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Cool temperatures helped keep mosquito numbers low
Mosquitoes that hatched early thanks to April's flooding could have reached adulthood and begun biting this weekend.
Sat May 18, 2013
High-schoolers walk at Harper commencement
Included in the 550 or so students who donned caps and gowns Saturday at Harper College's commencement was a contingent not yet old enough to vote, but qualified to take vital signs, transfer patients and practice infection control.
Floods can't stop Des Plaines River canoe race
But that doesn't mean organizers didn't have a few things to worry about in the wake of last month's floods.
Tue May 14, 2013
Contractor Fined in Tank Worker's Death
An Illinois industrial cleaning and painting firm is being held responsible for the death of a worker, who was stricken while cleaning a methylene chloride tank inside a paint thinner plant.
Mon May 13, 2013
OSHA cites contractor in Wheeling tank death
A federal investigation into a contractor's death at a Wheeling factory last November has determined the man's employer might be to blame.
Car Damage Leads to DUI, Drug Arrest
DUI, Drugs and more Samuel Kim, 24, of Wheeling was arrested May 1 for DUI drugs, possession of cannabis, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving with one headlight, according to Deerfield Police reports .
Fri May 10, 2013
Police Arrest Woman for Theft
Theft Renee Redmond, 54, of Evanston was arrested April 26 for theft, according to Deerfield Police reports.
Editorial: Towns must talk, cooperate in fight against flooding
The Des Plaines River has receded, the cleanup goes on. And while the shouting has stopped, there is still anger and hurt in Des Plaines, where many people are convinced that Mount Prospect worsened the flooding they endured by adjusting a levee to protect its own residents.
Thu May 09, 2013
Northwest suburbs expect more energy savings for residents
A group of Northwest suburbs that banded together last year to acquire electricity for their residents and small businesses will save more than 8 percent over ComEd's published price over the next 12 months, a Buffalo Grove official said this week.
Revlett to Head RV Designer Sales & Marketing
RV Designer announced the hiring of Melissa D. Revlett to the newly created position of sales/marketing manager, effective May 27.
Burt Constable Wheeling neighborhood grieves for slain bystander
The marriage of Rafael Orozco and Mayra Ceniceros lasted just two years and three months - the groom was killed May 1 by a stray bullet outside his apartment in Wheeling.
Wed May 08, 2013
9th Annual CineYouth Film Festival Celebrates and Inspires Young Filmmakers
There are few things as exciting for a cinephile as seeing the next generation of filmmakers in their element.
Superabrasive Leader EngisA Corporation Celebrates Anniversaries Around the World
Engis Corporation , an early pioneer in the use of diamonds for lapping, honing, grinding and polishing applications, celebrates its 75th anniversary during 2013.
Speeding Driver Arrested for Drug Possession
Possession of Cannabis Hector Uriastegui, 24, of Wheeling was arrested April 23 for possession of cannabis, possession of drug paraphernalia and speeding, according to Deerfield Police reports .
Tue May 07, 2013
Police Blotter: Intoxicated Customer Throws a Punch
ALCOHOL/DRUGS Debbie A. Rediger, 46, of the 800 block of Indigo, Lake Zurich, was charged with driving under the influence, driving with a blood-alcohol content above the legal limit, speeding and illegal lane use at 1:50 a.m. May 3 at Deerfield Road and Green Knolls Drive.
Two Men Charged With First Degree Murder After Wheeling Homicide
A Cook County judge has ordered a $2 million bond for Jesus Sanchez of Arlington Heights who is accused of fatally shooting 23-year-old Rafael Orozco of Wheeling last Wednesday, according to the Daily Herald .
Argiris gets right down to business in Wheeling
New Wheeling Village President Dean Argiris plans one meeting to explain trustees' priorities to the village plan commission and another to make peace over Chicago Executive Airport with Nick Helmer, mayor of Prospect Heights.
Mon May 06, 2013
Bond Set at $2 Million for Arlington Heights Man in Fatal Shooting
A Cook County judge has ordered a $2 million bond for Jesus Sanchez of Arlington Heights who is accused of fatally shooting 23-year-old Rafael Orozco of Wheeling last Wednesday, according to the Daily Herald.
Sun May 05, 2013
Amputee wants Boston victims to know it gets better
After a nearly fatal bout of Legionnaires' disease led to the amputations of his left arm and both legs last year, suburban banker Kent Carson now is walking on his own.