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Oak Park

Oak Park
Oak Park, Ill., is located in Cook County just west of the Chicago border. In 1837, Joseph Kettlestrings, a native of England, bought 172 acres of land in the area. The town became known as Oak Park in 1871 after first being called Oak Ridge, and the "Village of Oak Park" came into being in 1902. Its population in the 2003 census was 50,824. Famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright built his home in Oak Park in 1889, and many of his buildings still exist throughout the suburb. Oak Park is also the birthplace of writer Ernest Hemingway. Read more about Oak Park, IL Show more »
Oak Park, Ill., is located in Cook County just west of the Chicago border. In 1837, Joseph Kettlestrings, a native of England, bought 172 acres of land in the area. The town became known as Oak Park in 1871 after first being called Oak Ridge, and the "Village of Oak Park" came into being in 1902. Its population in the 2003 census was 50,824. Famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright built his home in Oak Park in 1889, and many of his buildings still exist throughout the suburb. Oak Park is also the birthplace of writer Ernest Hemingway. Read more about Oak Park, IL « Show less

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  • Oak Park, River Forest police blotter: Nov. 4

    Oak Park, River Forest police blotter: Nov. 4
    The following items were taken from police reports: Oak Park •A boy, 16 to 18, with a black winter mask covering his mouth showed a black handgun and robbed an Oak Park resident of a black leather wallet and white HTC Radar cell phone, both worth...
  • Oak Park eyes rules for medical marijuana

    Oak Park eyes rules for medical marijuana
    Oak Park officials are beginning to plan for the possible sale of medical marijuana in the village. There aren't many places in Oak Park that can accommodate a dispensary under Illinois' new law, which prohibits the sale of marijuana within 1,000 feet...
  • Oak Park police blotter: Feb. 11

    Oak Park police blotter: Feb. 11
    The following items were taken from police reports: Oak Park •A couple robbed a Maywood woman of $220 after they entered her car on the 1100 block of Garfield Street at 3:15 p.m. Feb. 3 and asked her to take them to a bank on Roosevelt Road to...
  • West suburban residents sound off on postal delays

     West suburban residents sound off on postal delays
    Reports of delayed mail, vanished packages and poor customer service prompted apologies and promises of improvement from a regional Postal Service official during a Monday meeting in Oak Park. "There has been consistent non-delivery," Peter Allen, the...
  • Drivers fume over suburbs' low-salt diet

    Drivers fume over suburbs' low-salt diet
    Erin Ferrell didn’t have a problem with Naperville’s decision to try and conserve road salt amid a regional salt shortage. That is, until she attempted to drive to work on Wednesday morning. “You couldn’t even see the lanes...
  • National signing day | List of signees

    Football Nick Allegretti, Lincoln-Way East: Illinois Brian Allen, Hinsdale Central: Michigan State Rudolfo Antuna, Crete-Monee: St. Xavier Jamal Baggett, Oak Park: Akron Brandon Barry, St. Charles East: Illinois State Matt Biegalski, Wheaton North:...
  • Pete's Fresh Market buys Oak Park Dominick's

     Pete's Fresh Market buys Oak Park Dominick's
    Pete's Fresh Market is aiming to open a store in the former Dominick's building in Oak Park by the end of the year. The Chicago supermarket franchise purchased the building Jan. 24, and plans to make extensive changes and renovations before reopening,...
  • Oak Park, La Grange police blotter: Feb. 3

    Oak Park, La Grange police blotter: Feb. 3
    The following items were taken from police reports: Oak Park •A 17-year-old Chicago boy was charged Jan. 28 with robbery and aggravated battery after he slapped at the hand of a 28-year-old woman on a westbound CTA Blue Line train as she was...
  • Lou Malnati's to open in Oak Park Feb. 10

    Lou Malnati's to open in Oak Park Feb. 10
    Lou Malnati's Pizzeria is scheduled to open Feb. 10 in Oak Park, a company spokeswoman said. The restaurant will serve only dinner at first and will add lunch service within two weeks of opening, Spokeswoman Meggie Lindberg said. The Chicago-based...
  • Historical society plans move to 1898 fire house

     Historical society plans move to 1898 fire house
    Beneath the peeling paint and dust inside a 116-year-old fire house, Historical Society of Oak Park and River Forest Director Frank Lipo sees room for a new dynamic for an organization that has traditionally been a keeper of facts. "History has to...
  • Tinley Park, Lincoln-Way police blotter: Jan. 28

    Tinley Park, Lincoln-Way police blotter: Jan. 28
    The following items were taken from police reports: Tinley Park •A 50-year-old Tinley Park man was charged with DUI during a Jan. 21 traffic stop near Oak Park Avenue and 167th Street, a few minutes after reporting his car was stolen. •A...
  • Oak Park schools to monitor temps through weekend

    Oak Park schools to monitor temps through weekend
    Oak Park school districts will be monitoring weather conditions over the weekend to determine if classes will be held Monday and Tuesday, when temperatures are expected to sink below zero. A Friday National Weather Service forecast for Chicago called...
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  • Could FedEx traffic improvements make dangerous bus stop safer?

    Could FedEx traffic improvements make dangerous bus stop safer?
    Q: I've read that road widening and other traffic improvements related to the proposed FedEx Ground project in Allen Township will cost an estimated $40 million. This makes me wonder if anyone has considered, or cares about, dedicating a piece of land for...
  • FDA approves 'rescue pen' aimed at curbing painkiller deaths

    Federal officials said Thursday they hoped a new "rescue pen" would help reduce the death toll from overdoses involving prescription painkillers. The Food and Drug Administration approved the sale, by prescription, of the prefilled auto-injector of...
  • A hole-by-hole look at Augusta National

    (Reuters) - Once again, the eyes of the golfing world will be firmly fixed on Augusta National when it stages the 78th Masters in Augusta, Georgia, next week with one of its iconic images, the famed Eisenhower Tree, no longer gracing the 17th hole. The...
  • Drunken Orlando woman who parked on train tracks saved before crash, cops say

    Drunken Orlando woman who parked on train tracks saved before crash, cops say
    Two good Samaritans rescued an apparently intoxicated woman from her car, parked on the Washington Street railroad tracks in downtown Orlando, moments before a train slammed into the back of the vehicle, police said. Maria Espiet, 34, of Orlando, was...
  • Pothole damage claims pile up in Chicago

    Pothole damage claims pile up in Chicago
    The recent brutal winter weather continues to take a chunk out of the city’s pocketbook, as claims for vehicles damaged when they hit potholes more than doubled for the year. More than 1,000 claims were filed with the City Council at its Wednesday...
  • Feds order Naperville trucking company off road

     Feds order Naperville trucking company off road
    Federal regulators have ordered a Naperville trucking company off the road, calling the carrier with a history of serious safety violations an "imminent hazard to public safety." The inquiry into DND International started after trucker Renato...
  • Lakers lose their 50th game of the season, 107-102, to Sacramento

    Lakers lose their 50th game of the season, 107-102, to Sacramento
    SACRAMENTO — Pau Gasol's vertigo came back with a vengeance and Chris Kaman's right calf wouldn't cooperate. It was almost time for assistant coaches Kurt Rambis and Mark Madsen to suit up for the Lakers. "Only if they let me wear the short...
  • Chile earthquake: No tsunami threat to California, officials say

    Chile earthquake: No tsunami threat to California, officials say
    A 7.8-magnitude earthquake was reported Wednesday evening off the northern coast of Chile, but the temblor did not pose a tsunami threat to California or other areas along the U.S. Pacific Coast, officials said. Officials said the quake was an...
  • 7.8 Chile quake aftershock: No impact expected in California

    Officials don't expect any damaging tsunamis in California or the West Coast from Wednesday evening's huge aftershocks from the 8.2 Chile earthquake. A 7.8 aftershock was reported Wednesday, and there were no immediate reports of additional casualties....
  • First lawsuits filed in CTA Blue Line derailment

    First lawsuits filed in CTA Blue Line derailment
    Lawsuits against the CTA emerged Tuesday over the Blue Line train derailment a day earlier at the O’Hare International Airport stop that injured more than 30 people. Airport newsstand employee Niakesha Thomas, 23, and Dalila Jefferson, a 23-year-...
  • Focus in CTA crash falls on operator fatigue, braking system

    Focus in CTA crash falls on operator fatigue, braking system
    Federal investigators will focus on whether a CTA train operator fell asleep at the controls and if an automatic braking system was working properly as they seek to pinpoint the cause of a spectacular crash Monday that left a Blue Line car perched atop an...
  • Chicago train jumps platform at O'Hare airport, injuring 30

    CHICAGO — A Chicago Transit Authority operator may have fallen asleep shortly before a train jumped the platform at O'Hare International Airport on Monday and became partially wedged atop an escalator at the end of the line, according to her union...