Police: Boy, 16, Shot And Killed Trying To Rob Man In Oak ParkA 16-year-old boy was shot to death when he allegedly tried to rob a 24-year-old man Saturday in west suburban Oak Park, police said.
Vigil Held For Ex-Marine Killed Trying To Stop Oak Park CarjackingAt a memorial for Chris Florez on the corner where he was killed, Leonardo Lucio and his 7-year-old son Angel knelt and lit a candle.
Man Dragged From Stolen Car, Killed After Trying To Stop ThievesA manhunt was underway in Oak Park, after a man was killed when he tried to stop a carjacking, and was thrown from the side of a moving car.
Man Killed In Oak Park Motorcycle CrashA 28-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a crash early Wednesday in west suburban Oak Park.
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.