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Accident Victim's Family Sues Wheeling Police Department
NBC 5's Dick Johnson reports. A Des Plaines family is demanding justice after a pedestrian was struck and killed by an SUV driven by a Wheeling police officer Sunday.
Tue Sep 16, 2014
Chicago Bar Association releases judge recommendations
The Chicago Bar Association , the state's second-largest organization of lawyers with about 21,000 members, released its recommendations for judicial candidates running in the Nov. 4 election. A committee of 200 lawyers evaluates candidates on their legal knowledge, integrity, experience, judicial temperament, punctuality and other qualities.
Des Plaines approves deal for new water source
Des Plaines officials are hoping at least three of four village boards in Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Palatine and Wheeling sign off on a 20-year agreement that will allow the city to connect to a new, cheaper water source. Those four towns are members of the Northwest Water Commission and ultimately get to determine whether to sell their Lake Michigan water to Des Plaines.
Dee Schuster Artwork on Exhibit at Des Plaines Public Library in October
During the month of October, Dee Schuster, a member of the Des Plaines Art Guild will be displaying fifteen realistic and impressionistic oil paintings at the Des Plaines Public Library, 1501 Ellinwood Street in the 3rd floor gallery area. Her paintings vary from flowers, landscapes and seascapes.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Des Plaines council tables vote on mayor's nominee
Des Plaines aldermen are split on whether to confirm Mayor Matt Bogusz's appointment of former Alderman Don Smith to the city council's vacant 7th Ward seat. During a contentious city council meeting Monday, aldermen weighed in on the mayor's selection of Smith to fill the remaining term of Joanna Sojka, a 29-year-old first-term alderman who died unexpectedly Aug. 18 of an apparent stroke.
Man Charged with DUI After Crashing Car with Child Inside, Police Say
Wendie S. Baker, 20, of the 1800 block of S. Ridgeway Ave. in Chicago, was arrested in the 1500 block of Waukegan Rd. at 8:30 p.m. Sept. 11 and charged with Criminal Trespass to Vehicle and Resisting Arrest.
Questions Arise Over Wheeling Police Accident That Left Des Plaines Man Dead
A Des Plaines man is dead after being struck by an on-duty Wheeling Police Department squad car while walking by himself around 5:30 a.m. Sunday near McHenry Road, west of Cedar Run Drive, in Wheeling, according to the Daily Herald. Fredi Morales, 20, had spent the night out with his brother, Oscar Morales, and some friends before the accident.
Wheeling police car hits, kills pedestrian
An on-duty officer in a squad car has struck and killed a 20-year-old pedestrian in a northwestern Chicago suburb, Wheeling police said. The officer hit the man with his SUV early Sunday, police said.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
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Fri Sep 12, 2014
Police Make DUI-Drugs Arrest on Golf
Roosevelt Christian, 51, of the 200 block of Harlem Ave. in Glenview, was arrested at the Glenview Police Station and charged with violating an order of protection. Bond was set at $5,000 bond and he is to be fitted with a GPS monitored ankle bracelet.
5 things to do in the suburbs this weekend
Elgin debuts its first fringe festival, Des Plaines celebrates the start of autumn and Wheaton flashes back to the days of the Revolutionary War. These are just a few of the things to do in the suburbs this weekend.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Glenview Police Blotter: Three men cited for possession of drugs
The following incidents were listed among the official reports of Glenview Police Department. Readers are reminded an arrest is not a finding of guilt.
Missing woman discovered in Des Plaines pond
Des Plaines police are conducting a death investigation after finding a missing 51-year-old woman floating face down in a pond Thursday afternoon outside the Prairie Lakes Community Center. Police Chief Bill Kushner said the woman, a Des Plaines resident, was discovered in the pond at 2:52 p.m., and subsequently removed by firefighters.
Northwest suburban ceremonies recall loss of 9/11
Those participating in Palatine's ceremony included friends Mary Smith of Milwaukee, an airlines flight attendant who lost co-workers during the 911 attacks, Denise Aniol of Palatine, Mary Seroczynski of Palatine, and Marilyn Abbink of Rolling Meadows, whose late husband was a firefighter for Rolling Meadows. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Workers agree to new contract, end strike, at Des Plaines company
Union workers at Juno Lighting Group in Des Plaines are back on the job after a strike that lasted four days. Some 380 people of the 400-person workforce hit the picket lines Sept.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Driver Going 90 MPH on Willow Arrested for DUI
Officers on patrol located the vehicle driven by Jamie Cisneros-Estrada, 26, of the 9400 block of Meadow Lane in Des Plaines, partially on the parkway at Dundee and Sanders roads at 10 p.m. Aug. 28. He told officers he lost control of the vehicle. Officers determined he was under the influence.
A pedestrian crosses Northwest Highway in front of the Cumberland Metra station in Des Plaines.
A survey by the Active Transportation Alliance reveals only 18 percent of drivers in the Chicago region are stopping for pedestrians in painted crosswalks, and only 5 percent are stopping for walkers trying to cross streets at unmarked crosswalks. The Must Stop for Pedestrians law, passed in 2009, requires drivers to stop whenever a pedestrian has entered a crosswalk.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Ray Harstein, one of the founders of Oakton Community College, died Sunday at 96.
Ray Hartstein, founding chairman of the Oakton Community College board and a member for 35 years, died peacefully Sunday at his Vernon Hills home at 96. Hartstein, for whom Oakton's eastern campus was named, was surrounded by family, said his son, former Buffalo Grove Village President Elliott Hartstein. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
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Rocket Fizz "pops" up in Glen Town Center
Mitch Miller had never heard of a marshmallow soda until he stumbled upon Rocket Fizz, the retro soda pop and candy shop that just opened in the Glen Town Center. "This place is like a museum that you buy and eat," said Miller, who lives in Des Plaines and who was at the Glen having lunch.