| Jul 24, 2013
Harlem Avenue on the borders of Berwyn and Riverside between 26th Street and Longcommon Road will be closed for eight days starting Friday for the second of three west suburban projects involving work on Canadian National Railway Co. crossings.
| Jun 26, 2013
| 4:31 AM
In 1964, California crooners the Beach Boys sang about having "fun, fun, fun, 'til her daddy takes the T-bird away." Well, nearly 50 years later, Golden State residents still have to worry about someone snatching their ride from them ???......
| Jun 30, 2013
| 7:56 PM
Three Chicago men who allegedly robbed a Des Plaines Radio Shack at gunpoint, only to be caught with the help of a tracking device on one of the devices that was stolen, were each ordered held on $250,000 bail Sunday by a Cook County judge.
On June 27,...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:21 PM
A Des Plaines attorney whose contempt of court conviction was sent back to Cook County Circuit Court on appeal was convicted today when a judge found he had abandoned his defendant and a jury to attend to other business.
Judge Martin Agran told Wayne...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 2:44 PM
A northwest suburban casino has sued to try to stop Cook County from collecting a tax on slot and video poker machines that County Board President Toni Preckwinkle instituted last year to help balance the budget.
It’s the latest challenge to one...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Hurricane Sandy damaged or destroyed more than 250,000 cars, the National Insurance Crime Bureau said Thursday. The Des Plaines, Ill., agency noted that these preliminary figures only include insured cars whose owners filed claims after the October 2012...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Wednesday's print column They jokingly refer to themselves as "road scholars," the part-time, often itinerate employees who teach the majority of the classroom hours at community colleges. Without their willingness to work for modest pay, tuition at these...
| Mar 28, 2013
When officials in suburban Des Plaines read about the hazards of spreading cancer-causing coal tar on playgrounds, parking lots and driveways, they moved to join other communities across the nation that have banned pavement sealants made with the...
| Feb 24, 2013
Business licenses issued in January in Washington County:
- Paramount Feed & Supply Inc., 19310 Longmeadow Road, Hagerstown, trader’s license
- Bare Escentuals Beauty Inc., 495 Premium Outlets Blvd., Suite 470, Hagerstown, trader’s license,...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 11:13 AM
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...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 3:01 PM
A Des Plaines man died over the weekend from hypothermia due to cold exposure, making him at least the seventh person to die in Cook County from cold-related causes this season.
Lawrence Sviontek, 70, of the 1300 block of Rand Road in Des Plaines, was...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 12:30 PM
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Homeless people scrambled to find shelter, schools shut down and plumbers wrestled with frozen pipes Tuesday as the upper Midwest endured a third straight day of bitter cold temperatures.
Waves of frigid Arctic air began...