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Des Plaines

Des Plaines
One of Chicago's closest and oldest satellites blends homes with business and industrial districts.
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One of Chicago's closest and oldest satellites blends homes with business and industrial districts.
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  • Accidently on Purpose

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features Economic woes and double-digit unemployment are being blamed for a rash of staged auto accidents by criminals against unsuspecting motorists to line their pockets through fraudulent insurance claims. Ten people were...
  • Who's best suited for the White House?

    Who's best suited for the White House?
    AT FIRST glance, there wasn't much to the way Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain dressed for the debate Tuesday in Nashville, other than their partisan choices in necktie color -- a pale shade of blue for Obama and red stripes for McCain. Both wore two-...
  • Forest Park Teen Killed

    (WGN-AM)- An 18-year-old woman died and another person was wounded early this morning after being shot in west suburban Forest Park Monday night, authorities said. The incident occurred at 900 Des Plaines Ave., a spokesman for the Cook County medical...
  • Reversing the river

    Reversing the river
    The group of dignitaries standing by the side of a new and controversial canal watched nervously as two men scrambled over mounds of dirt to reach them. Perhaps the men carried a last-minute injunction to stop the work that was so close to completion. The...
  • The first McDonald's

    The first McDonald's
    The journey to billions and billions began with a single humble hamburger. History does not note the name of the customer, but that first request for service on this date at the new franchise restaurant on Lee Street in Des Plaines became the order heard...
  • John Wayne Gacy, the country's worst serial killer

    John Wayne Gacy, the country's worst serial killer
    During the chilly nighttime hours on this date, police began one of the grisliest excavation projects in the history of American crime. For weeks to come, Chicago and the nation watched in horror as the crawl space under the home of 36-year-old John Wayne...
  • McCain's mystery donors

     
    Today's Chicago Tribune features a story about a virtually unknown network of large donors to mostly Republican causes, including the McCain presidential bid. The main donor, Shi Sheng Hao, lists an address in suburban Chicago and is the largest political...
  • Earmarks aren't 'wicked, evil, criminal, wrong'

     
    by Frank James The debate over earmarks will probably not end until the last day of the Republic, which we hope isn't anytime soon, despite what that Russian "expert" says. The debate sprang to life again because the $410 billion......
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  • Jerri Stone

    Jerri Stone
    CAROL HUSTON as Jerri Stone Carol Huston joined the cast of "Matlock" as the fearless private investigator Jerri Stone, whom famed defense attorney Ben Matlock hires to work for him. Jerri is a former police officer, and has seen it all. Her strong-...