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Des Plaines

Des Plaines
One of Chicago's closest and oldest satellites blends homes with business and industrial districts.
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  • April 17: Focus on Family - Father and Son Outings

    April 17: Focus on Family - Father and Son Outings
    Kidwinks Father and Son Outings First Division Museum at Cantigny Park Cantigny Park was the home of Colonel Robert R. McCormick, former editor and publisher of The Chicago Tribune. Now it houses the McCormick Museum, beautiful gardens, the First...
  • 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...
  • Ex-wife: Man killed by Des Plaines police `Lived a life he wanted to lead'

    Ex-wife: Man killed by Des Plaines police `Lived a life he wanted to lead'
    Police released no more details on Monday about the shooting by Des Plaines officers on Sunday that killed a 44-year-old father of five, but the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office said Carlos Salgado died of from a gunshot that struck him in...
  • Selena Gomez's accused stalker pleads not guilty

    A Illinois man pleaded not guilty Thursday after being charged by Los Angeles County prosecutors with one count of stalking actress and singer Selena Gomez. Thomas Brodnicki, 46, is accused of stalking the 19-year-old star of "Monte Carlo" and "Wizards...
  • Officials: Des Plaines woman who collapsed shoveling died from hemorrhage, cold exposure

    Officials: Des Plaines woman who collapsed shoveling died from hemorrhage, cold exposure
    One of two women who died Friday after collapsing while shoveling snow died in part from cold exposure, the Cook County medical examiner’s office found today. Both Florence Erickson, 77, of Des Plaines, and Joan Lilek, 64, of Oak Lawn, died at...
  • Schaumburg driver dies following wreck on I-294

    Schaumburg driver dies following wreck on I-294
    A Schaumburg motorist was killed early this morning during a wreck on I-294 tollway near Des Plaines. At 3:50 a.m. David Adams was southbound on I-294 near Golf Road when he lost control of the 1997 red Ford Mustang he was driving and swerved to the...
  • Fatal wreck claims life of Wood Dale woman

    Fatal wreck claims life of Wood Dale woman
    A Wood Dale motorist who lost control of the vehicle she was driving and crashed in northwest suburban Des Plaines died today, authorities said.   The woman, identified at the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office as Gabriele Barnes, was behind...
  • Man dies after car hits light pole on Northwest Side

    Man dies after car hits light pole on Northwest Side
    A man who may have suffed a heart attack or other sudden medical emergency died after his car hit a light pole in the Portage Park neighborhood early today, authorities said. Kadyr Aliyev, 60, of the 6500 block of North Sacramento Avenue, was driving...
  • 'Such a nice guy' killed by bus in west suburb

    'Such a nice guy' killed by bus in west suburb
    A man was hit by a Pace bus and killed early this afternoon near the border of Oak Park and Forest Park in the western suburbs, authorities said. The man, identified as Edward Taube of Forest Park, was hit near Madison Street and Harlem Avenue by a No....
  • Who's best suited for the White House?

    Who's best suited for the White House?
    AT FIRST glance, there wasn't much to the way Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain dressed for the debate Tuesday in Nashville, other than their partisan choices in necktie color -- a pale shade of blue for Obama and red stripes for McCain. Both wore two-...
  • Reversing the river

    Reversing the river
    The group of dignitaries standing by the side of a new and controversial canal watched nervously as two men scrambled over mounds of dirt to reach them. Perhaps the men carried a last-minute injunction to stop the work that was so close to completion. The...