Armed robbers steal Christmas presents from 9-year-old boy, grandparents

Armed robbers steal Christmas presents from 9-year-old boy, grandparents

Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Georgia gunmen steal Christmas presents from 9-year-old boy and his grandparents.
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Hungarian wingsuit skydiver dies in China

CHANGSHA, China, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- The body of a Hungarian wingsuit skydiver was found Wednesday after his parachute failed to open during a dive in China's Hunan province, officials said.

Officials: Crash of unmanned train caused by mechanical malfunction

CHICAGO, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- The crash of an apparently unmanned Chicago train appears to have been caused by a mechanical malfunction, transit officials say.
Commuter trains collide at west of Chicago stop; dozens hurt

Commuter trains collide at west of Chicago stop; dozens hurt

CHICAGO, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- A Chicago Transit Authority train hit another train stopped at a station west of Chicago Monday, injuring dozens of passengers, CTA said.

Hiker found after 4 days without food

TURANGI, New Zealand, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- The male companion of a New Zealand woman didn't notify police until two days after she lost during their wilderness outing, authorities said.

Anger, not wonder, at 'Winter Wonderland'

RINGWOOD, England, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Some parents have found the "Winter Wonderland" at an expensive English theme park so disappointing they have physically assaulted Santa and his elves.

Body may be that of missing hiker

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, June 7 (UPI) -- A body believed to be that of a missing Polish hiker was discovered Saturday jammed in among logs in a river in a New Zealand national park.

Missing hikers found dead

SOMERSET, Pa., March 31 (UPI) -- The deaths of two Pennsylvania residents are being investigated after their bodies were found in Forbes State Forest Park, police said.

Accused serial killer to be tried soon

MOSCOW, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Russian prosecutors say they have a strong case against an accused serial killer believed responsible for dozens of slayings in a Moscow park.

'No questions' if sculpture is returned

FOREST PARK, Ill., June 19 (UPI) -- The Forest Park, Ill., owners of a missing 500-pound elephant sculpture say they won't press charges if the item is returned.

Rural meets urban with Ore. guerrilla art

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Steel birds have begun appearing in rural trees, apparently a result of the tension between the urban sprawl of Portland, Ore., and the beauty of Forest Park.

Troublesome goose population trimmed

ST. LOUIS, July 16 (UPI) -- Missouri goose raiders have trimmed St. Louis' once plentiful but troubling Canada goose population and animal activists are outraged.
Forest Park
French sculptor Bernar Venet poses with one of his new pieces in Forest Park in St. louis on September 8, 2006. The new traveling pieces installed in the park are the first ever temporary art exhibit. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)

Forest Park (formerly Harlem) is a village in Cook County, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago in United States. The population was 15,688 at the 2000 census. The Forest Park train stop on the CTA Blue Line is the line's western terminus, located on the Eisenhower Expressway at Des Plaines Avenue.

Forest Park is located at 41°52′23″N 87°48′40″W / 41.87306°N 87.81111°W / 41.87306; -87.81111 (41.873031, -87.811155).

As of the census of 2000, there were 15,688 people, 7,632 households, and 3,480 families residing in the village. The population density was 6,480.8 people per square mile (2,503.0/km²). There were 7,981 housing units at an average density of 3,297.0/sq mi (1,273.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 56.14% White, 31.18% African American, 0.15% Native American, 6.83% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 2.80% from other races, and 2.82% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.84% of the population, including 5.6% Mexican.

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