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Public Service

Several Restaurants With Electric Power Trouble Friday Night in Downtown Arlington Heights

42 Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 8:28 PM Friday to Harry’s of Arlington, 1 North Vail Avenue Arlington Heights, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics investigated a burning odor and possible electrical problems in the […]

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One Killed by Metra Train at Fort Sheridan Station on UP North Line, 1 Injured by BNSF Line Train at Downer’s Grove Station

46 Two Metra train incidents occurred during the evening rush during Friday night’s rush hour. Downers Grove firefighter/paramedics and police responded about 5:45 p.m. Friday to a report of a pedestrian hit by a Metra […]

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Outdoors

VIDEO: Who Would Ever Think You Would Find This Member of the Herring Family in Lake Michigan Waters Off Chicago’s Shore?

36 Fish Ecologists Phil Willink & Solomon David used a GoPro camera to film a massive school of American gizzard shad (Dorosoma cepedianum) off one of the local harbors in Chicago, IL. The gargantuan school […]

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Josh Romney Rescues 4 on Thanksgiving in Murray, Utah; Vehicles in Buildings Not Too Uncommon for the Holiday

34 Thanksgiving was a day for cars into buildings — reports from Murray, Utah; Arlington Heights, Illinois; and Chicago, Illinois. 1. Citizen Rescue Josh Romney, son of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, has reported via […]