park Home Invasion: Cops Search For Suspects

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Schools in southwest suburban Tinley Park are on a "soft lockdown" Wednesday afternoon following an early morning home invasion that prompted a massiv...

Hijab Case: Why Bigoted Battery Makes For A Hate Crime

Ahmed Rehab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Ahmed Rehab

Amal Abusumayah, a 28-year-old American mother of four young girls, was going about her usual shopping when she was randomly treated to a dose of derogatory comments about her faith.

Valerie Kenney Charged In Hate Crime For Allegedly Yanking Headscarf Of Muslim Woman After Fort Hood Shootings

Chicago Tribune | Kim Janssen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A woman who allegedly yanked the headscarf of a Muslim woman in a Tinley Park supermarket two days after the Fort Hood shootings has been charged with...

Obama Pastor Gets $1 Million Retirement Home From Church

Luxist | Deidre Woollard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Controversial pastor Reverend Jeremiah Wright is getting a luxurious retirement home. The Tinley Park Southtown Star reports that Barack Obama's forme...