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Future of Mt. Prospect 'triangle' still an open question
The question of what to do with the "small triangle" area in downtown Mount Prospect might be rekindled once the village and local business owner Tod Curtis finalize a settlement of their six-year legal battle.
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Tue Jul 08, 2014
Rolling Meadows plans traffic changes at high school
A new right-turn lane from eastbound Central Road into the main entrance of Rolling Meadows High School should help decrease morning congestion, the Rolling Meadows City Council agreed Tuesday.
Hoffman Estates approves Morettia s, Whiskey River
Moretti's and Whiskey River restaurants are on track to open in Hoffman Estates this November, bringing the number of eateries at the southeast corner of Higgins and Barrington roads back to five.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
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19-Year-Old Arrested for DUI
DUI Caroline Price, 19, of the 1200 block of Williamsburg Drive in Northbrook, was arrested at Willow and Landwehr Roads at 5:30 a.m. July 5 and charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, Driving While Breath Alcohol Concentration Greater than .08, and Disobeying a Red Light.
Wal-Mart back on top of Fortune Global 500 list
US retail king Wal-Mart toppled Royal Dutch Shell from the top spot on the Fortune Global 500 list of the world's biggest companies, based on total revenues, the magazine said Monday.
Mt. Prospect man who killed 4 in 1999 DUI admits to another
A man who killed four people in a 1999 drunken driving crash pleaded guilty Monday to driving under the influence again in February 2013 in McHenry County.
Mount Prospect settles with business owner who sued village
The village of Mount Prospect has reached a settlement with a local business owner who accused officials and a local development company of conspiring to seize his land and move forward with a redevelopment plan without him.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
The Week in Pictures
If you've ever traveled along Route 25, you're sure to be familiar with "The Unknown Solider" which sits in front of Custom Furniture in St. Charles.
Fathers the focus of new program at Euclid Elementary School
Euclid Elementary School in Mount Prospect will continue the Watch D.O.G.S. program this fall in an effort to get local fathers more involved in their children's schooling.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
WWII vet, school counselor from Mt. Prospect wins free roof
While serving in the Army during World War II, Blim helped keep Air Force pilots from harm by making sure their planes were in perfect working order.
Residents escape uninjured from Mount Prospect house fire
Smoke detectors alerted residents of a Mount Prospect home to a fire early Thursday morning, allowing them to escape without injury, authorities said.
Shopping Cart Brigade Collecting Food At Mt. Prospect July 4 Parade
The Shopping Cart Brigade will perform simple choreography while pushing shopping carts on loan from Mariano's Fresh Market in Arlington Heights to collect the food donations.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Mount Prospect man faces $150,000 bond on DUI charge
A Cook County judge on Wednesday ordered a Mount Prospect man charged with DUI to be held on a $150,000 bond, prosecutors said.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Weekend picks: Lisle launches balloons, festivals
Shop for manga books and more at the Fourth Annual Anime Midwest Convention at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Rosemont.
Northwest suburban Fourth of July festivals open Wednesday
In the Northwest suburbs, three open Wednesday -- Frontier Days in Arlington Heights, the Lions Village Festival in Mount Prospect and the Hometown Celebration in Palatine.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
2014 NHRA: Spencer Massey Route 66 NHRA Nationals Qualifying Report: No. 7
Spirits were high in the Battery Extender Powered by Schumacher camp after four rounds of qualifying at the NHRA Route 66 Nationals at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Ill.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Fourth of July weekend festivities in Northwest suburbs of Chicago 2014
Groups of children join firefighters, police, members of the military and the public in participating in the ceremonial transfer of the National 9/11 Flag into the The National September 11 Memorial Museum permanent collection on May 21, 2014 in New York Groups of children join firefighters, police, members of the military and the public in ... (more)
Man Charged with Aggravated DUI on Greenwood Rd.
The following is from the Glenview Police Department. An arrest is not an indication of guilt.
Suburban Law Enforcement Academy Graduates Class of 51 Recruits
The Suburban Law Enforcement Academy at College of DuPage recently graduated 51 recruits representing 37 police agencies in Northern Illinois.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
County Board looking to challenge prevailing wage rates
WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board wants to gauge interest among other county governments to challenging the local prevailing wage mandated upon them by the state.