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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

QUASQUIICENTENNIAL — | 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 […]

Minutes from 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.

Chicago-Bound Amtrak Train Crash with Truck Near Reynolds, Indiana

Tuesday October 28 2014 11:26 am

Police and firefighters responded about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday to an Amtrak passenger train crash with semi-trailer sand tanker type truck just east of the intersection of White County Road 200 North and Indiana 421 near Reynolds, Indiana. Fourteen people were were reported injured in the Amtrak train crash that was headed for Chicago. The semi-trailer […]

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Theft of a Nicor Gas Meter on Lake Cook Rd West of Weidner, Buffalo Grove

Tuesday October 28 2014 1:43 am

Buffalo Grove police received a report on Tuesday of a theft in the block of 1100 West Lake Cook Road Buffalo Grove, IL. Police received a report that an unknown offender or offenders took a NICOR gas meter. Buffalo Grove police did not report when the crime occurred, or whether the gas meter was attached […]

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Theft Overnight at St James Church on Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights

Monday October 27 2014 7:12 am

Arlington Heights police received a report about 5:01 AM Thursday of a theft at 831 North Arlington Heights Road Arlington Heights, IL. Police received a report that an unknown offender or offenders took a victim’s bag containing his wallet. Taken were various credit cards, an Illinois driver’s license, and cash. The crime is reported to […]

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Criminal Damage to Festive Lights for a Second Time at Harmony Park at Vail Ave and Campbell St, Arlington Heights

Monday October 27 2014 6:54 am

Arlington Heights police received a report about 12:01 PM Friday of criminal damage to property at Harmony Park, Vail Avenue and Campbell Street Arlington Heights, IL. Police received a report that an unknown offender or offenders criminally damaged festive lights at Harmony for the second time within a few days. Unknown offender(s) cut the strands […]

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Cardinals Oscar Taveras and Girlfriend Killed in Car Crash in Dominican Republic

Monday October 27 2014 4:14 am

St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras and his girlfriend were killed in a car crash while driving to Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic. His girlfriend Edilia Arvelo was in the car with him when the car crashed into a tree. Taveras’s agent, Brian Mejia, confirmed the 22-year-old’s death. St. Louis Cardinals rookie Oscar Taveras, […]

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Crash with Extrication at Palatine Rd and Winston Dr, Palatine

Sunday October 26 2014 4:55 pm

Palatine police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 2:33 PM Sunday to a report of a crash with injuries at Palatine Road and Winston drive Palatine, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics arrived to find two vehicles involved in a crash. Palatine firefighter/paramedics on Ambulance 83 and Quint 83 discovered at least one victim in the crash needed extrication […]

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School Teacher Megan Silberberger Credited with Confronting Shooter at Marysville-Pilchuck High School

Sunday October 26 2014 4:38 pm

High school teacher Megan Silberberger confronted the Marysville-Pilchuch High School shooter after he had already shot several victims. Megan Silberberger has denied any interviews with media, but word is out that the teacher may have interfered with the shooter as he tried to reload his weapon. A law enforcement source said that witnesses told him […]

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Candidate Darth Vader Turned Away from Ukrainian Polls

Sunday October 26 2014 1:54 pm

A Ukrainian man who legally changed his name to Darth Vader and is running for a seat in the country’s parliament was turned away from a Kiev polling station Sunday for refusing to take off his mask to be identified. ‘Show me your face!’ Darth Vader banished from ballots after refusing to take off mask. […]

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VIDEO: Mesa, Arizona Firefighters Rescue Horse from Swimming Pool

Sunday October 26 2014 1:48 pm

Firefighters in Mesa, Arizona were in for a big surprise Saturday when they had to rescue a horse from a back yard pool. It’s unclear how the horse got in, but after using a tranquilizer to keep it calm crews used straps to pull the horse out. Get updates from The Cardinal ALL NEWS FEEDS […]

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Arlington Heights Weather Forecast: Sunny High 64, Tonight Low 50, Monday Partly Sunny High 78

Sunday October 26 2014 1:07 pm

Chicagoland weather radar is all clear at 12:45 PM. Satellite images show us to be cloud-free in the southern half of Wisconsin, all of Illinois and all of Indiana. A thin veil of clouds exists over Iowa. Expect clouds to start increasing gradually in the northwest suburbs starting about 3:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon. Tomorrow will […]

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Illinois Governor Quinn Signs Mandatory Quarantine Order for People with Recent History of Direct Contact with Ebola Victims

Saturday October 25 2014 2:46 pm

People who arrive in Illinois after having direct contact with a person infected with the Ebola virus in the three African countries of Liberia, Guinea or Sierra Leone will be required to undergo a mandatory 21-day quarantine, according to an order signed by Gov. Pat Quinn. The order, which was signed Friday, affects “high-risk” individuals […]

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Strong Arm Robbery at YMCA on Wise Rd Near Dickens Way, Schaumburg

Saturday October 25 2014 2:04 pm

Schaumburg police responded about 4:14 PM Thursday to a report of an strong arm robbery at the Alfred Campanelli YMCA, 300 West Wise Road Schaumburg, IL. Police received a report that four suspects robbed a victim of his wallet with a large amount of cash. The offender was described as a male/black offender, age 29, […]

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