I-290 and St Charles Road Aerial View, North is left, East is top (©2020 Google Maps)
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Elmhurst Police Search Neighborhood for Suspects Involved in a Hit-and-Run Crash on I-290 and St. Charles Rd

358 Police activity in the Elmhurst area as Elmhurst police were initially investigating a report of fleeing suspects from a property damage hit-and-run crash involving a stolen vehicle on I-290 eastbound at St. Charles Road […]

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Suicide Rate January 1 to June 30, 2020 Increases 22.7 Percent Compared to Same Period in 2019 in DuPage County

241 The DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) reported on Thursday, September 17, 2020 that rates of suicides have been increasing at an alarming rate over the past several years, and indicates the rate of deaths […]

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Second Consecutive Day Over 2,000; IDPH Announces 2,514 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

124 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Friday, September 25, 2020 reported 2,514 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 25 additional confirmed deaths. In Chicagoland, 7 new […]

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IDPH: Decrease from 24 to 17 Illinois Counties at Warning Level for Coronavirus Disease

87 WARNING LEVEL COUNTIES: Bond, Boone, Cass, Christian, Clinton, Crawford, DeWitt, Fayette, Grundy, Hamilton, Macon, Menard, Peoria, Putnam, Washington, Wayne, and Winnebago The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Friday, September 25, 2020 reported […]

Wauconda US-12 Aerial View for Friday, September 25, 2020 crash (©2020 Google Maps)
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Two Women Critically Injured in Rear-End Crash with Truck and Trailer Hauling a Bulldozer on US-12/IL-59 in Wauconda

1,127 Police and firefighter/paramedics from Wauconda responded about 1:35 p.m. Friday, September 25, 2020 to a report of a crash with injuries near Tri-State Marine, 2953 North Route 12 in Wauconda — just south of […]

Benjamin Banuelos, criminal sexual assault suspect (SOURCE: Cook County Sheriff's Office)
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Male Suspect from Des Plaines Charged with Criminal Sexual Assault of Teen Girl at Mount Prospect Apartment

3,947 A 20-year-old male suspect, Benjamin Banuelos, of Des Plaines was arrested Wednesday, September 23, 2020 and charged with criminal sexual assault of a female teen victim. A co-offender accused of sexual assault is at […]

Hillside Towing removes Honda Accord in pieces after crash with utility pole at Northwest Highway and Wilke Road in Arlington Heights
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Crash Seriously Injures Palatine Teen Ejected from Honda Accord that Split in Half on Utility Pole, Northwest Highway and Wilke Rd, Arlington Heights

2,265 High-Speed Crash Involving 2012 Honda Accord High-speed crash splits car in half at Northwest Highway (US 14) and Wilke Road in Arlington Heights, Illinois. Arlington Heights police officers and firefighters/paramedics responded about 8:43 p.m. […]