Tinley Park Lights

The past two years have seen autumn sightings of unidentified lights in the night sky over Tinley Park and the surrounding area, and a local UFO investigator says the truth is out there.

According to Sam Maranto of the Illinois chapter of the Mutual UFO Network, there have been more sightings recently. "The sightings in Tinley Park were very important, and we have had more (in recent weeks)," Maranto, of Orland Park, said.

On a clear summer night, three red lights hovered in a triangular formation for almost half an hour and then flickered out, one by one. Call after call came in to the National UFO Reporting Center that night, each de­scribing the same three red lights. Several videotapes exist, including one that Maranto says shows objects flying in and out of the lights.