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Resolution of RLUIPA Dispute

On June 6, 2017, the City of Des Plaines resolved a dispute with the Society of American Bosnians and Herzegovinians over the use of property at 1645 Birchwood Avenue in Des Plaines. The Society and the City have expressed appreciation that all issues between the parties have now been resolved. The City has also settled all claims brought by the federal government. The Society, the City, and the federal government will dismiss all lawsuits related to this matter. More information is available here.

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Des Plaines Police Department’s K9 Bane to Get Body Armor

Des Plaines Police Department’s K9 Bane will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Bane’s vest is sponsored by an anonymous sponsor. K9 Bane, handler Officer Steve Dickson, as well as the Des Plaines Police Department are grateful for those like Vested Interest in K9’s that go above and beyond to watch out for dogs serving in law enforcement. Read more...

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Des Plaines Fire Prevention Bureau Announces Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall

The Des Plaines Fire Department’s Fire Prevention Bureau is sharing information about a fire-safety-related product recall of Kidde fire extinguishers. According to the product recall posted on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission website, this recall involves two styles of Kidde fire extinguishers: plastic handle fire extinguishers and push-button Pindicator fire extinguishers. The recall involves 134 models manufactured between January 1, 1973 and August 15, 2017. Read more...

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