An Oak Park teenager was arrested Monday and charged as an adult with aggravated criminal sexual assault in connection with the New Year's Eve attack of a teenager girl in Logan Square, according to police and the Chicago Tribune.
In a few days, the newest officer on the Oak Park Police Department will head to Michigan to begin five weeks of training that will prepare him to start his job strong come April. He's a lot younger and smaller than the rest of the department's staff, but that won't stop him from learning how to seek out drugs from the cars and homes of suspected offenders, or how to stay on the trail of a missing person.
Two Chicago residents were arrested for robbery, Feb. 22, after they removed a TV set from a residence in the 1000 block of North Austin Boulevard. A 35-year-old woman and an 18-year-old man entered the residence of a person they knew.
A former Buildings and Grounds Department supervisor for Oak Park School District 97 was sentenced last month to six years in prison for stealing more than $750,000 from the district over three years, beginning nearly a decade ago.
The family of an 80-year-old man who died of a head injury in what is being called a murder last week at an Oak Park nursing home plans to file a lawsuit against the facility in the next couple of weeks, according to an attorney representing them.