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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 ...


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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Moon phase, moonrise, moonset, night sky featuring planets, constellations, meteor showers, and monthly backyard astronomy events. Businesses open overnight, and situational awareness for hours overnight with and ...

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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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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 ... Page begins with focus on Metra Union Pacific Northwest Line ...

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 ...

Motorcycle, Car Crash at Euclid Ave and Wheeling Rd, Mount Prospect

Sunday April 21 2019 6:51 pm

Scene of a serious motorcycle vs car crash at Euclid Avenue and Wheeling Road in Mount Prospect Easter Sunday afternoon. Mount Prospect police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 3:26 PM Sunday April 21, 2019 to a report of car vs motorcycle crash with injuries at Euclid Avenue and Wheeling Road Mount Prospect, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics […]

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Semi-Trailer Truck Crashes into Traffic Jam on EB-94 Near the Edens Spur Plaza 24 Near Northbrook

Sunday April 21 2019 6:05 pm

Northbrook firefighter/paramedics and Illinois State Police troopers responded about 2:00 p.m. Sunday April 21, 2019 to the eastbound lanes of I-94 near the toll plaza near Northbrook. Police and firefighter/paramedics arrived to find that a semi-truck trailer truck crashed into four cars stopped in traffic Sunday. Several cars were stopped because of congested traffic when […]

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Parolee from Arlington Heights Arrested in Mercedes C300 in Lisle She Allegedly Stole in South Elgin

Sunday April 21 2019 10:47 am

Arlington Heights female resident Nicole Crook, recently released on parole April 5, 2019, was arrested Thursday night April 18, 2019 in Lisle a shortly after allegedly stealing a car from a fitness center in South Elgin. Nicole Crook, 31, of the block of 1600 East Central Road in Arlington Heights, was charged with possession of […]

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Preparing For Easter Brunch With Chef Zach LeFevre of Rack House Kitchen and Tavern in Arlington Heights

Saturday April 20 2019 9:47 pm

In preparation for Easter brunch tomorrow, executive chef Zach LeFevre of “Rack House” joined Suzanne Le Mignot to share some dishes. Cinnamon Roll Griddle Pancake will be served at LeFevres’s Rack House Tavern and Kitchen in Arlington Heights and Broken Barrel Bar in Lincoln Park. Cinnamon sugar swirl, vanilla creme cheese butter on top, and […]

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Topic Dining +

CNBC’s Todd Haselton: Our Samsung Galaxy Fold Broke After Two Days

Saturday April 20 2019 9:13 pm

CNBC’s Todd Haselton offers a look at the new $2,000 Samsung Galaxy Fold, which is the talk of this year’s Mobil World Congress. CNBC’s Samsung Galaxy Fold broke after two days of use. There was no explanation about the cause of the broken phone. The issue involved the portion of the screen left of the […]

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Topic Wireless Phones

Barton G Is Chicago’s Most Instagrammed Spot, Says ABC 7 Chicago

Saturday April 20 2019 11:14 am

Foodies are flocking to a new River North spot that really prides itself on presentation. There are Barton G locations in Miami Beach and Los Angeles and since February 2019 — Chicago. The Chicago location was the third location to open. There is also Barton G coming soon in New York and Las Vegas. Barton […]

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Topic Dining +

Divers’ Search for Missing 9-Year-Old Boy Continues at Bangs Lake in Wauconda

Saturday April 20 2019 10:41 am

Authorities in northwest suburban Wauconda say one of two boys who fell overboard from a paddle boat Friday evening is still missing. Search and rescue efforts continued until about 2:38 a.m. Saturday and resumed this morning about 7:37 a.m. for a 9-year-old boy that went overboard from a paddleboat and was missing in Bangs Lake […]

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Topic Water Safety

Motorcycle Rider Safety Topics Will Be Presented by Arlington Heights Police Traffic Unit at City Limits Harley-Davidson May 18, 2019

Saturday April 20 2019 10:09 am

Set your calendars for an upcoming safety presentation at City Limits Harley-Davidson at 2015 Rand Road in Palatine. The Arlington Heights Police Department traffic unit will be at the Harley-Davidson dealership on Saturday May 18, 2019 to talk about rider safety, braking, and more. More details will be coming soon. THANKS FOR READING CARDINAL NEWS […]

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Topic Events

Elk Grove Village Resident Charged with Attempted Murder of Postal Carrier on New Year’s Eve on West Brantwood Ave, Elk Grove Village

Friday April 19 2019 10:37 pm

Cameron Ruebusch Charged with Attempted Murder Elk Grove Shooting Scene During Early Investigation. Elk Grove Village resident Cameron Ruebusch, 24, has been charged with attempted murder of a U.S. Postal Service worker who was delivering mail in Elk Grove Village on New Year’s Eve. Cameron Ruebusch, 24, was indicted Thursday on federal charges of attempted […]

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Boat Flips, Divers Going to Work with Side Scan Sonar and Open Water Rescue Box Alarm at Bangs Lake, Wauconda

Friday April 19 2019 7:54 pm

9-Year-Old Boy Missing in Bangs Lake Hours After Falling Overboard from Paddleboat The search for a 9-year-old boy has shifted from a rescue mission to a recovery operation, authorities said Friday night. Wauconda police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 7:26 PM Friday April 19, 2019 to a report of a boat flipped with kids in the […]

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Topic Cardinal News Popular, Water Safety

Crystal Lake Police Release Update on Investigation of Missing 5-Yr-Old Andrew “AJ” Freund

Friday April 19 2019 12:29 pm

Crystal Lake Police: “There is no indication that would lead police to believe that an abduction had taken place” The parents of 5-year-old Andrew “A.J.” Freund, reported missing in northwest suburban Crystal Lake on Thursday, told police they last saw their son at bedtime Wednesday night (CBS Chicago Mai Martinez reporting). At noon Friday, April […]

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Topic APB

Driver Who Displayed Gun in Richmond Road Rage Incident Arrested, Charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon

Friday April 19 2019 11:27 am

A male suspect has been charged in a road rage incident involving two male drivers on Route 12 in Richmond that occurred Tuesday, April 16, 2019 about 4:43 p.m. Cell phone video captured by the other driver was analyzed by Richmond police and the incident was investigated together with the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office. […]

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