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Des Plaines

Des Plaines
One of Chicago's closest and oldest satellites blends homes with business and industrial districts.
One of Chicago's closest and oldest satellites blends homes with business and industrial districts. « Show less

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  • Des Plaines police investigating man found dead in car

    Des Plaines police investigating man found dead in car
    Des Plaines police are investigating the death of a 47-year-old man found in his car Saturday morning in a hotel parking lot. Wesley Jaworski, 47, of the 8900 block of Knight Avenue in Des Plaines, was found dead in the back seat of his vehicle at...
  • Body pulled from Des Plaines River

    Authorities pulled a person's body from a section of the Des Plaines River that passes through west suburban Forest Park, officials said this morning. The unidentified male was pulled from the river near the 800 block of Des Plaines Avenue sometime...
  • Through scouting, Eagles learn to fly

    Through scouting, Eagles learn to fly
    Older Boy Scouts in Chicagoland and around the nation are rebuffing satirist Tom Lehrer's spoof on their "Be Prepared" pledge, which says: "Be prepared to hold your liquor well. Don't write naughty words on walls if you can't spell." They're shaking...
  • Woman charged with possessing 121 pounds of pot

    A 34-year-old Chicago woman was charged with felony drug possession after police searched a utility van she was driving in Des Plaines and found bundles of marijuana with an estimated street value of about $881,000, Cook County prosecutors said today....
  • Casino opening such a hit they ask people to stay away ... for a day

    Casino opening such a hit they ask people to stay away ... for a day
    Illinois' 10th casino opened in Des Plaines today after years of legal and regulatory fights over its gambling license -- and the result was so successful that casino operators would like people to stay away ... at least for now. When asked for a...
  • Des Plaines man dies in auto accident

    A 64-year-old man was killed in a traffic accident Friday in north suburban Niles, officials said. The man was identified as Vladimir Breza, of the 1300 block of Perry Street in Des Plaines, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office....
  • Natural lawn tips: How to go chemical-free

    Natural lawn tips: How to go chemical-free
    Can you really have an herbicide/pesticide-free lawn that looks good? Most people think "natural lawn care" means you can ignore your lawn all spring and summer. But while it's a chemical-free process, it does require a few basic practices, Rachel...
  • Cops: Man assaulted 13-year-old girl he met online

    Cops: Man assaulted 13-year-old girl he met online
    A 20-year-old man has been charged with criminal sexual assault after he admitted having sex with a 13-year-old girl he had met online. Steve Burton was arrested after a Des Plaines police officer saw him and the girl getting dressed in a car parked...
  • Woman found fatally stabbed in mobile home

    A 45-year-old woman was found dead with apparent stab wounds inside her mobile home in an unincorporated area of Cook County near Des Plaines, authorities said. The woman, identified as Alicia Ramirez, was found inside her home on the 400 block of West...
  • Husband charged with stabbing wife

    Husband charged with stabbing wife
    Bail has been set at $10 million for a Des Plaines-area man who allegedly killed his wife by stabbing her multiple times, the Cook County Sheriff's office said today in a press release. Heriberto Ramirez, 48, of the 400 block of West Touhy, has been...
  • Des Plaines cops fatally shoot man

    Des Plaines cops fatally shoot man
    Des Plaines police shot and killed a man on Sunday afternoon at a strip mall in the northwestern suburb, authorities said this morning. The incident occurred at about 3:12 p.m. in the 1900 block of East Touhy Avenue, Des Plaines police said in a news...