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Des Plaines Police Station (left) with City Hall on the right as seen on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. (Journal photo) A criminal investigation is underway... [Read More]
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Spurred on by inquiries and the publishing of a story this morning (Friday) in the Journal & Topics about a criminal investigation involving as many... [Read More]
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Joe Triolo (left) greets well-wishers young and old at the Dec. 7, 2017 Pearl Harbor remembrance event held in the Prairie Lakes Theater in Des... [Read More]
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Glenview Civic Award winner steps to the podium during 2017 banquet at North Shore Country Club in Glenview. (Todd Wessell/Journal photo) Concerns that last year's... [Read More]
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The Great Depression, a dreadful time in America that spanned the entire decade of the 1930s, was a period full of difficulties and anxiety where... [Read More]
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Des Plaines residents who still have to discard their real Christmas trees have several options to consider despite the city's official ending of collection on... [Read More]
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The investigation into five complaints made against ousted Des Plaines Elementary School Supt. Floyd E. Williams, Jr. cost the district $42,309, board President... [Read More]
Since Christmas day, the city of Des Plaines has had to repair 27 water main breaks throughout the community. The extreme cold weather has caused... [Read More]
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Women's safety and properly handling of a firearm will be the focus of a gathering of the Republican Women of Park Ridge tomorrow (Thursday). Members... [Read More]
Stories and photos by TODD WESSELL Journal & Topics Travel Editor Falcon takes off from his perch on the arm of trainer at location... [Read More]
Pedestrians set out across Miner Street (Northwest Highway) at the busy downtown Des Plaines crossing between Lee and Pearson streets on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017.... [Read More]
The Maine Township Clerk's office handled 11,725 applications for the sale of Cook County vehicle stickers throughout 2017. It also helped 3,669 people obtain U... [Read More]
Maine Township trustees on Dec. 27 approved funding for more than two dozen local social agencies in 2018 that is slightly less than what was... [Read More]
News of McDonald's Corporation's plans to dismantle the famous "First McDonald's" museum on Lee Street in Des Plaines continues to swirl, attracting curious onlookers hoping... [Read More]
Front marquee blank on Jan. 27, 2014. Calling the city of Des Plaines' $450,000 offer to buy the downtown Des Plaines Theater property "low ball,"... [Read More]
Plans to open a car wash on Lee Street just north of the Beacon Tap have been sitting inside Des Plaines City Hall since October.... [Read More]
The year that's about to come to an end -- 2017 -- was a period that included horror, puzzlement, euphoria and chickens. It was a... [Read More]
City Manager Mike Bartholomew said yesterday (Tuesday) that lawyers for the city and current theater owner Dhitu Bhagwakar continue to talk about reaching an... [Read More]
Story and photos By TODD WESSELL Journal & Topics Travel Editor On a pleasant early fall evening, the Blue Moon honky tonk comes alive as... [Read More]
Des Plaines Theater's blank marquee as seen on Jan. 27, 2014. (Journal file photo) The city of Des Plaines took a giant step Monday night... [Read More]
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