Oak Park

The Midday Bandit. (Source: FBI)

Two Bank Robberies Reported Monday In Oak Park

Two separate bank robberies were reported Monday in west suburban Oak Park.


A car drives down a flooded street in Stone Park on Tuesday, a day after heavy rains dumped nearly 5 inches of rain in some Chicago suburbs. (Credit: CBS)

Flooding Slowly Recedes Amid Dry Conditions Tuesday

The rain might have stopped falling hours ago, but most of the Chicago area remained under a flood warning Tuesday morning, with many streets still covered in water from a series of storms that dropped nearly 5 inches of water in some suburbs.


Delia's Restaurant (Delia's Restaurant)

Oak Park Restaurant Helps Customers Help The Homeless

Diners can pay and extra $3 when paying their bill. When they do, a plastic token is placed in a ceramic jar on the counter. Then Monday through Wednesday, homeless people can come in to get free meals.


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Best Places To Buy Swimsuits In Chicago

Get ready to make a splash at the beach by picking up a stylish new swimsuit in Chicago. Here are five shops worth a look.


Oak Park police after a woman was attacked during a home invasion in the 1000 block of South Oak Park Avenue. (Credit: CBS)

Woman Attacked In Oak Park Home Invasion

Oak Park police were hunting for a man who carried out a violent home invasion Thursday night, when the attacker forced his way inside a home on one of Oak Park’s busiest streets.


Flames spread from one home to another in west suburban Oak Park late Thursday night, gutting both houses. (Credit: Captured News)

Three Injured After Fire Guts Two Homes In Oak Park

The fire started around 11:30 p.m. at a home in the 600 block of North Humphrey Avenue. A 6-year-old boy and a 54-year-old man were trapped and unconscious in a second floor apartment for some time until fire rescue crews in oxygen masks could reach them.


The Felony Franks logo. (Credit: FelonyFranks.com)

Felony Franks Reopening In Oak Park

Felony Franks, the hot dog restaurant that hires only ex-offenders is reopening today after closing down almost three years ago, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.


Edward P. Creedon; Matthew A. Cooley; Danielle A. Dipego (Riverside Police)

Man Ran Drug Operation Out Of Oak Park Home: Police

Edward P. Creedon, who lived at the home, had been seen selling to people from different west suburbs, including Riverside, police said.


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Some Christmas Shoppers Wait Until Very Last Minute

CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports on Christmas, an Oak Park Walgreens became a procrastinator’s paradise.


An empty room at Percy Julian Middle School in Oak Park. (CBS)

Hundreds Of Students Sick With Flu In Oak Park School District

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.


The view from Chopper 2 of the Turano Bakery fire. (CBS)

Four Injured In Explosion, Fire At Turano Bakery Lot In Oak Park

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.


Heather Mack, 19, (left) and Tommy Schafer, 21, (right) are escorted by police officers during a in investigation into the death of Mack’s mother, who was found stuffed inside a suitcase the couple allegedly left in the trunk of a taxi outside a resort on the Indonesian resort island Bali.  (Photo credit:  SONNY TUMBELAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

Couple Admit To Killing Mother In Bali, Authorities Say

A 19-year-old Chicago woman and her 21-year-old boyfriend have confessed to killing the woman’s mother in Bali.


Chris Williams Picture 2

Oak Park Hunk Picked For Redbook’s ‘Hottest Husband’ Contest

By any conventional standard of manly physical appearance, Chris Williams is a good-looking dude


Shivering members of the Tops West Cook YMCA Swim Team rush to find a towel to dry off and warm up amid unusually chilly conditions for mid-July in the Chicago area. (Credit: CBS)

Chilly Temperatures Have Swimmers Wishing For Real Summer Weather

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.


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Elderly Woman Killed In Oak Park Crash

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.


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Fire Destroys Home In Oak Park, Damages Two Others

Crews are working to extinguish a fire in west suburban Oak Park Sunday morning.


A City of Chicago snow plow pushes the slush off the road. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

More Snow Tuesday Will Strain Already Diminishing Road Salt Supplies

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.


Odell Johnson (Photo from Cook County Sheriff's Dept.)

Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Hammer Attack

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.


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Prosecutors: Man Punched, Blinded Motorist In Road Rage Incident

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.


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$15,000 Worth Of iPads Stolen From Oak Park School District

The iPad Minis, which were purchased for use by low-income students, were stored in the district’s server room.