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Oak Park, Illinois is located in Cook County. Zip codes in Oak Park, IL include 60302, 60304, and 60303. The median home price in Oak Park is $310,000 which is roughly $240/per square foot. More Oak Park information.

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13 hrs ago | OakLeaves

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.

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17 hrs ago | OakLeaves

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.

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21 hrs ago | OakLeaves

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.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

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.

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OakLeaves

Chase Bank in downtown Oak Park robbed

A bank robbery occurred in downtown Oak Park today at the Chase Bank on Lake Street.

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OakLeaves

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.

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OakLeaves

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.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Examiner.com

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.

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OakLeaves

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.

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OakLeaves

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.

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Daily Herald

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.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Illinoisreview

GOP candidate Schimpf: "Elect a Marine, not a Madigan"

All posts, comments and statements made on IR are those of the authors only. Any disputes must be addressed to the writers, who are solely responsible for their posts, comments and statements.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

News24

.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.

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OakLeaves

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.

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OakLeaves

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.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

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.

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ElmLeaves

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.

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OakLeaves

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.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

OakLeaves

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.

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Chicago Sun-Times

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.

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