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Daily Herald
Northwest suburban police blotterwindow on a 2016 Chevrolet van in a driveway on the 1500 block of Madison Court
Northwest suburban police blotter
Daily Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
window on a 2016 Chevrolet van in a driveway on the 1500 block of Madison Court North. Damage was estimated at $508.Des Plaines • Eloy Guerrero, 40, of the 1600 block of North Fairfield, Chicago, was arrested around 9:32 p.m. Aug. 15 on the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Elgin cleric pleads guilty to sex abusein the 1000 block of Lakehurst Drive, authorities said. Full story.VFW surprise
Elgin cleric pleads guilty to sex abuse
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
in the 1000 block of Lakehurst Drive, authorities said. Full story.VFW surprised with $5,000 to bring traveling wall to Des Plaines Leaders of Des Plaines VFW Post 2992 was surprised on live TV this week when they were presented with a $5,000... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Porter Maberry & Jonathan Clark throw down on Sports Feedskills before making the last stop on Kmart's Rise Challenge nationwide tour.
Porter Maberry & Jonathan Clark throw down on Sports Feed
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 2 days ago
skills before making the last stop on Kmart's Rise Challenge nationwide tour. They even got Jarrett and Josh into the act. If you'd like to see them in person, stop by the Kmart in Des Plaines at 1155 E. Oakton this Saturday afternoon a... Read more
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Daily Herald
VFW surprised with $5,000 to bring traveling wall to Des PlainesMembers of Des Plaines VFW Post 2992 were surprised on live TV this week when t
VFW surprised with $5,000 to bring traveling wall to Des Plaines
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Members of Des Plaines VFW Post 2992 were surprised on live TV this week when they received a $5,000 check from Rivers Casino that will go toward bringing a replica traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall to town next summer. Post Commander Mike... Read more
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Daily Herald
Scottie Pippen to help reopen Kmart in Des PlainesPippen and local dignitaries will help cut the ribbon at 8 a.m. Saturday at the
Scottie Pippen to help reopen Kmart in Des Plaines
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Pippen and local dignitaries will help cut the ribbon at 8 a.m. Saturday at the grand reopening of the Kmart store in Des Plaines. Live entertainment begins afterward at 9 a.m., followed by food vendors and children's activities starting at... Read more
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Daily Herald
Lester: Caregivers leaving for higher pay in fast food, retailthis year, a bill that was sponsored by a number of suburban lawmakers -- inclu
Lester: Caregivers leaving for higher pay in fast food, retail
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
this year, a bill that was sponsored by a number of suburban lawmakers -- including Democratic Reps. Marty Moylan of Des Plaines and Michelle Mussman of Schaumburg and Republican Grant Wehrli of Naperville -- passed the legislature. It's been... Read more
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Daily Herald
Charity collecting for earthquake victimsin Chicago. Full story. Authorities said Wednesday they believe there is a con
Charity collecting for earthquake victims
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
in Chicago. Full story. Authorities said Wednesday they believe there is a connection between break-ins at gun shops in Des Plaines and Libertyville that occurred within an hour of each other Tuesday morning. Libertyville police Lt. Bill Kinast... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Two Suburban Gun Stores Robbed in Less Than an Houraccess,” he said. “That vault is completely secure and it’s a showroom.” Maxon
Two Suburban Gun Stores Robbed in Less Than an Hour
NBC Chicago / Posted 3 days ago
access,” he said. “That vault is completely secure and it’s a showroom.” Maxon’s Shooter’s Supplies and Indoor Range in Des Plaines was also hit. Shanahan says the same car and suspects are possibly involved in both attempts, which happened... Read more
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Daily Herald
Judge reduces Des Plaines alderman's supervision sentenceA judge agreed Wednesday to bring an early end to Des Plaines Alderman Dick Say
Judge reduces Des Plaines alderman's supervision sentence
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
A judge agreed Wednesday to bring an early end to Des Plaines Alderman Dick Sayad's 18-month term of court supervision stemming from his misdemeanor criminal trespassing case. The alderman had less than four months to go on supervision, but Cook... Read more
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Daily Herald
Des Plaines gun shop targetted hour before Libertyville break-inAuthorities said Wednesday they believe there may be a connection between break
Des Plaines gun shop targetted hour before Libertyville break-in
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Authorities said Wednesday they believe there may be a connection between break-ins at gun shops in Des Plaines and Libertyville that occurred within an hour of each other Tuesday morning. Des Plaines police said a vehicle smashed into the receiving... Read more
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Daily Herald
Does Des Plaines' Kmart reopening offer hope for Sears Holdings?of Naperville, a marketing professor at the Brennan School of Business at Domin
Does Des Plaines' Kmart reopening offer hope for Sears Holdings?
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
of Naperville, a marketing professor at the Brennan School of Business at Dominican University in River Forest. "If the Des Plaines marketplace is especially suited for what Kmart offers, then Sears Holdings might, at least in this case, see... Read more
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Daily Herald
Break-in at Libertyville gun shop; 2 bank robberiesAmerica in Carol Stream, and the second happened at 1:46 p.m. at a BMO Harris B
Break-in at Libertyville gun shop; 2 bank robberies
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
America in Carol Stream, and the second happened at 1:46 p.m. at a BMO Harris Bank in Addison, authorities said. Full story.Des Plaines house fire causes $200,000 in damage Des Plaines firefighters extinguished a house fire early yesterday morning... Read more
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Rolling Good Times
A missed big payday on Triple Play Super Pay?A few milliseconds one way or the other and you get a different result. Questi
A missed big payday on Triple Play Super Pay?
Rolling Good Times / Posted 4 days ago
A few milliseconds one way or the other and you get a different result. Question: Last night I was at the Rivers Casino in Des Plaines, Illinois. I was playing my favorite video poker machine. It's the one that pays 2, 3, 5, 8, and 10 times. My... Read more
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Daily Herald
Des Plaines house fire causes $200k in damageDes Plaines firefighters extinguished a house fire early Tuesday morning after
Des Plaines house fire causes $200k in damage
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Des Plaines firefighters extinguished a house fire early Tuesday morning after they were alerted to it by a passer-by who saw smoke, authorities said. It took firefighters about 20 minutes to put out the fire in the one-story house on the 300 block... Read more
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Daily Herald
District 59 superintendent gets contract extension through 2021first three years," she said. "He's making the commitment to stay with us, whic
District 59 superintendent gets contract extension through 2021
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
first three years," she said. "He's making the commitment to stay with us, which is good." The new contract is in effect through June 30, 2021. District 59 includes portions of Elk Grove Village, Arlington Heights, Des Plaines and Mount Pro... Read more
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Daily Herald
Lack of parking could doom plan for Sim's Bowl siteA developer is proposing a 7-story, 108-unit apartment building on the site of
Lack of parking could doom plan for Sim's Bowl site
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
A developer is proposing a 7-story, 108-unit apartment building on the site of the former Sim's Bowl in downtown Des Plaines, but the plan faces an uphill battle due to opposition from some aldermen concerned it doesn't include enough parking. Opus... Read more
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Daily Herald
Des Plaines Subway restaurant armed at gunpointA man armed with a handgun robbed a Des Plaines Subway restaurant of more than
Des Plaines Subway restaurant armed at gunpoint
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
A man armed with a handgun robbed a Des Plaines Subway restaurant of more than $400 early Sunday morning, according to a police report. The Des Plaines police report states the man entered the restaurant at 2096 Miner St. about 3 a.m. Sunday and... Read more
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Daily Herald
Elgin native returns to open modern barber shopof guests, team members and in their community. Allison Heraty is the new dire
Elgin native returns to open modern barber shop
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
of guests, team members and in their community. Allison Heraty is the new director of marketing and communications for Des Plaines-based The Missner Group. David Becker, franchisee of FastSigns of Elk Grove Village, said the business has... Read more
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Daily Herald
Mt. Prospect teen's 1976 disappearance still haunts family, cop, reporterde Penafort Church around 5:30 p.m. when a man pulled up in a Buick Electra and
Mt. Prospect teen's 1976 disappearance still haunts family, cop, reporter
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
de Penafort Church around 5:30 p.m. when a man pulled up in a Buick Electra and asked her if she'd like to go to a party in Des Plaines. Barbara gave him her phone number. The man called her later and arranged to meet Barbara and a friend outside... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Pair of $350K Winning Lotto Tickets Sold in Chicago Areaof their tickets and keep them in a safe place until they can take it to one of
Pair of $350K Winning Lotto Tickets Sold in Chicago Area
NBC Chicago / Posted 7 days ago
of their tickets and keep them in a safe place until they can take it to one of the five lottery prize centers in Chicago, Des Plaines, Rockford, Springfield or Fairview Heights, lottery officials said. Winners have up to one year from the date of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner approves repeal of sales tax on tamponsin advance, instead of continuing to kick the can down the road year after year
Rauner approves repeal of sales tax on tampons
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
in advance, instead of continuing to kick the can down the road year after year," said sponsoring Sen. Laura Murphy, D-Des Plaines. *Rauner rejected a bill that he said would allow the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority to issue $293... Read more
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The Columbian
Honda models top stolen vehicle listInsurance Crime Bureau released its annual “Hot Wheels” list of the 10 most sto
Honda models top stolen vehicle list
The Columbian / Posted 8 days ago
Insurance Crime Bureau released its annual “Hot Wheels” list of the 10 most stolen vehicles in America during 2015. The Des Plaines, Ill., nonprofit dedicated to deterring auto theft and insurance fraud, identified the most stolen vehicles of... Read more
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Daily Herald
Learjet renews lease in Des PlainesItasca-based Learjet Inc., a jet company, said it renewed its 333,988-square fo
Learjet renews lease in Des Plaines
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Itasca-based Learjet Inc., a jet company, said it renewed its 333,988-square foot lease at 251 Wille Road in Des Plaines. "We are delighted to continue meeting the needs of Learjet as they have been an exceptional client for us," said Patrick... Read more
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Daily Herald
Des Plaines man will be charged after standoff A Des Plaines man will face gun charges after creating a standoff with police
Des Plaines man will be charged after standoff
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
A Des Plaines man will face gun charges after creating a standoff with police that began yesterday morning and was resolved peacefully around 6 p.m., police said. The neighborhood, on the 1000 block of... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Priest Removed By Chicago Archdiocese Joins Texas Ministryto Mexico for several months after being removed in October as the rector of th
Priest Removed By Chicago Archdiocese Joins Texas Ministry
NBC Chicago / Posted 9 days ago
to Mexico for several months after being removed in October as the rector of the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Des Plaines. However, now he’s received a new position in the San Antonio Archdiocese where its Archbishop Gustavo Garcia... Read more
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Daily Herald
Repeat winners in Des Plaines Curb Appeal contestMichael Fedirko and Sam Cook's Des Plaines home has such great curb appeal, the
Repeat winners in Des Plaines Curb Appeal contest
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Michael Fedirko and Sam Cook's Des Plaines home has such great curb appeal, they're repeat winners in an annual citywide home improvement competition. The residents of 1122 E. Walnut Ave. were announced this week as first-place winners in Mayor Matt... Read more
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Daily Herald
Police lockdown in Des Plaines neighborhoodA Des Plaines neighborhood is on lockdown as police respond Thursday afternoon
Police lockdown in Des Plaines neighborhood
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
A Des Plaines neighborhood is on lockdown as police respond Thursday afternoon to a house near Thacker Street and Second Avenue, officials said. Police had established a roadblock, and squad cars were seen in the neighborhood, according to Alderman... Read more
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Daily Herald
Des Plaines health insurance referendum voluntarily withdrawnAn advisory referendum on whether Des Plaines elected officials should get heal
Des Plaines health insurance referendum voluntarily withdrawn
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
An advisory referendum on whether Des Plaines elected officials should get health insurance is off the November ballot before it even got on. Wayne Woodworth, principal circulator of petitions, decided Thursday to withdraw the petitions after two... Read more
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Daily Herald
Lake forest preserves issue Des Plaines River Trail challengeRegular bikers and hikers have known the final section of the Des Plaines River
Lake forest preserves issue Des Plaines River Trail challenge
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Regular bikers and hikers have known the final section of the Des Plaines River Trail and Greenway was completed last fall. Now, the Lake County Forest Preserve District has issued a public challenge that combines fundraising, health consciousness... Read more
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Daily Herald
Lester: Nekritz competed at Olympic trials in '76 and '96if I didn't remind you, at the behest of my own mother, that this Saturday is t
Lester: Nekritz competed at Olympic trials in '76 and '96
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
if I didn't remind you, at the behest of my own mother, that this Saturday is the annual Self-Help Closet and Pantry of Des Plaines' fundraiser at Mountain View Mine Adventure Center in Des Plaines. Cost is $15 for adults, $8 for children 12 and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
New rivers plan: Bold strokes and big challengesas is its broad focus. It explores the interconnected future of the Chicago are
New rivers plan: Bold strokes and big challenges
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
as is its broad focus. It explores the interconnected future of the Chicago area's three rivers — Chicago, Calumet and Des Plaines. It also sounds appropriately realistic notes about the role that better rivers and riverfronts can — and cannot... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
CPS look to hire 1,000 teachers after laying off 500strikes. At an event this morning to announce his Our Great Rivers plan which
CPS look to hire 1,000 teachers after laying off 500
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 10 days ago
strikes. At an event this morning to announce his Our Great Rivers plan which aims to cleanup the Calumet, Chicago and Des Plaines Rivers by 2040, Emanuel repeated his call for union teachers to be part of the solution. Later tonight CPS... Read more
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Daily Herald
Car show calendarCruisers Motorcycle Touring Club meets at 7:30 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of th
Car show calendar
Daily Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Cruisers Motorcycle Touring Club meets at 7:30 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of the month at Elks Lodge, 495 Lee St., Des Plaines. Breakfast rides, May through October, leave at 9 a.m. on the first and third Sundays from McDonald's on Route... Read more
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Daily Herald
Archbishop of Mexico City to say Mass Sunday in Des PlainesCarrera, the archbishop of Mexico City, will celebrate Mass at 4 p.m. Sunday at
Archbishop of Mexico City to say Mass Sunday in Des Plaines
Daily Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Carrera, the archbishop of Mexico City, will celebrate Mass at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Des Plaines. The cardinal will be honored during the Mass for his 50 years as a priest. It's the first time he is visiting... Read more
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Daily Herald
Northwest suburban police blotterAug. 8 at Nicole Park, 501 N. Arlington Heights Road, out of an unlocked 2015 N
Northwest suburban police blotter
Daily Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Aug. 8 at Nicole Park, 501 N. Arlington Heights Road, out of an unlocked 2015 Nissan Pathfinder. Value was estimated at $30.Des Plaines • Burglars stole headphones, speaker, iPad, cellphone, 20 hydrocodone pills and $50 between July 18 and 24 out... Read more
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Daily Herald
Northwest suburban police blotterin a lot on the 0-100 block of Oak Creek Drive between 10 p.m. Aug. 3 and 8 a.m
Northwest suburban police blotter
Daily Herald / Posted 10 days ago
in a lot on the 0-100 block of Oak Creek Drive between 10 p.m. Aug. 3 and 8 a.m. Aug. 4. Damage was estimated at $50.Des Plaines • Matthew Luke Hoffman, 48, of the 2S400 block of Kenilworth Road, Glen Ellyn, was arrested around 10:47 a.m.... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Mayor Emanuel Unveils New Vision for Chicago Riversrivers. Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s new “Our Great Rivers” project aims to overhaul t
Mayor Emanuel Unveils New Vision for Chicago Rivers
NBC Chicago / Posted 10 days ago
rivers. Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s new “Our Great Rivers” project aims to overhaul the Calumet River, Chicago River, and Des Plaines River to make the waterways productive and inviting living spaces by 2040. Initial renderings of the project... Read more
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Daily Herald
Construction on O'Hare runways might affect noise rotation testas Wood Dale, Bensenville and Itasca, or Chicago neighborhoods near O'Hare. Bu
Construction on O'Hare runways might affect noise rotation test
Daily Herald / Posted 10 days ago
as Wood Dale, Bensenville and Itasca, or Chicago neighborhoods near O'Hare. But there are concerns in communities like Des Plaines that received less noise after Chicago shifted to the parallel runway system, where some residents fear they'll... Read more
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Daily Herald
Objections to Des Plaines health benefits referendum filedTwo Des Plaines residents have filed objections to petitions calling for a refe
Objections to Des Plaines health benefits referendum filed
Daily Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Two Des Plaines residents have filed objections to petitions calling for a referendum on whether elected officials should get health insurance, in an effort to prevent the question from being placed on the November ballot. In two separate filings,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Report outlines vision for Chicago rivers: more accessible, inviting, cleanerestate developers, river users and other stakeholders — to come up with a visio
Report outlines vision for Chicago rivers: more accessible, inviting, cleaner
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
estate developers, river users and other stakeholders — to come up with a vision for the future of the Chicago, Calumet and Des Plaines rivers and 150 miles of riverfront. The report outlines ways to make the three rivers more accessible, inviting... Read more
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Daily Herald
Des Plaines lures pharmaceutical company with tax incentiveDes Plaines officials have paved the way for a German pharmaceutical company to
Des Plaines lures pharmaceutical company with tax incentive
Daily Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Des Plaines officials have paved the way for a German pharmaceutical company to receive the first of two expected tax breaks to lure the firm to town. The city council this week endorsed Vetter Commercial Manufacturing's application for a Cook... Read more
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Daily Herald
Suburban companies help Brazil with products, services during Olympicssewing, said CEO Bruce Bellusci, a former Hinsdale resident and former executiv
Suburban companies help Brazil with products, services during Olympics
Daily Herald / Posted 11 days ago
sewing, said CEO Bruce Bellusci, a former Hinsdale resident and former executive vice president of Hart Schaffner Marx in Des Plaines. Bellusci left Hart Schaffner Marx in 2014, when a new owner bought Hardwick to save it from... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
O'Hare 'Fly Quiet' meeting gets noisy, with shouting, accusationssuburbs like Bensenville and Northwest Side city wards, and putting more roar o
O'Hare 'Fly Quiet' meeting gets noisy, with shouting, accusations
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 11 days ago
suburbs like Bensenville and Northwest Side city wards, and putting more roar over northwest suburbs such as Palatine and Des Plaines. Members of FAiR have said in the past -- and Rapp emphasized repeatedly at the meeting -- that this plan would... Read more
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Daily Herald
Des Plaines to vote on a list of approved flagsFor the first time, all Des Plaines aldermen may be closer to agreeing on which
Des Plaines to vote on a list of approved flags
Daily Herald / Posted 11 days ago
For the first time, all Des Plaines aldermen may be closer to agreeing on which flags can be flown over city-owned properties. The city council voted unanimously Monday to direct the city attorney to prepare a resolution that would etch in stone a... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Marines turn to high school girls' sports teams for recruitsIn this Aug. 5 photo, Maj. Shanelle Porter, commanding officer at the Recruitin
Marines turn to high school girls' sports teams for recruits
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 11 days ago
In this Aug. 5 photo, Maj. Shanelle Porter, commanding officer at the Recruiting Station Chicago, works in her office in Des Plaines, Ill.BlueRidgeNow.comAugust 15, 2016 11:16 PM

MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. — The U.S. Marine Corps is looking... Read more

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Daily Chronicle
DeKalb coffee shop works to inspire local kidsAnd then they make recommendations and so now I’m on the search. I’m trying to
DeKalb coffee shop works to inspire local kids
Daily Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
And then they make recommendations and so now I’m on the search. I’m trying to find more books.” Foster moved in 2012 from Des Plaines to DeKalb with the intention of setting a creative and progressive atmosphere for the area’s younger crowd. “I... Read more
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Bolingbrook Reporter
DuPage River survey seeks to address pressing issues of waterwaysystems. While a $3 million Army Corps of Engineers study focuses mostly on fl
DuPage River survey seeks to address pressing issues of waterway
Bolingbrook Reporter / Posted 12 days ago
systems. While a $3 million Army Corps of Engineers study focuses mostly on flooding issues in the 28.3-mile river – a Des Plaines River tributary – the coalition is more focused on water quality. Hammer said the coalition uses data collection... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
O'Hare 'Fly Quiet' meeting gets noisy, with shouting, accusationssuburbs like Bensenville and Northwest Side city wards, and putting more roar o
O'Hare 'Fly Quiet' meeting gets noisy, with shouting, accusations
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
suburbs like Bensenville and Northwest Side city wards, and putting more roar over northwest suburbs such as Palatine and Des Plaines. Members of FAiR have said in the past — and Rapp emphasized repeatedly at the meeting — that this plan would no... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Suburban Walmart Evacuated After Pepper Spray Incidentto be hospitalized. Officers were called to a reported pepper spray incident a
Suburban Walmart Evacuated After Pepper Spray Incident
NBC Chicago / Posted 12 days ago
to be hospitalized. Officers were called to a reported pepper spray incident at Forest Park’s Walmart Supercenter at 1300 Des Plaines Avenue around midnight, just before the store was closing, police said. No customers were inside at the time,... Read more
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CBC.ca
Man who refused to give cellphone password to airport guards pleads guiltyat Halifax Stanfield International Airport last year has pleaded guilty and bee
Man who refused to give cellphone password to airport guards pleads guilty
CBC.ca / Posted 12 days ago
at Halifax Stanfield International Airport last year has pleaded guilty and been fined $500. Alain Philippon, of Ste-Anne-des-Plaines, Que., had said he would fight the charge of hindering or obstructing border officials, but changed course Monday... Read more
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