Police & Fire, Back to School, Breast Cancer Awareness
An arbitrator ruled that a fired Des Plaines Police officer be reinstated, but the city plans to go to court to reverse that decision.
Sports, The Neighborhood Files, Graduation, Awareness
Athletes from Deerfield High School, Glenbrook South, New Trier, Highland Park, Niles West, Maine West, Maine South, Notre Dame of Niles, Niles North, Glenbrook North, Maine East and Loyola competed for berths at the State Meet at the Niles West Sectional
Police & Fire, Sports, Awareness
David Wooten set up a fictitious business in Park Ridge where he would befriend customers looking to sell art, sports memorabilia or even vehicles. His scheme reached several states, Park Ridge police said, and they're seeking more victims.
Local Connections, Awareness
From interstates to local roads, our map provides updates on closures and high-standing water in your area.
Damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes are all possible.
Northern Illinois is under a severe thunderstorm watch.
Neftali Hernandez, a 35 year old Hispanic resident in Des Plaines, IL is in need of a bone marrow transplant.
The Neighborhood Files, Local Connections, Awareness
A Des Plaines man is asking for the community’s help to find a bone marrow donor to possibly save his life.
Walking not only healthy but cost-efficient, says report from GoBankingRates.com.
The company has recalled several products over fears of E.coli contamination.
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