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One Person Found Dead in Extra Alarm House Fire on Route 120 Between Thompson Rd and Wonder Lake Drive, Wonder Lake, Woodstock

668 McHenry County Sheriff’s deputies and firefighters and paramedics from Wonder Lake Fire Protection District responded about 10:13 p.m. Saturday, January 16, 2020 to a report from several passersby of a house fire in the […]

Map crash scene Route 60 west of Wilson Road in Wauconda Township (Map data ©2021 Google)
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Fatal 3-Vehicle Crash Involving a Truck on Route 60 Near Wilson Rd in Wauconda Township — 1 Dead, 3 Hurt

399 Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies, and firefighters and paramedics from Wauconda Fire District responded about 8:05 a.m. Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at approximately 8:05AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Route 60 and Wilson Road, […]

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Man Working on Tree Trimming in Busse Woods Injured by Falling Branch; Rescued from Deep Woods by Elk Grove Village Firefighters

682 Elk Grove Village firefighters and paramedics and Cook County Forest Preserve police responded about 11:32 a.m. Tuesday, January 13, 2021 to Busse Woods near Grove 2 to a report that a worker was hit […]

Firefighter/paramedics holding an IV bag during extrication of a crash victim from a severely-damaged vehicle on Algonquin Road just west of New Wilke Road near the border of Arlington Heights and Rolling Meadows
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Five-Vehicle Extrication Crash on Algonquin Rd Just West of New Wilke Rd Near the Arlington Heights, Rolling Meadows Border

3,131 Five-vehicle head-on extrication crash on Algonquin Road just west of New Wilke Road with vehicles spread across about 100 yards in Rolling Meadows and Arlington Heights. Police, firefighters and paramedics from Arlington Heights and […]

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Hit-and-Run Personal Injury: Driver of Gray Chevy Suburban Hits Pedestrian on Tri State Pkwy Near Abbott Labs, Gurnee

167 Police, firefighters and paramedics from Gurnee responded about 9:06 p.m. Sunday, January 10, 2021 to a report pedestrian hit by a vehicle near Abbott Labs, 605 Tri State Parkway. The pedestrian was hit by […]

Fatal shooting investigation in Chevy Silverado on westbound Palatine Road east of Barrington Road near Inverness
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Police Investigating Report of a Woman Passenger Shot Dead in a Pickup Truck on Palatine Rd Near Barrington Rd, Inverness

9,990 Fatal shooting investigation on Palatine Road near Barrington Road near Inverness and Barrington Township early New Year’s Day, Friday, January 1, 2021. UPDATE: The shooting victim’s identity was released Friday, January 1, 2021 as […]

Heavy smoke at Rolling Meadows condo fire on Algonquin Road "Coach Light Condominiums."
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One Resident, One Firefighter Hurt at Condo/Apartment Building Extra Alarm Fire on Algonquin Rd Rolling Meadows

2,051 Resident and firefighter injured in extra alarm apartment fire on Algonquin Road Rolling Meadows Police, firefighters and paramedics from Rolling Meadows responded about 1:37 a.m. Tuesday, December 29, 2020 to an activated fire alarm […]

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Robber Shot and Killed by Employee at Metro by T-Mobile Store on West Chicago Ave Near Kedzie Ave Chicago

1,935 A robber was shot dead by a cellphone store employee who had a concealed handgun permit in the Humboldt Park neighborhood Saturday evening, police said (CBS Chicago). Police, firefighters and paramedics from Chicago responded […]

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Hit-and-Run: Woman and Boy Pedestrians Killed, One Was Trapped Under a Vehicle at 55th St and Troy St Near Kedzie Ave, Chicago

802 Chicago Police Looking for a Dark Chevy Malibu (2009-2012) with Front-End Damage A child and an adult were seriously injured as pedestrians in a hit-and-run crash Wednesday night in Gage Park. There may have […]