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DuPage DUI Arrests, May 19 Edition
April 28: Marcus Conner, 39, of the 2000 block of Wheatfield, Romeoville, was charged at 12:11 a.m. with DUI while driving his 2005 Chevrolet on Clarendon Hills Road at southbound I-55, police said.
Sat May 18, 2013
Federal Flood Relief for Area Residents
The village governments in Forest Park, Oak Park and River Forest have sent notices to residents recently to inform them that federal aid could be available for victims of the April flooding.
Wright Plus tour debuts five never seen homes on annual housewalk
For architecture buffs in Chicago and around the world, the phrase "houses in Oak Park" conjures up one name and one name only: Frank Lloyd Wright.
Omg PD: Dui Nearly 4X Legal Limit, Ding Dong Dirty Words
LA GRANGE Prescription drug dust-up A woman caused a disturbance at Walgreens, 2 N. La Grange Road, around 1:58 p.m. after her insurance declined to cover a prescription she was picking up for her mother, police said.
Fri May 17, 2013
West Cook YMCA in Oak Park gets $25,000 from Nicor
That's because they haven't decided exactly how to spend the $25,000 check they received recently in Nicor Gas's first Community Challenge.
Oak Park's Lincoln School rewarded for composting success
They were among 25 students at Lincoln Elementary School who helped plant a bald cypress at the school on Monday, May 13.
DUIs at 75 MPH, 4x Legal Limit, With Pills: Police Blotter
SUNDAY, MAY 12 Drunk Minor Resists Arrest Ian R. Sutherland, 18, of Oak Park, was charged with resisting arrest and underage consumption and possession of alcohol by a minor after police stopped him at 1:11 a.m. in River Forest.
Thu May 16, 2013
Family Friendly: Cheney Mansion throws a birthday party
Bring a blanket and a picnic lunch and enjoy the beautiful spring flowers during the free Happy Birthday Cheney Mansion celebration, 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 19 at 220 N. Euclid, Oak Park.
Park District Gets Grant for Environmental Learning Center
The Park District of Oak Park has been awarded a $400,000 matching grant to develop an Environmental Learning Center and other improvements at Austin Gardens .
Local Art, Organic Syrup Collide at Three Queens
Sometimes a business idea comes organically. That's the case with Three Queens Organic , a new art gallery in the Oak Park Arts District, which grew out of two far-away happenings: a love for art developed in Europe, and a discovery of maple trees on a farm in Wisconsin.
Arts District Businesses Present 'What's Blooming' Festival This Weekend
There's been a few new businesses blooming in the Oak Park Arts District lately, and this weekend you can enjoy the district at the "What's Blooming" festival.
Wed May 15, 2013
Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space
Frank Lloyd Wright in Oak Park and Historic Preservation Month
While I am not a fan of Frank Lloyd Wright's ideas about cities and maybe he had some issues with engineer, he did a lot of incredibly interesting work as an architect.
Hundreds of walkers raise thousands of dollars for...
Cheryl and Jon Bergstrom, of River Forest, walk with their five daughters in Oak Park's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Walk on Saturday.
Tue May 14, 2013
Oak Park, River Forest: A Look at Metra Stops, Income Level
A look at income levels in suburban towns with Metra stops provides a glimpse at the disparity in wealth throughout the area, according to an interactive map posted on Crain's Chicago Business Journal.
Arrest Warrants: Wanted in Oak Park and Forest Park
Rene Sanchez, 29, is wanted on a domestic battery charge. Bail was set at $50,000. His last known address was in the 400 block of South Kenilworth in Oak Park.
Mon May 13, 2013
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Funeral Thursday for dead newborn found in Chicago Ridge
A funeral Mass will be said Thursday for the dead newborn boy found earlier this month inside a cooler at a recycling plant in Chicago Ridge.
Hate Crime: Spray Painter Attacks Resident's Sexual Orientation in Oak Park
Oak Park police reported a hate crime that occurred in the 300 block of Wesley last week.
VIDEO: Guitar Smashing Opens School of Rock in Oak Park
The School of Rock announced its arrival in Oak Park loudly Saturday, with a guitar smashing and multiple bands featured at the grand opening.
Oak Park lands $400,000 state grant for Austin Gardens upgrades
The Park District of Oak Park has been awarded a $400,000 matching grant to fund improvements to the Austin Gardens park on Forest Avenue near downtown Oak Park.
Sun May 12, 2013
Parents' workshop on discipline May 23
Parenthesis Family Center will offer a parent workshop free at 10 a.m. Thursday, May, 23, at 405 S. Euclid Ave., in Oak Park .