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Truck Driver Injured, Trapped in Semi-Trailer Truck with Leaking Diesel Fuel on Lake Cook Rd Just East of Schaeffer Rd, Arlington Heights

Semi-Trailer Truck Crash into a Tree at Lake Cook Rd and Schaefer Rd, Arlington Heights Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 2:51 PM Friday February 22, 2019 to a report of a semi-trailer truck crash at Lake Cook Road and Schaefer Road Arlington Heights, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a truck […]

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Sometimes It’s Just Too Difficult to Bring the News in Arlington Heights

Since beginning Arlingtoncardinal.com on September 12, 2001, my observations or interactions with Arlington Heights police officers and police officers from neighboring municipalities has almost always been an impressive experience — witnessing compassion, technical skills, professionalism, humility, dedication, positive attitudes, and commendable responsiveness. I often leave a scene thinking what awesome people I have just seen […]

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Chief Andrew Larson Appointed 6th Fire Chief of Arlington Heights Fire Department Friday Feb. 15, 2019

The Village of Arlington Heights on Friday, February 15, 2019 announced that Andrew Larson has been appointed as the new Fire Chief for the Village of Arlington Heights effective immediately. Chief Larson recently served as Acting Fire Chief since the retirement of Fire Chief Ken Koeppen on November 15, 2018. After 22 service years with […]

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Recycling Bin Fire Singes Siding of House on Wilke Rd, Arlington Heights — Passerby’s Actions Deserve Praise

Recycling bin fire singes siding of house on Wilke Road Arlington Heights. Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:55 PM Sunday February 3, 2019 to a report of a house fire in the block of 1200 North Wilke Road Arlington Heights, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a passerby saw flames coming […]

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Crash with Injuries on Arlington Heights Rd South of Palatine Rd, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 2:21 PM Saturday February 2, 2019 to a report of crash with injuries at Arlington Heights Road and Palatine Road Arlington Heights, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics arrived to find a crash on Arlington Heights Road just south of Palatine Road. At least one person was injured. The crash […]

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Man Dies After He Was Found Unresponsive Near a Snow Bank at Northpoint Shopping Center, Arlington Heights

Scene where a man was found unresponsive near a snow bank in a parking lot at Northpoint Shopping Center in Arlington Heights and who police say was declared deceased. Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 8:08 AM Saturday February 2, 2019 to a report of an unresponsive man down in the parking lot at […]

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Unexpected Water Fountain Busts Through Dining Room Wall at Downtown Arlington Heights Restaurant

VIDEO: Water busts through dining room wall at pizzeria, Armand’s Pizzeria and Italian restaurant at Campbell Street and Vail Avenue in the downtown dining district in Arlington Heights. Arlington Heights police and firefighters responded about 9:59 a.m. Friday February 1, 2019 to a report of a broken water pipe at Armand’s Pizzeria, 101 West Campbell […]

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Frozen, Broken Water Pipe Blasts Personal Training Studio Items Onto Evergreen Ave, Arlington Heights

Broken Water Pipe Blasts Personal Training Studio; Floods Evergreen Avenue near Sigwalt Street in Arlington Heights (VIDEO: CapturedNews). You might go to a personal training studio to blast your abs or blast your quads, but today it was a personal training studio in Arlington Heights that got blasted by water from a frozen and broken […]

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Two Children Found Outside on Bonhill Dr, Unincorporated Arlington Heights — Treated for Cold Exposure

Long Grove Fire Protection District firefighter/paramedics responded about 2:01 p.m. Wednesday January 30, 2019 to a report that two children were found walking outside alone in the apartment complex near 4064 Bonhill Drive in unincorporated Arlington Heights. Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart also announced today that at approximately 2:10 p.m. today, Sheriff’s Police responded […]

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House Fire on Wilke Rd Just South of Euclid Ave, Arlington Heights: Attic Fire Quickly Extinguished

Fire showing through roof ridge at house fire on Wilke Road, Arlington Heights. Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 6:14 PM Sunday January 27, 2019 to a report of a house fire in the block of 500 North Wilke Road Arlington Heights, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a chimney was on […]

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GoFundMe Fundraising Account Created for Funeral Expenses for Girl Who Died in Collapsed Snow Fort in Arlington Heights

An GoFundMe online fundraising account was created on Monday, January 21, 2019, the day after Esther Jung, age 12, died in a snow fort that collapse outside of the Rothem Church, 106 East College Drive on the north side of Arlington Heights. Esther Jung’s father is the pastor of the Arlington Heights church. GoFundMe Account […]

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Minor Injuries; Person Hit By A Vehicle at Northwest Highway and Princeton Avenue Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 6:58 AM Wednesday January 23, 2019 to a report of a person hit by a vehicle at Northwest Highway and Princeton Avenue Arlington Heights, Il Arlington Heights, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics on scene discovered a person with minor injuries. FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …   ENGINE(S): E ??   TRUCK(S): T […]

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  • Current Conditions : 34.2F, Overcast - 2:09 AM CST Feb. 23
    Temperature: 34.2°F | Humidity: 77% | Pressure: 30.22in ( Falling) | Conditions: Overcast | Wind Direction: East | Wind Speed: 5mph
  • High Wind Watch - Expires: 9:00 PM CST
    High Wind Watch for Cook County in effect until 9:00 PM CST on February 24, 2019
  • Rest of Tonight as of Feb. 22 7:40 PM CST
    Rest of Tonight - Mostly cloudy. Temperatures nearly steady in the lower 30s. East winds 10 to 15 mph.
  • Saturday Night as of Feb. 22 7:40 PM CST
    Saturday Night - Windy. Rain showers and a chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of light rain and light snow after midnight. No snow accumulation. Lows in the lower 30s. South winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph in the evening becoming southwest and increasing to 20 to […]
  • Saturday as of Feb. 22 7:40 PM CST
    Saturday - Cloudy with light rain likely. A chance of freezing rain north in the early morning. Patchy fog in the morning, then areas of fog in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 40s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

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