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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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  • $162,500 lottery ticket about to expire

    $162,500 lottery ticket about to expire
    Someone walked into a Des Plaines convenience store last year and bought an Illinois Lottery ticket worth $162,500. That person has until Feb. 21 to claim the cash or lose it forever, lottery officials said. The winning Lucky Day Lotto ticket was sold...
  • Niles woman dies after being hit by car near Glenview

    Niles woman dies after being hit by car near Glenview
    A 65-year-old Niles woman died Friday morning after being struck by a car while walking in unincorporated Glenview, authorities said. Janina Kasperek, of the 8500 block of North Milwaukee Avenue, was pronounced dead just before noon Friday at Advocate...
  • 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...
  • Arlington Heights moves forward on same-day permits, small-business loans

    Arlington Heights moves forward on same-day permits, small-business loans
    Arlington Heights is piloting a new program for its permitting process and finalizing another program for small businesses. The village discussed both ventures at Monday night's board meeting. The board approved a Class 6B tax abatement request for...
  • Des Plaines man gets 2 years for hitting man with dumbbell

    Des Plaines man gets 2 years for hitting man with dumbbell
    A Des Plaines man was sentenced to two years in prison for striking a man in the head with a dumbbell. Nicholas Ungureanu, 22, of the 2000 block of Touhy Avenue, was found guilty last month of aggravated battery in Cook County court.  His associate,...
  • 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...
  • Coach cleared of all charges in Maine West hazing scandal

    Coach cleared of all charges in Maine West hazing scandal
    A Cook County judge cleared former Maine West High School coach Michael Divincenzo of all charges, including misdemeanor battery and failing to report an alleged 2012 incident at the Des Plaines school in which older players were accused of pulling down...
  • Tornado assistance available

    Tornado assistance available
    There are many organizations assisting victims of the tornadoes in central Illinois. Here are a few of the many ways to help: Red Cross The American Red Cross has opened shelters in Illinois, Indiana and Ohio. Red Cross vehicles are also...
  • These New Year's resolutions are for pets

    Asking my Facebook fans (https://www.facebook.com/Stevedalepets) about their New Year's resolutions for their pets (or all pets) has become an annual tradition. Here some responses I've received for 2014: "To have my cats stop using my credit cards to...
  • Cops: Teen driver had drugs in system when woman killed by car

    Cops: Teen driver had drugs in system when woman killed by car
    A Des Plaines-area teenager had drugs in his system when the vehicle he was driving hit and killed a 65-year-old Niles woman last week, authorities said. Dustin Aranda, 18, was charged Thursday with aggravated driving under the influence causing death,...
  • Chicago-area fundraisers set for Philippines typhoon relief

    Chicago-area fundraisers set for Philippines typhoon relief
    Leaders in Chicago's Filipino-American community are organizing fundraisers to help in the aftermath of a powerful typhoon in the Philippines last week that killed an estimated 10,000 people. Donations will be collected starting at 6 p.m. Monday at...