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Des Plaines
One of Chicago's closest and oldest satellites blends homes with business and industrial districts.
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  • Accidently on Purpose

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features Economic woes and double-digit unemployment are being blamed for a rash of staged auto accidents by criminals against unsuspecting motorists to line their pockets through fraudulent insurance claims. Ten people were...
  • Glenview police reports: Woman charged with criminal damage to property

    Glenview police reports: Woman charged with criminal damage to property
    The following items were taken from Glenview police reports: A 47-year-old Glenview woman was arrested July 17 at 12:32 p.m. and charged with criminal damage to property along the 1600 block of Waukegan Road. A 57-year-old Glenview man was arrested...
  • Park Ridge aldermen balk at pricetag for flood work

    Park Ridge aldermen balk at pricetag for flood work
    A sewer project aimed at relieving chronic flooding near the Park Ridge Country Club is on pause after aldermen balked at approving a more than $1 million engineering contract with the firm that has overseen the city's flood control work to date....
  • Fewer than 3 percent of nation's banks are minority institutions

    Fewer than 3 percent of the nation’s 6,730 banks are minority institutions, but that’s still a bigger percentage than a decade ago, according to a study released Monday by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. The FDIC defines a “...
  • Des Plaines debates electrical aggregation referendum

    Des Plaines debates electrical aggregation referendum
    The Des Plaines City Council debated recently whether residents and small-business owners would be interested in allowing city officials to negotiate a potentially lower monthly electric bill on their behalf. Illinois law allows municipalities and...
  • Farmers markets: Northern Cook county

    Farmers markets: Northern Cook county
    Click on the image above to view an interactive map of suburban farmers markets. WEDNESDAY French Market in Winnetka 4-8:30 p.m., June 11, 18, 25; July 9, 16, 23, 30, Hubbard Woods Park, 939 Green Bay Road at Gage Street. Northbrook 7 a.m.-1 p....
  • Elmhurst police reports: Stolen slippers, loud exhaust, woman hit by paintball, and more

    Elmhurst police reports: Stolen slippers, loud exhaust, woman hit by paintball, and more
    The following information was taken from Elmhurst police reports: An 18-year-old Elmhurst man was charged June 23 with consumption of alcohol by a minor. Police saw three people on the Illinois Prairie Path at about 12:30 a.m., but the others ran away....
  • Chicago man accused of driving without pants in Des Plaines

    Chicago man accused of driving without pants in Des Plaines
    A Chicago man who was previously convicted of criminal sexual abuse was accused Thursday of driving through a condominium complex without pants in northwest suburban Des Plaines, said officials. Shortly before 7:30 p.m. Thursday, sheriff's police were...
  • California Is the Golden State...for Car Thieves

     
    While vehicle theft is on track to reach its lowest levels in nearly a half-century, the state of California now lays claim to more "hot spots" for the crime than ever. Golden State metropolitan areas occupy a record nine of......
  • Des Plaines office plaza awarded nearly $1.2 million in flooding case

    Des Plaines office plaza awarded nearly $1.2 million in flooding case
    A Cook County jury awarded the owners of a Des Plaines office complex nearly $1.2 million in a lawsuit against the city over damages sustained in a 2011 flood, attorneys for the owner recently announced. The suit, filed in August of 2011 on behalf of O'...
  • Des Plaines residents briefed on I-90 project at town meeting

    Des Plaines residents briefed on I-90 project at town meeting
    With the first 37 miles of the Interstate-90 rebuilding and widening project completed in the west, workers have moved on to the eastern stretch encompassing Des Plaines, Illinois Tollway representatives announced at a recent town hall meeting. That...