The Flagg family decided to pick up a few things before Christmas, so they went to Dominick's in River Forest. But Frederick C. Flagg, 39, of Elmwood Park, and his nephew Christopher C. Flagg, 27, of Maywood, just didn't want to pay for anything.
For the second time in two months, a victim was pushed onto the tracks at a CTA Green Line station. A man was waiting for a train just after midnight, Dec. 13, at the Green Line's Oak Park stop when he allegedly was pushed off the platform by a 35- to 40-year old man wearing a green army coat.
River Forest police have arrested a man for stealing a showering Dominican University student’s backpack. Roy F. Schaffer, 42, a homeless man whose last address was on Chicago’s South Side, was taken into custody Wednesday morning at the Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake Street in Oak Park.
In a week filled with robberies, even a literate man was dangerous. A man bought a newspaper the evening of Dec. 6 from 7-Eleven, 240 Chicago Ave. in Oak Park, but then went back to the counter and asked for a refund.