Eight more communities are now StormReady in the northwest suburbs of Chicago (SOURCE: Northwest Central Joint Emergency Management System)
Operations

National Weather Service Recognizes Chicago NW Suburban Communities as StormReady; 8 New Recognitions Bring Total to 10

682 The National Weather Service recognized eight local communities with their StormReady Community designation at a presentation on January 16, 2020. StormReady is a program that recognizes communities that make a commitment to prepare for […]

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FIRE BLOG B

House Fire Destroys Inverness Home on Carnoustie Ln Near Palatine Rd and Ela Rd, as Northwest Central Dispatch 911 Mutual Aid Dispatch Radio Fails

134 VIDEO: Fireground operations and tender (water tanker) shuttle operations on Carnoustie Lane near Palatine Road and Ela Road in Inverness [VIDEO CREDIT: Larry Shapiro]. Palatine Rural firefighter/paramedics and Inverness police responded about 4:50 PM […]

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Crimes Notebook

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

203   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, […]