Cessna recovery photos Thursday night, September 17, 2020
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Cessna 177RG that Crash-Landed in Palatine Was Reported as an “Aircraft in Distress” Attempting to Approach Chicago Executive Airport

1,725 Minutes before a pilot made an unexpected landing of a single-engine aircraft on Quentin Road in Palatine on Thursday evening, September 17, 2020, the pilot was attempting to approach Chicago Executive Airport in Prospect […]

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Pedestrian Killed: Driver Drags Pedestrian, Crashes Toyota Highlander with Pedestrian into House, Flees Scene on Equestrian Dr Near Elmhurst Rd, Wheeling

3,718 Police and firefighter/paramedics from Wheeling responded about 7:40 a.m. Wednesday May 20, 2020 to a report of a crash with injuries in the block of 700 Equestrian Drive (just east of Elmhurst Road). Police […]

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Wheeling Fire Department Paramedics Train Chest Trauma and Respiratory System Health Issues

290 Wheeling Fire Department Paramedics participating in specialized training involving compromised respiratory systems due to health issues and chest trauma. The training involves using real pig chest cavities with heart, lungs, esophagus, and trachea. This […]

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Wheeling Police: Teen’s Death Near Railroad Tracks Below Lake Cook Rd Overpass Did Not Involve Criminal Act

2,231 Wheeling police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 7:23 a.m. Monday January 13, 2020 after a police officer discovered a teen dead near the Canadian National Railway railroad tracks near Lake Cook Road. A Metra engineer […]

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Crash with Injuries at Wheeling Road and Palatine Road Wheeling — One Driver Leaves Scene, Stops Nearby

667 Wheeling police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 7:57 PM Tuesday November 5, 2019 to a report of a crash with injuries at Wheeling Road and Palatine Road Wheeling, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report […]

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Serious Crash Involving Semi-Trailer Truck and SUV at Lake Cook Rd and Lexington Dr, Wheeling

1,093 Wheeling police and firefighter/paramedics and Buffalo Grove firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:51 a.m. Monday September 16, 2019 to a report of a high-speed crash involving a semi-trailer truck and a passenger vehicle at Lake Cook […]

Volodymyr Dragan, suspect in attempted murder and aggravated assault of a police officer
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Motorcyclist Surprised Illinois State Police Trooper with Handgun Before He Left a Traffic Stop on I-294, and Was Later Arrested at His Wheeling Townhouse

488 The identity of the male shooter of an Illinois State Police trooper on Thursday August 15, 2019 in Wheeling was released Saturday as 43-year-old Volodymyr Dragan. Police arrived at Dragan’s house after he was […]