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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 ... current observations, hourly forecast, radar and satellite ...

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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 ... Chicagoland fire, rescue, EMS calls; and links to city scanner posts ...

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Aircraft landing at 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. Airport info with links to official O'Hare Twitter and more ...

Extra Alarm House Fire on Steeplechase Drive Near Derby Lane Hawthorn Woods

Thursday December 13 2018 3:50 pm

Hawthorn Woods police and Lake Zurich firefighter/paramedics responded about 3:17 PM Thursday December 13, 2018 to a report of a house fire 42.240165, -88.095396 (Steeplechase Drive and Derby Lane Hawthorn Woods, Il). Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that the roof was on fire at a large house on Steeplechase Drive. A MABAS Division 4 […]

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Fire Lieutenant at Hillsborough County Fire and Rescue in Plant City Accused of Acquiring Cannabis Oil from 2 Marijuana Plants in Fire Station

Wednesday December 12 2018 5:22 pm

HCFR lieutenant arrested for making cannabis oil at Fire Rescue Station 26 in Plant City. Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office deputies reported this week that a fire department, Lt. Tavoris Allen, who serves at Hillsborough County Fire and Rescue Station #26 in Plant City, allegedly was using a “botanical extractor” machine to extract cannabis oil from […]

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Topic 24/7 Crime Alerts!

Forced Entry Vehicle Burglary Near Fitness 19 on West Campbell St, Arlington Heights

Wednesday December 12 2018 4:10 pm

Arlington Heights police received a report about 8:01 PM Wednesday December 5, 2018 of a vehicle burglary in the parking lot near Fitness 19, 1601 West Campbell Street Arlington Heights, IL. Police received a report that an unknown offender or offenders forced entry into the victim’s silver 2010 Honda CR-V. The cost to repair the […]

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Facebook Has Disrupted Services Again; This Time the Morning After a Bomb Threat at Menlo Park Campus

Wednesday December 12 2018 3:58 pm

Facebook experienced another disruption in services for much of the day on Wednesday. reported Wednesday December 12, 2018 that issues have been occurring since 8:24 a.m. ET / 9:24 a.m. CT. The Facebook outage is impacting logging in, posting, and connecting Facebook Pages and Groups. People reported experiencing a variety of problems over a […]

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Topic Digital-Lifestyle

Waukegan Police BodyCam Shows Officers Rescuing 17-Year-Old Female — Preventing Self-Harm by Train

Wednesday December 12 2018 12:20 pm

Police body camera video shows officer Christopher Harris saying, “come here, come here,” as the teen runs toward the tracks. Harris tackles her to the ground, preventing harm within 20 feet of the train. Waukegan police responded about 1:40 a.m. Friday December 7, 2018 to a call for help from a woman who reported that […]

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Topic Public Service

Unborn Baby Dies After Pregnant Woman Was Shot at House on Nippersink Rd, Round Lake

Wednesday December 12 2018 11:26 am

CBS Chicago’s Charlie De Mar reports that a pregnant woman is in critical/grave condition Tuesday night after being shot in the head at a home in Round Lake, where police have been called to the address 10 times in 2018. Police report that the unborn baby of a pregnant mother that was shot in the […]

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Warren Township “Swatting” Incident on Dawn Court Before Dawn Tuesday

Wednesday December 12 2018 6:54 am

Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded about 5:15 a.m. Tuesday December 11, 2018 to an address in the block of 17600 Dawn Court in Warren Township to a report of a man threatening to shoot his wife. Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies arrived and established a perimeter around the house. They successfully made contact with the occupants […]

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Disturbance, Shots Fired Call Turns to Woman Shot with Critical Head Injury on West Nippersink Rd, Round Lake

Wednesday December 12 2018 5:58 am

Round Lake police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 2:00 p.m. Tuesday December 11, 2018 to a home in the block of 600 Nippersink Road in Round Lake to a report of a disturbance in progress with shots fired. Upon arrival police discovered a woman that appeared to be in her 20s with a significant gunshot wound […]

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Mother and Son Were Two Dead at Crime Scene on Brockway St in Palatine

Monday December 10 2018 6:51 pm

MCAT Crime Scene Investigation scene on Brockway St, Palatine. On Monday December 10, 2018 the identities were released of two deceased people at a crime scene at an apartment just west of Brockway Street north of Richmond Street in Palatine. The driver of a vehicle — that struck a Palatine police officer and a civilian […]

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5-Alarm Fire at Overbrook Gardens Apartment Building at 63rd and Jefferson in Overbrook Neighborhood in Philadelphia

Monday December 10 2018 6:17 am

Video showing least 5 handlines, multiple elevated streams, and interview with Philadelphia Fire Commissioner Adam Thiel. Philadelphia firefighters responded just after 2:00 a.m. Monday to a fire at an apartment building at the northwest corner of 63rd Street and Jefferson Street. The fire was eventually elevated to a 5th Alarm. Cold weather is a challenge […]

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Topic 24/7 Fire Rescue!

Alicia Gines, Age 19, Back In Police Custody After Escaping Custody in Court on Friday December 7, 2018

Monday December 10 2018 5:34 am

After slipping out of her handcuffs at the Cook County Courthouse Friday, Gines was taken into police custody at Harlem and Archer. At approximately 7:00 p.m. on Sunday December 9, 2018, Alicia Gines, age 19, was apprehended without incident near the intersection of Harlem and Archer near the border Chicago and Summit, Illinois. No further […]

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Special Storm Debris Pickup Starting Monday, December 10, 2018 in Arlington Heights

Monday December 10 2018 2:07 am

UNIQUE SPECIAL PROGRAM STARTS TODAY A special program to assist residents with cleanup efforts of fallen tree branches that occurred when snow-laden branches were broken during the November 25-26, 2018 blizzard, was established by the Arlington Heights Public Works Department. Special forestry crews will conduct a special debris pickup starting Monday, December 10, 2018. Normally […]

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Topic Gov

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