River Forest police said a woman was beaten, allegedly by her boyfriend, until she was bleeding from injuries to her head at Chicago and Lathrop avenues around 4 p.m., March 2. The victim was treated by River Forest paramedics but declined to go to the hospital.
Amie Marks, an Oak Park financial planner, started something she thinks will be big: a chance for local women to lunch, and discuss serious current events. She calls her monthly series "Women in the Know." The group meets monthly at caffe DeLuca, 7427 Madison St., in Forest Park.
Oak Park police reported an incident of attempted child luring Feb. 19 around 9:45 a.m. A female Percy Julian Middle School student told police she was walking in the 100 block of Madison Street when an unknown adult male unsuccessfully tried to lure her into his dark blue minivan.
Forest Park's Famous Wine and Spirits at 7714 Madison St. is for sale and negotiations are in play with Cardinal Wine and Spirits, which purchased a Famous Liquors branch at 7533 Roosevelt Road in 2009.