More than a month has passed since an Oak Park woman attracted the attention of thousands of people on social media, claiming that her friend and maintenance man was harassed by Oak Park police because he is black.
A political action committee run by conservative activist and radio host Dan Proft has reported spending $14,166.67 in newspaper advertisements supporting former Forest Park Commissioner Chris Harris's in Harris's race for state representative against incumbent Emanuel "Chris" Welch (D-Hillside) in the March 15 Democratic primary.
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A full week after 33-year-old Michael Smith, who grew up in Oak Park, was gunned down while sitting in his car outside his Brookfield home, police are still releasing few details about his death while continuing to actively investigate the circumstances surrounding it.
After the District 200 Board of Education voted to withdraw $17.5 million in working cash bonds that would have partially funded the construction of a $37.5 million pool facility on the site of the high school's parking garage, the pool issue — seemingly settled a few months ago — has been thrown open to questions, debate and speculation.