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Tuesday, March 9, 2021  ::   More than 360 reports of identity theft related to false claims filed for unemployment insurance drove up Oak Park’s crime rate about 10 percent in 2020 as compared to 2019, according to data compiled for a national program that studies patterns and trends over time.
Monday, February 15, 2021  ::   When Oak Park's emergency snow parking rules are in effect, parking is prohibited on main streets designated as snow routes and restricted to either the odd or even address side of the street, the side determine by the odd/even date. Sidewalk shoveling is required.
Friday, February 12, 2021  ::   As vaccination eligibility criteria expands to include those 16 to 64 years old with high-risk medical conditions, officials say without more vaccine these residents likely are weeks or even months away from getting vaccinated.
Wednesday, February 10, 2021  ::   Oak Park has eased COVID-19 mitigation measures to further expand indoor dining capacity for all businesses that offer food or beverages for on-premises consumption, including restaurants, bars and grocery stores.
Tuesday, February 2, 2021  ::   With neighbors and reporters frequently asking for updates on the investigation of the murders of two prominent attorneys in their home on Fair Oaks Avenue in April of last year, Oak Park Police Chief LaDon Reynolds released a video statement today assuring the community that the Police Department remains fully committed to solving the crime.
Friday, January 29, 2021  ::   Oak Park has launched an online vaccine pre-registration form for those who live or work here and are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Filling out the form does not schedule a vaccination, but will help collect contact information as vaccination opportunities arise.
Friday, January 22, 2021  ::   Oak Park is set to move into Phase 1b of the state’s plan for COVID-19 vaccinations next week. Some 12,000 residents and essential workers who live or work here are eligible, including those 65 years old and older. Vaccine supplies will determine the timeline.
Thursday, January 14, 2021  ::   Planning is underway to expand the pool of Oak Park residents to be vaccinated against COVID-19. But limited vaccine supplies complicate the timeline for broadening reach beyond healthcare workers. A waiting list is not available.
Monday, January 11, 2021  ::   A 36-year-old Oak Park man was arrested after allegedly punching an Oak Park Police officer in the face at about 10:30 a.m. near North Avenue and Hayes Avenue. Ramus L. Steward, who lives in the 1200 block of N. Hayes, was charged with aggravated battery and resisting/obstructing a police officer.
Wednesday, January 6, 2021  ::   Oak Park Police are investing an incident of attempted vandalism to a local business that may be considered a hate crime. Shortly before 8 a.m. today a passerby reported damage to the window of the Live Café, 163 S. Oak Park Ave. A brick was discovered nearby, wrapped in what appeared to be notebook paper with a racial slur scrawled on it.

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