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Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Kelai Richardson, 15, and Dylan Barnett, 17, have been found and are currently in the care of the Oak Park Police Department, according to Detective Michael Lepczynski. There is no confirmation that the teens made their way out of state,...
Kelai Richardson, 15, and boyfriend Dylan Barnett, 17, have been missing since Jan. 5 and their whereabouts are still unknown, according to OakPark.com. The two high school students were last seen on the afternoon of Jan. 5 when they told their...
Juan Carlos Salazar, a 29 year-old musician, has been pronounced dead and at least five others have been injured in a car crash early Sunday morning, according to the Illinois State Police. The crash happened around 4:40 a.m. Sunday near the...
The Village of Oak Park released an extremely helpful infographic via twitter on Monday, to help breakdown the adopted 2015 village budget. A large part of the budget this year, and for the next 4 years, will be going...

This Weekend Around Oak Park

It's the last weekend before Christmas.  Finished your shopping yet?  Here's a list of festive themed activities happening around Oak Park this weekend. Friday December 19th Carnival of the Animals Annual Winter Concert – The Windy City String and Violin & Viola...
Lavert Pitts, age 24, who is already in jail on charges of bank robbery in May, has been charged with the murder of Forest Park Resident Monte Tillman, age 33.  Pitts was arrested less than an hour after the...

Two-Flat in Oak Park Catches Fire

A two-flat in Oak Park caught fire Tuesday night, Fox 32 News reported. The two families who lived there escaped unharmed, except for some minor smoke inhalation. The fire began on the second floor of the building in the...
Looking for a fun Hanukkah event for the family?  Come to Buzz Cafe tomorrow night, December 18th, for songs and latkes to celebrate the third night of Hanukkah.  The Jewish Festival of Lights began last night and will last...
Nearly 600 students were absent Monday from Oak Park School District 97 due to flu-like symptoms, which is the worst absentee rate for the district in 5 years, CBS news reported today on their website.  More than 20 staff and...
The last of Oak Park's 3 Thursdays will take place this Thursday, December 18th, in downtown Oak Park from 5-9 pm.  Finish up your holiday shopping at local business and enjoy FREE festive cocktails, beverages, hors d'oeuvres, and entertainment in...