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Wednesday, January 22, 2014  ::   Oak Park’s 2013 crime rate was the second lowest in the last 41 years, according to data compiled under the state's Uniform Crime Reporting Index released this week by the Police Department. Thefts and burglaries represented nearly 90 percent of all 2013 crime.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014  ::   Attempted murder charges have been filed against a man for allegedly beating an Oak Park male acquaintance with a hammer during an argument late Monday night in the 400 block of South Maple Avenue.
Tuesday, January 14, 2014  ::   Bicyclists under age 17 are required to wear a helmet, but enforcement focuses on education rather than punishment.
Tuesday, January 7, 2014  ::   Unless you are using a hands-free device, talking on a cell phone while driving now is illegal in Illinois. Effective Jan. 1, police can stop and ticket drivers using a hand-held cell phone anywhere in the state.
Sunday, January 5, 2014  ::   With heavy, drifting snow here and record low temperatures on the way, Village officials are urging residents to help ensure firefighters have access to hydrants in an emergency.
Monday, December 30, 2013  ::   With limited exceptions, carrying a concealed firearm is prohibited in public buildings and gatherings, including schools, parks, playgrounds and government buildings such as Village Hall.
Friday, December 27, 2013  ::   The Village of Oak Park has a number of communications tools in place to help local residents seeking up-to-the-minute information on their community.
Tuesday, December 17, 2013  ::   Oak Park Police are stepping up enforcement against driving under the influence and violations of seat belt requirements with additional officers on the street overnight.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013  ::   The Village has specific rules that govern parking when it snows to ensure streets can be properly plowed. When a snow emergency is declared, all parking is prohibited on the main streets posted as snow routes. Parking on other streets is restricted to one side.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013  ::   A veteran public servant with two decades of experience in law, housing and development grants – most recently at the Village of Oak Park – has been tapped to head up the newly re-organized department to deliver development and customer services.