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Saturday, November 2, 2013  ::   The former owner of an Oak Park bar and restaurant destroyed by fire last year has been charged with two counts of arson and one count of insurance fraud. Frank Elliot, 26, who operated the Velvet Rope Ultra Lounge, 728 Lake St., was arrested early last night in Chicago.
Thursday, October 31, 2013  ::   Collection of expired or unwanted prescription drugs here began as part of an annual program, the National Take-Back Initiative, which is sponsored by the DEA.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013  ::   An investment of about $30 for a detector can be the difference in life and death when it comes to deadly carbon monoxide, an odorless and tasteless gas that can leak from an appliance.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013  ::   Two Chicago men charged in connection with seven residential burglaries may eventually help solve nearly a dozen burglaries in northeast Oak Park, according to Police.
Friday, October 25, 2013  ::   A 91-year-old Oak Park man was killed Thursday night when the three-wheeled cycle he was riding was struck by a car at Scoville Avenue and Madison Street.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013  ::   Illinois Transportation Secretary Ann Schneider will be at Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School on Oct. 29 to talk about plans to rebuild I-290. The public meeting, hosted by State Senator Don Harmon, is scheduled for 7:30 to 9 p.m.
Thursday, October 10, 2013  ::   The Oak Park Police Department has been selected to participate in Police Station Visitors Week, an annual competition Nov. 3 - 9 that invites residents, community groups and local leaders into police stations around the country.
Monday, October 7, 2013  ::   The Village has created an online forum to informally gauge residents’ views on the state's plans to reconfigure I-290 through Oak Park.The webpage is intended to help the Village Board better understand how the community feels about IDOT plans.
Wednesday, October 2, 2013  ::   Residents are urged to participate in IDOT public meetings on plans to reconfigure the Eisenhower Expressway through Oak Park. Meetings are set for 5 to 8 p.m., Oct. 7 in Chicago and Oct. 8 in Forest Park.
Thursday, September 26, 2013  ::   Paying for parking in any of more than 4,000 public spaces throughout the Village will get a lot more convenient come Oct. 7, as Oak Park launches a new program that accepts payment via a smartphone app or toll-free telephone call.