| Jul 17, 2014
| 3:25 PM
As Pat Fitzgerald's latest Northwestern recruiting class continued to fill up, the one thing it lacked was the most important position.
That changed Thursday, when Oak Park quarterback Lloyd Yates committed to the Wildcats.
A mobile quarterback and...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 2:43 PM
A new solar panel bulk purchasing program is available to Oak Park residents and others in the Chicago area.
The Solar Chicago program sets rates based on how many people participate, lowering prices with more participants, according to a village news...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 11:20 AM
After about four decades anchoring the corner of Marion Street and North Boulevard in Oak Park, the owners of The Competitive Foot athletic shoe store are nearing the finish line.
Owners Tim and Tyna Eggert announced the upcoming closure recently, and...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:38 PM
The following items were taken from Oak Park and River Forest police reports:
An Oak Park man walking in the alley behind the 100 block of South Scoville Avenue was jumped by four men who stole his cell phone and his wallet. The incident...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 3:17 PM
Oak Park police are looking for several men they suspect took another man's debit card and personal identification number at gunpoint and withdrew money from local ATMs Monday afternoon.
The victim reported he was leaving his home on the 200 block of...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:10 AM
Glenbrook South's girls lacrosse team has been one of the state's top programs for some time.
But the Titans' performance against Oak Park in an Illinois High School Women's Lacrosse Association quarterfinal May 30 may have cemented this team's legacy...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The following items were gathered from Oak Park police reports:
Two men, in their 30s or 40s, and a woman in her 40s stole 11 quarts of engine oil, five cigarette lighters, three bottle of brake fluid, a bottle of gas treatment and a bottle of fuel...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Police have made an arrest in connection with an April 2 shooting at an apartment complex on the 400 block of North Austin Boulevard.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives arrested Kelsey Jones, 37, at his Chicago home Saturday...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 6:54 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
An 18-year-old man was charged March 26 with assault, criminal damage to property and harassment by electronic communications after he argued with and threatened his mother on the 0-100...
| May 1, 2014
| 1:01 PM
Oak Park River Forest's Teresa Trinka was one of 26 athletes honored by the Illinois High School Association during a banquet April 21 for making the All-State Academic team.
She is a senior soccer player who has been on varsity since her freshman year....
| May 9, 2014
| 4:20 PM
An Oak-Leyden Developmental Services employee has been arrested on charges she stole more than $16,000 from a disabled client in recent years, police say.
Contessa Gordon-Elliot, 40, of the 1600 block of North Lotus Avenue in Chicago, was arrested May 6...