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Illinois health centers receive $1.7 million for projects
Seven health centers in the Chicago area are receiving a total of $1.7 million in funding for construction and renovation projects.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Oak Park crime briefs: Teens damage Ventra machine at Austin Blue Line
On August 17, two unknown teens damaged a Ventra card machine at a CTA train station on the 700 block of South Austin Avenue.
Spotlight: What people in the arts are up to
Strumming along: It would be an understatement to call Michael Mahler multitalented.
Roadhouse Seats are the most comfortable motorcycle seats ever made - guaranteed!
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Oak Park police blotter: Woman charged with making purchases on closed card
The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the Oak Park and River Forest police departments.
Bolingbrook Blotter: Theft, Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor
Rhett Morse, 23, of 628 N. Pinecrest Rd., was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct on the 600 block of Feather Sound Drive, police said.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Will of Chicago mother slain in Bali filed in court
A will of a Chicago woman whose body was found stuffed in a suitcase two weeks ago on the resort island of Bali has surfaced in Cook County.
Arrests made after cyclists commit robberies in Oak Park, cops say
Several individuals who police said were riding bicycles and robbing people in Oak Park over the weekend have been taken into custody in the near western suburb and in Chicago, according to Oak Park police.
Fourth suspect in Clinton Avenue robbery arrested
The Oak Park Police Department has taken into the custody the fourth suspect in an armed robbery incident that occurred in July.
Paul Sassone: Helping animals from Oak Park to China
The federal government estimates that more than 8,000 dogs are imported every year.
Green Community Connections presents 'native garden tour' ...
Green Community Connections and West Cook Wild Ones will present the first-ever "Birds, Bees & Butterflies: A Native Garden Tour" on Sunday, September 7 from 2-4:30pm.
Evanston's Elisabeth Kalmar's 60+ years in North Shore couture
Tailored dresses and coats with simple lines. Without frills, without embellishments.
Attorney: Heather Mack hasn't had access to legal team
The former Oak Park teen being held as a suspect in the murder of her mother, Sheila von Wiese-Mack, who was killed at a Bali resort earlier this month, has not been able to see her local counsel.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Chicago soul-jazz great John Wright warms things up for the Jazz Fest
The Chicago Jazz Festival gets under way next week, and next week's edition of the Reader will feature a comprehensive preview written by John Corbett, Bill Meyer, and yours truly.
Ebert documentary "Life Itself" at Lake Theatre Sept. 17
"Life Itself," a documentary film that recounts the inspiring and entertaining life of world-renowned film critic and social commentator Roger Ebert, will be shown for one day only on Wednesday, Sept.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Louis Castellaneta, father of 'Homer Simpson'...
Louis Castellaneta, who raised a creative family that includes son Dan Castellaneta, the voice of countless animated characters including Homer Simpson and Krusty the Clown on TV's "The Simpsons," died Friday at his home in Westmont.
Things to do around Oak Park this weekend, Aug. 22-24
Get a work out in with a guided bike tour or relax at the pool with our picks of the top eight things to do around Oak Park this weekend.
Oak Park Hunk Picked For Redbook's 'Hottest Husband' Contest
However, to rise to the level of truly a "Hot Guy" it takes a lot more than a pretty face.
What your preschooler REALLY needs to know now for the year ahead
While the ABCs and 123s seem like the fundamentals of learning, when it comes to preparing your child for preschool, it's even more elementary.
Illinois dealership prepares for 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat release date
The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is set to arrive before the end of the year, and it is quickly becoming one of the most talked about models scheduled to debut in 2014.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
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.