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
Oak Park’s incoming Mayor will still be able to own a restaurant that serves liquor thanks to a new law that Governor Quinn signed yesterday, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
MAYWOOD, Ill. (STMW) — Two Chicago men were ordered held without bond Wednesday for the fatal shooting of a man last summer in west suburban Oak Park. Tjuan English, 22, of the 5900 block of […]
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry stopped in Chicago today to visit the parents of the young U.S. diplomat killed in Afghanistan. Anne Smedinghoff was killed while delivering textbooks in southern Afghanistan earlier this month.
Whether you want to learn about compost or find out how you can save an endangered species, the Chicagoland area has numerous activities planned for Earth Day.
It was a brazen, daylight home break-in that triggered a large-scale search for two burglary suspects, who also damaged a police squad car.
The Better Government Association has found that local police are allowed to work when they’re close to what’s considered drunk.
An Oak Park activist says he’ll try to get his Eagle Scout pin back, now that the Boy Scouts are ending their policy of gay exclusion.
A woman assaulted on the CTA Blue Line in Oak Park last week told police another passenger struck her in the face with a sock filled with human excrement.
A man stopped for questioning by police Monday afternoon during a theft investigation slashed his own neck with a broken bottle in west suburban Oak Park.
Shawn M. Stubblefield has numerous arrests on his record, dating back to 2001, and four criminal convictions, including prison sentences for theft and burglary. He is scheduled for a bond hearing Friday in Chicago.
For the third straight year, business leaders were encouraging consumers to shop at small businesses on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. And the White House sent one of its best-known voices to Chicago on Small Business Saturday to show how shopping small can give the country a big boost.
There’s nothing quite like displaying a unique work of art, especially one by a local artist that was less than $100. Follow these tips to find creative works while supporting local artists.