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Five-hour standoff ends with arrest of man who fired AR-15 on property, threatened police in Lockport

July 15, 2019 by Alex Ivanisevic, Editor News, Breaking, Police-Fire

After a five-plus-hour standoff with police Monday night, a man was arrested for firing an AR-15 rifle recklessly in the area of Bruce Road and Lawrence Avenue that evening.

Ryan Gass, 35, faces two counts of reckless...

Orland Park-Police: School bus driver sexually abused three boys, inappropriately touched two more

by Bill Jones, Managing Editor News, Breaking

A school bus driver for American School Bus Company, employed by Orland School District 135, allegedly sexually abused three male students and inappropriately touched two others, all between the ages of 7 and 11, over the past few...

Lockport man arrested, charged for trying to lure child into van

by Staff Report News, Breaking, Police-Fire

The Tinley Park Police Department on Saturday arrested a Lockport man in conjunction with a child-luring attempt on Wednesday, May 8, village officials announced via social media.

According to the post, Guillermo Alva, 62, of Lockport, was...

Lockport teen involved in fatal I-55 crash

by Max Lapthorne, Editor News, Breaking

A 16-year-old from Lockport was involved in a collision Saturday, May 4, that resulted in the death of a 58-year-old woman, according to a release issued Monday, May 6, by Illinois State Police.

The Lockport resident...