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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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2 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Griffin: $26 million spent without COD board scrutiny

Over the past 16 months, the College of DuPage has paid more than $26 million without the board of trustees knowing specifically how the money was spent. That's because of a long-standing board policy that allows administrators to pay bills of less than $15,000 without providing itemized reports.

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7 hrs ago | NBC Chicago

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.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

Daily Herald

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.

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Daily Herald

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.

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Daily Herald

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.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Daily Herald

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Daily Herald

ASSEMBLER - Assemblers Juno Lighting, leader in the design and...

Assemblers Juno Lighting, leader in the design and manufacturing of lighting fixtures in the residential and commercial market, is seeking Assemblers for our Des Plaines Plant. This job requires performing basic, repetitive light assembly of quality company products, using tools that include: electric, manual, mechanical, automatic, semi-automatic and/or pneumatic machines and tools.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Patch.com

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.

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Daily Herald

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.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

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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.

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Daily Herald

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.

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Daily Herald

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.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Daily Herald

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.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Patch.com

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.

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Daily Herald

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.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

Daily Herald

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.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Daily Herald

Job Fair - Job Fair Culinary Job Fair Wednesday, September 10 9:00AM...

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