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  1. 22 people wounded in city shootings: 'Welcome to Chicago, I guess'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Chicago Tribune

    Police work the scene where two people were shot near the intersection of North Eldridge Avenue and North Drake Avenue Sunday Aug. 19, 2018 in Chicago. Police work the scene where two people were shot near the intersection of North Eldridge Avenue and North Drake Avenue Sunday Aug. 19, 2018 in Chicago.

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  2. OPRF can show first episode of Starz series on debut Sunday, but most ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | Chicago Tribune

    Jackie Moore, Joylynn Pruitt-Adams, Steve James, Grant Lee, Caroline Robling-Griest, and Paul Noble take questions at the Lake Theatre after the Aug. 13 viewing of the first two episodes of "America to Me," Starz series featuring Oak Park and River Forest High School. Jackie Moore, Joylynn Pruitt-Adams, Steve James, Grant Lee, Caroline Robling-Griest, and Paul Noble take questions at the Lake Theatre after the Aug. 13 viewing of the first two episodes of "America to Me," Starz series featuring Oak Park and River Forest High School.

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  3. 'It's not just a challenge for Oak Park': Lake Theatre ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | Chicago Tribune

    Photo highlights from a screening of the upcoming Starz series "America to Me," which features Oak Park and River Forest High School. Hundreds of Oak Parkers were treated Monday night to a special screening of the Starz series "America to Me," which will officially be released later this month.

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  4. Oak Park gearing up for Starz documentary 'America to Me,' about local high school studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 4 | Chicago Tribune

    Grant Lee is shown in this image from an episode of "America to Me," which spends an academic year at Oak Park and River Forest High School. Grant Lee is shown in this image from an episode of "America to Me," which spends an academic year at Oak Park and River Forest High School.

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  5. 'It was brutal': Oak Park, River Forest competitors fight...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | Chicago Tribune

    Oak Park resident Dale Smirl and his group battled heavy winds and waves on Defiance in the 110th annual Chicago to Mackinac Island Race. Oak Park resident Dale Smirl and his group battled heavy winds and waves on Defiance in the 110th annual Chicago to Mackinac Island Race.

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  6. Oak Park's Beer Shop plans puppy party to celebrate new dog licenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 2 | Chicago Tribune

    Patrons of the Beer Shop, 1026 North Blvd., can again bring their dogs inside the establishment after the Oak Park village board approved an amended craft brew lounge ordinance July 30. Patrons of the Beer Shop, 1026 North Blvd., can again bring their dogs inside the establishment after the Oak Park village board approved an amended craft brew lounge ordinance July 30. Oak Park trustees have approved an amended ordinance that allows Beer Shop patrons to once again bring their dogs inside the craft brew lounge. As part of the July 30 consent agenda, trustees unanimously voted to allow patrons to legally bring their dogs inside Beer Shop, 1026 North Blvd. The practice was briefly halted earlier this year.

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  7. Woman throwing items onto road closes Lake Street in Oak Park, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 2 | Chicago Tribune

    Oak Park police closed a stretch of Lake Street on Thursday afternoon following a disturbance involving a resident of a nearby building. According to a message sent by police shortly after 2 p.m., Lake Street was closed between Harvey and Lombard avenues.

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  8. Blue Line passengers blocked from leaving train, robbed in Oak Park; suspects at large, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 31 | Chicago Tribune

    Police are searching for two men who robbed a pair of passengers on a CTA Blue Line train early Tuesday morning in southeast Oak Park . According to police, the passengers, one from Oak Park and one from Woodland, Wis., were attempting to get off the train at 1:50 a.m. in the 700 block of South Austin Boulevard when two men approached.

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  9. After spate of stolen Divvy bikes, bike sharing company upgrading dock lock systemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 30 | Chicago Tribune

    A Divvy bike station is seen Jan. 17, 2018, along Chicago Avenue near the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio in Oak Park. A Divvy bike station is seen Jan. 17, 2018, along Chicago Avenue near the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio in Oak Park.

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  10. 'Multiple individuals' in custody after a report of shots fired in Oak Park: policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 29 | Chicago Tribune

    Oak Park police said "multiple individuals" were in police custody Sunday after shots were reported to have been fired on South Taylor Avenue, near Roosevelt Road. According to a news release posted on the village's website, police responded to the area at about 5:30 a.m. Sunday.

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  11. Vigil pays tribute to 'the mini-mayor of Oak Park'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 29 | Chicago Tribune

    Crowds of people gathered July 27 for a vigil at Scoville Park, held to honor the life of Oak Park and River Forest High School student Andrew Johnson-Cheeks. Crowds of people gathered July 27 for a vigil at Scoville Park, held to honor the life of Oak Park and River Forest High School student Andrew Johnson-Cheeks.

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  12. Val's Halla manager aims to continue Oak Park record...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 28 | Chicago Tribune

    For 46 years, Val's Halla Records in Oak Park was owned by Val Camilletti, a walking, talking encyclopedia of all things and genres of music. Camilletti died early early in the morning on July 24 after a two-year battle with breast cancer .

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  13. Customers, friends pack Oak Park record store to pay tribute to beloved founder Val CamillettiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 28 | Chicago Tribune

    Photographs of longtime owner Val Camilletti on records were displayed outside of Val's Halla Records in Oak Park during Hallapalooza on July 28. Photographs of longtime owner Val Camilletti on records were displayed outside of Val's Halla Records in Oak Park during Hallapalooza on July 28. This year's Hallapalooza on Saturday at Val's Halla Records in Oak Park was as busy as it always had been. People streamed in and out of the store, sorted through bins of used and new vinyl albums and CDs and walked away with a few.

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  14. Cook County assessor candidate Kaegi: Ethics reforms to start on 'Day One'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 24 | Chicago Tribune

    The Democratic nominee for Cook County assessor said Tuesday he's laying plans to remake an office known for its unfair results, patronage hiring and insider politics - predicting that ethics reforms will begin on "Day One" but fixes to the property valuation system will take years. Oak Park asset manager Fritz Kaegi said his first steps as assessor will include bringing in a new team of nearly two dozen top-level employees and creating new ethics rules.

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  15. Community to honor Oak Park teen at Friday night vigilRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 24 | Chicago Tribune

    The Oak Park community will hold a vigil Friday night for late OPRF High School student Andrew Johnson-Cheeks, who died July 22. The Oak Park community will hold a vigil Friday night for late OPRF High School student Andrew Johnson-Cheeks, who died July 22. The Oak Park and River Forest High School community will honor the life of student Andrew Johnson-Cheeks, who died July 22. Johnson-Cheeks, who was 15 years old, died as a result of complications from a severe asthma attack, family friends said. Anthony Clark, an OPRF High School teacher and community organizer, said a vigil will be held at 6 p.m. July 27 at Scoville Park, 800 Lake St., to honor Johnson-Cheeks' life and his impact to his family and friends.

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  16. 'A trailblazer': Val Camilletti, longtime Oak Park record store owner, dies at age 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 24 | Chicago Tribune

    Val Camilletti, who owned Val's halla records in Oak Park for nearly five decades, died July 24 after a two-year battle with breast cancer. Val Camilletti, who owned Val's halla records in Oak Park for nearly five decades, died July 24 after a two-year battle with breast cancer.

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  17. Even as Target's online sales boom, the retailer is overhauling 18 Chicago-area stores this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 23 | Chicago Tribune

    Target is remodeling 18 stores in Chicago this year, part of its plan to overhaul more than 1,000 locations by the end of 2020. Lori Browder had waited a few months between Target runs before returning to her local store in Broadview a couple of weeks ago.

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  18. At least 5 wounded in Saturday shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 21 | Chicago Tribune

    Most recently, two men were shot in the 200 block of North Lockwood Avenue in the South Austin neighborhood about 11:15 a.m. Two men, 27 and 23, were standing on a sidewalk when an assailant opened fire, hitting the younger man in each leg and the older man in the left foot, police said. The 23-year-old was taken to Stroger Hospital while the other victim went to West Suburban Hospital Medical Center in Oak Park .

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  19. New dockless bike-sharing program could debut in Oak Park in 2019, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    With the Forest Preserve District of Cook County debuting a new dockless bike-sharing program this year, Oak Park trustees could bring the service to their village in 2019. With the Forest Preserve District of Cook County debuting a new dockless bike-sharing program this year, Oak Park trustees could bring the service to their village in 2019.

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  20. 'He just really had a great heart for people': Pioneer...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    Paul Sassone, a longtime Pioneer Press reporter, editor and columnist, died Monday morning after battling an illness. He was 76. Former colleagues remembered Sassone as a dedicated community reporter, with a sense of humor that could light up a newsroom.

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