| Jun 12, 2012
| 6:18 AM
People in Oak Park heard from the Illinois Department of Transportation Monday night about possible changes to the Eisenhower Expressway.
At issue, widening the highway from three to four lanes, and shifting the left-lane access to the expressway at...
| 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...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 12:41 AM
Authorities arrested three people after a West Side shooting led to a miles-long chase on the Eisenhower Expressway that ended near the city border with west suburban Oak Park, police said this morning.
The shooting, which occurred during an attempted...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:44 AM
To purchase a copy of the book:
The Roof Top Hop
Michael Sheahan is a retired NYPD detective, who is also an accomplished singer, songwriter, and musician. His love of celebrating all the holidays with his wife and three boys inspired...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 10:51 AM
On December 18, 2011 at 4: 00pm, join the Oak Park Concert Chorale, Paul Lindblad Director, for A Feast of Carols to welcome the holiday season.
Virgil Thomson's Scenes from the Holy Infancy will be the centerpiece of this festive concert which will also...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 5:45 AM
A 42-year-old Tinley Park man was killed when his SUV rolled over on the outbound Dan Ryan Expressway, authorities said this morning.
Killed was Paul Newman, of the 17100 block of South Oak Park Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner's...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 3:11 PM
A 36-year-old Chicago man who registered more than five times the legal limit for alcohol was arrested Monday after pulling over in Oak Park and stumbling out of the car in which he was driving his 3-year-old daughter, officials said.
Robert D. Hudson of...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 4:45 AM
WAUPUN, Wis. -- An Oak Park man who survived a fatal car crash in Wisconsin over the weekend was in critical condition this morning.
Rodrick Harris, 23, survived the head-on crash in Fond du Lac County that killed 39-year-old Christopher Leurquin of...
| 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...