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CRIME BLOG

Eduardo Garcia, Rolling Meadows Teen, Stabbed and Killed in Palatine

Palatine police and firefighter/paramedics responded to report about 6:15 p.m. Thursday of a person stabbed in the 1600 block of Baldwin Road. Police found Eduardo Garcia stabbed. Paramedics transported Eduardo Garcia to Level I Trauma Center Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, where he was pronounced dead about 7 p.m. Thursday. A preliminary investigation by […] […]

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At Least Two Stabbed Near Elmhurst Rd and Dennis Rd, North of Wheeling High School

Wheeling Police Department responded to a stabbing crime scene at a Halloween party in the 700 block of Dennis Road at about 1:15 a.m. Sunday. Two victims were stabbed and transported to a local hospital(s) by Wheeling Fire Department firefighter/paramedics. One suspect was in custody by 1:20 a.m. โ€” captured by Wheeling police officers. […] […]

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9-1-1 Audio Released: Hoffman Estates Engelhardt Stabbings 4-17-2009

Following is one of the most professionally-handled 9-1-1 calls among calls that are released by 9-1-1 officials nationwide. Keep in mind that 9-1-1 call takers are responsible not only for getting help to the scene, but that they are responsible for gathering helpful information about any danger to first responders that might still exist at the scene. The call taker is calm, non-judgmental, reassuring and asks the necessary questions that are needed by responding police and paramedics. Keep in mind that at least one other 9-1-1 telecommunications operator/dispatcher is receiving the call takers information and alerting responding units by radio and/or text messages to a mobile data terminal or computer in emergency vehicles. Listen to the 9-1-1 audio (aka “9-1-1 tape”) […]

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CRIME BLOG

Stabbing at 1119 East Algonquin Road

Arlington Heights Police and Arlington Heights Fire Department paramedics responded to a stabbing about 2:40 a.m. at an apartment building at 1119 East Algonquin Road. The stabbing apparently occurred inside an apartment unit. The victim […]