Des Plaines

Federal Lawsuit Accuses Des Plaines Of Discriminating Against Muslim Group The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday sued a suburban Chicago community that denied a Muslim group permission to open a place of worship in an office building in a manufacturing district.
Carbon Monoxide Blamed In Deaths Of Two Men Found In Des Plaines Town HomeEmergency 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.
2 Dead, 1 Seriously Ill, 4 Officers Hurt Following 'Hazmat' Call In Northwest SuburbsTwo 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.
Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Woman Who Answered Craigslist AdA 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.
Three Injured In Accidents In Downtown Des PlainesBoth accidents happened on Miner Street near the Metra station in the community’s downtown.
United Airlines Worker Charged In Des Plaines fatal Hit-And-RunDes Plaines Police say 54-year-old Daniel Wehr of Morton Grove was driving a large SUV that belongs to United Airlines last night.
Des Plaines Woman Gets Nice Mother's Day Gift: Lottery Ticket Worth $4 MillionPriti 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.
Des Plaines Woman Wins $4M Lottery Prize For Mother's DayPriti 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.
Des Plaines Woman Killed In Hit-And-RunIt 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.
Unruly Passenger Fires Gun, Tries To Commandeer MegabusA 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.
Man Critically Injured In Des Plaines Motorcycle CrashThe 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.
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