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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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  • 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...
  • New flood-control plan produces mixed opinions

    New flood-control plan produces mixed opinions
    A revised Army Corps of Engineers study of possible flood-control projects along the Des Plaines River scrapped a controversial reservoir project near Buffalo Grove in exchange for two smaller reservoirs on Cook County Forest Preserve land. But although...
  • $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...
  • 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,...
  • Ed Duffy, 1945-2014

     Ed Duffy, 1945-2014
    Working was a multidimensional endeavor for Ed Duffy. He was a Chicago cop, deputy chief of staff under Gov. Jim Thompson, director of the Illinois Department of Public Aid, an Arlington Heights trustee, president of Arlington Park racetrack, chief...
  • 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...
  • Maryville nurses consider going on strike

    Maryville nurses consider going on strike
    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...
  • Naperville police blotter: March 24

    Naperville police blotter: March 24
    The following items were taken from police reports: NAPERVILLE •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...
  • Injured Arlington Heights cop to receive Officer of the Year award

    Injured Arlington Heights cop to receive Officer of the Year award
    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-...
  • 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...
  • Clerk issues more than 250 marriage licenses to same-sex couples

    Clerk issues more than 250 marriage licenses to same-sex couples
    Following a federal court ruling, the Cook County clerk's office has issued more than 250 marriage licenses to same-sex couples wishing to wed under the Illinois' Marriage Equality law, officials said this morning.  According to a news release from...