Two Oak Park girls were approached by a man in an alley near Chicago Ave. and Austin Blvd. and robbed at gun point around 8 p.m. June 22. After inquiring about another male, the man pulled a gun and took a variety of bracelets, necklaces and rings from his two victims.
WEB EXTRA! Oak Park police said Monday that they are seeking a "person of interest" in relation to last week's murder of Peter D'Agostino. Monday afternoon police began circulating a Community Alert bulletin with a composite image and description of an African American male estimated to be in his mid 20s to mid 30s, 5-foot-10-inches to 6-foot-2-inches tall, thin to medium build, with a medium complexion.
Obituary Peter D'Agostino was an accomplished scholar, dedicated teacher, loving husband, devoted father, son, brother, and friend. Oak Park resident D'Agostino was murdered Wednesday as he was coming home from his job as an associate professor of History and Catholic studies at University of Illinois at Chicago. He was 42.
WEB EXTRA! Thursday, June 23 4 p.m. Oak Park police have no suspects in an apparent homicide committed Tuesday evening in a residential neighborhood on the southeast side of the village. See related article...
WEB EXTRA! The discovery last evening of an apparent murder victim on the front lawn of a southeast Oak Park home has left neighbors with questions, speculations and fear surrounding the incident, one neighbor said today.
When county notices hit mail boxes in mid-July, average Oak Park homeowners will likely discover that the assessed value of their property has increased by roughly 30 percent, Township Assessor Ali ElSaffar said Friday.