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Wendy Thompson, 42, of Chicago, was arrested by Oak Park police on July 6 and charged with two counts of felony burglary, three counts of felony theft and one count of misdemeanor theft.
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A man who allegedly handed a shooter a revolver before a fatal attack Sunday on the West Side is now facing a murder charge.
If his scholarship to study music at Harvard doesn't work out, Jonah Philion always could perform on the streets of Naples, Florida.
The U.S. Census Bureau estimates there are more than 30 million adults with low reading skills.
An Oak Park resident living on the 1000 block of Randolph Street told police that on the afternoon of June 24 he found an unknown person in his living room.
An Oak Park man shot himself to death Sunday after shooting someone else multiple times in south suburban Matteson, police said.
John Lawrence spent 12 years working with at-risk students in the Students Taking Academic Responsibility program at Roosevelt Middle School in River Forest.
The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the Oak Park and River Forest police departments.
Harmon responds to President Obama's call for increased infrastructure investment SPRINGFIELD - State Senator Don Harmon issued the following statement in response to President Obama's $302 billion proposal to repair and expand the nation's roads and rails: "I agree with President Obama that we need to reinvest in America's infrastructure.
Norma Husick's voice swells with pride as she talks about her children, their lives, their desire to give back and their goals.
Giving further praise to a former political opponent, Village President Anan Abu-Taleb recently broadcast his hope that John Hedges will stay on as executive director of the Oak Park Economic Development Corporation.
Oak Park and River Forest High School's decision to cut its property tax levy by about $10 million has led to "tiny tax increases" for business owners, said Oak Park Township Assessor Ali ElSaffar.
Friends of the Oak Park Public Library host their 44th Annual Book Fair Friday, Aug. 1, and Saturday, Aug. 2. Friends of the Oak Park Public Library host their 44th Annual Book Fair Friday, Aug. 1, and Saturday, Aug. 2. The fair takes place in the south cafeteria at Oak Park and River Forest High School, 201 N. Scoville Ave., Oak Park.
In this July 1, 2014 photo, Gov. Pat Quinn speaks at a news conference in Oak Park, Ill., after he signed a bill that will allow Illinois voters to register on Election Day, have more time to vote early, and not be required to bring photo identification to vote early.
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