Here are some of the top stories from the past week in Patch's south suburban region:
Oak Lawn—Port-A-Potty Catches Fire at Christ Hospital Construction Site—A port-a-potty used by workers on the Advocate Christ Medical Center’s Outpatient construction site caught fire on Thursday morning, sending a brief plume of smoke blowing across the neighborhood.
Beverly-Mt. Greenwood—Marist Tight End Commits to Notre Dame—The 6-foot-5 Marist junior chose the Fighting Irish among 23 different football scholarship offers.
Orland Park—2 Men Accused of Selling Esctasy to Undercover Cops in Lockport—Police say the two major Lockport dealers may lead to a larger drug network.
Evergreen Park—Mob of Teens Rob Man on Front Porch—A group of teens attacked and robbed a man while he was out on a cigarette break.
Palos——The three attorneys individually representing three men accused of killing John and Maria Granat received large quantities of reports from prosecution at a court hearing Friday.
Tinley Park—'Sounds Like Tinley Being Bombed': Residents Speak Up on Warfare Drills—Explosions and helicopters elicited a variety of responses from Tinley Park residents during the Defense Department's recent urban training exercises.
Homewood-Flossmoor—Her Closet Boutique Ready for Move to Homewood—The long time Flossmoor business is moving after 18 years—but only across town.
Chicago Heights—Man with Handgun Robs Olympia Fields Speedway— Police are asking for residents’ help in locating the man responsible for robbing the gas station at gunpoint.
Oak Forest——A 31-year-old Oak Forest man was watching TV when a brick broke through his window and busted his television
Mokena—Mokena School District Asst. Supt. of Curriculum Resigns— After serving nearly 20 years in Mokena, the school district’s Asst. Supt. is making a move to Peotone along with outgoing Supt. Steve Stein.
New Lenox—New Lenox Firefighters Douse a Blaze in a One-Story Home—No one was hurt in the nighttime fire that was estimated to cause $100,000 worth of damage.
Frankfort——The Frankfort pediatrician charged with molesting five women in his doctor's office was arraigned on a 16-count indictment.