| May 19, 2014
| 9:15 AM
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.
| Mar 7, 2014
| 9:27 AM
Nurses at Maryville Academy's Behavioral Health Hospital are going ahead with plans for a five-day strike outside the Des Plaines hospital starting Monday, the nurses union said.
A federal mediator joined negotiations last Monday between the hospital...
| Apr 24, 2014
As the once-touted savings of municipal electric aggregation programs start to recede across some Illinois communities, Des Plaines officials want to wait until June before deciding whether to place an aggregation referendum question on the November...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:26 PM
Weeks after settling an unfair labor practice complaint, nurses at Maryville Academy's Behavior Health Hospital have authorized a strike against the Des Plaines hospital, the union said.
The Illinois Nurses Association, which represents 24 nurses who...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:10 AM
On May 20, Northbrook will discuss at a public hearing where medical marijuana will be able to be sold or grown in the village.
Northbrook is just the latest Illinois municipality to try to hammer out zoning regulations.
Dozens of villages and cities,...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 7:03 AM
Des Plaines officials postponed discussion Monday on whether the Illinois attorney general's office or an outside legal firm should examine the validity of a previously approved ambulance purchase.
Three aldermen – Patricia Haugeberg, Dick Sayad...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 10:25 AM
Arlington Heights Police Officer Michael McEvoy kept a hand over his bandaged neck as he was embraced with hugs and hellos at his first appearance among the police department.
Honored as the village’s officer of the year on Thursday, the 52-year-...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 10:59 AM
Organizers say it's fitting that the winner of a statewide contest sponsored by libraries to bring recognition and readers to self-published authors is none other than a librarian.
Wheaton resident Joanne Zienty, a media specialist at the Forest...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Police are investigating whether the body of a woman found along the shore of Lake Michigan in Evanston late this morning is that of a Des Plaines woman reported missing in February.
The woman’s body was found along the lakefront in the 800...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 2:55 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A woman stole roughly $700 worth of perfume from a store in the 2700 block of Aurora Avenue about 3:33 p.m. March 11.
•An employee stole $63 from a business in the 1600...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 12:29 PM
A 27-year-old Des Plaines man has been accused of exposing himself to the wife of a Cook County sheriff's police officer, police records show.
The woman told police she was in the parking lot of Golf Mill Shopping Center, walking to her car with a...