13 hrs ago
RSVP Volunteer Program opportunities for community residents
The RSVP Volunteer Program of West Suburban Cook and Southern DuPage Counties is looking for volunteers to help a few of their community partners.
17 hrs ago
Car thefts spike in Oak Park; Dodge Caravans being targeted
Car thefts have spiked this year in Oak Park, with Dodge Caravans and Chrysler Town and Countries being targeted in particular, police say.
21 hrs ago
OPRF wades into deep end of new pool debate
As Andrew Godbold grew up on Linden Avenue, across the street from the varsity field at Oak Park and River Forest High School, the crack of a bat against a baseball was the first thing he heard each summer morning, his mother Lisa Thornton said.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Woman found dead in Bali got $840,000 in a cruise line settlement
The estate left behind eight years ago by James L. Mack, whose wife was found stuffed in a suitcase in Bali last week, didn't amount to much - at first.
Chase Bank in downtown Oak Park robbed
A bank robbery occurred in downtown Oak Park today at the Chase Bank on Lake Street.
Oak Park man makes top 25 for 'hot husbands' contest
Chris Williams admitted he was a little embarrassed when he found out his wife, Amy, nominated him for a hot husbands contest.
Oak Park police blotter: Man linked to burglary with DNA evidence
The following incidents were listed in the official reports of the Oak Park Police Department.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Outdoor movies continue to offer weekly diversions as summer winds down
The summer festivals are tapering off, Lollapalooza is over, and Taste of Chicago is merely a memory.
Rolling Stone features Oak Park's Tavi Gevinson's move in 'new direction'
Actors Kieran Culkin, Tavi Gevinson and Michael Cera attend the "This Is Our Youth" Cast Photo Call at Cort Theatre on August 14, 2014 in New York City.
Noon Whistle Brewery overlooking Oak Park, heading to Lombard
A microbrewery that once eyed a Chicago Avenue spot in Oak Park has chosen to go a bit further west and open up shop in Lombard.
Pyke: Highway bridge protests exercise free speech, but irk drivers
Rush hour on southbound I-355 near Lombard. Traffic is moving at a decent clip when it inexplicably jams up.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
GOP candidate Schimpf: "Elect a Marine, not a Madigan"
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Fri Aug 15, 2014
.com | US couple in Indonesia charged with murder
Indonesian police charged an American couple with murder on Friday after the body of the woman's 62-year-old mother was found stuffed in a suitcase on the resort island of Bali.
YMCA closing for two-week, $150,000 renovation
The West Cook YMCA in Oak Park will close for two weeks while the 60-year-old facility on South Marion Street undergoes a major end-of-summer makeover.
Oak Park should seek more Hispanic residents, advocates say
In 2005, protestors marched, accusing OPRF High School of denying access to education to Hispanic and African American students.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Teacher, coach say man held in murder of...
Tommy Schaefer had troubles at home, but nothing ever seemed to indicate he could one day be involved with a cold-blooded murder, according to people who know him.
Family Friendly: Dig bugs and worms at Oak Park's Wonder Works
Scientifically speaking, Wonder Works is the place to be Wednesdays in August. From 10 a.m.-noon on Aug. 20, at 6445 W. North Ave., Oak Park, kids will learn about bugs.
Things to do around Oak Park this weekend, Aug. 15-17
What festival will you go to this weekend? We've got your festival options and more with our picks of the top eight things to do around Oak Park this weekend.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Oak Park man joins health care innovation charge
"I knew Chicago was a great place to start a business, but it was hard to find a place to be based where I could develop and set up prototypes, work with a variety of resources nearby and get in touch with all of the people I needed to," the Oak Park native said.
Cops: Daughter, boyfriend arrested in Bali murder...
Three weeks before Sheila von Wiese-Mack's body was found stuffed in a suitcase on this resort island, her daughter and the daughter's boyfriend allegedly used the mother's credit card without her permission to party at a Rush Street hotel, records show.