Of the hundreds of law enforcement personnel that swarmed Fox Lake this week looking for three men who allegedly killed an officer and fled, included in the hunt were four members of the Mount Prospect Police Dept.
Thursday morning’s rush hour on Central Road in Mount Prospect was a congested one after a five-car crash occurred west of Northwest Highway.
Elk Grove Township Elementary School Dist. 59 board members adopted the 2015-16 district budget that braces for an estimated $8.4 million deficit.
Drivers continue to experience a bumpy ride down Maple Street near the downtown police and fire headquarters, but work on a water main project there should be completed by the end of September or early October.
Mount Prospect library trustees unanimously approved the bid for second floor renovations at a guaranteed maximum price (GMP) of $714,930.
After appointing an Elk Grove Township trustee to the clerk’s position, township officials are looking for candidates to fill a vacancy on the board.
Five members of the Palatine Police Dept. including a K-9 unit rushed to Fox Lake in Lake County Tuesday around 8 a.m. after reports came in that an officer had been shot and three suspects were on the loose.
Mount Prospect village trustees are close to offering the village manager position to one of three final candidates, according to Mayor Arlene Juracek.
Demolition of Central Plaza at Elmhurst and Central roads in downtown Mount Prospect will begin Tuesday, Sept. 8. Work could take up to two weeks to complete, according to Director of Community Development Bill Cooney.
Elk Grove Township Elementary School Dist. 59 officials are waiting to hear back from the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) on whether or not the district is in compliance with state regulations on how much time students spend on physical education.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL), U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-9th), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRDGC), Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources (IDNR) and other local officials marked the completion of the Levee 37 flood control project Monday, aimed at protecting residents and businesses along the Des Plaines River.
Representatives of the Prospect Heights Education Association (PHEA) filed their intent to strike with the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board on Monday, meaning teachers could strike as early as Sept. 16 if a new three-year teachers contract is not in place.
The Back 2 School Bash returns Saturday, Sept. 12 to celebrate a new year at Forest View Educational Center, 2121 S. Goebbert Rd., Arlington Heights.
River Trails Elementary School Dist. 26 Supt. Dane Delli will provide the school board with an update on what the district does when it comes to bullying.
Lighting and jogging path improvements in Mount Prospect’s Kensington Business Center (KBC) will begin in about a month.
See more photos in upcoming editions of the Journal & Topics Newspapers.
The Mount Prospect Sister Cities Commission on Sunday, Sept. 13 will host “Marché Français: Mt. Prospect Farmers Market with a French Twist” in conjunction with the ongoing Mount Prospect Lions Club Farmers Market.
All of Wheeling Township Elementary School Dist. 21’s summer construction projects have been completed on time, according to district Communications Specialist Kara Beach.
In a back-and-forth game most of the night, Hersey pulled away in the fourth quarter and beat visiting Highland Park 41-34 to start the season off 1-0.
Salaries did not come up, the Journal was told, during a negotiation meeting Wednesday between Prospect Heights School Dist. 23 board members and the Prospect Heights Education Association (PHEA), the teacher’s union representing approximately 150 certified teachers and non-certified staff on a new contract. The day before, union members authorized a strike if a new agreement is not reached soon.
Bond was set at $2.5 million for an Arlington Heights man charged with predatory criminal sexual assault and aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
The woman fatally struck by an express commuter train Tuesday night in downtown Mount Prospect has been identified as a 54-year-old resident of the village.
A Mount Prospect police officer has been suspended for one day for allegedly lying to his superiors about a traffic stop.
“Overall, district wide, it's pretty stable,” said Communications Specialist Kara Beach of staffing and enrollment numbers on the first day of school Monday, Aug. 24 in Wheeling Township Elementary School Dist. 21.
Mount Prospect Elementary School Dist. 57 Supt. Elaine Aumiller collided with a bicyclist with her car near Prospect High School in late July, but no citations were issued.
It was a busy 2014 for members of the Mount Prospect Board of Fire and Police Commission (BOFPC), according to Chairperson Michaele Skowron, who presented an annual report to village trustees at the Tuesday, Aug. 18 village board meeting.
The woman fatally struck by an express commuter train Tuesday night in downtown Mount Prospect was Doris Zell, a 54-year-old resident of the village, police said.
The Prospect Heights Education Association (PHEA), the teacher’s union representing approximately 150 certified teachers and non-certified staff, has decided to strike if a new contract is not reached soon with Prospect Heights School Dist. 23 board members.
After six years work, the Levee 37 Des Plaines River flood control project has finally been completed. To mark the occasion, a ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 31.