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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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....
  • February 1: Midday Fix - Heart Health

    Loyola Health Fair For locations and information: www.LoyolaMedicineHealthFair.com Tips: Live a healthy lifestyle by watching your weight and getting 7-9 hours of sleep each night. Engage in regular aerobic, resistance and stretching exercise....
  • 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...
  • Des Plaines man fatally shot in gang fight

    A 25-year-old Des Plaines man was shot and killed in a gang fight Friday night in the northwest suburban city, police said. Eliseo Mercado, 25, of the 200 block of Pine Street, suffered multiple gunshot wounds, according to the Cook County medical...
  • Maine Township High School North Class of 1976 Reunion

    The Main Township High School North Class with hold their 35 Year reunion on Friday, September 2, 2011 from 7:00 PM to 12:30 PM at Casa Royale Banquets, 783 Lee St./Mannheim Rd Des Plaines, IL 60016. The event will include a four-Course Dinner, Open Bar,...
  • Hotel bus crashes on I-90

    Hotel bus crashes on I-90
    A hotel shuttle bus crashed on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) near Rosemont and Des Plaines tonight.   Troopers were called to the westbound lanes of I-90 near Lee Street at 6:25 p.m., according to an Illinois State Police Tollway District...
  • Officials: Boy, 17, dies after plunging off bridge on Addams Tollway

    Officials: Boy, 17, dies after plunging off bridge on Addams Tollway
    A Des Plaines teenager, who was found lying on the tollway this morning, died of multiple injuries from a vehicle striking a pedestrian and his death was ruled a suicide, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. Scott Wolf, 17, of...