December 14th, 2018 4:34 PM
An Oak Park man will spend the next 21 years in a federal prison after being convicted of sex trafficking several Chicago children from 2014 to 2016, according to a press release from the U.S. Department of Justice.
December 13th, 2018 4:37 PM
Bill Fletcher and Don Moss, two of Oak Park's newest residents, admittedly have a little bit of a problem.
December 11th, 2018 4:08 PM
Somehow he gets thoughtful, sitting by himself so much, and thinks the strangest things you ever heard. He told me, coming home, that he hoped the people saw him in the church, because he was a cripple, and it might be pleasant to them to remember upon Christmas Day, who made lame beggars walk, and blind men see. Bob Cratchit "A Christmas Carol"
December 11th, 2018 2:43 PM
Participants enjoy free horse-drawn carriage rides along Lake Street on Saturday, Dec. 8, during Home for the Holidays on Marion Street in Downtown Oak Park.
December 11th, 2018 2:01 PM
Family members and musicians paid tribute to West Side bluesman Eddie C. Campbell, at a memorial service held Dec. 8 at New Progressive St. James Missionary Baptist Church.
December 11th, 2018 1:58 PM
Let's start in 1971. It will seem eerily familiar. I promise.
December 11th, 2018 1:15 PM
In Oak Park, a gesture of unity came just in time for Hanukkah (or Chanukah), which ran Dec. 2-10. Community leaders gathered at the Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake St., on Dec. 9 to mark the installation of a giant "Unity Peace Menorah" inside the public library.
December 11th, 2018 1:14 PM
Tuesday evening, the school board at Oak Park and River Forest High School District 200 began discussing initial steps to implement portions of the Imagine OPRF master facilities plan. The board had recommendations from its administration on both construction priorities and ways to finance a first phase of work.
December 11th, 2018 1:12 PM
The Oak Park and River Forest High School District 200 Board of Education will consider adopting a 2.1 percent tax levy increase for 2018, which is the rate of growth in the Consumer Price Index.
December 11th, 2018 1:11 PM
I'm in charge of teaching my kids to drive. It turns out to be a good fit. I enjoy how driving humbles my teens, who, like all before them, including us, feel they have the world already figured out.
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