Des Plaines resident Daniel Ivanov took extra caution yesterday (Thursday) following reports of tainted hot dogs being thrown around Perry Street.
An emotional John Malcolm was honored by village trustees, fellow firefighters and the Mount Prospect community Tuesday night (Oct. 6) for his near 30 years of service.
Students at Betsy Ross Elementary School in Prospect Heights are raising money for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society.
Renewing the village's relationship with Sevres, France, was a main priority of the Mount Prospect Sister Cities Commission’s recent trip overseas.
Elk Grove Township Elementary School Dist. 59 ended the year $8.8 million in the black for 2014-2015.
Blood, sweat and tears. OK, maybe not blood and tears, but definitely sweat.
Wilmette resident Joan McCarthy Lasonde is actively circulating petitions to appear on the Republican primary ballot, in hopes of challenging U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-9th) in the November 2016 General Election, the Journal & Topics has learned.
Prospect High School celebrates its Knightimes 2015 homecoming, “A Knight Around the World,” this week with activities for students, staff and alumni.
An automotive business in downtown Mount Prospect received a $10,000 reimbursement from the village for façade improvements.
Des Plaines aldermen Monday night decided -- barely -- that the former 20.8-acre Littelfuse property on Northwest Highway should be used for residential purposes.
Des Plaines resident Laura Murphy took the oath of office Monday as state senator of the area's 28th District. She replaces Dan Kotowski of Park Ridge who stepped down from his post to take a job as CEO of a non-profit organization. Several of Murphy's Democratic supporters were in attendance Monday a week after her unanimous approval of the district's party leaders for the post.
Mount Prospect police charged a Rosemont woman with having inappropriate contact with a minor.
Park Ridge resident and an unsuccessful candidate for state representative in 2013, Mel Thillens, will run in the March Republican primary for the chance to challenge Laura Murphy in the 28th State Senate District.
Tuesday's special meeting of the Prospect Heights school board gave the public a chance to bring its concerns over the recent 10-day strike straight to their elected representatives.
A 20-year-old Mount Prospect man remains in federal custody, charged with robbing a Mount Prospect bank.
(Ed. Note: The following is a written response from the city of Des Plaines regarding the recent filing of a federal discrimination lawsuit):
The Rolling Meadows Marching Mustangs took home several awards from the St. Rita Mustang Stampede Marching Contest on Sept. 27 including Best Color Guard, Best Music, Best Drums, Best Drum Majors, Best General Effect and First Place overall in Class AA.
Two bands from Township High School Dist. 214 recently won a nationally recorded music competition.
The Justice Department today (Wednesday) filed a lawsuit against the city of Des Plaines alleging that the Northwest suburb violated federal law when it refused to allow an Islamic group to operate a place of worship in a vacant office building.
Local municipalities would receive their portion of state revenue under legislation filed today (Wednesday) by state Rep. Marty Moylan (D-55th) of Des Plaines.
The family of a 55-year-old Niles man who was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in Niles two weeks ago made pleas this week for the driver or anyone who has information about the crime to come forward.
The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) released three months of noise complaints from the O’Hare Airport flight patterns at its Sept. 4 meeting with the O’Hare Noise Compatibility Commission.
Mount Prospect residents have an opportunity to discover some of the village’s restaurants when they tune into “Dish’n Out Mount Prospect” on local cable access channel MPTV.
Prospect Heights School Dist. 23 board members approved a new four-year teachers contract Tuesday night, but after months of negotiations and a 10-day strike, one board member said she's had enough.
Mount Prospect Deputy Fire Chief Brian Lambel will become the village's next fire chief on an interim basis, effective Thursday, Oct. 1, after Fire Chief John Malcolm retires Oct. 9.
Des Plaines aldermen will continue their consideration Monday night, Oct. 5 of a proposal to redevelop the former Littelfuse site on Northwest Highway with 129 townhomes and a 270-unit apartment building.
With her parents Norine and Phillip sitting directly across from her, Des Plaines resident and Maine Township Democratic Committeeman Laura Murphy flashed a big smile the moment she was declared the new state senator of the 28th District Monday night at the Schaumburg Township Public Library.
Approximately 1,600 students in kindergarten through eighth grade returned to school Monday in Prospect Heights Dist. 23 after teachers ratified a new four-year contract over the weekend.
Des Plaines Mayor Matt Bogusz said today (Monday) that he won’t seek the 28th District Illinois state senate seat that will be left vacant by Democrat Dan Kotowski at the end of this week.
Arlington Heights police charged a Mount Prospect man with sexually assaulting a 97-year-old woman inside her Arlington Heights home last month.