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Arlington Heights Chicagoland Weather Today GO! Commuting FIREBLOG: Firefighters meet with AHFD Battalion One Chief CRIMEBLOG: Arlington Heights Police work day and night Art Minutes from Chicago

Arlington Heights Chicagoland Weather Today

Weather forecast for Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Elk Grove Village, Mount Prospect, O'Hare, Palatine, Prospect Heights, Rolling Meadows, Schaumburg, Wheeling ... Chicagoland normals and records ...

GO! Commuting & Chicagoland Travel Information

Trains, buses, cabs and driving information for residents and visitors of Arlington Heights and Chicagoland with links to train schedules, bus schedules and smart phone links, too ...

FIREBLOG: Firefighters meet with AHFD Battalion One Chief

Firefighters meet with Arlington Heights Battalion Chief Terry Valentino after knocking down an attic fire on Kennicott Avenue in Arlington Heights. More fire news reports in The Cardinal FIREBLOG ...

CRIMEBLOG: Arlington Heights Police work day and night

Arlington Heights Police officers work a crime scene respond to a report of fight in downtown Arlington Heights late at night. More criminal activity reports on The Cardinal CRIMEBLOG ...

Art & History in Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights Historical Museum Night scene at Northwest Highway and Evergreen looking northwest. Photo inside a beautiful glass bowl showing clouds, street lamp and buildings in downtown Arlington Heights at the Promenade of Art 2009. Glass art by Rick Garnett of Wichita, Kansas. Oil paintings by Kathryn Dunes Klemp ( at the Promenade of Art […]

Minutes from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport

Southern sections of Arlington Heights are just a few miles from O'Hare International Airport -- one of the busiest airports in the world. Check The Cardinal for Air Travel and Weather resources.

Feds: CPD Dropped Gangbangers in Rival Territory If They Didn’t Talk; Chicago Cop Accused of Sex with Minor; More Mental Health Training for CPD, CFD

Monday January 16 2017 6:24 pm

The practice — which has been an open secret dating back to at least the early 1990s —”significantly jeopardizes CPD’s relationship with the community.” — DNAinfoChicago Eugene Ciardullo, of Chicago’s Far Southwest Side, employed as a part-time security guard at a school where the victim was enrolled, was stripped of police powers. — ABC 7 […]

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Topic CRIME BLOG C, Streets of Chicagoland

Barrington Boy Dies After Suffering Head Injury from Bicycle Crash on Lake Zurich Rd Near Northwest Highway

Monday January 16 2017 5:23 pm

Barrington police and firefighter/paramedics responded at 3:40 p.m. Saturday, January 14, 2017 to a report of an unresponsive 12-year-old boy. Firefighter/paramedics arrived and immediately began advanced life support treatment and transported the boy to Level I Trauma Center Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge. Apparently, Jak Kallas, age 12, had been riding his bike […]

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Retail Theft and Aggravated Assault at TJ Maxx on 22nd St, Crash, 4 Caught Near Macy’s, Oak Brook

Monday January 16 2017 4:32 pm

Oak Brook police responded about 3:55 PM Monday to a report of a retail theft and aggravated assault at TJ Maxx, 2155 22nd Street Oak Brook, IL. Police received a report that four male black offenders arrived in a gray Toyota 4-door. The vehicle, believed to be a stolen vehicle, fled the scene and later […]

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Palatine Resident Faces Numerous Charges After Suspected DUI Stop Near Rand Rd and Thomas St, Arlington Heights

Monday January 16 2017 3:59 pm

Arlington Heights police were working a suspected DUI driving arrest about 4:00 a.m. Saturday, January 7, 2017 at Rand Road and Thomas Street near the border of Arlington Heights and Prospect Heights when Palatine resident Phillip A. Jacobs, II, age 26, began to resist arrest. Phillip A. Jacobs, II, had been pulled over on a […]

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VIDEO: Giant Alligator Reported at Circle B Bar Reserve in Lakeland, Florida

Monday January 16 2017 1:36 pm

Video of a massive alligator crossing a walking path at the Circle B Bar Reserve was posted Monday morning on the Lakeland Police Department’s Facebook page Monday. According to the post, Kim Joiner captured the video while taking an afternoon stroll Sunday, January 15, 2017 in the Circle B Bar Reserve when the gator was […]

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Topic Outdoors

Indecent Exposure Reported Near Mitchell Ave and Fairview St, Arlington Heights

Monday January 16 2017 12:30 pm

Arlington Heights police received a report Friday of an indecent exposure incident that is reported to have occurred near Mitchell Avenue and Fairview Street Arlington Heights, IL. Police received a report that an unknown offender followed two South Middle School student pedestrians in a purple Honda. The male driver followed the students closely and then […]

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Milwaukee Double Homicide Suspect on FBI’s Ten Most Wanted List Captured in El Paso, TX

Monday January 16 2017 1:49 am

A double homicide suspect fleeing a Milwaukee double homicide, place on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted list December 15, 2016, was captured Sunday morning, January 15, 2017, during a traffic stop in El Paso, Texas. Terry A.D. Strickland was arrested following almost six months as a fugitive. Strickland was wanted on an arrest warrant from […]

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Jesse Watters, Fox News, Visits Scene of Notorious Facebook Live Chicago Torture Video

Monday January 16 2017 12:20 am

Jesse Watters visits the scene of the brutal Facebook Live attack where a hate crime took place on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 on West Lexington Street in the Homan Square neighborhood. Police charged Jordan Hill, 18; Tesfaye Cooper, 18; Brittany Covington, 18; and Tanisha Covington, 24, with aggravated kidnapping, aggravated unlawful restraint, aggravated battery, and […]

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President-Elect Trump, ‘Family Feud’ Host, Talk Show Host Steve Harvey Meet

Sunday January 15 2017 7:28 pm

At Trump Tower President-elect Donald Trump met with Steve Harvey and introduced Steve Harvey to Dr. Ben Carson. Steve Harvey said that President-elect Donald Trump seems really sincere about working to help the inner cities, which is Harvey’s main goal. Harvey said Trump realizes he needs some allies. Steve Harvey’s got a perfectly good explanation […]

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Topic Politics

Sheriff’s Canine Team and “Dax” Locate Fleeing Domestic Battery Offender at I-94 and Route 60

Sunday January 15 2017 6:48 pm

Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded about 12:40 a.m. Sunday January 15, 2017 to a report of a domestic battery occurring in a vehicle. The 9-1-1 caller reported the incident was occurring in a vehicle, on the side of the westbound I-94 off-ramp at Route 60 in Mettawa. Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies and Illinois State Troopers […]

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Schaumburg Police Investigating Aggravated Assault with a Rifle at Apartment Complex on Limerick Ln, Schaumburg

Sunday January 15 2017 4:11 pm

Schaumburg police and responded about 1:25 PM Sunday to an investigation of a report of an aggravated assault with a rifle at an apartment complex at 617 Limerick Lane Schaumburg, IL. A male/black armed with a rifle and a second male/black were reported to be in a vehicle described as a Chevy Impala. The offenders […]

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Caller Impersonating Cook County Sheriff’s Office Attempting to Get Money for Failure to Appear

Sunday January 15 2017 11:26 am

Riverside Police Chief Tom Weitzel is warning residents about recent phone scams in which a caller claims to be a commander with the Cook County sheriff’s office. Police have received several reports in the last two weeks of victims receiving calls from an offender claiming to be associated with the Cook County sheriff’s office, according […]

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  • Current Conditions : 34.3F, Light Rain - 4:20 PM CST Jan. 16
    Temperature: 34.3°F | Humidity: 97% | Pressure: 30.10in ( Falling) | Conditions: Light Rain | Wind Direction: NE | Wind Speed: 4.7mph
  • Tuesday Night as of Jan. 16 3:14 PM CST
    Tuesday Night - Cloudy. Chance of light showers and a slight chance of light snow showers in the evening. Lows in the lower 30s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
  • Tonight as of Jan. 16 3:14 PM CST
    Tonight - Rain. A chance of thunderstorms late in the evening and early overnight. Areas of fog in the evening...then widespread fog after midnight. Evening lows in the upper 30s then temperatures slowly rising. East winds 10 to 20 mph in the evening shifting to the south 5 to 10 mph late. Chance of precipitation […]
  • Tuesday as of Jan. 16 3:14 PM CST
    Tuesday - Cloudy. Areas of fog in the morning. Chance of light rain in the morning...then a chance of light showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower to mid 40s with temperatures holding steady or slowly dropping. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
  • Marine Fog Advisory - Expires: 9:00 AM CST
    Marine Fog Advisory for Cook County in effect until 9:00 AM CST on January 17, 2017


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