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New Cell Tower Planned at Cross and Crown Lutheran Church, Only 4,000 Feet Away from Cell Antennas Attached to Existing ComEd Tower Near Chestnut Ave, Arlington Heights

Saturday March 23 2019 9:56 am

A plan to erect a 75-foot antenna tower just northeast of the Rand Road and Hintz Road intersection in Arlington Heights — needed to improve improve cellphone coverage where Verizon Wireless says a “dead-zone” exists — took two steps toward the final stage to construction. First, the real estate firm DRA Properties, representing Verizon Wireless; […]

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Topic New Construction, Signal

Help USA Troops Getting Ready for Comfort Box Project in April 2019; Seeks Help from Community Members

Friday March 22 2019 6:22 pm

USA Troops Group at Packing Party in 2017 with Sean Lewis, WGN News reporting. In the Spring of each year, the Hedrick family and the family of LCPL James Stack, USMC, Killed in Action, Nov 10, 2010, organize a Chicago-wide project to send comfort items to our troops overseas. The group is called HELP USA […]

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Topic Accolades, Events

Illinois State Rep. Mark Walker Votes to Expand Equal Pay Act; Says Equal Pay Act Expansion Counters Practice That Locks Women into Lower Pay

Friday March 22 2019 5:50 pm

Reiterating his focus on strengthening equal pay laws, Illinois State Rep. Mark Walker, D-Arlington Heights, voted Wednesday in favor of a plan that would prohibit employers from asking applicants about their previous wage history, ending a practice that can lock women into a lifetime of lower pay. “Pay equity is at the core of fairness […]

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Topic Gov

Illinois State Rifle Association Wins Permanent Injunction Against Deerfield Semi-Automatic Firearm and Magazine Ban

Friday March 22 2019 5:11 pm

Lake County Judge Luis Berrones ruled today that the Village of Deerfield does not have the authority to ban semi-automatic firearms and magazines in their community, according to Illinois State Rifle Association Executive Director Richard Pearson, who was instrumental in challenging the municipality’s ban. In 2018, the Village of Deerfield passed an ordinance banning certain […]

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Topic Gov

FIRE LIVE & ARCHIVE: Chicago Fire Scanner and Citizen Witness Reports for Friday, March 22 2019

Friday March 22 2019 4:50 pm

FRI MAR 22 2019 ~3:33 PM EXTRICATION CRASH AT ROUTE 120 AND CHAPEL HILL RD MCHENRY McHenry Township FPD Extrication Crash Route 120 and Chapel Hill Rd McHenry, IL Extrication crash. Crash also reported on Waze. [INCIDENT MAP] FRI MAR 22 2019 ~8:19 AM MULTIPLE INJURY CRASH INVOLVING A BUS ON 1835TH RD, OTTAWA Grand […]

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Northern Lights Possible Tonight and Early Morning Friday/Saturday After Coronal Mass Ejection from Sun Wednesday

Friday March 22 2019 12:46 pm

NORTHERN LIGHTS PROBABLY WON’T COMPARE TO THIS NORWAY DISPLAY A G2 (Moderate) geomagnetic storm watch is in effect for the March 23, 2019 UTC-day due to anticipated CME arrival. A CME is a Coronal Mass Ejection, which is a significant release of plasma and accompanying magnetic field from the solar corona. The corona is an […]

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Topic SkyWatch

Sprinkler System Contains Fire at Arlington Plating Company on South Vermont St, Palatine; 1 Hurt

Friday March 22 2019 11:25 am

Palatine police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 10:43 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, 2019 to an activated fire alarm at Arlington Plating Company, 600 South Vermont Street in Palatine. The first Palatine Fire Department crew arrived on the scene at 10:47 p.m. Employees told firefighters on the scene that there was a fire in the building. The […]

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Active Shooter Drill Scheduled Friday March 22, 2019 at Barrington High School While Students Are on Spring Break

Thursday March 21 2019 9:15 pm

The Active Shooter Drill is scheduled from 8 a.m. to noon Friday March 22, 2019, at Barrington High School, according to the Barrington Police Department. The active shooter drill will take place at Barrington High School, 616 W Main Street in Barrington while Barrington High School students are on Spring Break. Barrington police and fire […]

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$10,000 Reward for Identification of 2 Suspects in Chicago Super Giant Grocery Store Arson on Division St

Thursday March 21 2019 7:40 pm

The ATF wants your help to identify two suspected arsonists who have been on the run for months. The two male offender shown in a video released by the ATF Chicago accused of arson involving the Super Giant Grocery at 5147 W. Division St. in the Austin neighborhood on May 31, 2018. ATF Chicago is […]

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Lake County Sheriff: Missing Juvenile Located at Motel on Route 45 with Male Offender Suspected of Criminal Sexual Abuse

Thursday March 21 2019 6:06 pm

Lake County Sheriff’s Office reports that deputies conducted an expeditious investigation and located a missing 14-year-old girl at a motel in the block of 31200 North Route 45, Fremont Township, northwest of Libertyville. Lake County Sheriff’s Office deputies discovered the juvenile was at the motel with Vincent A. Dunson Jr., 22, of the 3200 block […]

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Three Dogs Die in House Fire on LaSalle St Near Chestnut Ave, Arlington Heights

Thursday March 21 2019 9:18 am

VIDEO: House Fire on Lasalle St Near Chestnut Ave Arlington Heights. Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 10:15 PM Wednesday March 20, 2019 to a report of a house fire on Lasalle Street just east of the intersection of Chestnut Avenue and Lasalle Street Arlington Heights, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of […]

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Arlington Heights Male Offender Accused of Battering Grandmother; Fled, Was Arrested on Walnut Ave After Resisting Police

Wednesday March 20 2019 9:33 pm

Arlington Heights police responded on Monday March 18, 2019 to a complaint of a Domestic Battery in which the victim was a 79-year-old female, who identified her 19-year-old grandson, Jerrell L. Kibble, as the offender. The victim was transported to Northwest Community Hospital by Arlington Heights Fire Department firefighter/paramedics. Kibble fled the scene and was […]

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