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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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  • $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...
  • Maryville nurses plan for strike

    Maryville nurses plan for strike
    Nurses at Maryville Academy's Behavioral Health Hospital are going ahead with plans for a five-day strike outside the Des Plaines hospital starting Monday, the nurses union said. A federal mediator joined negotiations last Monday between the hospital...
  • Des Plaines mayor nixes ambulance purchase

    Des Plaines mayor nixes ambulance purchase
    Des Plaines officials postponed discussion Monday on whether the Illinois attorney general's office or an outside legal firm should examine the validity of a previously approved ambulance purchase. Three aldermen – Patricia Haugeberg, Dick Sayad...
  • 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...
  • Cops: Body found along Evanston lakefront may be missing Des Plaines woman

    Cops: Body found along Evanston lakefront may be missing Des Plaines woman
    Police are investigating whether the body of a woman found along the shore of Lake Michigan in Evanston late this morning is that of a Des Plaines woman reported missing in February. The woman’s body was found along the lakefront in the 800...
  • Glenview, Northbrook police blotter: March 11

    Glenview, Northbrook police blotter: March 11
    The following items were taken from police reports: Glenview A 59-year-old Arlington Heights man was arrested on the 2500 block of East Lake Avenue on March 1 and charged with leaving the scene of an accident with injury, driving with a suspended...
  • Des Plaines questions electric aggregation savings

    Des Plaines questions electric aggregation savings
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Ready, set, vote!

    Ready, set, vote!
    TribLocal readers have spoken! Now it's time to vote. You nominated scores of high school athletes for TribLocal Readers' Athlete of the Month challenge for November. Now the game is going to heat up, because polls are open! You may vote once per day...
  • 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...