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2015/02/28 19:14
2015/02/28 19:14
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Des Plaines, Ill. (AP) - An alderman from suburban Chicago is accused of walking unannounced into a resident's home over a snow shoveling ticket. The (Arlington Heights) Daily Herald reports...
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2015/02/28 14:40
2015/02/28 14:40
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Whoever is elected alderman in Des Plaines' 6th Ward this April will be a new face to the council -- but not necessarily the community. The three candidates have each served on a volunteer board or...
2015/02/27 21:19
2015/02/27 21:19
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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Michigan legislators have introduced a bill aimed at blocking Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes by directing federal engineers to begin strengthening an Illinois dam on the...
2015/02/27 11:40
2015/02/27 11:40
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Proposals in recent years that would put slot machines at Arlington International Racecourse and a new casino in Lake County have included a big gambling palace in Chicago as well. One big supporter...
2015/02/26 20:40
2015/02/26 20:40
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A Des Plaines woman whose claim that she was stabbed in a forest preserve turned out to be false was sentenced to two years probation Thursday, prosecutors said. Veronica Klicka, 33, pleaded guilty...
2015/02/26 12:40
2015/02/26 12:40
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Genre jumpers Electronica jam rockers The Coop -- Jake Barinholtz, Danny Biggins, Joe Re and Cason Trager -- formed in Chicago in 2004 and have been mixing and mashing genres since. Teaming up with...
2015/02/26 03:46
2015/02/26 03:46
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Officials: One Killed When Metra Strikes Vehicle in WoodstockAbout 5 p.m., Woodstock fire crews responded to a train crossing along Lily Pond Road where a train hit a vehicle Visible through snowy...
2015/02/26 01:40
2015/02/26 01:40
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Elk Grove Township Elementary School District 59 will host its annual choral festival 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at Friendship Junior High School, 550 Elizabeth Lane in Des Plaines. More...
2015/02/25 21:40
2015/02/25 21:40
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Jack Groat was the favorite to take over operations of a Des Plaines farmers market if the event resumed this year after a long hiatus, but now it appears that it's his wife and daughter who are the...
2015/02/25 18:40
2015/02/25 18:40
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Mary Van Wazer left St. Zachary Catholic School in Des Plaines more than 20 years ago to become principal of St. Benedict School in Chicago, but her former students still remember the impact she made...
2015/02/25 00:40
2015/02/25 00:40
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Des Plaines residents who live next to the O'Hare Lake office complex are opposing development plans that could include buildings as tall as 165 feet just over their backyard fences. An ambitious...
2015/02/24 23:19
2015/02/24 23:19
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Years of playing Quick Pick tickets every day paid off for 70-year-old Jesus Davila Jr. in January when he won $265 million — the largest prize in Illinois Lottery history. "I'm a regular Joe and I...
2015/02/24 16:24
2015/02/24 16:24
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Car thieves are increasingly able to get their hands on purloined rides, not by hot-wiring the ignition or copying keyless entry codes, but by simply using stolen IDs to fraudulently lease or obtain...
2015/02/24 11:40
2015/02/24 11:40
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The Mannheim Steamroller drummer, acclaimed songwriter and Oswego resident is known for his high-energy, large-sounding performances on percussion instruments -- sometimes playing several at...
2015/02/24 00:40
2015/02/24 00:40
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The hiring of a man with assault and DUI convictions for a top post within the McHenry County sheriff's department is either about cronyism or political pressure, McHenry County Democrats...
2015/02/23 22:14
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WHEELING, Ill. (AP) - A report on a crash in which a suburban Chicago police vehicle struck a pedestrian and killed him concludes the collision was unavoidable. The Lake County Major Crash Assistance...
2015/02/22 22:13
2015/02/22 22:13
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ELGIN, Ill. (Sun-Times Media Wire) - An Evanston man was arrested Saturday morning for three gas station burglaries--including two at the same location--this month in northwest suburban...
2015/02/22 00:40
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When it comes to fundraising, high school clubs and teams mostly stick to selling candy bars and wrapping paper. Not the Prospect High School Knights. In 2013, the school's girls and boys track and...
2015/02/21 07:40
2015/02/21 07:40
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State Rep. Marty Moylan of Des Plaines filed legislation this week that would prevent a downtown Chicago casino from being built. Given that a project like that would have a devastating effect on the...
2015/02/20 11:40
2015/02/20 11:40
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Dangerous wind chills this morning The National Weather Service's wind chill warning is in effect until 8 a.m. today. Wind chills in the suburbs could hit minus 30. But then today's high temperature...
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