A 49-year-old man was riding his bike on the 7700 block of Greenfield, Sept. 5, when he was struck in the back with an egg, thrown by unknown offenders in a yellow midsize vehicle last seen fleeing southbound on Park Avenue.
Representatives of Community Justice Center Westside from the Cook County State's Attorney's Office joined forces with members of the Oak Park Police Department, village staff, and the Madison Street Business Association to stage a walking tour of Madison Street businesses last week, to make their presence known to local business owners.
A 76-year-old woman was transported to Loyola Medical Center to be treated for injuries sustained when she was struck while walking in the crosswalk at the corner of Park and Division by a vehicle headed eastbound on Division.
Six police officers from River Forest and other nearby police departments received departmental commendations by the River Forest Police Department at an Aug. 15 village board meeting, for their service during the investigation of a Chicago woman's murder in the village in July.
The River Forest Police Department and village government are considering issuing local ordinance tickets to low-level marijuana users and funneling those offenders into treatment and education programs.
Oak Park police have now linked nine scientific calculators found last week in a Harrison Street apartment drug bust to merchandise reported stolen from students at Oak Park and River Forest High School.
River Forest police have arrested a registered sex offender after he attempted to kidnap a village resident by forcing her into his vehicle and driving off. The woman fought her kidnapper, and was able to escape the vehicle.