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Oak Lawn Patch

Couple Dedicated To Feeding The Hungry For The Holidays

Oak Lawn, IL Patch | Posted 12.08.2012 | Chicago

Stepping into Big Pappa’s Gyros in Oak Lawn is like stepping into a little bit of Christmas, with delectable smells in the background. The Christ...

Thousands Gather To Remember Fallen Firefighter

Oak Lawn, IL Patch | Posted 11.08.2012 | Chicago

Two ladders stand tall and an American flag hangs in between. Below, the line of firefighters in uniform, neighbors and friends stretches around the S...

Doctor Faces More Sex Abuse Charges After Second Woman Steps Forward

Oak Lawn, IL Patch | Lorraine SwansonEmail the Author | Posted 07.05.2012 | Chicago

Oak Lawn Police announced Friday afternoon that more charges have been filed against an Advocate Christ Medical Center doctor who has already been acc...

Youth Baseball League President Suspended For Racist Facebook Comment

Oak Lawn, IL Patch | Lorraine Swanson Email the Author | Posted 02.21.2012 | Chicago

An Oak Lawn youth baseball league board suspended its president during a special meeting on Monday for a racist comment he posted on his personal Face...

Did Personal Trainer Go Too Far?

Oak Lawn, IL Patch | Lorraine SwansonEmail the Author | Posted 03.15.2012 | Chicago

Oak Lawn police arrested a fitness trainer after a woman complained he touched her inappropriately while demonstrating an exercise, reports said. D...

WATCH: Elderly Woman Kidnapped, Forced To Withdraw $9K From Bank

Posted 12.28.2011 | Chicago

Police say a man and woman kidnapped an 81-year-old woman from a grocery parking lot Wednesday afternoon, forcing her to withdraw $9,000 from her bank...

Woman Chases Burglar Off By Beating Him With Broom

Oak Lawn, IL Patch | Lorraine Swanson | Posted 07.27.2011 | Chicago

The woman began beating the burglar with a broom until he asked her to stop hitting him so he could leave. The man couldn't get the front door open, s...

Volunteers Come Together, Provide Free Prom Dresses In South Suburbs

Oak Lawn, IL Patch | Nicolette Chambers | Email the Author | April 14, 2011 | Posted 06.18.2011 | Chicago

Beams of light filled the Fogelson Theater Lobby at Moraine Valley Community College on April 2, as girls hurriedly moved up and down the rows scourin...

Oak Lawn Loses Out On Google

Oak Lawn, IL Patch | Lorraine Swanson | Email the Author | March 31, 2011 | Posted 06.01.2011 | Chicago

Instead of "Google Oak Lawn" it will be "Google Kansas City." The search engine giant announced the winner of its high-speed, fiber network sweepstake...