Benjamin Banuelos, criminal sexual assault suspect (SOURCE: Cook County Sheriff's Office)
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Male Suspect from Des Plaines Charged with Criminal Sexual Assault of Teen Girl at Mount Prospect Apartment

3,944 A 20-year-old male suspect, Benjamin Banuelos, of Des Plaines was arrested Wednesday, September 23, 2020 and charged with criminal sexual assault of a female teen victim. A co-offender accused of sexual assault is at […]

Fatal crash scene Central Road near Oakton Community College Des Plaines
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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

1,931 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

463 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 […]