The Cardinal — has several crime categories or “columns” that can narrow your article browsing. Following are the location-related categories …

24/7 Crime Alerts!
24/7 Crime Alerts! is the parent category to all of the following categories. All sub-categories below are published combined in the 24/7 Alerts! category with the latest news at the top of the column. The sub-categories below only include articles of their respective topics.

CRIME BLOG (CRIME BLOG A) is the log of criminal activity in Arlington Heights and some incidents of immediate border suburb locations — concerns crime news and alerts. Local DUI arrests are also listed in the CRIME BLOG. The CRIME BLOG is a 24/7 sampling of criminal activity, and does not include all incidents.

CRIME BLOG B is the log of criminal activity in Buffalo Grove, Elk Grove, Long Grove, Mount Prospect, Palatine, Prospect Heights, Rolling Meadows, Schaumburg and Wheeling. Currently CRIME BLOG B is not as thorough as the CRIME BLOG category covering Arlington Heights.

CRIME BLOG C is the log of criminal activity in Chicagoland beyond the suburbs of CRIME BLOG B.

Crimes Notebook is concerned with criminal activity of significance because of the interest, proximity and/or severity of the crime. These reports may be from anywhere in the world. The category also includes both CRIME BLOG B and CRIME BLOG C.

Note: This page was formerly known as GEO CRIME at