January 16th, 2018 4:10 PM
For the past few years, sixth- through eighth-graders from Austin's Ella Flagg Young Elementary Schools have been singing and dancing at Oak Park's West Suburban Medical Center on Martin Luther King Day.
January 16th, 2018 4:07 PM
After being misled by a local parish and a former colleague, River Forest trustees recently voted to crack down on those who lie to them, fining scofflaws up to $750 over proven falsehoods.
January 16th, 2018 4:05 PM
Odds and ends with some a bit odder than others:
January 16th, 2018 3:56 PM
Rashad Glover, an Oak Park and River Forest High School graduate, is an industrial designer by profession.
January 16th, 2018 3:21 PM
A condo development approved in late 2016 and expected to be well on its way to completion by now won't break ground until later this year due to market conditions.
January 16th, 2018 3:19 PM
The number of people experiencing coughs, sore throats, and more at hospital emergency departments across the county is rising, according to Cook County Department of Public Health data. And area medical experts say the flu virus causing these symptoms is more severe and presenting itself earlier than in years past.
January 16th, 2018 3:12 PM
They are close friends — both 17-year-old girls, both juniors at Oak Park and River Forest High School, both of their lives nearly wrecked by homelessness, sexual abuse, drugs and broken homes in downstate Illinois that they both fled last year before finding a refuge called Anne's House in Chicago.
January 16th, 2018 3:10 PM
Lake N Austin Foodmart, 422 N. Austin Blvd., was robbed at gunpoint at 7:55 a.m. on Jan. 11.
January 16th, 2018 3:06 PM
While many communities in Cook County saw their effective residential property tax rates drop in 2015, three municipalities of the dozen studied by the nonprofit Civic Federation experienced increases – and Oak Park was one of them.
January 16th, 2018 3:04 PM
A Florida man who defrauded investors of an estimated $175 million, including area municipalities and school districts, was arrested by federal authorities on Jan. 6, attempting to flee the country to avoid incarceration.
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