Voters in Evanston, Oak Park Support Property Tax HikeBoth said larger class sizes and the cancellation of arts and enrichment programs were real possibilities if the increases were not approved.
Oak Park Students March For Education FundingDistrict 97 board members said music, art, and theater programs may go away in the third year of cuts if an April tax referenda is defeated.
Metra Closing 2 More Ticket Offices Due To Online SalesSuburban Chicago's commuter rail service says it's closing two ticket offices because so many riders are buying tickets online or through a mobile app
Extra-Alarm Fire In Oak Park Leaves At Least 9 HomelessNine people were left without a place to live, for now, after an extra-alarm fire at an apartment building in Oak Park early Friday.
9 Left Homeless After Massive Oak Park Apartment FireCrews responded about 1:15 a.m. after the blaze started in the basement of the three-story building in the 300 block of Washington Boulevard, according to Oak Park Fire Dept. Chief Tom Ebsen.
Chicago Drug Dealer Gets 35 Years For Shooting Federal InformantKelsey Jones, 40, was convicted earlier this year of conspiring with his younger brother in the attempted murder of an informant, as well as gun and drug charges, according to the U.S. Attorney’s office.
Teen Slain Just Before 17th Birthday Mourned As "A Protector"Friends of Elijah Sims wiped away tears as young pallbearers carried his casket into New Mount Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church in the West Garfield Park neighborhood for the memorial service.
Cannabis Dispensary Opens In Oak ParkA medical cannabis dispensary opened Friday in downtown Oak Park.
Boy, 11, Hit By Vehicle In Oak ParkAn 11-year-old boy was injured when his bicycle was hit be a vehicle Thursday afternoon in west suburban Oak Park.
Oak Park Man Out On Bail For One Alleged Murder Accused Of Second KillingAccording to Cook County prosecutors, an Oak Park man already facing charges for a fatal drug-related shooting was involved in another murder while out on bond for the earlier incident, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.
Oak Park Looking Into Possible Eisenhower Expressway DeckOak Park might be gaining some new open space for its residents in the coming few years, but the question is: at what cost?
Man Tries To Abduct Child From Park In West SuburbsPolice in west suburban Oak Park were warning parents after a man tried to kidnap a child from a park on Monday.