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Forest Park, Illinois is located in Cook County. Zip codes in Forest Park, IL include 60130. The median home price in Forest Park is $159,900 which is roughly $181/per square foot. More Forest Park information.

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4 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

West Side alderman rips Emanuel for missing Shamiya Adams' funeral

JULY 26: Mourners walk with a caisson carrying the remains of Eleven-year-old Shamiya Adams to her grave in Forest Home Cemetery on July 26, 2014 in Forest Park, Illinois.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Chicago girl mourned amid new shootings

FOREST PARK – Mourners said farewell Saturday to an 11-year-old Chicago girl who was killed by a stray bullet during a slumber party, a day after an attack at a church event in which a 13-year-old boy was gunned down and six other people were wounded.

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NBC Chicago

Hundreds Attend Funeral for 11-Year-Old Shamiya Adams

At the Living Word Christian Center in Forest Park, family, friends and community members gathered for the 11-year-old's funeral, more than a week after she became a victim of Chicago's gun violence.

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Daily Reporter

Modern lasers key to restoring Fort Wayne statue

The bronze statue of Revolutionary War Gen. "Mad" Anthony Wayne has been damaged by time and vandals.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Indiana's NewsCenter

Anthony Wayne Statue Restoration Work Begins

Nearly a year after an agreement was reached to keep the Anthony Wayne Statue in Freimann Square, Gen.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Examiner.com

A 'Conversation' between NU Professor Emeritus John O. Hunwick and a little boy

Thinking people of a spiritual, religious and philosophical nature agree there are occurrences in life for which there are no reasonable explanations.

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OakLeaves

16-inch softball takes a bow: Hall of Fame Museum opens

The 16-Inch Softball Hall of Fame Museum opened this weekend in a former gas station at 7501 W. Harrison St. in Forest Park.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

OakLeaves

Chicago's sport: 16-Inch Softball Hall of Fame launches in Forest Park

The 16-Inch Softball Hall of Fame is launching its museum Saturday at 7501 W. Harrison St. in Forest Park.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

OakLeaves

Dominican University celebrating greenness with block party Sunday

A community picnic event at Dominican University in 2010. The school will hold its Green Block Party, celebrating local eco-friendly institutions, this weekend.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Gapers Block

Chicago 16-Inch Softball Hall of Fame Museum Opening This Weekend

The Chicago 16-Inch Softball Hall of Fame has honored more the 400 players, coaches, umpires, and staff since it's inception back in 1995.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

OakLeaves

Oak Park Police: Two robbed at gunpoint on North Euclid Avenue

Two individuals were robbed by gunpoint while walking on the 200 block of North Euclid Avenue at around midnight on July 13, according to police.

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Examiner.com

Independent Bookstores, Part IV

Four Photos of Bookstores in Oak Park, Illinois and Forest Park, Illinois and Two of Events in Oak Park-slide0 Some may say that the neighborhood bookstore is dead -- that books are dead -- but Ann Patchett, the award-winning author of "Bel Canto," has proven that that idea is nothing but fiction.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Examiner.com

Independent Bookstores, Part IV

Four Photos of Bookstores in Oak Park, Illinois and Forest Park, Illinois and Two of Events in Oak Park-slide0 Some may say that the neighborhood bookstore is dead -- that books are dead -- but Ann Patchett, the award-winning author of "Bel Canto," has proven that that idea is nothing but fiction.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

OakLeaves

Healy's Westside to host fundraiser Wednesday for school supplies for D97 students

John Lawrence spent 12 years working with at-risk students in the Students Taking Academic Responsibility program at Roosevelt Middle School in River Forest.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

CBS Local

Forest Park To Be Cooperstown For 16-Inch Softball

In less than two weeks, the first ever Hall of Fame for 16-inch softball will open in west suburban Forest Park.

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Beach Hazards Statement for Cook County was issued at July 28 at 10:11PM CDT

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