January 18th, 2019 3:50 PM
An Oak Park resident was carjacked at gunpoint in the 700 block of Garfield Street at 10:26 p.m. on Jan. 17.
January 18th, 2019 3:43 PM
Laura Maychruk, owner of Buzz Café, 905 S. Lombard Ave. in Oak Park, is the first restaurant owner to apply for a new license in the village required to allow patrons to bring their own liquor, wine or beer to drink with meals.
January 18th, 2019 10:12 AM
Last year, the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards announced that there were roughly 180 new National Board Certified teachers in Illinois — 20 of them, or 10 percent of the state total.
January 17th, 2019 4:58 PM
River Forest trustees voted unanimously to cover the partial buildout expenses for another business relocating to a Madison Street strip mall.
January 17th, 2019 2:58 PM
A bill previously vetoed by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner to more tightly regulate gun dealers in the state of Illinois was signed Jan. 17 by newly inaugurated Gov. J.B. Pritzker.
January 16th, 2019 2:24 PM
A Chicago priest who served at St. Giles Parish in Oak Park in the 1980s, has been removed from ministry in Chicago by Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, archbishop of Chicago, following allegations of sexual abuse of a minor, according to an archdiocese press release.
January 16th, 2019 1:39 PM
Those with parking tickets and late fees in Oak Park prior to 2018 are expected to get some relief from the village through an amnesty program that will waive late fees temporarily later this year.
January 15th, 2019 3:47 PM
The most noticeable thing about climate change is the great silence surrounding it. The most important and pressing issue of our time sometimes appears to be a taboo subject. Yet currently, agreement on this issue is as high as it has ever been.
January 15th, 2019 3:46 PM
As the black mother of two black girls, I am always acutely aware of how black girls are harmed in this society. However, there are some moments in America when it is amplified that I and my girls are truly at the bottom of the totem pole of those deemed in need of protecting.
January 15th, 2019 3:43 PM
The District 200 Board of Education is following some really bad advice on how to finance roughly $53 million in Imagine OPRF capital projects.
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