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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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  • Wheaton author wins Illinois publishing contest

    Wheaton author wins Illinois publishing contest
    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...
  • Cops: Body found along Evanston lakefront may be missing Des Plaines woman

    Cops: Body found along Evanston lakefront may be missing Des Plaines woman
    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...
  • New Maine Township assessor appointed

    New Maine Township assessor appointed
    For the first time in almost 30 years, Maine Township has a new assessor. In an appointment this week, township trustees selected fellow board member Susan Moylan Krey to fill the role left by the death of long-time assessor Tom Rueckert. "It's a...
  • Video gambling companies betting on women

    Video gambling companies betting on women
    A wave of video gambling establishments catering to women is starting to sweep across Illinois — cozy, well-lit spots with names like Stella's Place, Emma's Eatery, Dotty's and Betty's Bistro. They're a far cry from the stereotypical male-...
  • Man exposed himself to wife of sheriff's officer, authorities say

    Man exposed himself to wife of sheriff's officer, authorities say
    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...
  • Judge upholds firing of Des Plaines cop

    Judge upholds firing of Des Plaines cop
    A Cook County judge upheld the firing of a Des Plaines police officer accused of using excessive force, city officials announced late today. Dec 16 The ruling last Friday Dec. 13 by Judge Sophia Hall overturns an arbitrator's decision this past May...
  • Bald eagles' numbers soaring in Illinois

    Bald eagles' numbers soaring in Illinois
    Despite the cold weather — and also because of it — thousands of people are grabbing their binoculars this winter and heading out to find bald eagles in Illinois. Chances are better than ever they'll see scenes like the one Thursday near...
  • Nurses settle labor complaint with Maryville psychiatric hospital

    A state nurses union has reached a settlement with Maryville Academy's Behavioral Health Hospital in Des Plaines over an unfair labor practice complaint, union representatives announced recently. In August of last year, the Illinois Nurses Association...
  • Glenview, Northbrook police blotter: March 11

    Glenview, Northbrook police blotter: March 11
    The following items were taken from police reports: Glenview A 59-year-old Arlington Heights man was arrested on the 2500 block of East Lake Avenue on March 1 and charged with leaving the scene of an accident with injury, driving with a suspended...
  • Maryville nurses plan for strike

    Maryville nurses plan for strike
    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...
  • Northbrook, Glenview police blotter: Jan. 21

    Northbrook, Glenview police blotter: Jan. 21
    The following items were taken from police reports: Glenview A 33-year-old Chicago woman was charged with drunk driving with a blood alcohol level of .08 or more, improper lane usage and minimum speed regulation after a stop on the 1900 block of...