River Forest Detective Sgt. Marty Grill can be on the job up to 24 hours a day, according to a statement from Chief Greg Weiss. But Grill remains humble, never complaining if he's woken up in the middle of the night to give advice on how to proceed with an investigation.
The annual July 4th fireworks show will again be presented by the Great American Lightshow Association (GALA), the local nonprofit that has overseen the annual Independence Day celebration in Oak Park for decades.
There's still time — but the clock is ticking. Every Oak Park resident who owns or leases a vehicle is required to purchase and display an annual vehicle sticker by July 16. Anyone who misses the deadline must purchase a sticker and pay a $20 late fee.
Tom Barwin, Oak Park's former village manager, is up for the top administrator job in Waukesha, Wis., and Sarasota, Fla. Barwin said in an interview Monday that he met with Waukesha officials about the job last week.