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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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  • Week 6 schedule: Sept. 24-30

    Week 6 schedule: Sept. 24-30
    Week 6 – Sept. 24-30 All games 7:30 unless noted. THURSDAY, SEPT. 27 CHICAGO BIG SHOULDERS Prosser vs. Mather, 4:15 at Winnemac CHICAGO GREAT LAKES Westinghouse vs. Payton, 7:15 at Lane CHICAGO ILLINI LAND OF LINCOLN Phillips vs. King, 4:...
  • Questions surround death of Christopher Kelly, ex-adviser to Rod Blagojevich

    Questions surround death of Christopher Kelly, ex-adviser to Rod Blagojevich
    A day after Christopher Kelly died in Chicago, a host of questions remained Sunday about the final hours of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's onetime top adviser, who was about to start serving a prison term. Police said Sunday that they didn't yet know...
  • Cook County to ban smoking on all hospital grounds

    Cook County to ban smoking on all hospital grounds
    Cook County government's medical system will ban smoking entirely at all its hospitals and clinics in November, stubbing out outdoor smoking on its properties, officials said Wednesday. Smoking has long been banned inside hospitals and clinics, but it...
  • Oak Forest homes for sale

    Oak Forest homes for sale
  • Oak Forest: Where town meets country

    Oak Forest: Where town meets country
    Long walks through the winding forest preserve or the tree-lined streets near her Oak Forest home are a favorite pastime for resident Donna Bos, who also enjoys the city's easy access to transportation, nearby grocery and drug stores and "hard-working,...
  • Kelly dies of possible overdose

    Christopher Kelly saw a bleak future as he prepared to plead guilty to a federal corruption charge last week, with a trial alongside former Gov. Rod Blagojevich still looming. "I know my life is over," said Kelly, sweating in a blue shirt outside a...
  • Long wait for testing adds to patient's pain

    Long wait for testing adds to patient's pain
    By the time Mark Frye visited Cook County Hospital in Oak Forest last fall, the pains in his stomach were weeks old. The 50-year-old had been without health insurance since he was laid off Oct. 31, 2008. Unable to afford COBRA payments or find a full-...
  • Missing Oak Forest Mom, Car Found In Midlothian

    Missing Oak Forest Mom, Car Found In Midlothian
    (WGN-AM)- The woman's body found shot to death in the trunk of a car belonging to a missing Oak Forest woman still has not been conclusively identified as that Irma Rodriguez, police said this morning. Earlier, however, a relative said family members had...
  • Body Found In Midlothian Car Identified

    Body Found In Midlothian Car Identified
    (WGN-AM)- Searching for evidence in the shooting death of an Oak Forest woman whose body was found in the trunk of her car, police on Tuesday drained a creek and sifted through trash outside a church. The Cook County medical examiner's office this...
  • Police Investigating Stabbing At Oak Forest Party

    (WGN-AM)- Oak Forest Police are questioning a 16-year-old boy in connection with a fatal stabbing late Sunday at a party, authorities said this morning. Felix Jimenez, 18, of the 15300 block of Laurel Avenue was pronounced dead at 12:16 a.m. today at...
  • FBI: Identifying All Displaced Bodies Will Be Difficult

    FBI: Identifying All Displaced Bodies Will Be Difficult
    (WGN-AM)- FBI officials said Monday they held out little hope of identifying the remains of all of the bodies found at Burr Oak Cemetery as they began the arduous process of tracking down desecrated graves and locating possibly hundreds of bodies that...
  • Oak Forest Teen Charged In Party Stabbing

    (WGN-AM)- A 16-year-old boy has been charged as an adult with murder in connection with the stabbing death of another teen at a party Sunday night in Oak Forest, authorities said. Charged was Derek Grib, of the 15600 block of south Oro Grande Dr., in Oak...