Preparing to tow silver Mercedes sedan off of railroad tracks at Ridge Avenue and Northwest Highway in Arlington Heights
FIRE BLOG

Car Crash with Metra Train Kills Driver in Arlington Heights, Interrupts Train Service on UP Northwest Line

1,806 Car crash with Metra passenger train at US-14 and Ridge Avenue/Walnut Avenue in Arlington Heights. Police and firefighter/paramedics from Arlington Heights responded about 2:10 p.m Thursday, November 12, 2020 to a report that a […]

Illustration, created by Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
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Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces COVID-19 “Stay at Home” Advisory for the City of Chicago Beginning Monday Nov. 16, 2020

247 Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday, November 12, 2020 announced a stay-at-home advisory for the City of Chicago that will go in effect starting Monday, November 16, 2020. With the “stay-at-home” advisory residents are advised […]

Illustration, created by Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
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IDPH Reports 12,702 New Coronavirus Cases with 43 Additional Deaths; Region 10 Test Positivity 7-Day Rolling Average Increases to 13.7%

67 The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Thursday, November 12, 2020 reported 12,702 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 43 additional deaths. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from […]

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Hit-and-Run Personal Injury: Pedestrian Hit by White Ford Pickup Truck on Mayflower Rd Near Rosemary Rd, Lake Forest

161 HIT BY PICKUP TRUCK; PEDESTRIAN DIES Police and firefighter/paramedics from Lake Forest responded about 10:47 a.m. Thursday, November 12, 2020 to a report pedestrian hit by a white pickup truck in the block of […]

Eric Rinehart, as candidate for Lake County State's Attorney
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Republican Lake County State’s Attorney Mike Nerheim Loses Election Night Lead; Concedes Victory to Eric Rinehart

272 Lake County State’s Attorney Mike Nerheim on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 conceded victory to Democratic challenger Eric Rinehart after recent votes processed after Election Day took away the Gurnee Republican’s lead and put him […]

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3-11 Alarm Fire at Jewelers Center at the Maller Building 21-Story High-Rise at Wabash Ave and Madison St Chicago

365 About 200 firefighters responded to a 3-11 Alarm high-rise fire on Jewelers Row at Wabash Avenue and Madison Street in The Loop Thursday morning. Police and firefighter/paramedics from Chicago responded about 3:49 a.m. Thursday, […]

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Wendy Rittenhouse Says Her Son Kyle Shouldn’t Be in Jail and Wisconsin Governor and Kenosha Mayor Should Have Stopped Rioting

227 The mother of 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse, accused of fatally shooting two people and wounding a third during the Kenosha riots said her son acted in self-defense and that he shouldn’t be in jail. Kyle […]

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Chicago’s First 7-Day Stretch of 70 Degrees Since Weather Records Began in 1871 — Includes 3 Record-Breaking Highs, 1 Record High Minimum

92 November 2020 brought a treat of 8 mild days from Tuesday, November 3, 2020 to Tuesday, November 10, 2020. Seven days were in the 70s and one day hit 69°F. Three of the days […]

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National Weather Service Record for O’Hare International Airport for Wednesday, November 11 2020

59 Mobile Users: Turn display sideways to read tables … 🔄  CLIMATE REPORT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL 1238 AM CST THU NOV 12 2020 …………………………….. …THE CHICAGO-OHARE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR NOVEMBER 11 2020… CLIMATE […]