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Article posted: 4/19/2013 9:59 PM

Des Plaines blames Mt. Prospect, Prospect Hts. for heightened flooding

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The original McDonald's is surrounded by water in downtown Des Plaines.

Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

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Des Plaines officials Friday blamed their counterparts in Mount Prospect and Prospect Heights for making flooding problems worse in Des Plaines, by allegedly filling a gap in a levee that they say should have been left open.
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