Alligator temporarily in care of West Springfield Animal Control (Facebook)
Pet Rescue

Alligator in Massachusetts River, Delivery Driver Accused of Stealing Service Dog in Helena, AL; K-9 Sniff Finds $100K in Dallas

An alligator that had been reported in earlier sightings in the Westfield River was captured and transferred to the Massachusetts Environmental Police. Helena police are investigating a case involving a FedEx driver who is accused […]

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Burglary Suspects Located with Police K9s from Mt Prospect and Arlington Heights at Construction Site on Northwest Highway Near Wille St, Mt Prospect

Mount Prospect police responded about 8:14 p.m. Tuesday July 16, 2019 to a 9-1-1 report that two suspicious subjects entered a building under construction at 20 West Northwest Highway. Numerous police officers responded to the […]

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Police Public Service

Arlington Heights Police K9 Layka Retires After Medical Issue; Village Board Ceremony Held Monday Night

Area police department K9’s bark with approval at Arlington Heights Police Officer Kevin Sullivan’s thanks for kind words and support following this week’s news of early medical retirement for K9 Layka. Arlington Heights Police K9 […]

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Arlington Heights Police K-9 Receives Donation for Bulletproof Vest from Animal Feeds and Needs, Fromm Family Pet Food

One of Arlington Heights Police Department’s K9 unit recently received a monetary donation to acquire a special canine bulletproof vest. Yara, a 2-year-old Belgian Malinois, joined the Arlington Heights Police Department in September 2015. Officer […]

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Elk Grove Village Police Officer Seriously Injured by K-9 Bite at Traffic Stop at Biesterfield Rd and Meacham Rd, Elk Grove Village

Elk Grove Village police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 11:21 PM Wednesday, February 24, 2016 to a report of a police officer bitten by a K-9 at Biesterfield Road and Meacham Road Elk Grove Village, IL. […]

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Fire Notebook

Search & Rescue in Kane County: Lawrence Echols, 17, Killed, Teens Injured in Rollover Crash into Tree on Plank Rd, Near Burlington, Sycamore

Kane County County Sheriff’s deputies and Burlington Community Fire Protection District firefighter/paramedics responded about 12:50 a.m. Sunday to an extrication crash on Plank Road between Engel Road and East County Line Road. Elgin teen Lawrence […]