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Police organize fundraiser to benefit wounded Oak Park officer

The Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) will host the “Pistol Shoot and Dinner Fundraiser” on Sun. Aug. 7 from 5…

Oak Park Ave-Lake Arts & Crafts Show Returns for 42nd Year

The American Society of Artists (ASOA) is preparing to host the 42nd Annual Oak Park Ave-Lake Arts & Crafts Show…

This Weekend Around Oak Park

This month comes to an end Sunday. Let’s take a look back at the past four weeks before deciding on…

West Nile Virus Found in Oak Park

A mosquito captured last week in northern Oak Park has tested positive for the West Nile Virus. This incident is…

This Weekend Around Oak Park

Thursday was the last night of the 2016 Republican National Convention and Donald Trump officially accepted the party’s nomination for…

Man Died Of Heroin Overdose At OPPL

The Cook County medical examiner’s office has determined that the man who was found in a bathroom at the Oak Park…

This Weekend Around Oak Park

Every week when I write this post, my goal is to keep things light, talk about current events, and dive…

Police Chief Rick Tanksley Announces Retirement

Following 33 years of service as a law enforcement officer, Oak Park Police Chief Rick C. Tanksley has announced his…

Pizza burglar arrested, names Slice Factory as favorite

A serial car burglar was arrested on July 11 following weeks of traveling around the western suburbs, primarily Oak Park,…

Oak Park, IDOT near agreement on I-290 reconstruction project

The Village of Oak Park and Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) are expected to sign a letter of intent in…

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