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Large Power Outage in Wheeling and Prospect Heights; At Least 4500 without Power

Wheeling police responded about 9:50 AM Sunday to numerous activated alarms and reports of power outages in Wheeling and Prospect Heights. Police received a report of a large power-related explosion in the ComEd substation off of Wheeling Road just north of Palatine Road (east of the Segerdahl facility on North Wheeling Road). Police responded to […]

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Euclid Avenue Closed Both Directions Between Waterman Ave and Rand Rd Overnight for Extended ComEd Work on Downed Power Lines

Euclid Avenue between Rand Road and Waterman Avenue will be closed in both directions overnight while ComEd works on downed power lines and power line damage that occurred during a severe thunderstorm about 4:15 p.m. Euclid Avenue was also closed on the afternoon of Monday, July 31, 2015 without thunderstorm conditions, and caused people to […]

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Female, Age 19, Suffers Near Fatal Heroin Overdose; Reversed with Narcan (Naloxone) on Dryden Pl Near Kensington Rd, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 1:03 PM Tuesday to a report from an anonymous caller that a female overdosed on heroin at Dryden Place Apartments Arlington Heights, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a witness called 9-1-1 after finding a 19-year-old female unresponsive. The witness suspected an overdose associated with heroin, […]

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Large Power Outage Near Roselle Rd and Kristin Dr, Schaumburg

Large power failure near Roselle Road and Kristin Drive reported Monday afternoon about 3:10 p.m. ComEd reports about 347 customers are without power. ComEd crews are investigating. A preliminary restoration time was quoted at 4:45 p.m. Customers Affected: 347 Crew Status: Crew Investigating Probable Cause: Under Investigation Estimated Restoration: Jun 29, 4:45 PM Get updates […]

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Coffee with a Cop Session Tonight at Starbucks Coffee on Golf Rd, Rolling Meadows

Second session for Rolling Meadow Police Department COFFEE WITH A COP is tonight — Monday June 15, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Residents can join Rolling Meadows police officers for FREE coffee and some casual conversation. Police have declared there will be no agendas and no speeches — just a chance for residents […]

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Boy Found Standing by Retention Pond with No Clothes Near Evergreen Drive, Palatine

Palatine police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 7:08 AM Friday to a check for well-being call in the block of 1400 Evergreen Drive Palatine, IL. Firefighter/paramedics responded to the scene after a report from police that a 10-year-old boy was found standing by a pond without any clothes. Police found the boy near the pond, and […]

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Cold Weather Takes Toll on Harry’s of Arlington and Downtown Arlington Heights Streets this Weekend, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights Public Works responded about 6:30 PM Saturday to a water main break at Dunton Avenue and Sigwalts Street Arlington Heights, IL. Water flooded the intersection of Sigwalt Street and Dunton Avenue, along Dunton Avenue north of Sigwalt Street, and the Evergreen Center shopping center just east of Dunton Avenue and north of Sigwalt […]

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District 214 Website Down, Elk Grove High School Power Failure, Rolling Meadows Fire Alarm Add Woes to -20°F Wind Chill, Elk Grove Village

Elk Grove Village police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 11:38 AM Thursday to an activated fire/trouble alarm at Elk Grove High School, 500 Elk Grove Boulevard, Elk Grove Village, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of a fire/trouble alarm and apparently discovered a power failure. The first Elk Grove High School-related tweets from parents and […]

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Very Large ComEd Power Outage Affecting Arlington Heights, Palatine And Rolling Meadows — Almost 2500 Without Power

Palatine firefighter/paramedics responded about 12:46 AM Sunday to a report of a transformer that exploded at Quentin Road and Palatine Road Palatine, IL. Police and firefighters received numerous activated alarms about 11:52 a.m. Sunday. At the same time people reported a transformer explosion near Quentin Road and Palatine Road. Most of the customers that lost […]

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Power Outage in Buffalo Grove, Riverwoods and Wheeling From Semi-Trailer Truck That Hit Lines At Buffalo Grove Rd & Short Aptakisic Rd

Over 700 ComEd customers were without power in Buffalo Grove and Wheeling shortly after a crash that hit power lines late Tuesday morning. Another 312 customers were also without power in Riverwoods near Lake Cook Road and Portwine Road and near the Discover Financial Services office campus. POWER OUTAGE Truck hits power lines Aptakisic & […]

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Car Crash into a House on Kennicott Ave Between Sigwalt St and George St, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 5:07 AM Thursday to a report of car crash into a house in the block of 100 South Kennicott Avenue Arlington Heights, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a driver appeared belligerent and possibly intoxicated after he got out of the car. Paramedics on the scene […]

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High Winds Causing Power Line Problems in Chicagoland — Power Outages Arlington Heights, Mount Prospect, Des Plaines, Elk Grove, Wheeling, More …

Police and firefighter/paramedics are responding to several power line-related problems, transformer fires and activated fire alarms related to power failures. Also high waves from Lake Michigan are crashing over northbound Lake Shore Drive at the 1200 block. Northbound Lake Shore Drive was closed about 125 p.m. from Michican Avenue to North Avenue. The Michigan Avenue […]

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  • Current Conditions : 68.2F, Clear - 2:18 AM CDT Sep. 4
    Temperature: 68.2°F | Humidity: 94% | Pressure: 29.96in ( Falling) | Conditions: Clear | Wind Direction: West | Wind Speed: 0.0mph
  • Friday as of Sep. 3 9:27 PM CDT
    Friday - Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s inland... but only in the upper 70s near the lake. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
  • Rest of Tonight as of Sep. 3 9:27 PM CDT
    Rest of Tonight - Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers through early overnight. Patchy fog. Lows in the upper 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
  • Friday Night as of Sep. 3 9:27 PM CDT
    Friday Night - Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. East winds 5 to 10 mph in the evening shifting to the south after midnight.

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