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Northwest suburban police blotter
Police recently completed enforcement activities relating to the designated Thanksgiving Holiday Enforcement Campaign to identify and apprehend motorists who chose to drive while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, without using their safety belts, or were committing licensing, equipment or other miscellaneous Illinois Vehicle Code traffic ... (more)
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Skokie Arrests: Theft, DUI, Cannabis, Driving Without a Valid License
Chefitz, Michael H., 29, 4300 block of Suffield Court, was arrested on charges of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol on the 4700 block of Dempster on 12/03/2013.
Former Mt. Prospect mayor Farley leads 2014 Shining Star contingent
Gerald "Skip" Farley has attended every Celestial Celebration banquet in the event's 21-year history, either as Mount Prospect's longtime mayor or as a devoted village citizen.
Rockford Native on Price Is Right
Among the first words said on this morning's episode of the Price is Right, "Jennifer London, come on down!" Jennifer is a Rockford native now living in Mt.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Mt. Prospect school mourning loss of beloved teacher
Organizers of a fundraiser for Mount Prospect teacher Linda Frahm said it would be a "miracle" if the guest of honor attended the event last Thursday.
Downtown Mount Prospect plan gets lukewarm endorsement
In what appears to be a lukewarm endorsement to a new plan outlining the future of Mount Prospect's downtown, village trustees earlier this month voted to "accept" the report prepared by consultant, rather than adopt it.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Up to 100,000 expected to honor Our Lady of Guadalupe
Two roses placed among dozens of candles last December during the Celebration of the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Des Plaines.
'Holmes Helping Homes' basketball game benefits needy
On Wednesday, Nov. 20, Holmes Junior High School in Mount Prospect hosted its third annual "Holmes Helping Homes" faculty/student Basketball Charity Event.
Mt. Prospect chamber to host discussion of gun law
The Mount Prospect Chamber of Commerce, together with American Chartered Bank and the Mount Prospect Police Department, will host a discussion of the state's concealed carry gun law at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, at American Chartered Bank, 111 E. Rand Road, Mount Prospect.
Elk Grove P.E. teacher helps make school healthy
A 2013 Elementary P.E. Teacher of the Year, Northeastern District, from the Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance A Spearheaded efforts that resulted in Ridge being selected the grand prize winner in the Fuel Up to Play 60 Casting Call Challenge, netting a $3,100 grant, a visit from three Chicago Bears players, ... (more)
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Sunday picks: Dancenter North brings 'Nutcracker'
Lambs Farm Holiday Lights Gift & Craft Fair Hundreds of vendors will be on hand featuring items such as jewelry, clothing, candy and more at the 33rd Annual Lambs Farm Holiday Lights Gift & Craft Fair at Arlington International Racecourse, 2200 W. Euclid Ave., Arlington Heights.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
The Southtown Star
Prosecutors: Hazel Crest robber tracked by iPad he stole
A Hazel Crest man allegedly stole more than $88,000 worth of Apple products and cellphones during a holdup in a Mount Prospect Sprint store but quickly was arrested after authorities used a GPS from an iPad he allegedly took to track him at the Markham courthouse.
Man Charged With Robbery Of Wireless Store In Mount Prospect
A south suburban man was charged with the armed robbery of a wireless store Tuesday in northwest suburban Mount Prospect.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
River Trails schools explore new reading, tech programs
Mount Prospect-based River Trails School District 26 has enacted several new academic programs designed to reflect changing state standards and keep the district up-to-date with technology.
The Jersey Journal
Christmas Tree Lighting, Mt. Prospect Avenue, Newark's North Ward
Free photos with Santa will be the highlight when Mt. Prospect Partnership hosts its fourth annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, December 12th, 4:30 pm - 6:15 pm, on Mt.
Actress to visit fundraiser for Mt. Prospect teacher
A group of teachers at Lions Park Elementary School in Mount Prospect has organized a fundraiser to help a longtime colleague in her battle with cancer.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Mt. Prospect OKs tax, fee hikes to fund street repairs
Beginning next year, drivers filling up in Mount Prospect will be putting in their two cents to help rebuild the village's roads.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Culver's of Mount Prospect hosts tornado fundraiser
On Wednesday, December 11, Culver's restaurant in Mount Prospect will be among 74 participating Culver's in Illinois and Indiana to donate 10 percent of sales to the American Red Cross to help communities recently devastated by tornadoes and severe storms.
Anna Marie Kukec Child model from Mount Prospect now has agency of her own
Mount Prospect resident Paige L. Ehlman has parlayed child modeling gigs into a 20-year career in modeling and acting.