Publication: Des Plaines Patch

First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Illinoisans: Changing the World for Almost 200 Years

Next time you zip up that windbreaker, visit the dentist or text on your cell phone, take a minute to appreciate that you are utilizing inventions that were invented here in Illinois.Illinois may not have been home to an inventor such as Thomas Edison, ... [Published Des Plaines Patch - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Sunlight Breaking Through the Rain: Unemployment Rate Now 7.1 Percent

News from the state’s jobs front shows the Illinois unemployment rate continued its four-month descent, according to preliminary data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES).June’s unemployment ... [Published Des Plaines Patch - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Angry Old Man With a Rake Says He'll Stab Lazy Young Neighbor in the Heart: OMGPD

OMGPD, a collection of PatchChicago's weird and noteworthy crime, posts regularly.Do They Call Him 'Grumps'? An angry old man, upset that his 28-year-old condo neighbor wouldn't help him pick up branches after a big storm, poked the younger man in the ... [Published Des Plaines Patch - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

A Record of Chicago Gun Violence

This is a summary of shootings and homicides in Chicago, curated by the . Updates provided by Emily Brosious, Kenny Reiter and Mike Reilley.» Read the 's » DNAInfo Chicago's » Chicago Sun-Times Homicide Watch ... [Published Des Plaines Patch - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Travel These 10 Creepy Illinois Roads ... If You Dare

Illinois, with its many historical sites and state parks, is the perfect state for road trips. It’s also the perfect place for a very creepy road trip.Mysterious Heartland, a site listing some of the scariest places in the Midwest ranked the 10 Creepiest ... [Published Des Plaines Patch - Jul 22 2014]
Entities: Guy Fieri, Chicago
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

1 in Custody, 1 in Critical Condition Following Palatine Bar Fight

A 35-year-old Palatine man has been c after police said he punched a another man outside a Palatine bar Friday night, seriously injuring the victim, according to the Chicago Tribune.A $75,000 bond was set Monday for Michael Platt of the 200 block of West ... [Published Des Plaines Patch - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Chicago Bear Kicked Off High School Field • Ex Tosses Bleach on New Gal • Little Lost Dog Far, Far From Home

Catch up on the week's interesting stories from around Chicagoland.This week in OMGPDLOOK BACK AT PATCH CHICAGO'S TOP STORIES OF 2014JUNE STORIES: A mom and daughter attacked for looking happy, a tragic camping trip, nuns and strippers who can't get along ... [Published Des Plaines Patch - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

What Will Every Illinois Teen Need to Learn How to Use?

Jan. 1 isn't the only time of the year where new laws take effect in Illinois. With the spring session in Springfield wrapping up at the end of May, there have been a handful of new laws that have gone into effect.Chances are you aren't aware of all of ... [Published Des Plaines Patch - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

A Second Opinion on the Best Hospitals in Illinois

Last month, we gave you the safest hospitals in Illinois as But, as always when we're dealing with medical information, it never hurts to have a second opinion.With that in mind, we have the top 11 hospitals in Illinois as ranked by U.S. News and World ... [Published Des Plaines Patch - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

NWS Encourages Chicago-Area Residents to Limit Outdoor Activities

The National Weather Service is encouraging Chicago-area residents to avoid prolonged exposure outdoors today.An air quality alert has been issued for Cook, DuPage, Lake, McHenry, Will, Kane, Kendall and Grundy counties through midnight tonight.The alert ... [Published Des Plaines Patch - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Alert Cabbie Helps Cops Snare Escaped Mental Patient

A man accused of attacking his girlfriend at Six Flags Great America, beating her so severely he fractured her skull, escaped from a mental health center Wednesday but was recaptured later in the day thanks to the efforts of a sharp-eyed cabbie.Jesse ... [Published Des Plaines Patch - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

9 Ways the State Makes Citizen-Backed Improvement Difficult

Yes, there were problems with the signatures gathered by Yes! for Independent Maps in their citizen-driven redistricting reform effort.But that can't cover-up the fishiness that exists in the Illinois elections code and in the election board procedures ... [Published Des Plaines Patch - Jul 22 2014]
Entities: Pat Quinn, Donor, Elections

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Illinoisans: Changing the World for Almost 200 ... [Published Des Plaines Patch - Jul 25 2014]
A Record of Chicago Gun Violence [Published Des Plaines Patch - Jul 22 2014]
Travel These 10 Creepy Illinois Roads ... If Yo... [Published Des Plaines Patch - Jul 22 2014]
9 Ways the State Makes Citizen-Backed Improveme... [Published Des Plaines Patch - Jul 22 2014]
Angry Old Man With a Rake Says He'll Stab Lazy ... [Published Des Plaines Patch - Jul 22 2014]
Alert Cabbie Helps Cops Snare Escaped Mental Pa... [Published Des Plaines Patch - Jul 22 2014]
Sunlight Breaking Through the Rain: Unemploymen... [Published Des Plaines Patch - Jul 22 2014]
NWS Encourages Chicago-Area Residents to Limit ... [Published Des Plaines Patch - Jul 22 2014]
A Second Opinion on the Best Hospitals in Illinois [Published Des Plaines Patch - Jul 22 2014]
What Will Every Illinois Teen Need to Learn How... [Published Des Plaines Patch - Jul 22 2014]
Chicago Bear Kicked Off High School Field • Ex ... [Published Des Plaines Patch - Jul 22 2014]
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Arlington Heights Children Injured in Boating A... [Published Des Plaines Patch - Jul 11 2014]
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