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Trustee Kim Jones speaks at the Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018 Maine Township Board meeting. Maine Township trustee and longtime Republican Kim Jones, who has accused... [Read More]
Ald. Mike Charewicz (left) looks on as a resident makes a plea following Des Plaines City Council's vote to approve an apartment development for seniors. [Read More]
A second new restaurant will take advantage of the city of Des Plaines' downtown incentive program by seeking approval tonight (Monday) to open an eatery... [Read More]
Republican Marilyn Smolenski of Park Ridge will not participate in the Monday, Oct. 22 debate/forum in Des Plaines that's being sponsored by the Journal &... [Read More]
Longtime Des Plaines resident and local business owner Robert Melko, 62, died on Tuesday, Oct. 9, five months after he was allegedly run down on... [Read More]
Drape hangs over Pickwick Theater stage where construction of a new screen and movie showing system continues Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. (Journal photo) In a... [Read More]
Entrance to Des Plaines City Hall and Police Station -- the Civic Center -- on Miner Street (Northwest Highway). Des Plaines aldermen tonight (Wednesday) will... [Read More]
Charges were filed against Wright Olaughlin (left) and Edward J. Karas in September. A public hearing will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 17 into whether... [Read More]
Tower ladder trucks reach top of office building on River Road. (Todd Wessell/Journal photos) Firefighters from Des Plaines, Rosemont and surrounding suburbs... [Read More]
Entrance and marquee to the Des Plaines Theater as seen on Thursday, June 28, 2018 -- the day the city took ownership of the building.... [Read More]
The keeping of bees at Friendship Park Conservatory on Des Plaines' west side was given the green light Monday night as city council unanimously approved... [Read More]
Des Plaines city officials will likely begin discussions within the next few months about moving out of two existing fire stations and building a much... [Read More]
Despite the fact that as many as 75 Des Plaines residents were in attendance at Monday night's city council meeting to air their views on... [Read More]
A top floor fire claimed the life of one person Sunday morning in the Landings condominium complex near Potter and Ballard roads and Dempster Street... [Read More]
A 13-year veteran of the Rosemont Police Department, who had been stripped of all his police powers on June 11 pending an internal department investigation,... [Read More]
As many as 20 local officials are scheduled to attend a press conference Monday morning in front of the Maine Township Town Hall to show... [Read More]
The village of Rosemont is moving to expand one of its Tax Increment Financing (TIF) districts to include a large tract where the four-story Lifesource... [Read More]
Park Place in Rosemont's Parkway Bank Park entertainment district. (Photo by Rich Day) More than $1 in improvements to the two roads that curve into... [Read More]
With less than two months to go before the Nov. 6 election, a local state representative race pits two very different candidates when it comes... [Read More]
The idea of a third commuter train station in Des Plaines has picked up support by city council members who recently authorized a feasibility study... [Read More]