| Jun 12, 2012
| 7:50 AM
Summer Family Fun in Chicago
Young Eagles Program – Free Airplane Rides for Kids
Young Eagles is a FREE program offered by the EAA (the Experimental Aircraft Association is a community of enthusiasts who fly, build and restore recreational...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 6:30 AM
Vandals targeted a Catholic Church in Oak Park, splattering red paint on the doors and a sign. It happened early Tuesday morning.
Someone threw buckets of red paint on the doors, and a sign in front of the Ascension Catholic Church at 808 East Avenue....
| Jun 20, 2012
| 9:26 PM
NORMAL, Illinois (June 20, 2012) – WGN Radio took top honors at the 2012 Illinois Broadcasters Association (IBA) Silver Dome Awards, held June 20 in Normal. For the fifth year in a row, the IBA recognized WGN Radio as the Chicago Market Station of...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 7:42 PM
BEAVERTON, Ore. – It was a rare day for U.S. hammer throwers, often left to feel their event is a ball-and-chain around a track meet.
For reasons both logistical and promotional, the U.S. Olympic Trials hammer throw took place Thursday at Ronaldo...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 9:17 AM
Lindberg Park in Oak Park will undergo a $900,000 renovation, thanks in part to a state-financed grant program through the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.
The Open Space Lands Acquisition and Development Program is providing the maximum grant...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 3:37 PM
Gail Marks left her hometown of Oak Park, Illinois on her wedding day in July, 1967 and headed for Glendale with her new husband, Ken. She quickly found a church home at First Congregational Church of Glendale.
The church, organized in 1911, celebrated...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 10:47 PM
Traffic has ground to a near halt on the outbound Eisenhower Expressway tonight after a car struck wall near Oak Park.
The one-vehicle wreck happened about 8:05 p.m. on the westbound Ike near Austin Boulevard, according to Illinois State Police...
| Jan 17, 2012
Ninety years ago in Oak Park, Ill., the beloved and famous Betty White was born. After following her family to Los Angeles, CA, White's career as an actress, comedienne and television personality started.
White might be best known as Sue Ann Nivens...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 7:23 PM
Oak Parkresidents, officials and members of the Illinois State Rifle Association from around the state met Tuesday night to weigh in on issues related to handgun safety, use and control in the village.
The meeting, conducted by the village’s...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 9:49 AM
Meijer has again donated two tractors to Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank.
Meijer says among maintaining it's super-center chain, it's also committed to helping fight hunger.
This is the second year the retailer has donated reconditioned tractors...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Loyola Health Fair
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Live a healthy lifestyle by watching your weight and getting 7-9 hours of sleep each night.
Engage in regular aerobic, resistance and stretching exercise....
| Jul 25, 2012
| 6:42 AM
Customers and employees of a store in Elmwood Park jumped onto counters and ladders when two stray dogs ran into the store.
it happened Tuesday the Staples office supply store on North Harlem Avenue.
Customers say one of the dogs was a pit bull mix...