Cook County saw more people leave its once-friendly confines between mid-2015 and mid-2016 than any other county in the United States, according to recent U.S. Census data. The county suffered a net loss of 21,324 people.
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.