Oak Park detectives arrested a suspect in the armed robbery of O'Connor Cleaners, 1045 Chicago Ave. April 30. Andrew G. Jamerson, 34, allegedly asked the clerk to make change, then pulled out a "large handgun" and pointed it at the clerk's head.
With two days of live music performances, food, and outside vendors to spread art and flowers throughout the entire district, the Harrison Street Arts District's What's Blooming on Harrison event is, well, blooming.
Developer Alex Troyanovsky will assemble as many as five properties to create a public/private courtyard surrounded by mixed-use buildings at the corner of Oak Park Avenue and South Boulevard, John Schiess, the project's architect, said Friday.
Imagine Bob Walsh's surprise when he received a small manila envelope in the mail, addressed to "Mr. and Mrs. Welsh." Despite the misspelling, the envelope had their correct home address, so he opened it.
Dr. Constance Collins will be the new District 97 school superintendent come summer. But for now she is one of the most visible faces on local and national TV responding to the Sunday murders of two second grade girls from her Zion school district. The bodies of Laura Hobbs and Krystal Tobias were found early Monday in a wooded area near their school.