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Firefighters meet with Arlington Heights Battalion Chief Terry Valentino after knocking down an attic fire on Kennicott Avenue in Arlington Heights. More fire news reports in The Cardinal FIREBLOG ... Chicagoland fire, rescue, EMS calls; and links to city scanner posts ...

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Southern sections of Arlington Heights are just a few miles from O'Hare International Airport -- one of the busiest airports in the world. Check The Cardinal for Air Travel and Weather resources. Airport info with links to official O'Hare Twitter and more ...

Pedestrian Killed: Driver Drags Pedestrian, Crashes Toyota Highlander with Pedestrian into House, Flees Scene on Equestrian Dr Near Elmhurst Rd, Wheeling

Wednesday May 20 2020 11:54 am

Police and firefighter/paramedics from Wheeling responded about 7:40 a.m. Wednesday May 20, 2020 to a report of a crash with injuries in the block of 700 Equestrian Drive (just east of Elmhurst Road). Police received a report that the driver of the minivan fled on foot and was running north on Elmhurst Road. The suspect […]

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The Fruit Burst of Music: The Hood Internet Puts a Blend of Flavors for a Mouthwatering Sample of Music from Each Year Since 1979

Tuesday May 19 2020 9:39 pm

THE HOOD INTERNET presents 1986. The Hood Internet is assembling samples of more than 50 songs from each year (starting with 1979), mixed together into one 3-minute song, and releasing a new music video approximately each Thursday since October 3, 2019. The Hood Internet is a DJ and production duo from Chicago, known for their […]

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Topic Music

Teen Bicyclist Disobeys Stop Sign, Crashes with Police SUV at Ridge Ave and Campbell St, Arlington Heights

Tuesday May 19 2020 8:22 pm

Police and paramedics on scene after a crash involving a teen bicyclist and an Arlington Heights police SUV at a 4-Way stop intersection at Ridge Avenue and Campbell Street in Arlington Heights. Police and firefighter/paramedics from Arlington Heights responded about 12:35 a.m. Monday May 18, 2020 to a report of a police vehicle crash with […]

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Topic FIRE BLOG, Public Service

Male Offender Caught Illegally Using Emergency Lights Charged with DUI, Driving with Revoked License on I-94 Near Route 22

Tuesday May 19 2020 10:26 am

On Monday May 18, 2020, at approximately 5:15 p.m., a Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy was on patrol in the area of I-94 and Route 22 in unincorporated Lincolnshire. The Lake County sheriff’s deputy observed a Ram pickup truck traveling northbound on I-94 at a high rate of speed. The driver of the Dodge Ram had […]

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Two Killed in Crash on Tryon Grove Rd (County Highway 36) Between Barnard Mill Rd and County Highway 7 Southwest of Richmond

Monday May 18 2020 2:10 pm

McHenry County Sheriff’s deputies and firefighter/paramedics from Richmond, Wonder Lake and Spring Grove responded about 10:20 p.m. Sunday May 17, 2020 to a report of a serious crash with entrapment and two injured in the block of 7900 Tryon Grove Road in unincorporated Richmond. The crash was located on Tryon Grove Road between Barnard Mill […]

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Cypress Basin in Arlington Heights Gets First Real World Flooding Mitigation Job the Past Few Days

Monday May 18 2020 12:14 pm

The Cypress Basin tested well in its first real world flooding mitigation event the past few days as over 6 inches of rainfall hit Arlington Heights. The worst of the rain in Arlington Heights was possibly south of Rand Road, so its a blessing that the Cypress Basin was completed. The Cypress Basin or Cypress […]

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Topic Gov

Rollings Lane Flooding Off of Euclid Ave Near Rolling Green Country Club, Arlington Heights

Monday May 18 2020 10:04 am

Rollings Lane was flooded after 3.6875 inches of rain fell overnight Thursday to Friday (May 14-15, 2020). The area has had flooding problems for many years. The first round photos were taken Friday night after the heavy rain had stopped about 2:00 a.m. early Friday morning, and light rain persisted had until about 5:00 a.m. […]

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Topic Weather

Moderate Flooding Scenes in Arlington Heights, Sunday May 17, 2020

Monday May 18 2020 8:24 am

Flooding scene with saturated ground after 6.25 inches of rain fell in Arlington Heights from about 11:00 p.m. Thursday May 14, 2020 until about 11:00 p.m. on Sunday May 17, 2020. Flooded basements and stranded drivers in stalled cars in flooded streets were common calls for police, fire and public works crews. MORE PHOTOS BELOW […]

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Topic FIRE BLOG, Public Service, Weather

Over 6 Inches of Rain in Arlington Heights Since Late Thursday Night Through Sunday (May 14-17, 2020)

Monday May 18 2020 12:07 am

A line of showers and thunderstorms moved across Chicagoland this evening, bringing a second round of heavy rain to Chicagoland on Sunday May 17, 2020, and the third round in three days. Very heavy rainfall, with near zero visibility occurred during the second line of storms. Arlington Heights received 1 inch of rain in the […]

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Topic Weather

Parents Rescue 18-month-old Daughter from Pond at Home on Olbrich Rd Between Harvard and Marengo

Sunday May 17 2020 3:32 pm

McHenry County Sheriff’s deputies and firefighter/paramedics from Harvard responded about 10:24 a.m. Saturday, May 16, 2020 to a report of a near-drowning in the block of 200 Olbrich Road in Harvard. The parents of a 1 year-old female child were alerted by a 3 year-old sibling that the 1 year-old was in a backyard pond. […]

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Suspected DUI Crash, Driver Fled Scene at Golf Rd East of Algonquin Rd, Arlington Heights

Saturday May 16 2020 9:58 pm

Alleged DUI driver crashes on Golf Rd east of Algonquin Rd in Arlington Heights and leaves the scene. Police from Arlington Heights responded about 4:28 p.m. Thursday May 14, 2020 to a report of a vehicle vs tree crash on Golf Road east of Algonquin Road. Rolling Meadows police also assisted Arlington Heights police officers. […]

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Topic DUI

Chicago Bears Announce the Passing of Former Chicago Bears Chairman Michael McCaskey at Age 76

Saturday May 16 2020 7:00 pm

The Chicago Bears announced Saturday May 16, 2020 the passing of Michael B. McCaskey, the oldest son of Ed and Virginia McCaskey and grandson of George Halas, at age 76. It is with great sadness the Chicago Bears and the McCaskey family mourn the loss of Michael B. McCaskey, 76, after his lengthy battle with […]

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Topic Peeps, Sports


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