Recent News About City of Des Plaines
A man is suing Des Plaines police officers, citing alleged false imprisonment and intentional infliction of emotional distress.
Appeals court: DesPlaines cop who hurt knee checking overweight truck OK for lifetime city health insurance
In a 2-1 decision, a state appeals panel upheld a Cook County judge's decision a former DesPlaines police officer, disabled on the job while inspecting an illegally overweight truck, deserves city health insurance for life because he was injured as the “result of an unlawful act” – the overweight truck.
In a legal battle between 13 Illinois cities and 13 travel websites over hotel taxes, federal judges in Chicago have now ruled against all 13 municipalities, after a federal appeals court overturned a federal district judge’s decision to allow suburban Lombard alone to continue exacting taxes from Expedia and other online travel agencies.
Despite being an “off-election year,” Cook County voters will decide a number of key local races on the ballot in the April 4 consolidated general election, which could have big implications for their hometowns, local schools and their tax bills.
Saying he believed the evidence could suggest the city of Des Plaines discriminated against a local Islamic congregation when it denied their request for a permit to build a new community center in one of the city’s business districts, a federal judge has decided to let the congregation and the city take their legal fight to trial.