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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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  • You can bet it's exciting

    You can bet it's exciting
    If you have been gaming at area casinos since their inception, you know just how far that experience has come over the industry's 21 years.  When Illinois's first casino, the Argosy Alton Belle near St. Louis, opened in September 1991, then-current...
  • 2 charged with arranging sham marriages for immigrants

    2 charged with arranging sham marriages for immigrants
    A Des Plaines woman and a Bellwood man have been arrested on charges of trying to help immigrants gain U.S. legal residency by arranging fraudulent marriages in Las Vegas and Illinois in exchange for up to $17,000. Teresita Zarrabian, 60, and Michael...
  • Cops ask witnesses to fatal Mt. Prospect accident to come forward

    Cops ask witnesses to fatal Mt. Prospect accident to come forward
    Mount Prospect police today asked for help from any witnesses to an accident that killed a 64-year-old woman this weekend. Zofia Wilhem, 64, who police said lived in Des Plaines, but who also had recently lived in the 8100 block of Grace Avenue in Niles,...
  • ComEd says most power should be restored by Thursday night

    ComEd says most power should be restored by Thursday night
    Commonwealth Edison expects to restore power to most of its customers by Thursday night, two days after a violent wave of storms that spawned at least two tornadoes and packed 80 mph winds at one point left about 440,000 customers without electricity...
  • DCFS faces questions in 2-year-old's death

    DCFS faces questions in 2-year-old's death
    An emergency room doctor called the state hotline in June after treating a Midlothian toddler whose split lip, swollen eyes and bruised forehead cast doubt on his mother's explanation that he fell off a bed. The little boy's younger sister, the mother...
  • Man accused of using stolen credit card at casino

    Man accused of using stolen credit card at casino
    A Chicago man who allegedly used someone else's credit card at a northwest suburban casino was later caught with seven fake charge cards and a machine that makes the plastic cards in his apartment, police and prosecutors said Saturday. Surveillance...
  • Doctor sex misconduct cases monitored in secrecy

    Doctor sex misconduct cases monitored in secrecy
    A private program that has long kept secret watch over Illinois doctors receiving substance-abuse treatment is now monitoring health care professionals with sexual misconduct violations — including some convicted of crimes. Begun several decades...
  • Convicted sex offender found guilty of trying to lure boy

    Convicted sex offender found guilty of trying to lure boy
    A convicted sex offender was found guilty today of felony attempted child abduction charges in Cook County Criminal Court after he tried to abduct a 12-year-old boy last July in Elmwood Park. Judge Thomas Tucker convicted Jeffrey Jewitt, 30, after a one-...
  • Illinois Medicaid's managed care effort stumbles

    Illinois Medicaid's managed care effort stumbles
    It can take years for people with cerebral palsy, autism, schizophrenia or Down syndrome to find trusted physicians to oversee their health. Now, families and advocates say, those medical relationships are being threatened as Illinois rolls out a new...
  • A lighter pound cake

    A lighter pound cake
    Q: The following is a Tribune Dutch pound cake recipe that dates back to the 1960s, maybe the late 1950s—back then I didn't date recipes when I cut them out of the Trib. This pound cake is requested by my children (adults now) for their birthdays...
  • Sheriff's office: Gang member found with AK-47-style weapon

    Sheriff's office: Gang member found with AK-47-style weapon
    A north suburban man faces felony and misdemeanor charges after Cook County sheriff’s officers found an unloaded AK-47-style weapon behind his home following a dispute with his neighbor, officials said. Timothy Bogacki, of the 4000 block of Touhy...