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Wednesday, July 22, 2015  ::   A sample collected last week from a trap in south Oak Park has tested positive for the mosquito-borne West Nile Virus. Public Health officials are urging residents to take precautions to avoid being bitten and eliminate breeding sites.
Friday, July 17, 2015  ::   With high temperatures expected to persist through much of the weekend, public health officials are advising residents to protect themselves and their loved ones from the heat.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015  ::   The Village of Oak Park has become the first municipality in the state to go 100 percent tobacco-free after implementing new policies prohibiting tobacco use on all Village-owned properties.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015  ::   As the clock strikes midnight Tuesday evening, the rate for a required Village vehicle sticker will jump $20. Vehicles not displaying a current sticker by Wednesday also could risk a $50 ticket. Residents whose vehicles already are registered with the Village can save 10 percent by renewing online.
Monday, July 6, 2015  ::   Oak Park Police stopped more than 50 motorists over the July 4 holiday period as part of a statewide crackdown on impaired and unbuckled drivers.
Monday, June 22, 2015  ::   Police will be out in force during the July 4 holiday period looking for impaired and unbuckled drivers as part of a statewide enforcement effort from June 26 - July 5.
Thursday, June 18, 2015  ::   Monday’s torrential rainfall left many property owners with damaged goods in their basements. Northeast Oak Park – the lowest point in the community – was hardest hit, as runoff overwhelmed the Village's combined waste and storm water sewer system.
Friday, June 12, 2015  ::   With research indicating that how individuals view the justice system is tied more to how they were treated than the outcome, Oak Park Police are working to ensure fairness is a fundamental part of how they respond in all situations.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015  ::   Police officials are encouraging residents to make use of the lobby, which is open, well-lit and staffed 24 hours a day, for transactions organized on internet forums such as Craigslist.
Monday, June 8, 2015  ::   A suspect wanted in connection with a May 21 home invasion in Oak Park was taken into custody Saturday evening. Intensive investigative efforts by Oak Park Police led to Mark Barnes, 43, in a motel in on south Cicero Avenue in Oak Lawn.

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