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Des Plaines, Illinois is located in Cook County. Zip codes in Des Plaines, IL include 60019, 60016, and 60017. The median home price in Des Plaines is $230,000 which is roughly $174/per square foot. More Des Plaines information.

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4 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Family Support Group in Des Plaines

The National Alliance on Mental Illness, Cook County North Suburban, invites the public to attend its "Family Support Groups" for families of adults coping with mental illness.

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12 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Small fire put out quickly at Maine West

A small fire at Maine West High School Thursday morning was extinguished quickly and caused no significant damage, school officials said.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Daily Herald

Rosemont murals portraying Mexican historical figures to be unveiled Saturday

A formal unveiling ceremony of new murals designed and painted by high school-aged Rosemont students will take place Saturday.

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Turnto10.com

Honda tops list of most stolen vehicles

According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau in Des Plaines, Ill. The "Hot Wheels" report says the Honda Accord and the Honda Civic were the most stolen vehicles last year.

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Daily Herald

Editorial: Respect a key ingredient when sharing roadways

That Barrington Hills is a beautiful community no one disputes. But its relaxed country environment is leading to a confrontation that emphasizes the challenges communities can face when automobiles and bicycles vie to share the same roadways.

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Free Press

Traffic flowing again over Des Plaines bridge

STAFF REPORT For anyone who travels consistently toward Joliet and Chicago, it seemed like a summer miracle.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

KWQC-TV Davenport

Des Plaines alderman, 29, dies of apparent stroke

The Daily Herald reports that Joanna Sojka died late Monday at Alexian Brothers Medical Center.

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Daily Mail

List reveals the most stolen cars in America are older, not newer...

List reveals the most stolen cars in America are OLDER, not newer models: Honda Accord takes out top spot with 53,995 stolen last year alone Honda Accord and Civic, Chevrolet Silverado and Ford F-150 by far the most popular vehicles to steal in 2013 Taking the top spot for the most popular new cars was the Nissan Altima, with 810 vehicles reported ... (more)

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Daily Herald

Walmart Neighborhood Market opens Wednesday in Des Plaines

A new grocery store opening in the suburbs today includes a familiar big box name, but the store's concept is to be much smaller.

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Gapers Block

Board of Education President to Benefit from Proposed South Side Charter School

Last week, news broke that David Vitale, the president of the Chicago Board of Education, could profit pending the Board's approval of a new South Side charter school.

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Daily Herald

Ice Bucket Challenge heats up local fundraising

Rosano, of course, had just completed the Ice Bucket Challenge. She did it for her cousin, a mom of a 4-year-old daughter, who was diagnosed at 33 with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Daily Herald

Dist. 62 launches teacher development program

Des Plaines Elementary District 62 will host a community event Tuesday to kick off the district's new professional development program, D62 Teacher Leadership Corps.

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Daily Herald

Jamie Sotonoff and Dann Gire Des Plaines native goes for filmmaking revenge

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Palm Beach Post

Bilked Ford Tough: Sorry Honda, you're not Florida's Grand Theft Auto champ

The Honda Accord may be the most stolen vehicle in America, but Florida crooks playing Grand Theft Auto for real had a different favorite in 2013.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

KWQC-TV Davenport

Federal officials investigating missing rifles

Federal officials are investigating after two semi-automatic rifles given to the Des Plaines police department more than a decade ago were discovered missing.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Haley Jane Schafer, Greg Foster & More to Star in Big Noise Theatre's Legally Blonde

Big Noise Theatre Company has announced the cast for Legally Blonde the Musical, running weekends Oct 10-19 at Prairie Lakes Theatre in Des Plaines, IL.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Daily Herald

Oakton foundation hopes to raise $50,000

The Oakton Community College Educational Foundation is hoping to raise $50,000 at a fundraiser beginning at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15, at Rivers Casino, 3000 S. River Road in Des Plaines.

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Glenview Police Blotter: Multiple catalytic converters stolen

The following incidents were listed among the official reports of Glenview Police Department.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Fox Valley Rep to Present Brighton Beach Memoirs, 8/28-10/19

Fox Valley Repertory continues their 2014 theater series with Neil Simon 's heart-warming family comedy, Brighton Beach Memoirs.

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WAND-TV Decatur

Des Plaines police force reports 2 missing rifles

A suburban Chicago police department says two semi-automatic rifles that the federal government gave it more than a decade ago are missing.

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