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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.


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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.



Body Found In Rosemont Forest Preserve

A Cook County SWAP team, comprised of people sentenced to community service, discovered the body while cleaning the forest preserve in the 6200 block of River Road in Rosemont.


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Woman Killed In Chain Reaction Crash On I-55

A 68-year-old woman was killed in a six-vehicle, chain-reaction crash on Interstate 55 Wednesday night near southwest suburban Wilmington.


Gas For $1.04

K-HITS Promo Brings Gas For $1.04 To Schiller Park

It was like a flashback in time this morning in Schiller Park, where gas was selling for a little over $1 per gallon for about an hour.

WBBM Newsradio–06/21/2012

Tens of thousands came to Des Plaines this week to honor the Virgin Guadalupe, the patron saint of Mexico. (CBS)

An Estimated 100,000 Flock To Des Plaines To Honor The Virgin Guadalupe

Thousands of the faithful gathered in Des Plaines Monday for the conclusion of a two-day festival marking the day it is believed the Virgin Guadalupe appeared to a peasant in Mexico.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2011

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Morton Grove Motorcyclist Dies In Crash

A who man died early this morning after a motorcycle crash in northwest suburban Schiller Park has been identified.


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State Hopes To Hit Jackpot With Des Plaines Casino

The State of Illinois is hoping to hit the jackpot with the area’s newest casino in Des Plaines.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2011