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Fire Prevention

Fire Pit Injuries in 2017 Tripled Compared to 2008; Palatine Fire Department Provides Safety Tips for Fire Pits and Outdoor Heaters

412 Fall is here and outdoor fire pits are warming up across the Midwest. The Palatine Fire Department reminds residents to take proactive measures to keep their outdoor entertaining safe and fun for everyone. According […]

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CRIME BLOG

Criminal Damage to Electrical Room Door at Strip Mall on South Evergreen Near Sigwalt St, Arlington Heights

457 Arlington Heights police received a report about 3:01 PM Friday September 20, 2019 of criminal damage to property at 10 South Evergreen Avenue Arlington Heights, IL. Police received a report that an unknown offender […]

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CRIME BLOG C

Chicago Police Issue Warning After Seven Violent Robbery Attacks Near River North Neighborhood

591 A robbery early Monday morning is the seventh violent attack and robbery in Chicago’s River North neighborhood since August 25 (CBS Chicago/Mugo Odigwe). Chicago police are investigating seven robberies that have occurred since August […]

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CRIME BLOG C

Mundelein Juvenile, Age 15, Arrested with Weapons Charges Day After Shooting in Apartment on Longwood Terrace, Mundelein

826 Mundelein police arrested a 15-year-old defendant Sunday afternoon, September 29, 2019 and charged the teen in a juvenile petition with reckless discharge of a firearm and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon. A firearm […]

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Biz

Forever 21 Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Declares Decisive Step to a Successful Track in the Future

254 Forever 21, a Los Angeles-based fast fashion retailer for teen shoppers, announced on September 29, 2019 that the privately-held company was filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, and that the company was ceasing operations […]

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Healthy & Fit

First Official Discovery of Asian Giant Hornet Nest in North America Under Investigation in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada

1,056 The presence of three Asian Giant Hornets — insects of a dangerous invasive species — was discovered by two separate individuals in the Robins park area of south Nanaimo in British Columbia in mid-August […]

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Biz

Jimmy John’s ‘Freaky Fast’ Will Soon Join Arby’s ‘We Have the Meats’ and Other Restaurants of Inspire Brands’ Portfolio

443 Arby’s parent company Inspire Brands announced last week the acquisition of Jimmy John’s to its list of restaurants that includes Arby’s, Buffalo Wild Wings, Sonic, and Rusty Taco. The acquisition, expected to close in […]

Javier Garcia, Woodfield Mall vehicle ramming suspect charged with Class X felony terrorism
CRIME BLOG B

Woodfield Mall Drive-Thru Male Driver Charged with Terrorism After Release from Medical Care at AMITA Health Behavioral Medicine Institute

2,051 Woodfield Mall terror vehicle ramming scene from outside the mall following the incident in Schaumburg, Illinois. On Friday, September 27, 2019, Javier Garcia, 22, of the block of 1300 Geneva Drive in Palatine, was […]