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  1. Oak Park Police Investigates String of Six Vehicle BurglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The recovery of a stolen car by Chicago Police may help solve a rash of vehicle burglaries that occurred within three blocks of Clinton Avenue in south Oak Park in the overnight hours of April 20 to 21. Chicago Police picked up three suspects in the 2100 block of South St. Louis Avenue in the early morning of April 21 in a car that had been reported stolen the night of April 20 from the 900 block of Wisconsin Avenue in Oak Park. Police say interviews with two of the suspects indicated that they may have been involved in six vehicle burglaries - two parked inside garages - in the 900 through 1100 blocks of Clinton Avenue that same night.

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  2. Divvy expansion leaves some areas feeling like fifth wheelRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... in the works to use state funding to connect the city to Divvy stations as far north as Evanston and as far west as Oak Park by next spring. Mike Claffey, a CDOT spokesman, said the city and Divvy are working on reaching all Chicago neighborhoods. A ...

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  3. Oak Park Native Awarded Fellowship to Support Graduate StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... University . He will pursue his Ph. D at UC Berkeley in computer science and graphics, according to the foundation. Oak Park is his hometown. The Hertz Fellowship is awarded every year to support up to five years of graduate study in the applied ...

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  4. TURNER, James BrewsterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice TURNER, James Brewster Age 79 of Washington Township, passed away April 13, 2015. He was born October 2, 1935 in Oak Park, Illinois to the late HM and Bess Turner.

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  5. Talk to Iris: A joyful, tearful journey back to 'my kind of town'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | The Maryland Gazette

    ... and the city and the thrill of independence. I would take the train alone back and forth from our suburban home in Oak Park, this long before any debates on "free range parenting." In the 1960s, all the kids I knew ran a free range. I gaze at what ...

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  6. 1 killed, five hurt in Thursday shootings on South, West sidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | My FOX Chicago

    ... SUV, police said. The man was shot in the abdomen. A friend took him to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, and he was later transferred to Stroger Hospital, police said. His condition had stabilized. The 20-year-old was shot multiple times in ...

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  7. Soybean-Based Air Freshener Wins Top Prize In Product Innovation ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Agri Marketing

    ... his brother, Sean, majoring in forestry; and Sara Richert, a public relations/strategic communications major of Oak Park, Illinois. The winning team members made their experience work to their advantage after finishing in second place last year with ...

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  8. 1 killed, 4 wounded in shootings Thursday on South, West sidesRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... 6:20 p.m. in the 1200 block of North Parkside, police said. He took himself to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, where he was listed in serious condition. He was in the 8000 block of South Marshfield when someone got out of a vehicle and ...

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  9. Teen Charged In CTA Attack Spent Stolen Money On Junk Food, Track Suits: ProsecutorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | CBS Local

    ... Forest Park stop and was seen wandering around inside around 3 p.m., DiBella said. When the victim hopped on at the Oak Park stop and sat two seats in front of Isabelle, Isabelle got up and attacked her from behind, punching and dragging her to the ...

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  10. Mother Helped Turn in Boy Who Stole $2,000 in Blue Line Train Attack: ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Patch.com

    ... attacked and sexually assaulted a 41-year-old woman Monday after she boarded an eastbound Blue Line train at the Oak Park stop. The mother went with her son, Deshawn Isabelle, to the Maywood Police Station on Wednesday, where he turned himself in, ...

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  11. 15-Year-Old Boy Charged in Monday Attack on Blue Line TrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Patch.com

    A woman was attacked Monday, after she boarded an eastbound Blue Line train at the Oak Park station, police said. A 15-year-old boy has been charged with felony robbery and aggravated criminal sexual assault for the Monday attack of a 41-year-old woman on a CTA Blue Line train .

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  12. Radically ChangedRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Christianity Today

    Todd Wilson serves as the senior pastor of Calvary Memorial Church in Oak Park, Illinois. Todd is cofounder and chairman of the Center for Pastor Theologians - a ministry dedicated to helping pastors engage in scholarship for the renewal of the church.

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  13. Suspect arrested in Blue Line assault, robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | WGN-TV Chicago

    Authorities had been distributing these surveillance photos of the man who attacked a woman on Monday between the Oak Park and Cicero stops.

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  14. Charges Pending for Suspect in Blue Line Train AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Patch.com

    Chicago police have a suspect to custody related to the sexual assault Monday of a woman aboard an eastbound CTA Blue Line train between the Oak Park and Cicero stops.

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  15. On the Market: For $1M, Unwind in a Prairie Style Home & Sauna in Glen EllynRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Curbed

    While the designer of this Glen Ellyn home, architect Charles E. White, Jr. , did study at Frank Lloyd Wright's Oak Park studio from 1903 to 1906, calling him an apprentice discounts the time the MIT grad and accomplished draftsman spent designing homes in Vermont before linking up with the Prairie-style pioneer. It's hard to escape the Wright comparison, especially when you literally designed in his shadows - in White's case, his Oak Park Post Office perfectly compliments the nearby Unity Temple.

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  16. Surveillance photos released of suspect in sex assault, robbery on Blue Line trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Red Eye Chicago

    ... photos of a man they say sexually assaulted and robbed a woman on a Blue Line train between the Cicero and Oak Park stops. The 41-year-old woman boarded an eastbound Forest Park branch train at the Oak Park Avenue station about 3:10 p.m. Monday, ... 1 comment

  17. Police Search for Man Who Sexually Assaulted Woman on Blue Line TrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Patch.com

    Chicago police are searching for a man who sexually assaulted a woman Monday on a CTA Blue Line train between the Oak Park and Cicero-Forest Park stations. The woman boarded an eastbound train around 3:10 p.m. Monday at Oak Park, police reported.

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  18. Mack Family's Former Oak Park Home Hits the MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Patch.com

    Oak Park police went to this home 86 times over 10 years to settle fights between Heather Mack and her mother, Sheila von-Wiese Mack. Before she was convicted of murder, before she had her baby girl, before she was on trial and before she ever went on vacation in Indonesia, Heather Mack lived in this house, the "Charles Castle Home," at 647 Linden Ave., Oak Park.

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  19. Cops: Woman sexually assaulted, robbed aboard Blue Line trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Chicago Tribune

    ... a man who sexually assaulted and robbed a woman aboard a Blue Line train Monday afternoon between the Cicero and Oak Park stops. The Chicago police are searching for a man accused of sexually assaulting a woman on the CTA's Blue Line, Monday, April ...

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  20. Police seek suspect in Blue Line assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | WGN-TV Chicago

    OAK PARK, Ill.- Police are issuing a warning to riders of the CTA's Blue Line after a woman was sexually assaulted Monday afternoon. Det. Jackie Mok of the Chicago Police said the suspect got on at the Forest Park stop and the victim got on at the Oak Park stop "at which point she sat down and the offender attacked her from behind, knocked her to the ground and attacked her."

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