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Des Plaines, Illinois is located in Cook County. Zip codes in Des Plaines, IL include 60019, 60016, and 60017. The median home price in Des Plaines is $199,900 which is roughly $166/per square foot. More Des Plaines information.

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23 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Chicago man charged in Des Plaines wallet theft

Des Plaines police have charged a Chicago man with theft of a wallet from a purse in a restaurant.

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Friday | Daily Herald

Wheaton author wins state library association award

Joanne Zienty of Wheaton speaks after being named the winner of the Soon to be Famous Illinois Author award at a reception Wednesday at the RAILS offices in Burr Ridge.

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Friday | Daily Herald

Oakton Faculty, NSOFA Present Update of Film, "An Inconvenient Truth" in Honor of Earth Day

In honor of Earth Day 2014, faculty members from Oakton Community College, in coordination with North Shore Organizing for Action , will present "An Inconvenient Truth 2.0 Our Earth at its Tipping Point: It's Still Not Too Late".

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Friday | Daily Herald

A year after floods, suburban homeowners ready to let homes go

When Heather and Matthew Roppel were told early last year that their Des Plaines home was eligible for a voluntary federal flood buyout program, they were among the first to sign up.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Daily Herald

Record Store Day expected to rock in the suburbs

Rediscover Records in Elgin is among the more than 1,000 stores across the country taking part in Saturday's Record Store Day.

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Daily Herald

Small apartment fire in Des Plaines

Crews responding to the call just after 9 a.m. at a four-story apartment building at 650 Murray Lane extinguished the fire within minutes, containing it to the kitchen of one of the units, authorities said.

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Daily Herald

Northwest suburban police blotter

He met with the male scammer around 4:55 p.m. April 13 at the Metra depot, 45 W. Northwest Hwy.

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WTAX-AM Springfield

Gambling Opponents Trying to Make Their Voices Heard

It's what communities deserve, says the Rev. John Alan Boryk, a retired United Methodist pastor from Des Plaines and part of the Stop Predatory Gambling campaign.

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Daily Herald

Artists, writers shine in community contest

Dustin Beelow of Elk Grove High School shows his artwork to Bill Dussling, president of the District 214 board, during the annual Arts Unlimited reception and program held Wednesday at Forest View Education Center in Arlington Heights.

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Daily Herald

Burt Constable Support rises for couple living in flood-ravaged trailer

When a comedian mentions a trailer park, it's usually as part of a mocking punch line.

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Chicago Tribune

Wife of Villa Park man who died after swan attack files suit

The wife of a Villa Park man who drowned two years ago after a swan attacked him is suing his employer and the condo complex where he tended the swans.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Daily Herald

Northwest suburban groups to pamper Earth

Citizens for Conservation Earth Day volunteers will work 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 26, continuing the group's restoration of its preserves.

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The Legal Record

St. Chas' Sculpture in Park returns

As spring emerges in the Fox Valley, the landscape of Mt. St. Mary Park in St. Charles will present - for the ninth consecutive year - a striking and engaging sculpture exhibition against the backdrop of nature's seasonal beauty.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Daily Herald

Safe driving pays off for pair of high school seniors

Elk Grove High School senior Yanni Gaglos had a good feeling Tuesday as he walked into Concorde Banquets in Kildeer.

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Daily Herald

Des Plaines pedophile sentenced to 50 years in prison

A Des Plaines man convicted of molesting 11 children of friends, relatives and co-workers was sentenced Tuesday to 50 years in prison.

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Daily Herald

Des Plaines investors hear business pitches from students

Joanna Skorupa shows off her Rapid Reek Ridding Rack, which will be shown at a competition May 8 in Frisco, Texas.

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Daily Herald

Des Plaines, Mount Prospect to host Energy Fair

The city of Des Plaines and the village of Mount Prospect invite Des Plaines and Mount Prospect residents to an Energy Fair, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, April 19, at the Mount Prospect Library, 10 S. Emerson St., Mount Prospect.

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WFAA-TV Dallas

Getting a big tax refund may not be a good thing

MARCH 23: The top of a form 1040 individual income tax return for 2005 is seen atop a stack on the same at the Des Plaines Public Library March 23, 2006 in Des Plaines, Illinois.

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Daily Herald

How About a Lovely Cup of Tea?

Sixty little ladies and their mothers, grandmothers, and aunts, dressed up in spring florals and straw hats, enjoyed a spot o' tea and sweets at the 10th annual Des Plaines Park District Mother Daughter Tea on April 12, 2014, at Prairie Lakes Community Center.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Daily Herald

Des Plaines plans beer garden, ice cream socials with aldermen, in 2014

Des Plaines' special events commission has released its list of upcoming events, which for the first time includes a beer garden festival and ice cream socials throughout town.

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