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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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  • New Maine Township assessor appointed

    New Maine Township assessor appointed
    For the first time in almost 30 years, Maine Township has a new assessor. In an appointment this week, township trustees selected fellow board member Susan Moylan Krey to fill the role left by the death of long-time assessor Tom Rueckert. "It's a...
  • Video gambling companies betting on women

    Video gambling companies betting on women
    A wave of video gambling establishments catering to women is starting to sweep across Illinois — cozy, well-lit spots with names like Stella's Place, Emma's Eatery, Dotty's and Betty's Bistro. They're a far cry from the stereotypical male-...
  • 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...
  • Bald eagles' numbers soaring in Illinois

    Bald eagles' numbers soaring in Illinois
    Despite the cold weather — and also because of it — thousands of people are grabbing their binoculars this winter and heading out to find bald eagles in Illinois. Chances are better than ever they'll see scenes like the one Thursday near...
  • 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...
  • Judge upholds firing of Des Plaines cop

    Judge upholds firing of Des Plaines cop
    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...
  • Niles woman dies after being hit by car near Glenview

    Niles woman dies after being hit by car near Glenview
    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...
  • Nurses settle labor complaint with Maryville psychiatric hospital

    A state nurses union has reached a settlement with Maryville Academy's Behavioral Health Hospital in Des Plaines over an unfair labor practice complaint, union representatives announced recently. In August of last year, the Illinois Nurses Association...
  • 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...
  • New flood-control plan produces mixed opinions

    New flood-control plan produces mixed opinions
    A revised Army Corps of Engineers study of possible flood-control projects along the Des Plaines River scrapped a controversial reservoir project near Buffalo Grove in exchange for two smaller reservoirs on Cook County Forest Preserve land. But although...
  • $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...
  • Ed Duffy, 1945-2014

     Ed Duffy, 1945-2014
    Working was a multidimensional endeavor for Ed Duffy. He was a Chicago cop, deputy chief of staff under Gov. Jim Thompson, director of the Illinois Department of Public Aid, an Arlington Heights trustee, president of Arlington Park racetrack, chief...