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Healthy & Fit

Another Ebola Public Health Failure: 2nd Nurse with Ebola Had Fever; Shouldn’t Have Been Flying in Public Transportation Anyway

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced earlier Wednesday that the second health care worker — a nurse who had cared for the deceased Thomas Eric Duncan — flew from Cleveland to Dallas on […]

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Police Public Service

Arlington Heights Police Officers Promoting Rail Safety At Downtown Metra Station Wednesday Morning Sept. 17

Arlington Heights Police Officers will be at the Downtown Train Station on Wednesday morning, September 17, to promote safety for both motorists and pedestrians around the railroad tracks during Illinois Rail Safety Week, September 14-20. […]

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Gov

Three More Coronavirus COVID-19 Deaths in Illinois, 134 New Cases for a Total of 422 Cases in 22 Counties in Illinois

During a Press Briefing on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at about 2:50 p.m., Gov. JB Pritzker reported three more deaths in Illinois, and added that the case count continues to grow exponentially. Part of the […]

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FIRE BLOG C

Woman Died of Natural Causes Before She Received Animal Bites from One or Both Dogs on Channel Ave, Antioch

An autopsy has shown that dog that was initially reported to have possibly attacked a woman, did not actually attack the woman before her death. The autopsy results concluded that a 71-year-old grandmother found dead […]

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FIRE BLOG C

Fire at PharmaCann Medical Marijuana Cultivation Greenhouse, at Least One Person Burned on Mazon Ave Dwight, Illinois

Dwight police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 5:02 PM Wednesday to a report of a fire at a 20,000 square foot greenhouse at PharmaCann, 1200 East Mazon Avenue Dwight, IL. A Dwight Fire Protection District crew […]

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CRIME BLOG

Purse Thefts Up in the Busy “Back-to-School” Period

Back to School … this is one of the time periods that create opportunities for criminals to take advantage of distracted shoppers. Two cases of wallet or purse thefts were reported last week at the Goodwill Store at Dryden Avenue and Rand Road. This video from FOX 2 Detroit is from 2013. A 90-year-old woman was checking produce at the Waterford Meijer store […] […]

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FIRE BLOG C

Orland Fire Protection District Firefighters Use Drone to Locate Hot Spots and Assess Firefighting Progress in House Fire on West Scarlett Drive

Drone video at Orland Park house Wednesday demonstrates how aerial video can help pinpoint fires in a roof or attic, and fight the fire more efficiently and safely. Orland Park Fire Protection District firefighters responded […]