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2015/07/28 22:40
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Weeks before he died, Joseph Kozenczak discussed one last time how he and a team of Des Plaines police investigators broke the case that led them to serial killer John Wayne Gacy. Now those...
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2015/07/28 17:40
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Des Plaines -- PeakGiving, Peak Construction Corp.'s philanthropic arm, recently volunteered at Northern Illinois Food Bank. Peak volunteers spent an afternoon in the Food Bank's West suburban...
2015/07/27 22:40
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Des Plaines aldermen appear willing to revisit the city's controversial responsible bidder ordinance because they say the union-friendly rules are costing the public money. The ordinance, approved in...
2015/07/27 15:40
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A 70-year-old Des Plaines woman struck by a car last week while crossing a street in the city's downtown died from her injuries Sunday, authorities said. Irma Diaz, of the 1600 block of East Mill...
2015/07/27 04:08
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The event is Romeoville’s first cruise night and is expected to attract interest and business to the village’s developing downtown district near the intersection of Normantown Road and Route...
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2015/07/27 02:40
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Richard Hofherr, guitarist since 1985 and co-founder of the band 7th Heaven, has packed in 200 shows a year, opened for Bon Jovi and Cheap Trick, written music, and recorded commercials for companies...
2015/07/25 11:13
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As one Chicago suburb struggles to cope with chronic overcharging by its "smart" digital water meters, another is ramping up random testing after finding that some of its meters claimed usage when not...
2015/07/24 10:40
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To reach Rasmussen Lake near Antioch, a four-wheel-drive vehicle is best to navigate a rutted dirt path through an open field that ends after about a half mile in overgrowth near the water. Great...
2015/07/24 10:40
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Sandra Bland investigators: No injuries that indicate a struggle The autopsy of a Naperville woman who was found dead in a Texas jail revealed no injuries that would suggest she was killed by someone...
2015/07/24 01:13
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A 2005 Illinois law was intended to curtail big salary spikes and impose cash penalties on districts that give raises larger than 6 percent to retiring educators. But hundreds of districts doled out...
2015/07/24 01:13
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This week brought fresh evidence that Illinois' state motto should be: "Don't do the right thing. Do whatever you can get away with." You've heard about the origins of this scam for years: Illinois...
2015/07/24 01:13
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Although the project is five years away, the Illinois Tollway awarded $106 million in contracts Thursday to launch planning for a major rebuilding of the central Tri-State Tollway, one of the region's...
2015/07/24 00:40
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Three people were struck by vehicles in almost the same spot on Miner Street about two hours apart Thursday afternoon in downtown Des Plaines. Two of the victims were in critical condition Thursday...
2015/07/23 23:46
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Four people were hospitalized in two separate traffic accidents on the same street in downtown Des Plaines Thursday afternoon, officials said. The first accident occurred around 1:45 p.m. when a car...
2015/07/23 05:40
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A Palos Park businessman was picked to replace Elizabeth "Liz" Doody Gorman to represent the 17th District on the Cook County Board. Sean M. Morrison, 47, CEO of Alsip-based Morrison Security, was...
2015/07/22 19:13
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Mickey Zolfo, 53, of Crown Point, Ind., was with her daughter and husband on Michigan Avenue Wednesday paying to rent three Divvy bikes to tour the city. She had rented a bike a few months ago and...
2015/07/22 18:40
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With its dazzling, jewel-green eyes, exoskeletal-thin body and two sets of translucent wings, the Hine's emerald dragonfly looks almost too prehistoric to be at home in today's suburbs. Even with 300...
2015/07/22 11:40
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Many suburban companies said they are eager to send representatives to visit Cuba and explore new business opportunities in the island country newly opened to Americans. Yet, with an ongoing trade...
2015/07/22 00:44
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TWIN LAKES — There is some new giant signage at Mad Dan’s — a restaurant on E. Main Street in Twin Lakes. On Tuesday, July 21st, restaurant officials installed a 15-foot fisherman and 14-foot fish...
2015/07/22 00:02
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Luciano: Boater's heart is his compass, but his river trek stalls in Chillicothe CHILLICOTHE — To chronicle nature’s beauty, seafaring photographer John Guider has endured a chomping shark, a...
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