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

3,177 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 […]

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

2,065 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 […]

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Identity Released for Man Killed in SUV Crash with a Tree on St James Street Near Meadow Drive in Rolling Meadows

2,228 Fatal crash on St. James east of Meadow Drive in Rolling Meadows Sunday morning June 14, 2020. A 22-year-old Rolling Meadows man driving with a young adult male passenger was killed Sunday about 6:30 […]

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Single-Vehicle Crash into Tree Kills Driver, Injures Passenger on St. James Street Just East of Meadow Drive in Rolling Meadows

9,726 Fatal crash on St. James east of Meadow Drive in Rolling Meadows Sunday morning June 14, 2020. Police and firefighter/paramedics from Rolling Meadows responded about 6:32 a.m. Sunday June 14, 2020 to a report […]

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Firefighters, Police Officers and Public Works Employees Honor, Show Support for Nurses and Healthcare Workers at Northwest Community Hospital

594 National Nurses Week Appreciation parade by First Responders at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, Monday May 11, 2020. Nurses and healthcare workers were honored by first responders with a parade Monday May 11, […]

LifePak defibrillator case left behind at scene after paramedics rushed a gunshot victim to Northwest Community Hospital
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Cook County Medical Examiner Releases Name of Gunshot Victim Found Shot Dead Near Gateway Park in Rolling Meadows

4,283 The Cook County medical examiner’s office released the identity of a fatal shooting victim early Sunday May 3, 2020 near Gateway Park in Rolling Meadows as Marco Guerrero-Lopez, age 39, of Palatine. The Cook […]

Scene at Rolling Meadows shooting death near Gateway Park, Kirchoff Road and Wilke Road
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Man Shot Dead Near Gateway Park, Kirchoff Rd and New Wilke Rd, Rolling Meadows; Male Adult Handcuffed, Transported to Police Station

8,827 Rolling Meadows Police Department investigators are questioning a person of interest after a male victim, age 30, was found shot in the chest on a parkway just north of Kirchoff Road in Rolling Meadows. […]

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Rolling Meadows, Arlington Heights Police Activity Following Shooting Near Arlington Heights and Rolling Meadows Border

5,770 Police from Arlington Heights and Rolling Meadows and firefighter/paramedics from Schaumburg and Rolling Meadows initially responded about 9:45 p.m. Friday, April 24, 2020 to a report that a shooting occurred with at least one […]

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Single-Vehicle Crash with Large Traffic Signal Standard: Entrapment and Fire Kills Driver at Algonquin Rd and Golf Rd, Arlington Heights

4,303 Fatal crash Thursday 10:41 p.m. at Golf Road (Route 58) and Algonquin Road (Route 62) closed roadways for investigation until 4:55 a.m. Friday, March 27, 2020 (VIDEO SHOWS SEVERE DAMAGE TO A VEHICLE; VIEWER […]

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Driver Takes DIY Dirt Ramp Down Embankment from NB Route 53 to EB Algonquin Rd, Rolls Chevy Equinox, Flees on Foot, Leaving Passenger Behind

4,331 Crash scene after driver drove a Chevy Equinox down an embankment from northbound Route 53 to eastbound Algonquin Road (Route 62), rolled the vehicle upside down, and fled the scene on foot. Illinois State […]