The United States is considered one of the top destination points for child trafficking with cases reported in all 50 states, including 143 investigated calls to the hotline for allegations of human trafficking in 2016 by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS).
Fire hydrants in Mount Prospect are slated to make a splashy statement in 2017 with the community’s second annual 'Fired Up!' decorating event, a noncompetitive project open to all residents celebrating the village centennial.
The Des Plaines Park District will help
present the annual Winter Wonderland Holiday Festival 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 3, and Sunday, Dec. 4, at the Frisbie Senior Center, 52 E. Northwest Highway.
Elgin Mayor David Kaptain recently presented Friends of the Fox River with a Sustainability Honor Roll Award on behalf of the Elgin Sustainability Commission, which aims to make Elgin a more sustainable community.