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Fire/Rescue/EMS Notebook

Accident with Shotgun at St. Charles Sportsmen’s Club Injures 11 People in Elburn, Illinois

Elburn police and firefighters/paramedics responded to the St. Charles Sportsmen’s Club, 44W471 Keslinger Rd. in Elburn after a 69-year-old man accidentally discharged a gun in the St. Charles Sportsmen’s Club injuring at least 10 people […]

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FIRE BLOG C

Victims at Fox Valley Systems Paint Factory Explosion Still in Hospital; Transferred by Helicopter to Burn Units

EXPLOSION CAUGHT ON VIDEO (6:52): Explosion with debris flying and heavy smoke from a commercial building where paint and paint striping systems are manufactured at 640 Industrial Drive in Cary, Illinois (VIDEO CREDIT: 3GSTORE.COM). Three […]

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Real Estate

Chicago in Top 5 Foreclosure Cities; Illinois Foreclosure Activity Up 29 Percent from April to May

Chicago, Illinois along with Miami, Florida; Las Vegas, Nevada; Los Angeles, California; and Phoenix, Arizona have the status of the cities with the top foreclosure activity in the United States. Foreclosure rates in Chicago amount […]

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Disaster Report

Weather Radar at Approximate Time of the Harrisburg, Illinois Tornado — Wed. Feb. 29, 2012 at 5:00 AM CST

Still image from Weather Underground archived loop Paducah, Kentucky radar at 5:00 a.m. CST — about the time of Harrisburg, Illinois tornado (Weather Underground — Live Paducah Radar) Weather forecast for Harrisburg, Illinois as of […]

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Crimes Notebook

John Hanlon Killed By Gunshot Wound in Deer Hunting Accident Near East DuBuque/Menominee, Illinois

  John P. Hanlon The Menominee-Dunleith Fire Department, Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Office, East Dubuque police, Illinois State Police and Illinois Conservation police responded to a 911 call about 5:30 a.m. Saturday, November 19, 2011 […]

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Peeps

Springfield Radiation Oncologist Dr. Thomas G. Shanahan Death at Home Investigated; Neck Wounds Consistent with Suicide

Springfield, Illinois firefighter/paramedics and police responded to the home of Dr. Thomas Shanahan about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 8, 2011. Shanahan was found unresponsive by a neighbor outside, near his home. Soon after the discovery, […]