Tempers Flare Over Social Justice Issues, Rewriting Of Diversity Statement In Oak ParkA Board of Trustees meeting in Oak Park erupted in charged emotions and angry exchanges this week, all over race relations in the western suburbs.
Police Engage In Standoff With Man Threatening Self-Harm In Oak ParkPolice were in a standoff with a man threatening to harm himself on busy Roosevelt Road in Oak Park late Tuesday afternoon.
2 Suspects, 1 Described As 10-Year-Old Boy, Take Car At Gunpoint In Oak Park, Police SayTwo suspects described as an 18-year-old man and a 10-year-old boy stole a victim’s keys, wallet, and car at gunpoint in Oak Park late last week, police said.
Metra UP-W Service Stopped After Train Hits Car Near Oak ParkMetra UP-W service was halted in both directions for over an hour after an inbound train struck a vehicle near Oak Park.
Frank Lloyd Wright Building In Oak Park Added To World Heritage ListEight buildings designed by famed American architect Frank Lloyd Wright have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage list.
Found: Franklin Jones, 30, Of Oak ParkJones, 30, "suffers from medical and cognitive problems that place him at risk," police say.
Construction In Oak Park Creates Added Obstacle For Residents With DisabilitiesConstruction chaos in Oak Park is causing headaches for some residents with disabilities who say the sidewalk closures are putting them in danger.
Walter Payton College Prep To Spend Over $22,000 On Reprinting YearbooksAdministrators at Walter Payton College Prep announced the decision to spend over $22,000 for yearbook reprints after the yearbooks were printing containing offensive content.
Oak Park River Forest High School To Reprint Yearbooks After Discovery Of Photos Of Students Making Racist Hand Gesture Associated With White Power MovementAdministrators at Oak Park and River Forest High School decided Monday at a special school board meeting to spend nearly $54,000 to reprint the school yearbook after photos of students making a hand gesture associated with racism surfaced.
Oak Park River Forest High School Withholds Yearbooks After Discovering Photos Of Students Making Racist Hand Gesture Associated With White Power MovementPhotos of students making a hand gesture associated with racism have caused school officials at Oak Park River Forest High School District 200 to halt distribution of the 2018-19 yearbook.
Senior At Oak Park And River Forest High School Dies In Car AccidentAn 18-year-old Oak Park student died Saturday afternoon after a car accident, police said.
Protest Planned To Save Westlake HospitalLawmakers and community leaders are planning a protest Monday hoping to stop the planned closure of Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park.
IDOT Crews Work To Repair Overpass After Concrete Falls On Car In Oak ParkIDOT crews were on the scene Monday morning at the Oak Park Avenue overpass on the Eisenhower after ISP said a piece of concrete fell from the overpass and landed on a driver's windshield.
'Ring' Doorbell Video Captures Armed Man Running Through YardA "Ring" doorbell video captured a man running from police, carrying a large gun Wednesday in Oak Park.
Stolen Car Rams Police Cruisers, Suspect Runs Off Carrying Rifle; 2 ArrestedTwo people were arrested Wednesday morning, after leading police on a chase from the West Side to Oak Park, where one suspect was seen running between houses, carrying what appeared to be an assault rifle.