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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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Man Hit by Minivan; Arlington Heights Rd Closed in Both Directions South of Biesterfield Rd, Elk Grove Village

Wednesday August 21 2019 11:28 pm

Elk Grove Village police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 8:44 PM Wednesday, August 21, 2019 to a report of a man hit by a car on Arlington Heights Road south of Biesterfield Road by Elk Grove Theatre. Police and firefighter/paramedics on arrival found an older male adult unresponsive in the northbound lane‘s of Arlington Heights Road […]

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Rollover Crash with Injuries at Central Road and Kirchoff Road Arlington Heights

Wednesday August 21 2019 8:11 pm

Rollover crash at Kirchoff Road and Central Road Arlington Heights injured a woman in a Honda SUV during Wednesday’s evening rush hour. Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 6:10 PM Wednesday August 21, 2019 to a report of a rollover crash with entrapment at Central Road and Kirchoff Road Arlington Heights, Il. Police and […]

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Serious Crash at Sutton Rd and Irving Park Rd Traps, Seriously Injures Female Driver in an Acura MDX

Wednesday August 21 2019 2:15 pm

FLIGHT FOR LIFE LANDING ZONE AT CRASH SCENE Firefighter/paramedics work to extricate a female who was trapped in her SUV following a crash with a pickup truck, then Flight for Life lifts off for a transport to Level I Trauma Center Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital. Streamwood firefighter/paramedics and police responded about 9:01 p.m. Tuesday August […]

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Arlington Heights Firefighter/Paramedics Bring Backpacks Filled with School Supplies for Students at Timber Ridge School

Wednesday August 21 2019 8:50 am

Arlington Heights firefighters bring school supplies and backpacks to Timber Ridge School students on Thursday August 15, 2019. Firefighters from the Arlington Heights Fire Department recently organized a drive for school supplies and backpacks for students at NSSEO (Northwest Suburban Special Education Organization) Timber Ridge School at 201 South Evanston Avenue in Arlington Heights. Based […]

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Motorcyclist Surprised Illinois State Police Trooper with Handgun Before He Left a Traffic Stop on I-294, and Was Later Arrested at His Wheeling Townhouse

Sunday August 18 2019 10:08 pm

The identity of the male shooter of an Illinois State Police trooper on Thursday August 15, 2019 in Wheeling was released Saturday as 43-year-old Volodymyr Dragan. Police arrived at Dragan’s house after he was accused of a serious offense during a traffic stop on Interstate 294 very early Thursday morning. Police said that Volodymyr Dragan […]

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Former Chicago Bears Running Back Cedric Benson, Passenger Killed on Motorcycle in Crash with Minivan in Austin, Texas

Sunday August 18 2019 4:16 pm

Former Chicago Bears running back Cedric Benson, age 36, died in a motorcycle crash with a minivan about 10:20 p.m. Saturday August 17, 2019 in the block of 5600 Mt. Bonnell Road in Austin, Texas. Benson, 36, and a female passenger riding with him were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. According to […]

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Topic Peeps

Severe Thunderstorms Possible, High 84 (Heat Index 89) about 3PM, Arlington Heights, Chicago Weather Forecast Northwest

Sunday August 18 2019 7:30 am

There is a possibility of increasing coverage and intensity of thunderstorms this morning through afternoon Sunday. The greatest chance of severe weather and heavy rain is between 7:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch was activated by the National Weather Service at 6:05 a.m. The first Severe Thunderstorm Warning today for Cook County […]

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Topic Weather

University Park Water Supplier Sued for Creating Situation that Caused Lead to Contaminate Drinking Water After Source Switched to the Kankakee River

Saturday August 17 2019 11:57 pm

A school is now affected, and Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul has filed suit against water supplier Aqua Illinois. CBS 2’s Tara Molina reports. The State of Illinois has filed a lawsuit alleging that Aqua Illinois — the company that provides water to south suburban University Park caused lead to contaminate the suburb’s drinking water. […]

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Topic Gov, Law

Multiple Offender Crime: “Flash Mob Robbery” at Nordstrom Woodfield Store, Schaumburg — Full Rack of $1,000 Handbags Taken

Saturday August 17 2019 10:16 pm

Schaumburg police responded about 12:20 PM Friday August 16, 2019 of a theft at Nordstrom at Woodfield, 6 Woodfield Mall Schaumburg, IL. Police received a report that about eleven unknown offenders took women’s purses and handbags near the south entrance of the Nordstrom entrance connected to the covered parking garage. The suspects entered and exited […]

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Arlington Heights Police Investigating Shootout Between Two Groups at Creekside Park, Schaefer Rd Just North of Nichols Rd, Arlington Heights

Saturday August 17 2019 9:40 pm

SHOOTOUT JUST WEST OF LAKE TERRAMERE Arlington Heights police responded about 2:04 p.m. Saturday August 17, 2019 to a report of shots fired in the area of Creekside Park, 4100 North Schaefer Road, Arlington Heights. Upon arrival, a perimeter was established with the help of officers from the Buffalo Grove Police Department. No victims were […]

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Hopefully Your iPhone Purchase Can Wait: Better Deals and Better iPhones Expected in September 2019

Saturday August 17 2019 3:49 pm

September is the time of year when Apple introduces better iPhones with better features and lowers the price of existing high-end phones. The new top, high-end iPhone might be called the Apple iPhone 11 Pro, according to rumors. Also, some of the high-end features that are exclusive on higher-end iPhones (XS and XS Max) may […]

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Topic iPhone

Chicago Air and Water Show Suspended Just Before Noon Saturday for Line of Thunderstorms Moving Through Lakefront

Saturday August 17 2019 11:57 am

The Chicago Air and Water Show was suspended just before noon Saturday August 17 2019 as a line of thunderstorms approached the lakefront from southwest to northeast. Organizers and weather officials expected some fairly heavy storms to affect the area from about noon to 12:30 p.m. The air show was expected to resume sometime after […]

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