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14 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times
Train No. 639 on the Union Pacific Northwest Line struck the bicyclist about 6 p.m. near the Cumberland station, Metra spokesman Michael Gillis said.
16 hrs ago | Daily Herald
An Army veteran himself, DeLoncker decided to dig around for tidbits about Garnhart's missions in the Army Air Corps.
20 hrs ago | WJOL-AM Joliet
Getting to Plainfield from I-55 should be less congested in a few months. The Route 30 exit ramps from I-55 will be widened.
Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com
DES PLAINES, Ill. - In a continuation of the magical adventure series " Elysia ," the first book's heroine, Courtney, comes back with a dangerous quest: she must stop a daunting evil force from succeeding in a diabolical plan.
The 12th annual St. Stephen Family Fest and the 6th annual Presence Holy Family Medical Center Family Fun Fest health screenings are both this weekend in Des Plaines.
WOODSTOCK – Two new supervisors joined the city's public works department last week, replacing a combined 70 years in experience.
A 26-year-old Des Plaines man and registered sex offender who was on probation for exposing himself to children in April 2013 pleaded guilty Monday to sexual exploitation of a child.
Catch rising theater talent at Play On, a Chicago-based playwriting festival, from Tuesday, July 29 to Thursday, 31, at Oakton Community College's Studio One, 1600 E. Golf Road, Des Plaines.
Shows will be performed at The Leela Arts Center, 620 Lee St., in Des Plaines. Performances will be 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 1; 3 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2; at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3. Tickets are $16 in advance, $18 at the door.
Five teen bands from Chicago and the suburbs hoping for a chance to play at the Illinois State Fair took to the stage at Algonquin Founders' Days for the regional finals of the Illinois Teen Battle of the Bands.
Gardening enthusiasts can indulge their passion this weekend during the 2014 annual North Suburban Pond and Garden Walk, a self-guided tour of 17 residential gardens in seven north shore-area communities.
When file-sharing companies Napster and Megaupload threatened copyrights in the recorded music business, for example, the FBI moved in and put them out of business.
A technical rescue box alarm was sounded and it brought crews from: Glenview Highland Park, Wilmette, Park Ridge, Prospect Hrights, Des Plaines, Skokie, Northfield, Evanston, A vacuum truck was brought in to assist with debris removal to access and rescue the patient in about 90 minutes.
This rendering shows possible long-term expansion ideas for Grand Victoria Casino in downtown Elgin, including more parking, a hotel and building an entertainment structure at nearby Festival Park.
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Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 07:38 pm
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