Crash Route 53 January 22, 2021 6:30 a.m. with traffic impact at 7:15 a.m. (Map data ©2021 Google)
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Car Crash with Wall on Northbound Route 53 Just North of Northwest Highway Near Palatine, Arlington Heights

369 Illinois State Police troopers and firefighter/paramedics from Palatine responded about 6:30 a.m. Friday, January 22, 2021 to a report that a car crashed into the center wall and spun out into traffic. A silver […]

Illinois State Police SUV rear-ended during investigation of crash scene on Route 53 just south of Rand Road
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Second Crash Injures 3 on Route 53, Including Illinois State Police Trooper Writing Report for a First Crash; Offending Driver Charged with Scott’s Law Violation

702 Scott’s Law Violation (Move Over Violation) in Crash with Illinois State Police SUV on Route 53 near Arlington Heights. YouTube Tips ⓘ Illinois State Police and firefighters and paramedics from Palatine and Arlington Heights […]

Busse Woods Grove 2 Aerial View (Imagery ©2021 Google, Imagery ©2021 Maxar Technologies, Sanborn, U.S. Geological Survey, USDA Farm Service Agency, Map data ©2021)
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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

692 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

3,166 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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Shamer Says: “You mentioned 2 gunshot victims in Volo. Those “victims” were stealing cars. Shame on you cardinal! Get your story straight.”

2,086 Oops, we did it again. We triggered someone, and on the third day of 2021 we already have an incoming communication for the “STUPID FILE.” Sunday morning, January 3, 2021, an anonymous reader must […]

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

2,061 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 […]

Palatine Road and Route 53 Sunday morning December 27, 2020 (Map data ©2020 Google)
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Several Icy Overpass Wipeout Crashes Sunday Morning: Route 53 and Palatine Rd, Route 53 and Dundee Rd, and Route 60 and I-94

790 Illinois State Police and firefighters and paramedics from Palatine responded about 8:37 a.m. to a crash with injuries into the ditch from northbound Route 53 to westbound Palatine Road in the northeast quadrant of […]

Significant fire showing from the roof after it burned off a section of vertical mansard roof at condo apartment fire in Palatine (PHOTO CREDIT: Lance Neuses)
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Firefighters Stop Advanced Attic Fire in High Winds at Condo Apartment Building on Dundee Quarter in Palatine

997 Fireground scene at condo apartment fire on Dundee Quarter in Palatine Wednesday morning December 23, 2020. Police and firefighters from Palatine responded at 8:33 a.m. Wednesday, December 23, 2020, to a report of fire […]

Rollover crash scene at Walmart north driveway (SOURCE: NorthShore Updates)
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Driver Apparently Avoids Serious Injuries in Rollover Crash on Lake Cook Road Near North Driveway of Walmart in Wheeling

532 Police and firefighters and paramedics from Wheeling responded about 8:14 p.m. Saturday, December 19, 2020 to a report of a rollover crash with injuries and entrapment. Police, firefighters, and paramedics on arrival discovered a […]