Dia De Los Muertos: Chicagoans Remember Beloved Family MembersOn "Day of the Dead," or, "Dia de los Muertos," families celebrate, rather than grieve loved ones who have passed.
Woman, 69, Fatally Struck By Vehicle Crossing Street In Des PlainesThe woman crossed in a poorly lit area of the road and without a crosswalk, police said. The driver did not appear to be intoxicated or impaired.
Camera Found Hidden In Restroom At Des Plaines WalgreensThe manager found what he thought was a cell phone on the floor, but when he looked closer, he found out it was a hidden camera.
Metra Train Strikes Pedestrian In Des PlainesDetails on the pedestrian’s condition were not immediately available.
Fox River And Des Plaines River Approaching Record Flood LevelsIn many northern suburbs, residents already are stressed to the max trying to protect their homes and belongings from the floods.
Boy, 17, Charged With Accidentally Killing GirlfriendThe Cook County Sheriff’s office said the boy, whose name wasn't released because he is a juvenile, is charged with involuntary manslaughter
Girl, 17, Shot And Killed In Unincorporated Des PlainesAngelique Morris shot and killed Saturday in unincorporated Des Plaines, and her family was demanding to know why a suspect isn't in custody
Des Plaines Agrees To Pay $580,000 In Mosque-Dispute SettlementThe U.S. Department of Justice says Des Plaines agreed to settle a complaint it brought against the community as well as a lawsuit brought by The Society of American Bosnians and Herzegovinans.
Chicago Man Charged With Murder, Robbery In Des PlainesCraig Grzesiakowski gave a recorded confession about his role in the incident, police said.
15-Year-Old Boy Dies After Being Shot By Sibling In Des PlainesThe 15-year-old boy had accidentally been shot in the face by his 10-year-old sibling, police said.
Man Should Have Had License Revoked Years Before Crash That Killed 3State officials said a motorist blamed for a car crash, that killed three members of a northwest suburban family and him, should have had his license revoked years before.
Three Charged With Robbing Des Plaines Gas Station At KnifepointThree Chicago residents have been charged with robbing a gas station in northwest suburban Des Plaines at knifepoint Monday morning.
Missing Man Found After Driver Mistakenly Takes Him To Des PlainesMichael Bennett had last been seen about 11 a.m. Friday when a hospital transport driver dropped him off at Touhy Avenue and Maple Street in Des Plaines, state police said. He was supposed to be taken to a nursing home in the 2400 block of West Touhy.
Man Missing From Nursing Home After Driver Left Him At Wrong LocationMichael Bennett was last seen about 11 a.m. Friday when a JWS transport driver dropped him off at the intersection of Touhy Avenue and Maple Street in Des Plaines, Illinois State Police said.
3 Members Of Arlington Heights Family, Des Plaines Man Killed In CrashAround 9 p.m., a Mercedes Benz was traveling at a very high rate of speed on Northwest Highway, when it crashed head-on into a Chevy Impala that was attempting to turn into a parking lot near Mount Prospect Road.