| 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...
| 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
| 10:48 AM
An eight-car pileup at the on-ramp leading to the I-290 resulted in one person being injured this morning, Illinois State Police officials said.
The accident happened at about 11:17 a.m. on the ramp leading to the outbound lanes of the Eisenhower...
| 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...