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The Fight for Autism Awareness Continues

3 months ago oakpark 0
The 2015 Walk Now for Autism Speaks in Chicago is over. Amid a mixed bag of weather one has come to expect from a day in Chicago, they walked. Carrying umbrellas, wearing raincoats, and later sweltering in the hot, humid aftermath, they walked. And they raised money. From Soldier Field the three mile hike stretched Read More

A 24 Year Old Man Kills his Mother’s Boyfriend with a Shotgun

3 months ago oakpark 0
A 24 Year Old Man Kills his Mother’s Boyfriend with a Shotgun, attempts to Murder his Mother and is Killed by Local Police Who Saved the Life of His Mother. UPDATE We are now informed that the man killed by Matthew Watson was not his father or step-father, but rather a boyfriend of his mother. Read More

Tasty Dog Good Food, but a sad Story

3 months ago oakpark 0
Here Today and Gone Tomorrow A notice of termination of tenancy was delivered to tasty dog Inc. at 708 Lake St. in Oak Park given to the manager Luis Botello, in lieu of Mr. Michael Barton, one of the owners. The Village has stated that the restaurant owners owe more than $40,000 from their monthly Read More

It Takes a Village to Ease Oak Park’s Parking Woes

1 year ago oakpark 0
It Takes a Village to Ease Oak Park’s Parking Woes – put in your 2 cents! Oak Park’s Transportation Commission invited residents of the Y2, Y3 and Y4 parking zones to air their grievances and suggestions on Monday night (8/24/15). This translates to the residents of the area bounded by Harlem, South Boulevard, Oak Park Read More

Police have arrested Mark Barnes, 43. Oak Park Businesses Hacked

2 years ago oakpark 0
June 8, 2015 – A suspect wanted in connection with a May 21 home invasion in Oak Park was taken into custody Saturday evening. Mark Barnes, 43, was arrested and the Cook County State Attorney’s Office approved charges of home invasion, aggravated criminal sexual assault and armed robbery. A bond hearing is scheduled for later Read More