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Oak Forest

Forest preserves provide only some of the recreational opportunities in this southwest suburb. Read more about Oak Forest, IL.
Forest preserves provide only some of the recreational opportunities in this southwest suburb. Read more about Oak Forest, IL. « Show less

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  • Oak Forest man, 76, charged in Orange Line fondling, lewdness cases

    Oak Forest man, 76, charged in Orange Line fondling, lewdness cases
    A 76-year-old Oak Forest man arrested this week for masturbating on a CTA Orange Line train was linked by Chicago police to the fondling of a 15-year-old girl as she rode the same line earlier this month, Cook County prosecutors said today. William...
  • Autopsy shows woman found dead in fire was strangled

    Autopsy shows woman found dead in fire was strangled
    A 40-year-old nurse and mother of three died of strangulation, not the fire that ravaged her Oak Forest home this week, police said this afternoon. Erica L. Rodriguez’s death has been ruled a homicide after an autopsy by the Cook County medical...
  • Authorities: Motorcycle crash kills Alsip man in Oak Forest

    Authorities: Motorcycle crash kills Alsip man in Oak Forest
    A 34-year-old Alsip man on a motorcycle died last night after a crash in Oak Forest. A man identified by the Cook County medical examiner’s office as Matteo Manueli was northbound on Oak Park Avenue approaching a curve at 147th Street about 8:45 p....
  • School cashier credited with catching thieves now charged with stealing deposits

    School cashier credited with catching thieves now charged with stealing deposits
    A high school cashier who helped police catch three women after a theft from the southwest suburban school last month has herself been charged with stealing nearly $10,000 in bank deposits from the school, authorities said. Cheryl L. Becker, 54, of Oak...
  • Man dies 4 days after car accident in Tinley Park

    Man dies 4 days after car accident in Tinley Park
    An Oak Forest man died early this morning following a traffic crash in Tinley Park earlier this week, authorities said. David Vanheel, 50, of the 15100 block of Spruce Lane in Oak Forest, was in a vehicle involved in a crash at 159th Street and Oak...
  • Oak Forest teen faces DUI charge in accident that left one paralyzed

    Oak Forest teen faces DUI charge in accident that left one paralyzed
    An Oak Forest teenager has been charged with aggravated driving under the influence after she hit another car head-on, paralyzing the other driver. Erica Gallardo, 19, was given a $50,000 bond by Judge Laura Sullivan in Cook County bond court on...
  • Markham man charged in Tinley Park shooting

    Markham man charged in Tinley Park shooting
    A fatal shooting outside a Tinley Park convenience store last week stemmed from a Craigslist website transaction to swap electronics goods that turned into an argument when the victim and assailant met to close the deal, Cook County prosecutors said...
  • Cook County applies again to convert Oak Forest Hospital to clinic

     
    Posted by Erika Slife at 1:12 p.m. The Cook County Health and Hospital System has filed a second application to turn Oak Forest Hospital into a regional health center --- this time with 24-hour service. "Obviously, this will further enhance......
  • Tinley Park Trustee Greg Hannon joins race for state senate seat

     
    Longtime Village Trustee Greg Hannon is joining the race to become the state senator for the 19th District after the 10-year redistricting map created new …...
  • Knifed mannequin found in high school pond, and more

     
    The following items were taken from Tinley Park police reports May 1. Suspicious Circumstances A female mannequin with a knife in its back was found …...
  • South suburban, Chicago officials ask Quinn not to close Tinley Park Mental Health Center

     
    More than a dozen elected officials from the south suburbs and Chicago signed a letter sent to Gov. Pat Quinn Wednesday asking him not to …...
  • Woman who pulls pipe from bra faces felony drug charges

     
    A 19-year-old Oak Forest woman is due in Cook County court Nov. 17 after she allegedly pulled a pipe from her bra after police found about …...