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Fatal Vehicle vs Pedestrian Crash at Des Plaines River Trail and Central Rd Near Oakton Community College — Report that Pedestrian Was a Bicyclist Not Confirmed

1,827 Fatal vehicle pedestrian crash near Cook County Forest Preserve Trail near Oakton Community College Des Plaines Police, Cook County Sheriff’s Deputies, and firefighter/paramedics from Des Plaines responded about 10:56 a.m. Sunday August 9, 2020 […]

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Attic Fire Strikes Twice in Same House on Albany Lane, Des Plaines After Unauthorized Electric Power Turned on at Fire-Damaged Home

441 Police and firefighter/paramedics from Des Plaines responded about 12:13 p.m. Tuesday July 7, 2020 to a report of a house fire at 701 Albany Lane. Firefighters extinguished a fire at the same house after […]

A cardboard box at the scene where a suspect is accused of attempting to conceal the homicide of Myra Rivera
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Oakton St and Maple St Strangulation Homicide Investigation: Suspect Identity Released by Des Plaines Police

2,251 VICTIM’S BODY AT CRIME SCENE ALMOST 72 HOURS BEFORE DISCOVERY Des Plaines Police Department homicide investigation scene at Oakton Street and Maple Street in Des Plaines. Gerard Merced Delgado Calderon, a 31-year-old male suspect […]

Panoramic Forensics Camera at crime scene at Maple St and Oakton St, Des Plaines
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Des Plaines Police Questioning a Person of Interest in Homicide Case on Maple St; Victim’s Identity Released

2,294 Des Plaines Police Department homicide investigation scene at Oakton Street and Maple Street in Des Plaines. Des Plaines Police detectives are questioning a “person of interest” in the investigation of the strangulation death of […]

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Illinois State Police Sex Offender Registry: Convicted Murderer’s Registered Address Is Same Location Where Woman Was Found Dead from Strangulation in Des Plaines

4,933 A female homicide victim initially reported as a 57 year-old victim was corrected and updated by officials on Thursday January 2, 2020 as a 24 year-old female victim. A person who was garbage picking […]

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Des Plaines Woman Killed by Strangulation New Year’s Eve on Maple St Near Lincoln Ave, Des Plaines

4,356 Des Plaines police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 1:32 p.m. Tuesday December 31, 2019 to a check for well-being call near Maple Street and Lincoln Avenue. Police, first on the scene, requested that firefighter/paramedics stage […]

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Crime Scene Investigation in Parking Lot Behind Apartments Over Medical Building at Oakton St and Maple St, Des Plaines

3,442 Police and firefighter/paramedics from Des Plaines responded about 1:32 p.m. Tuesday December 31, 2019 to a check for well-being call near Maple Street and Lincoln Avenue. Police, first on the scene, requested that firefighter/paramedics […]