Like several area high school baseball and softball programs, Fenwick's softball team wisely traveled to Florida to kick off the season. After enduring a brutal winter like all of us, the Friars picked up three wins in four games in decidedly pleasant conditions at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla.
While inclement weather has played a part in the OPRF baseball team's rough start to the season, not having its head coach hasn't been easy either. Where has Chris Ledbetter, who coached the Huskies to a state title in 2012—been?
The Oak Park Fire Department's new $800,000-plus fire truck is under construction at a manufacturing facility in Florida and is expected to hit the streets this summer, according to Oak Park Fire Chief Tom Ebsen.
Oak Park police said two men, brothers ages 36 and 37, were shot last night in the parking lot behind an apartment building in the 400 block of North Austin Boulevard – the same building where a man was shot through his apartment door around midnight March 27.