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Friday, April 22, 2016  ::   Twelve artists are needed to create murals that will continue the transformation of the railroad retaining walls along the Green Line corridor from dull, blank concrete into canvases. The deadline to apply for first round is fast approaching.
Thursday, April 14, 2016  ::   The body of a man found Monday morning in a bathroom at the main branch of the Oak Park Public Library has been identified as that of Todd Leslie, 48. His last known address was the 7500 block of Brown Avenue in Forest Park. Cause of death has not yet been determined, but foul play is not suspected.
Monday, April 11, 2016  ::   Two men and two male juveniles from Chicago were charged in connection with hijacking a car from two senior citizens at about 5 p.m., Thurs., April 7 in 700 block of North Grove Ave. The carjackers were arrested within minutes of the incident, thanks to the quick action of the victims and their ability to identify the suspects in a street line up after they were captured less than three miles away.
Thursday, March 31, 2016  ::   The community and the nation come together in April to celebrate the anniversary of the passing of the Fair Housing Act and recommit to eliminating housing discrimination and creating equal opportunity in every community.
Wednesday, March 9, 2016  ::   Three Chicago men have been charged in connection with a home invasion Monday night at an apartment on Lake Street after Oak Park Police responding to a 911 call arrived to find two of the suspects still in the building and the third nearby.
Monday, February 29, 2016  ::   The new Lake & Forest parking garage officially opened for business Monday as officials cut a ribbon and raised the gates for the first time. Hourly rates will be the same as in other Village parking garages.
Thursday, February 25, 2016  ::   Oak Park Police are launching a new initiative to enhance and strengthen the popular Resident Beat Officer (RBO) program by expanding the pool of potential candidates beyond officers who live in the Village.
Thursday, February 25, 2016  ::   Letters were sent to more than 650 current and former employees of several Oak Park taxing bodies notifying them that personal information was taken by a former Village employee who has since been terminated. While no intent to misuse the information has been established, officials say they are erring on the side of caution by informing those affected.
Monday, February 8, 2016  ::   Results of the most recent community survey continued to demonstrate residents' satisfaction with life in Oak Park. Four in five residents rated quality of life in Oak Park and the community as a place to live as excellent or good, and said they would recommend Oak Park to others.
Thursday, February 4, 2016  ::   Oak Park Police have arrested two juveniles from Chicago in connection with the robbery of a teenage resident in November in the 300 block of South Ridgeland Avenue. The incident generated considerable public attention after initial reports were of a group of teenagers assaulting the 14-year-old girl