Most Viewed Reports on The Cardinal by Month for 2010

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Here are the most viewed published reports on The Cardinal — for each month of the year 2010.

December 2010
All-Stars Gentlemen’s Club Extra-Alarm Fire, Fully-Involved with Roof Collapse Leyden Township Fire Department responded about 12:45 p.m. Tuesday to a fire at All-Star Gentlemen’s Club, 11645 Grand Avenue. The fire alarm was upped to a second-alarm and then a third-alarm …

November 2010
Lake Zurich High School Drama Teacher Ronald D. Culver Charged with Aggravated Sexual Abuse Ronald D. Culver, 51, surrendered Monday night to Lake Zurich police and has been charged with criminal sexual abuse. He resigned Friday from his position as a speech and drama teacher at Lake Zurich High School where he as been working since 2001 …

October 2010
Small Plane Crash on Roof of Xsport Fitness, Naperville Naperville Fire Department and police responded to a report just after 12:00 p.m. Wednesday of a small plane crash into the roof of XSPORT Fitness, 2780 Fitness Drive.
A Piper PA-32R-300 took off south to north from an airstrip (Runway 36) in Aero Estates – – a subdivision just south of XSPORT FITNESS. The small plane smashed into a turret, tower-like structure in the southwest corner of the XSPORT building. The turret is just over a top-floor basketball court, which was not occupied at the time of the crash. Some people that heard the crash inside the gym, just thought there was a big barbell crash, at first …

Plane crash at Xsport Fitness in Naperville, Illinois.

September 2010
Alligator Processing: Maryellen Mara-Christian Hunt, Kills Giant Alligator in Lake Moultrie, South Carolina In an exclusive interview on CBS “The Early Show on Saturday Morning,” Maryellen Mara-Christian explained that she was out on a boat on Lake Moultrie with her husband and a few friends when the former bank marketing officer from Fitchburg, Massachusetts hooked the alligator with her heavy-duty fishing pole. The group harpooned the alligator and took about 2 hours to secure the alligator and bring it to shore …

August 2010
Police Activity Palatine Road for Standoff with Armed Man in House, Domestic Situation Arlington Heights police responded about 11:50 p.m. Sunday to a report of a domestic situation with an injured juvenile in the 400 block of West Palatine Road. Police surrounded a house in the 400 block of West Palatine Road and blocked off Palatine Road in both directions between Arlington Heights Road and Kennicott about midnight.

VIDEO ON SCENE: Paramedics take remote position of cover Chestnut and Walnut; NIPAS response video from safe distance near the 400 block of West Palatine Road.

July 2010
Roundy’s Supermarket on Northwest Highway Near Kensington Named Mariano’s Fresh Market (originally published in March) Roundy’s Supermarkets, Inc. has announced the name for its new Chicagoland stores, “Mariano’s Fresh Market.” The name is a nod to the Italian culinary heritage of Roundy’s CEO Bob Mariano. The new stores will reflect old-world adherence to quality and personal service, blended with Mariano’s signature approach to supermarket innovation.

June 2010
Devastating Fire at Wings Resale Store 756 East Northwest Highway in Palatine Palatine Fire Department responded to a burning transformer and arcing power lines in the 700 block of East Northwest Highway about 4:00 p.m. Friday. Either high winds or a lightning strike caused a transformer problem and a downed power line. At first firefighters reported a primary line down near the building at 756 East Northwest Highway, and evacuated customers and employees from the building after a severe thunderstorm came through the area — just before 4:00 p.m. A high volume of emergency calls for downed lines and downed trees from a severe thunderstorm started coming in to Northwest Central Dispatch 9-1-1 Center and Com Ed at about 4:00 p.m. After a few minutes on the scene at 756 East Northwest Highway, Palatine police and firefighters reported smoke coming from the building. Early in the fire department operations, the fire scene was declared a defensive operation …

Arcing on the north side of a truss roof building ignites the roof. Notice late in the video that the arcing at the north wall causes sparking and arcing along the gutter of the whole east side of the building. First sparking gutter caught on video just after 6:26 and then easier to see at 8:50 and following to the end of the video. A very dangerous situation with electrocution risk and building/roof collapse risk.

May 2010
Best Taser Video: Clackamas River, Oregon; Police Taser Armed Carjacker After Foot Pursuit Video shows carjacking suspect running along rocky shoreline of Clackamas River with police in pursuit with K-9 unit. The suspect slips into the river and gets back to shore (video is edited)…

April 2010
German Shepherd, Buddy, Leads Alaska State Trooper’s Police Car to Owner’s House Fire Alaska State Troopers will be presenting a special award to Buddy, a German Shepherd that led authorities to a fire at his owners’ property on April 4, 2010. The owner suffered minor burns after a heater apparently ignited chemicals in the family’s workshop at a home in Anchorage, Alaska. Buddy’s owner, Ben Heinrichs, 23, was working on a vehicle in the workshop outside the family’s home in the Caswell Lakes area when a spark from a heater ignited gasoline …

March 2010
Kyle Kelly Killed in Early Morning Crash with SUV at Hintz and Elmhurst Rd Wheeling police and firefighter/paramedics responded to a fatal crash at Elmhurst and Hintz Road just after 3:30 a.m. Thursday. Kyle Kelly of the 900 block of North Beverly Lane in Arlington Heights, was pronounced dead at Glenbrook Hospital in Glenview about 4:30 a.m. Thursday.

February 2010
Glenbard West Football Player Pierre Washington-Steel Dies, Demarco Whitley Listed in Serious Condition Glenbard West High School senior Pierre Washington-Steel and junior Demarco Whitley, both running backs on the Hilltoppers’ football team, were seriously injured in a one-car crash with a utility pole just before 8 p.m. Friday on Swift Road north of St. Charles Road in Glen Ellyn …

January 2010
Child Porn Charges: Church Music Director Brian Milnikel, Roomate Christopher Kontopoulos Brian Milnikel, 45, music director at St. James the Apostle in Glen Ellyn, and Christopher Kontopoulos, 20, Milnikel’s roomate at 800 block of Nelli Court in Naperville were arrested Tuesday morning by Naperville police. Both were charged with possession of child pornography

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