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On May 19, Saint Viator High School held its 50 th annual graduation ceremony at the school.
5 hrs ago | Chicago Reader
In case you missed school that day in fourth grade when the reversal of the Chicago River was explained and, like me, are a little fuzzy on the details, here's a cheat sheet, mostly gleaned from The Lost Panoramas: When Chicago Changed Its River and the Land Beyond , the big, historical photo book by Richard Cahan and Michael Williams, published in ... (more)
DES PLAINES, Ill. A 17-year-old high school student was handcuffed and had money stolen from her car by a man pretending to be a police officer Monday, Pioneer Press is reporting.
A Disaster Recovery Center, which will allow residents to apply for federal reimbursement and financial aid for damage caused by April 18 flooding, has opened in Des Plaines.
A FEMA assistance center is now open in Des Plaines for Cook County residents, the Chicago Tribune reports.
Alex Dambach resigned from the role on Tuesday, the Daily Herald reports. His last day is May 31.
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Busted window Police responded to a criminal damage complaint in the 1200 block of Andrea Lane on May 17.
The Des Plaines city council voted 5-4 this week to approve a 6.9 percent water and sewer rate hike for 2013, essentially passing along Chicago's 15 percent water rate increase to residents and businesses.
John Jekot, a 14-year member of the East Maine School District 63 board, is moving on.
A semi-trailer truck and car crashed on I-294 yesterday near Des Plaines, the Daily Herald reports.
The Des Plaines City Council granted an 18-month extension to Fountain Blue , 2300 Manheim Road, allowing it to continue operating a 6,000 square foot tent that has drawn noise complaints from surrounding residents.
Des Plaines residents made more than $20 million in flood damage claims between 2007 and 2011, according to a study by the nonprofit Center for Neighborhood Technology .
An arbitrator ruled that fired Des Plaines police officer John Bueno should return to work, but the city is going to court to challenge that decision.
Beach Hazards Statement for Cook County was issued at May 24 at 4:02PM CDT