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Mt. Prospect parks building new playground near Dara James Road
The Mount Prospect Park District is moving forward with plans to create a new playground near Dara James Road in Des Plaines.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Bearing manufacturer participates in counterfeiting raid in US
Mt. Prospect, IL NTN has announced the results of a joint raid that it participated in with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service .
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Palatine man charged with murder in punching death
A Palatine man accused of throwing an unprovoked punch that fatally injured a 26-year-old man outside a bar is in custody on a newly filed charge of first-degree murder, police said Tuesday.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Niles man arrested on fifth DUI charge
Cook County Judge Jill Cerone Marisie ordered Marvin Martinez-Guerrero, 31, held on $200,000 bond Monday following his arrest early Sunday in Mount Prospect.
Des Plaines man sentenced to prison for exposing himself
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.
'Spring Awakening' opens Friday in 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.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Investors 'bullish' on acquiring properties in Arlington Heights, elsewhere
Two former suburban residents have returned to the area to snap up distressed properties, including the Metrolofts in downtown Arlington Heights for $3.89 million.
Elk Grove Dist. 59 board approves early learning center
Elk Grove Township Elementary District 59 is moving forward with plans to construct a 55,000-square-foot early childhood learning center addition on the east side of Holmes Junior High School in Mount Prospect.
North Suburban Pond and Garden Walk returns this weekend
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.
Mount Prospect native tackles challenges of Beckett head on in 'Half-Light'
Wolf's voice has earned her recording spots in commercials, pinball games, video games and public service announcements.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Program turns Mt. Prospect teens into entrepreneurs
Participants in the Young Entrepreneurs Academy learn business lessons from real professionals.
Man shot by police pleads guilty, gets probation
A man who was shot in the leg by Skokie police last year after authorities said he had threatened officers with a knife was sentenced to 24 months probation today.
Cummins Allison Announces the Addition of New ATM Business Unit Leaders
MT. PROSPECT, Ill. -- -- Cummins Allison , the leading innovator and provider of coin, currency, check handling solutions and ATMs today announced the addition of a new business unit to support its ATM portfolio.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Mount Prospect Senior Advisory Council holds picnic
The Mount Prospect Senior Advisory Council will hold its annual indoor picnic at noon Tuesday, Aug. 5, at the Village Hall Community Center, 50 S. Emerson St., Mount Prospect.
Survey asks Mt. Prospect residents about housing issues
Concerned about the amount of affordable housing in Mount Prospect? Think the village needs more bike trails, more transit options or more training programs for small-business owners? The village is conducting a public survey that asks residents for input on issues like housing, roads and economic development.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Mon Jul 21, 2014
The Week in Pictures
If you've ever traveled along Route 25, you're sure to be familiar with "The Unknown Solider" which sits in front of Custom Furniture in St. Charles.
Students raise funds for Mt. Prospect Historical Society
For the ninth consecutive year, the second-graders of Lions Park School in Mount Prospect raised funds to help with the Mount Prospect Historical Society's restoration of their school district's original schoolhouse.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Mount Prospect man arrested with loaded gun in Evanston
Jamal M. Dumas, 18 of the 1600 block of Cottonwood Drive in Mount Prospect, was already on parole for previously possessing a firearm as a felon when Evanston police approached him and a group of people near the Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center in Evanston at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, according to a news release.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Downtown Mt. Prospect fire not labeled arson so far, chief says
An Illinois state fire marshal's report says the Feb. 9 fire that began in the basement of Sakura Japanese Restaurant in downtown Mount Prospect was caused by the ignition of ordinary combustibles, but does not call it arson.