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Dog Owner: 'Neighbor's Pit Bull Killed My Dog'

Oak Forest, IL Patch | Posted 09.06.2012 | Chicago

Nobody can be sure what happened at the fenceline between two homes at 164th and Terry Lane on Aug. 30. One dog is dead, another is accused of att...

'Extremely Dangerous' Murder Suspect On The Loose

Oak Forest, IL Patch | Bridgette Outten Email the Author | Posted 10.26.2011 | Chicago

Oak Forest police are searching for a man they said shot two Markham women, leaving one in in critical condition. Terrell Randall, 32, of an unknow...

Suburban Youth Baseball Association Helps Chicago Team After Theft

Oak Forest, IL Patch | Ross Jacobson Email the Author | Posted 10.08.2011 | Chicago

Mike Staunton had seen the impact Oak Forest Baseball Association (OFBA) could make on young kids. His two sons--ages 12 and 10--had both been playing...

Driver Of Car In Fatal Oak Forest Metra Crash Left Note

Oak Forest, IL Patch | Lauren Traut and Carrie Frillman Email the Authors | Posted 09.21.2011 | Chicago

The driver of the car hit by a Metra train Thursday may have left what could be a "goodbye note," NBC reported Friday. But Tinley resident Gayle La...

Drunk Man Fakes Suburban Hostage Situation

Oak Forest, IL Patch | Lauren Traut and Bob Bong | Email the Authors | April 21, 2011 | Posted 06.22.2011 | Chicago

After five hours of what was purported to be a hostage situation, police blasted 5544 Babette Court with tear gas and stormed in, but the man believed...