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Village of Arlington Heights Senior Citizens Commission Seeks Nominees for Kenneth Hood Senior Service Award

The Village of Arlington Heights Senior Citizens Commission is seeking nominations for the seventh annual Kenneth Hood Senior Service Award. The award nomination forms are available on the Village of Arlington Heights website (www.vah.com) or […]

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Disaster Report

CSX Train Derailment Crash with Fire Near Downtown Lynchburg, Virginia — Flames on the James River

VIDEO close up of fire at train derailment in Lynchburg, Virginia (VIDEO CREDIT: Sheri Felipe). Lynchburg police and firefighters responded about 2:00 p.m. Wednesday to a train collision and fire near the Amazement Square and […]

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TV

Chicago Fire Crossover Episode Part 1 with Chicago P.D. April 29, 2014 Depicts Bombing at Chicago Charity Run

Some say it’s too soon after the Boston Marathon bombing, but Chicago producers have not held back with a hard-hitting part one of a two-part crossover television event with CHICAGO PD. On Tuesday night’s episode […]

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FIRE BLOG B

Minivan Fire at the Rear Parking Lot Near Dorfler’s Meat Market on Mchenry Rd, Buffalo Grove

Buffalo Grove police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 11:08 AM Wednesday to Dorfler’s Meat Market, 1182 North McHenry Road Buffalo Grove, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a vehicle was on fire at the […]

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Healthy & Fit

Second Hand Stress from Strangers and People You Know — May Be More Influential Than You Think

ABC News’ Nikki Battiste takes a look at how people are affected by others’ stress with Saint Louis University Associate Professor of Psychology Tony Buchanan (Google Scholar profile). Researchers seem to be finding some convincing […]

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Ex-Schaumburg Police Investigator Matthew Hudak Pleads Guilty to Drug, Burglary, Armed Violence, Official Misconduct Charges

Former Schaumburg police narcotics officer Matthew Hudak, 37, pleaded guilty Tuesday, April 29, 2014 to operating a drug ring with two fellow cops and received what could amount to a 12-year prison sentence. Hudak is […]

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FIRE BLOG C

Semi-Trailer Rollover Crash With Entrapment and 52,000 LBS of Beer to Transfer on Eastbound I-290 at Harlem Ave, Oak Park Forest Park

Illinois State Police and Oak Park and/or Forest Park firefighter/paramedics responded about 2:29 AM Tuesday to a rollover semi-trailer truck crash eastbound I-290 just west of Harlem Ave Forest Park, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received […]