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  1. Suspect Robs Banks In Oak Park Wearing Towel, Wig On His Head: FBIRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Local

    ... 670 [] He made off with an undisclosed amount of cash at 10:32 a.m. from the Byline Bank branch at 601 N Harlem in Oak Park, according to the FBI. The suspect is described as a black male about 6-feet tall and 200 pounds, wearing a cloth head ...

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  2. FBI: Bank robber hits second Oak Park bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicago Tribune

    A disguised bank robber has hit a second Oak Park bank in less than a month, according to the FBI. A man wearing a cloth head covering and sunglasses entered Byline Bank, 601 N. Harlem Ave., at 10:32 a.m. Friday, the FBI said.

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  3. Here Today and Gone Tomorrow, almost.Tasty Dog Bites the Dust all Alone, Sad.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Suburban Journals

    A notice of termination of tenancy was delivered to tasty dog Inc. at 708 Lake St. in Oak Park given to the manager Luis Botello, in lieu of Mr. Michael Barton, one of the owners.

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  4. Cross-Dressing Robber Dons New Disguise to Knock Off Another Oak Park Bank: FBIRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    The FBI believes the man who dressed as a woman Aug. 3 to rob Community Bank in Oak Park has struck again, this time wearing a cloth head covering and sunglasses. Byline Bank at 601 North Harlem, Oak Park, was targeted in a non-takeover bank robbery at 10:32 a.m. Aug. 28, according to the FBI.

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  5. Oak Park Woman Sues Funeral Home for Losing AshesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Patch.com

    An Oak Park woman is suing over claims that a funeral home gave her relative's ashes to the wrong person. Vera Brown filed a lawsuit against Fountain Jordan Shepard Funeral Home after she says the cremated remains of her niece were handed over to a stranger, according to CBS Chicago.

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  6. Arrests made after Two-Month burglary Spree in Oak ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Patch.com

    Investigations into a two-month-long string of daytime residential burglaries in Oak Park have culminated in the arrest of two Chicago men. Jovanni Vargas, 20, of the 1100 block of north Massasoit Avenue, and Dalast Anderson, 22, of the 3500 block of west Huron Street, have been charged in connection with 17 burglaries in June and July, where a wide range of personal property was taken.

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  7. Summer Jazz Series continues with pianist Jeremy KahnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Patch.com

    Jeremy Kahn will present an evening of jazz standards and Great American Song Book selections at the free concert at the Oak Park Arms. The Monday Night Summer Jazz Series continues with a solo concert by Jeremy Kahn at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 31, at the Oak Park Arms, 408 S. Oak Park Ave. Born near Chicago, Kahn earned a bachelor's degree in Music from Boston's New England Conservatory.

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  8. Train hero lauded at home: a It feels good to be back a in SacramentoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... stood alongside Mayor Kevin Johnson and his father, Anthony R. Sadler, the lead pastor at Shiloh Baptist Church in Oak Park. The Sacramento State senior was lauded by Johnson as a true hero. "This is a proud day for Sacramento," the mayor said. ...

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  9. Wow House! Winding Stair, Breakfast Bar, Steam ShowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Patch.com

    ... office, laundry, balcony. First floor suite and lower level suite and rec room. Address: 538 N Cuyler Ave., Oak Park, IL 60302 Cost: $874,900 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 4 Square Feet: 3,074 Built: 1902 Find more information and photos of this house on ...

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  10. South Jersey seniors have a great resource for bus tripsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Examiner.com

    "19600824 03 Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, Michigan " by David Wilson from Oak Park, Illinois, USA - 19600824 03 Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, Michigan. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons - If you live in South Jersey or the vicinity, there is a wonderful resource for senior citizen bus trips.

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  11. Tasty Dog Ordered to Vacate Village-Owned Building by Sept. 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Patch.com

    Tasty Dog has once again been ordered to leave its Village of Oak Park-owned building at 708 Lake St., this time by a Cook County judge. The restaurant's owners reportedly owe more than $57,000 in unpaid rent and penalty fees, according to the Chicago Tribune, and they have until Sept.

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  12. Toy soldiers trace nearly all of history - but not very accuratelyRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Stars and Stripes

    ... during a program about military miniatures at the Elgin History Museum. Pielin, of Streamwood, and Sommers, of Oak Park, both are retired teachers who said they have been fascinated by these metal, wood, paper and plastic toys for years. In 1976 ...

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  13. It Takes a Village to Ease Oak Parka s Parking Woes -- put in your 2 centsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Suburban Journals

    Oak Park's Transportation Commission invited residents of the Y2, Y3 and Y4 parking zones to air their grievances and suggestions on Monday night .

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    Monday Aug 24 | NewsTalk 1530 KFBK

    The father of one of the Americans, Anthony Sadler, spoke with KFBK about his son and the others who foiled an attack on a train in France. Pastor Tony Sadler with Shiloh Baptist Church in Oak Park says at the top of the call he got from his son, Anthony Sadler, after the train attack was what a father needs to hear.

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  15. Growing up transgenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Chicago Parent

    With every birthday candle, every shooting star, every tooth lost, every passing day, Maxine made one wish before she went to bed. After a long, difficult journey of being a girl in a boy's body, the precocious, tender-hearted Oak Park girl who likes hanging out with friends, playing tag and listening to Katy Perry, Lady Gaga and Pink, is finally freely living her wish.

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  16. Dense Thinking: CNT Staffers Discuss the TOD Reform OrdinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Streets Blog Chicago

    "The Lake Street branch of what's now the Green Line had terrible slow zones and you could almost walk to Oak Park faster," recalls Jacky Grimshaw, the Center for Neighborhood Technology 's vice president for policy. "The mayor and the CTA president wanted to take it down."

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  17. Senator Don Harmon President Pro Tempore News:New law allows Cook County drug field testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Suburban Journals

    ... deserves the opportunity to save taxpayer money and reduce prison crowding," said State Senator Don Harmon (D-Oak Park), the measure's sponsor. "This program works in every other county in Illinois. I have high hopes that it will work here, cutting ...

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  18. Senate overrides Rauner's veto of arbitration billRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... final offers on economic-interest items such as pay and benefits, said the bill's sponsor, Sen. Don Harmon, D-Oak Park. Harmon presented the bill as a protection of state services and protection for unionized state employees deservedly worried over ...

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  19. 'Too Much Stuff!' Draws a Crowd in Joint River Forest Township & Library ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Patch.com

    ... tailored to seniors, they are free and open to people of all ages, as well as those from outside River Forest and Oak Park. The series name is inspired by-but not directly associated with- Celebrating Seniors Week, a not-for-profit initiative that ...

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  20. Nazareth Academy Students Named AP ScholarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Patch.com

    ... higher on eight or more of these exams. John Bonaguro (Clarendon Hills), Yicheng Feng (Westchester), Jinyi Huang (Oak Park), Jessika Jackson (La Grange), Julia Saunders (La Grange) and Charles Swarts were named AP Scholars with Distinction by ...

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