A total of 563 students missed school Monday in Oak Park Elementary School District 97 – or nearly 10 percent of the district’s entire school body – most of them with flu-like symptoms.
A fire at the Turano Bakery garage set off a series of explosions, creating a massive, three-alarm fire that injured four people and spread to nearby buildings.
A 19-year-old Chicago woman and her 21-year-old boyfriend have confessed to killing the woman’s mother in Bali.
By any conventional standard of manly physical appearance, Chris Williams is a good-looking dude
As of late Tuesday morning, the official temperature in Chicago was only 64 degrees, which is the normal low for mid-July. The average temperature for July 15 is 74 in Chicago, and the normal high is 85, according to the National Weather Service.
Ethel Baskins, of the 900 block of West 51st Street, crashed a vehicle into a tree in the 1300 block of North Harlem Avenue about 8:15 a.m.
Crews are working to extinguish a fire in west suburban Oak Park Sunday morning.
With even more snow headed to the Chicago area on Tuesday, the continuous cleanup efforts have been creating problems for some towns and cities that are running low on road salt.
A 54-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder for beating a west suburban man with a hammer during an argument late Monday, Pioneer Press is reporting.
An Oak Park man blinded a motorist after punching him in the eye during road rage incident on the Near West Side, Cook County prosecutors said.
The iPad Minis, which were purchased for use by low-income students, were stored in the district’s server room.
Police are investigating an incident Wednesday morning in which a driver tried to coax a seventh-grade girl into his car near Brooks Middle School in west suburban Oak Park
The former owner of a west suburban bar and restaurant destroyed in a fire last year was charged Friday with arson and insurance fraud.
Most communities recommend that adults take costumed children out early in the recommended trick-or-treat hours to take advantage of daylight, for safety’s sake.
Suleyman Cetin, 91, was riding a bike in the 500 block of Madison Street in Oak Park about 7:56 p.m. when he was hit by a Chevy Impala.
A west suburban high school is stepping up security today after a man tried to lure a student into his truck.
Alexander Mayo, 19, was in the 1300 block of South Avers Avenue when he was shot multiple times Thursday afternoon.
A man has been charged with reckless homicide and DUI for fatally striking a pedestrian, then trying to drive away early Saturday in west suburban Oak Park.
A rare plant is nearly in bloom in Oak Park. It’s called a “Century Plant”
A Chicago woman has been charged with attempted murder and three other felonies related to the shooting of a man last month in west suburban Oak Park