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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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2 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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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19 hrs ago | 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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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Scammers pretending to be IRS targeting recent immigrantsScammers...

As tax season draws to a close, some scammers are targeting recent immigrants and pretending to be the Internal Revenue Service, according to an email from the IRS.

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Daily Herald

Anti-violence event scheduled at Maine West

Maine West High School will host a public program Wednesday that will spotlight the cause of curbing violence against women, officials said.

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Patch.com

Nearby Coffee Tastings Coming Up in April

Wow, we cannot believe how many caffeinds there are in Chicagoland! You asked us about coffee, and we want you to try it, and BOOM!...Coffee Tastings.

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Daily Herald

Suburbs face worst roadwork season in years

Keep calm and drive on. Because, really, there's nothing you can do about this year's roadwork mother lode unless switching to public transit is an option.

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Chicago Sun-Times

Another missing-files case involving Koschman cops

Jason Stangeland poses on a motorcycle at the Rosemont Convention Center in February 2008.

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