| Aug 3, 2014
| 11:51 AM
The following items were taken from Oak Park police reports:
A 21-year-old Glen Ellyn man was charged with child abduction after he grabbed a 15-year-old Oak Park girl on the 400 block of Madison Street at 8:52 p.m. July 29 and tried to pull her into...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 8:03 PM
The following items were gathered from Oak Park police reports.
A 16-year-old boy, with tattoos on both arms, and three other boys on bicycles pushed a 13-year-old Oak Park boy off his blue and green bicycle on the 200 block of Chicago Avenue at 5:57 p....
| Aug 26, 2014
| 1:47 PM
The following items were gathered from Oak Park police reports:
A man in his 40s approach a Chicago resident on the 1100 block of South Boulevard at 10:50 p.m. Aug. 19, began an argument that resulted in both spitting at each other. The man in his 40s...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:51 PM
The following items were taken from Oak Park Police Department reports:
Three 16-year-old boys tried to steal a UPS package containing a Sky Lander children's toy off the front porch of a home on the 200 block of Wesley Avenue at 1:42 p.m. Sept 14. They...
| May 15, 2014
| 5:44 PM
West of the Edens Expressway on Touhy Avenue, amid the big-box stores and strip malls of northwest suburban Niles, stands a tower with a familiar slant.
It's called the Leaning Tower of Niles, a half-size replica of the famously skewed belfry in...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:00 PM
A recent analysis of a development planned for the corner of La Grange Road and Ogden Avenue in La Grange estimates the building would bring about 500 new residents and hundreds of thousands of dollars in new revenue to local taxing bodies.
| Jul 23, 2014
| 3:20 PM
The La Grange Plan Commission approved plans Tuesday for a mixed-use development on the site of a former YMCA at La Grange Road and Ogden Avenue.
Opus Development Company could break ground as early as this fall on the residential portion of the...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 1:39 PM
La Grange trustees this week shared their concerns with a development group that wants to build an upscale apartment complex at the former Rich Port YMCA site near Ogden Avenue and La Grange Road.
Opus Development Company is proposing to build a five-...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 12:17 PM
La Grange village trustees still have concerns over density and unit sizes for a proposed upscale apartment complex at the site of the former Rich Port YMCA near Ogden Avenue and La Grange Road.
At a Village Board meeting Monday, Opus Development Co....
| Jul 18, 2014
| 3:59 PM
The Park District of La Grange has hired a real estate consultant — a former park district board member — to help navigate the potential sale of a nearly three-acre piece of Gordon Park.
Bradley Belcaster was hired to help with...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Jim Ferber: When he took the reins of the YMCA of Central Florida in 1993, his pressing goal was ensuring its facilities no longer "suck." In growing the Y tenfold, Ferber, who retires this year, has done that. And more. He's driven innovation,...