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Carbon Monoxide Blamed In Deaths Of Two Men Found In Des Plaines Town Home

Emergency crews were called to a HazMat situation at a home on the 9400 block of Harrison Street in unincorporated Maine Township about 3:30 p.m. Thursday.

08/28/2015

Authorities respond to a "hazmat" call in unincorporated Des Plaines Thursday. (CBS)

2 Dead, 1 Seriously Ill, 4 Officers Hurt Following ‘Hazmat’ Call In Northwest Suburbs

Two men died, one woman was critically injured, and four Cook County Sheriff’s police officers were hospitalized Thursday afternoon, after a hazardous materials situation in a townhouse near northwest suburban Des Plaines.

08/27/2015

Farhad Tanzif (Credit: Des Plaines Police)

Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Woman Who Answered Craigslist Ad

A 50-year-old man has been charged with raping a woman who answered his Craigslist ad for a room for rent in the northwest suburbs.

08/08/2015

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Three Injured In Accidents In Downtown Des Plaines

Both accidents happened on Miner Street near the Metra station in the community’s downtown.

07/23/2015

Daniel Wehr. (Credit: Des Plaines Police)

United Airlines Worker Charged In Des Plaines fatal Hit-And-Run

Des Plaines Police say 54-year-old Daniel Wehr of Morton Grove was driving a large SUV that belongs to United Airlines last night.

07/14/2015

Priti Shah holds her winning ticket. (Illinois Lottery)

Des Plaines Woman Gets Nice Mother’s Day Gift: Lottery Ticket Worth $4 Million

Priti Shah’s daughter gave her the three lottery instant tickets on Mother’s Day. She scratched the $100 Million Money Mania ticket with a penny and won the top, $4 million prize.

05/21/2015

Priti Shah (Credit: Illinois Lottery)

Des Plaines Woman Wins $4M Lottery Prize For Mother’s Day

Priti Shah’s daughter gave her the three Illinois Lottery instant tickets on Mother’s Day, according to Illinois Lottery. She scratched the $100 Million Money Mania ticket with a penny and won the top, $4 million prize.

05/21/2015

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Des Plaines Woman Killed In Hit-And-Run

It was just before 4 in the morning when police say a driver saw the body on the north side of Central Road, east of River Road in Des Plaines. Police identified the victim as 31-year-old Vanessa Colon, of Des Plaines.

05/14/2015

Illinois State Police investigate after a Megabus passenger accidentally fired his gun in the restroom, then allegedly tried to commandeer the bus. (Credit: Captured News)

Unruly Passenger Fires Gun, Tries To Commandeer Megabus

A man fired a gun while in the restroom on a Megabus, and then tried to take control of the bus from the driver late Tuesday night, before another passenger tackled him and held him down until police arrived.

05/13/2015

A motorcyclist was critically injured in a crash Wednesday night in Des Plaines. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Critically Injured In Des Plaines Motorcycle Crash

The motorcyclist was traveling south on Mount Prospect Road when he struck a minivan that had partially turned left onto Mount Prospect from Golf Road at 6:53 p.m., according to a statement from Des Plaines police.

04/30/2015

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Best Record Stores In Chicago

It’s time to dust off that record player and start playing vinyl again. Does your collection need a little refreshing? Check out these five Chicago area record stores.

04/13/2015

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Woman Struck, Killed By Vehicle In Des Plaines

About 10 p.m., Delores Williams was walking near the intersection of Touhy Avenue and Wolf Road when a vehicle struck her, Des Plaines police said.

03/13/2015

Four people were hospitalized after a fire Thursday morning at a Des Plaines nursing home.  (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Four Hospitalized After Fire At Des Plaines Nursing Home

The fire started around 8:20 a.m. at Presence Ballard Rehabilitation, at 9300 Ballard Rd. North Maine Fire Protection District officials said the fire was contained to a single unit at the nursing home, and the building’s sprinkler system extinguished the flames by the time firefighters arrived.

02/19/2015

Participants taking part in a "Polar Plunge" at North Avenue Beach. (Credit: Mike Krauser)

Des Plaines City Council Dumps Cold Water On Mayor’s Penguin Plunge Plans

Plans by the mayor of Des Plaines to hold a Polar Plunge event for charity have been shot down by a majority of aldermen, led by one who said jumping into icy water is irresponsible and dangerous, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

02/18/2015

A woman was killed Thursday afternoon after being struck by a dump truck in Des Plaines. (NVP)

Woman, 94, Fatally Struck By Dump Truck In Des Plaines

Firefighters responded about 2:15 p.m. to a strip mall in the 700 block of Golf Road, Des Plaines Fire Chief Alan Wax said. Lilah M. DePaul, 94, was struck and killed by a truck in a parking lot there, authorities said.

01/15/2015

A deadly crash on the Eisenhower shut down traffic early Sunday morning. (Credit: CBS)

Alcohol A Factor In Fatal Wrong-Way Crash On Eisenhower

A wrong-way driver’s van and two other vehicles crashed at 4:40 a.m. in the inbound lanes of I-290 at the Des Plaines exit, according to Illinois State Police. The wrong-way driver was charged with DUI and additional charges were pending against him, Illinois State Police said.

01/12/2015

Martell Flippins (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Charged With Robbing 7-Eleven In Niles

Martell Flippins, 26, entered 7-Eleven, 7450 Oakton St., at 3:05 a.m. on Nov. 7 and made off with a bag of money from the register after he showed the clerk he had a gun, Niles police said in a statement.

01/07/2015

Martell J. Flippins (Des Plaines Police)

Suspect Charged With String Of North Suburban Robberies

A man arrested outside a Des Plaines gas station with a BB gun in his pocket has been charged with robbing six north suburban gas stations and convenience stores over the past several months.

01/02/2015

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Thousands Of Worshippers Gather At St. Guadalupe Shrine

(CBS) – A 25-hour celebration was underway Thursday evening at the Des Plaines shrine to Our Lady of Guadalupe. Some 125,000 worshippers were expected to participate in 11 Masses over the course of the event. […]

12/11/2014

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Man Shot And Killed At Des Plaines Gun Range

Shortly after 2 p.m., emergency crews in Des Plaines were called to Maxon’s Shooter’s Supplies and Indoor Range, located at 75 E. Bradrock, for a report of a gunshot victim, according to a statement from Des Plaines police.

10/02/2014

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