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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 $329,000 which is roughly $239/per square foot. More Oak Park information.

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8 hrs ago | My FOX Chicago

Police: 1 dead, 7 wounded in shootings Friday night

One person was killed and at least seven others were wounded in shootings on the city's South and West sides since Friday evening, police said.

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10 hrs ago | OakLeaves

North Avenue Fresh Market abruptly closes its doors

In an abrupt move that occurred during business hours, the embattled North Avenue Fresh Market in Oak Park permanently closed its doors on July 6, employees said.

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16 hrs ago | U.U. World

Religious opposition to religious exemptions, and other UUs in the media

The Rev. Emmy Lou Belcher, retired minister of DuPage Unitarian Universalist Church in Naperville, Ill., joined clergy and others for a protest outside a local Hobby Lobby store.

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20 hrs ago | OakLeaves

Oak Park police arrest Chicago woman for vehicle burglaries

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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Yesterday | Suburban Journals

Les Golden Inks Agreement to Write for Fifth Gambling Magazine Oak...

Les Golden of Oak Park, Illinois, has submitted his first article for the British gambling magazine Jackpots Review after agreeing to terms with the magazine.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

My FOX Chicago

$1 million bond for alleged accomplice in fatal shooting

A man who allegedly handed a shooter a revolver before a fatal attack Sunday on the West Side is now facing a murder charge.

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OakLeaves

OPRF salutatorian plans to combine music, Harvard education

If his scholarship to study music at Harvard doesn't work out, Jonah Philion always could perform on the streets of Naples, Florida.

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CBS Local

Man Seriously Wounded In Austin Shooting

The 29-year-old told police he was in his vehicle, talking to a friend in the 900 block of North Leclaire Avenue when he heard shots and felt pain about 11:50 p.m., police News Affairs Ronald Gaines said.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

OakLeaves

Sassone: Consider helping others bridge the reading gap

The U.S. Census Bureau estimates there are more than 30 million adults with low reading skills.

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Northwest Herald

Gov. Quinn focuses on GOP challenger's tax returns

In this July 1, 2014 file photo, Gov. Pat Quinn speaks at a news conference in Oak Park, Ill., after signing 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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Tue Jul 08, 2014

OakLeaves

Oak Park crime briefs: Resident finds unknown man in living room

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.

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OakLeaves

Police: Oak Park man suspected in Matteson shooting committed suicide

An Oak Park man shot himself to death Sunday after shooting someone else multiple times in south suburban Matteson, police said.

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OakLeaves

Healy's Westside to host fundraiser Wednesday for school supplies for D97 students

John Lawrence spent 12 years working with at-risk students in the Students Taking Academic Responsibility program at Roosevelt Middle School in River Forest.

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OakLeaves

Oak Park, River Forest Police Blotter: Man charged with trespassing at church

The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the Oak Park and River Forest police departments.

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Suburban Journals

Harmon responds to President Obamaa s call for increased infrastructure investment

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.

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OakLeaves

Oak Park children's charity helps foster families grow

Norma Husick's voice swells with pride as she talks about her children, their lives, their desire to give back and their goals.

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Patch.com

Police Make DUI Arrest on Hibbard

The following information is from the Winnetka Police Department. An arrest is not an indication of guilt.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

OakLeaves

Abu-Taleb endorses Hedges as permanent head of Oak Park Economic Development Corporation

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.

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OakLeaves

Business owners face 'tiny tax increases' in Oak Park, River Forest

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.

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OakLeaves

Oak Park Public Library to host Annual Book Fair at OPRF

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.

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