Oak Park police arrested a 44-year-old man last week after the national Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) task force alerted them that the man was using an online file-sharing program to download pornographic images and videos of children.
Police and officials from the Federal Bureau of Investigation are trying to find a woman who tried and failed to rob a bank on the city's West Side Thursday morning before robbing another one in Oak Park a half hour later.
An unknown man rang the doorbell of a resident in the 600 block of South Humphrey Avenue the evening of Oct. 12, and asked if he could rake leaves. When the resident declined, he and another man pushed their way into the home and demanded money.
A former accounting manager for Rush Oak Park Hospital was charged with theft after she allegedly siphoned close to $300,000 from the hospital over six years, according to the Chicago Tribune and the hospital.
Two unknown women approached an Oak Park woman late in the day on Sept. 18 in a parking lot in the 200 block of Lake Street. They displayed a handgun, demanded the woman get inside her car and ordered her to drive them to her bank.