• jewel osco September 21, 2021 1:13 pm

    Professor Allegedly Yelled Racial Slurs, Spit on Woman in Illinois Parking Lot

    Investigations are underway after a university professor was charged with multiple felonies after allegedly yelling racial slurs and spitting on a Black woman at a suburban grocery store earlier this month.

  • oak park July 23, 2021 12:04 pm

    5 Trailblazers You Should Know From Oak Park, Illinois

    Just 10 miles from the city of Chicago, the village of Oak Park has been a home to people like architect Frank Lloyd Wright, author Ernest Hemingway and Dr. Percy Julian, a researcher who helped develop treatments for glaucoma and rheumatoid arthritis. More recent residents include Ludacris, Betty White and NBA player Iman Shumpert. But the village has helped mold other...

  • oak park July 23, 2021 12:08 pm

    What Do Ludacris, Betty White and Joe Tinker All Have in Common?

    The small village of Oak Park outside Chicago has made an outsized impact on the world as home to a slew of celebrities and trailblazers. Ludacris, Betty White and Joe Tinker are joined by Frank Lloyd Wright, Iman Shumpert and Ernest Hemingway in calling it home. NBCLX storyteller Jalyn Henderson looks at the complicated history of Oak Park, Illinois, and...

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