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FIRE BLOG C

Bicyclist Hit by Metra Train – Pedestrian Incident at Cumberland Along Northwest Highway, Des Plaines

Des Planes firefighter/paramedics responded about 6:01 p.m. Thursday to a report of a pedestrian hit by a train at the Cumberland Station, 475 East Northwest Highway. Outbound Metra Train #639 is stopped after being involved […]

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CRIME BLOG C

“Active Shooter” At Least One Dead on 17th Floor LaSalle St High Rise Near Jackson Blvd Chicago “Bank of America Building”

Chicago police, SWAT and firefighters and paramedics responded just before 10:00 a.m. to a report of an active shooter at 231 South LaSalle Street near Jackson Boulevard. The location is just north of the Chicago […]

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Sports

Arlington Post 208 Faces Barrington Post 158 in American Legion Baseball Illinois State Tournament at Recreation Park Tonight

UPDATE: Arlington lost to Barrington 3 to 1. Arlington (Post 208) will face Barrington (Post 158) in tournament contest tonight at 7:00 p.m. at Recreation Park at Douglas Avenue and Miner Street. Arlington (35-4) beat […]

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CRIME BLOG B

Aggravated Battery Upgraded to First-Degree Murder Charge for Michael G. Platt After Ryan Flannigan Dies

Michael G. Platt, 35, of 235 W. Wilson Street, Palatine, was arrested today after Cook County prosecutors upgraded the charge of aggravated battery to first-degree murder within 24 hours after the victim he allegedly punched […]