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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 ...

Truck Driver Injured, Trapped in Semi-Trailer Truck with Leaking Diesel Fuel on Lake Cook Rd Just East of Schaeffer Rd, Arlington Heights

Friday February 22 2019 6:35 pm

Semi-Trailer Truck Crash into a Tree at Lake Cook Rd and Schaefer Rd, Arlington Heights Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 2:51 PM Friday February 22, 2019 to a report of a semi-trailer truck crash at Lake Cook Road and Schaefer Road Arlington Heights, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a truck […]

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Topic FIRE BLOG

Sometimes It’s Just Too Difficult to Bring the News in Arlington Heights

Friday February 22 2019 10:53 am

Since beginning Arlingtoncardinal.com on September 12, 2001, my observations or interactions with Arlington Heights police officers and police officers from neighboring municipalities has almost always been an impressive experience — witnessing compassion, technical skills, professionalism, humility, dedication, positive attitudes, and commendable responsiveness. I often leave a scene thinking what awesome people I have just seen […]

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Topic FIRE BLOG, Public Service

Arlington Heights Man Convicted of Domestic Battery, Trespass in Kane County Court After Incident in Batavia in 2017

Thursday February 21 2019 8:20 pm

An Arlington Heights man was convicted Wednesday February 21, 2019 for an incident that occurred in west suburban Batavia on July 13, 2017. Timothy M. Monty, age 45, was accused of bringing a loaded gun to the residence, where the person of a former relationship was located. According to a news release from the Kane […]

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Topic CRIME BLOG, CRIME BLOG C

Kia Soul Creeper Accused of Following Prospect High School Girl Arrested, Charged with Disorderly Conduct

Thursday February 21 2019 5:28 pm

Arlington Heights police announced Wednesday, February 20, 2019 that an investigation into the Disorderly Conduct of a male offender — driving a tan/yellow Kia Soul, who acted suspiciously by following and staring at a high school girl who was walking home from school — has been arrested after being positively identified through a photographic lineup. […]

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Topic CRIME BLOG

Samsung Unveil Foldable Phone — The Galaxy Fold

Thursday February 21 2019 10:01 am

At its Galaxy Unpacked 2019 event, Samsung showed off its first mainstream foldable phone in the United States. Starting at $1,980, the phone will be available in the US starting in April. Interesting technology involving a folding screen and another single screen in one device was announced at Samsung Unpacked 2019 in Wednesday February 20, […]

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Topic Android

LIVE: Jussie Smollett Disorderly Conduct Post-Arrest Press Conference – Chicago Police with Supt. Eddie Johnson

Thursday February 21 2019 9:12 am

LIVE: Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson and Commander Edward Wodnicki announce the arrest of Empire actor Jussie Smollett. Jussie Smollett turned himself in about 5:00 a.m. Thursday, February 21, 2019 at a Chicago Police Station at 18th Street and State Street — 1st District Central. His arrest has been processed by Chicago Police Department, including […]

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Topic CRIME BLOG C

Jussie Smollett Turns Himself to Meet Police 5AM Thursday to Face Accusation He Staged His Own Attack

Thursday February 21 2019 8:16 am

“Empire” actor Jussie Smollett turned himself in to Chicago police early Thursday morning, hours after he was charged with disorderly conduct for allegedly staging a racist and homophobic attack against himself last month in Streeterville. Jussie Smollett turned himself in about 5:00 a.m. Thursday, February 21, 2019 at a Chicago Police Station at 18th Street […]

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Topic CRIME BLOG C

Outdoor Fire at Plastic Fabrication Business on Russell Ave North of New Haven Ave, Aurora

Wednesday February 20 2019 4:42 pm

Aurora police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 2:50 PM Wednesday February 20, 2019 to a report of an outdoor fire involving plastics at Poly USA in the block of 800 North Russell Ave Aurora, Il. Firefighters used multiple 2.5-inch lines and an elevated stream of water to extinguish the fire. Firefighters reported about 3:41 p.m. that […]

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Topic FIREBLOG C

Gang Member Charged with Intent to Deliver Ecstasy, Cocaine; Arrested in Round Lake Heights

Wednesday February 20 2019 3:45 pm

On Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at approximately 11:30 a.m., members of the Lake County Sheriff’s Gang Task Force arrested Angel A. Castro, 22, a documented street-gang member of the block of 1200 of Barberry Lane, Round Lake Beach. Gang Task Force Detectives conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by Castro in the area […]

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Topic CRIME BLOG C

DrainerBot Ad Fraud on Android Devices Cheats Advertisers Out of Money, and Android Users Out of Battery Power and Bandwidth; Connected to SDK

Wednesday February 20 2019 12:30 pm

Researchers at Oracle announced Wednesday February 20, 2019 their discovery of malicious code connected to a major mobile ad fraud operation “DrainerBot” distributed via millions of downloads of infected consumer apps. DrainerBot is a sophisticated ad fraud operation that uses malicious code in mobile apps to deliver fraudulent, invisible video ads to Android devices. Android […]

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Topic 24/7 Crime Alerts!, Android

Attorneys for Family of Covington Catholic High School Student Nicholas Sandmann Suing The Washington Post for $250 Million

Wednesday February 20 2019 9:09 am

Attorneys for Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann are suing the Washington Post, seeking $250 million in damages — the amount that Amazon founder Jeff Bezos paid to purchase the Washington Post in 2013. The attorneys stated that they have plans to bring other “wrongdoers” before the court to seek damages in compensation for […]

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Topic Law, Peeps

Palatine Fire Department Warns Citizens to Be Cautious of Dangerous Ice Conditions, and to Know What to Do in an Emergency

Wednesday February 20 2019 6:36 am

Ever-changing temperatures above and below freezing in Chicagoland prompted the Palatine Fire Department to ask for help in spreading the word about dangerous ice conditions. Last month’s reporting of the 11 year-old that fell through the ice in Naperville serves as a great reminder about the dangers of going onto frozen lakes and ponds. The […]

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Topic Preparedness

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  • Current Conditions : 36.5F, Overcast - 2:15 PM CST Feb. 23
    Temperature: 36.5°F | Humidity: 92% | Pressure: 29.84in ( Falling) | Conditions: Overcast | Wind Direction: SE | Wind Speed: 2mph
  • Sunday Night as of Feb. 23 2:14 PM CST
    Sunday Night - Very windy. Partly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Lows 5 to 9 above. Wind chills as low as 5 below to 15 below zero. West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph in the evening decreasing to 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 30 mph […]
  • Tonight as of Feb. 23 2:14 PM CST
    Tonight - Becoming windy. Areas of fog in the evening. Periods of rain showers and areas of drizzle through early evening, then a chance of thunderstorms. Scattered showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 30s. Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph in the evening becoming southwest and increasing to […]
  • Sunday as of Feb. 23 2:14 PM CST
    Sunday - Strong winds. Mostly cloudy. Scattered light snow showers in the morning with light accumulation possible. Early morning highs in the lower 30s with temperatures then gradually falling. West winds 35 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
  • High Wind Warning - Expires: 6:00 PM CST
    High Wind Warning for Cook County in effect until 6:00 PM CST on February 24, 2019

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