| Feb 18, 2014
| 9:44 AM
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...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 10:25 AM
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-...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 10:59 AM
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...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:04 AM
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...
| Apr 24, 2014
As the once-touted savings of municipal electric aggregation programs start to recede across some Illinois communities, Des Plaines officials want to wait until June before deciding whether to place an aggregation referendum question on the November...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:26 PM
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...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 8:34 AM
A state-appointed hearing officer has upheld the decision by Maine Township High School District 207 to fire a former soccer coach and tenured teacher connected to hazing allegations at Maine West High School.
In a 62-page report, hearing officer...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:28 AM
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...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 12:17 PM
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,...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 1:13 PM
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...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:09 PM
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...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 6:06 PM
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...