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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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  • Fugitive charged in Aurora hit-and-run death

    Fugitive charged in Aurora hit-and-run death
    Aurora police Friday announced charges against a man in connection with the fatal hit-and-run crash this week that killed a counselor at a residential school for children with psychiatric issues. Gustavo Villarreal, 44, who remains at large, has been...
  • Grand jury subpoenas issued in Maine West hazing scandal

    Grand jury subpoenas issued in Maine West hazing scandal
    Grand jury subpoenas in the Cook County state’s attorney’s investigation of alleged hazing on athletic teams at Maine West High School in Des Plaines have been issued, sources confirm. Although no one could say who received the subpoenas,...
  • James J. O'Donnell Jr. May 8, 1947 - December 8, 2012

    James J. O’Donnell Jr., 65, of La Crescenta, CA, passed away Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, in the Hospice Unit at VA Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center in North Hills, CA. Born May 8, 1947, he was a 1965 graduate of Forest View High School in Arlington...
  • I'm dreaming of a Rosemont Christmas

    I'm dreaming of a Rosemont Christmas
    They were lighting the tree the other night at Rockefeller Center in New York. Streets were crowded with revelers headed out for a skate on the famous ice rink, where for $300 during the holidays you can propose marriage to a soundtrack, and a potential...
  • Cops: Parolee caught with more than $100,000 in stolen goods

    Cops: Parolee caught with more than $100,000 in stolen goods
    A man on parole for burglary had dozens of iPods and smartphones at his West Side home when police and parole officers visited there Friday because of recent neighborhood burglaries and he bragged to them he would “steal anything,” according...
  • Ex-Des Plaines cop suing city

    Ex-Des Plaines cop suing city
    A Des Plaines police sergeant once accused of domestic battery is suing the northwest suburb, claiming Des Plaines still owes him money and hasn't kept promises made under a settlement agreement. In a lawsuit filed Monday in Cook County Circuit Court,...
  • Disabled parents face bias, loss of kids: report

    Disabled parents face bias, loss of kids: report
    Millions of Americans with disabilities have gained innumerable rights and opportunities since Congress passed landmark legislation on their behalf in 1990. And yet advocates say barriers and bias still abound when it comes to one basic human right: To be...
  • Illinois Phil begins promising new chapter in its history

    Illinois Phil begins promising new chapter in its history
    This is a time of transition for several of Chicago's suburban orchestras. The Elgin Symphony Orchestra has been patiently auditioning a host of guest conductors to find a replacement for Robert Hanson, who resigned in June, 2011 after 37 years as music...
  • Chocolatier finds sweet spot in Belize

     Chocolatier finds sweet spot in Belize
    Katrina Markoff, the founder of high-end Chicago chocolatier Vosges Haut-Chocolat, is nearing completion on two high-profile projects: a winery-style chocolate facility in Logan Square and an education center at a cacao plantation and eco-lodge in Belize....
  • Man dies after being pulled from pond in Des Plaines

     
    A man who was rescued after he fell from his kayak into a pond at an apartment complex this morning in Des Plaines has died …...
  • District 25 fills open principal positions with familiar faces

     
    Two new principals will take over Arlington Heights School District 25 schools next year. Piper Boston will take over as principal of Ivy Hill Elementary …...
  • Teen’s anti-drug message hits area billboards

     
    Michelle Banda, of Des Plaines, was surprised when an anti-drug message she created late last year won praise from her classmates and community leaders. The …...