Friday, April 28, 2017

Armed Vehicular Hijacking on Crawford Ave Near Oakton St, Skokie

Skokie police responded about 11:53 PM Thursday to a report of aggravated vehicular hijacking 8307 North Crawford Avenue Skokie, IL. Police received a report that two armed males took the victim's black Acura with Chicago Cubs license plate.

The offenders were described as two male subjects wearing ski masks and armed with black revolvers.

The vehicle and offenders were last seen "southbound on Crawford Avenue toward Oakton Street."

The crime is reported to have occurred at 11:53 p.m. Thursday.

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Police Chase, Crash on I-294 Near Balmoral Ave; Possible Armed Man at Large Near Rosemont

Illinois State Police 2:40 AM Friday to a report of a police chase and crash with injuries at 41.976175, -87.868905 (Balmoral and I-294 Rosemont, IL). Police activity involving a police chase with crash. Two suspects in custody near I-294 and Balmoral.

One male escaped the crash scene, and a gun was found in the crashed vehicle.

One Illinois State Police trooper was injured and possibly transported by Rosemont firefighter/paramedics to Lutheran General Hospital.

One person, described as a male/black and possibly armed and dangerous, is at large.

Large police presence in the area searching with K-9s.

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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Shots Fired From A White Porsche Suv on Wb I-290 Near Homan, Chicago

Chicago police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 11:40 PM Thursday to a report of shots fired from a vehicle on westbound I-290 and Homan Avenue Chicago, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of shots fired from a white Porsche SUV, occupied by four male/black subjects on I-290 westbound from Homan Avenue.

Report of shots fired from the vehicle.

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Car Crash Into Building with Injuries at Northwest Highway and Walnut Avenue Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 1:09 PM Wednesday to a report of a crash into a building with injuries at Northwest Highway and Walnut Avenue Arlington Heights, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a car crashed into a building with entrapment. Firefighters on arrival report no entrapment.

One female patient was transported to Northwest Community Hospital with apparent non-life-threatening injuries.

The building department was called to the scene to check for structural damage. The AAMCO Transmission garage remained open for business after the crash.

FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED ...

ENGINE(S): E4 E2

TRUCK(S): T ?? TL1

SQUAD(S): SQD1

CHIEF(S): BC1

EMS: A2 A ??

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Boy, Age 12, Hit By Compact Car on Westbound Hintz Rd at Sherwood Dr, Near Wheeling High School

Wheeling police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 3:25 PM Wednesday to a report of a pedestrian hit by a vehicle with injuries at Hintz Road and Sherwood Road Wheeling, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics initially received a report that pedestrian was hit by a vehicle at Hintz Road and Elmhurst Road.

Police and firefighter/paramedics arrived to discover a boy was hit by a compact car in the crosswalk.

Westbound Hintz Road was immediately blocked off at the intersection.

Male, age 12, transported to Level I Trauma Center Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge.

The compact car was westbound on Hintz Road, driven by a 17-year-old male.

A crash also occurred earlier at Hintz Road and Schoenbeck Road that involved a pedestrian/bicyclist. The crash, that occurred about 1:55 p.m. Tuesday, also knocked over a light pole. The pedestrian/bicyclist initially refused medical assistance, but paramedics were on the scene. It is unknown if the pedestrian/bicyclist was transported to a hospital.

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ENGINE(S): E23

CHIEF(S): BC ??

EMS: A23

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David R. Anderson 1944-2017 (Obituary)

David R. Anderson died Monday, April 24, 2017 in Arlington Heights at age 73.

Memorial service 11:00 am, Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Kingswood United Methodist, 401 W. Dundee, Buffalo Grove, Illinois. Meet for Interment at Union Ridge Cemetery, 6700 W. Higgins Ave., Chicago, Illinois at 9:30 am.

Jay J. Scherer 1932-2017 (Obituary)

Jay J. Scherer died Tuesday, April 25, 2017 in Arlington Heights at the age of 85.

Visitation Monday, May 1, 2017 from 9:00am until the 10:00am Funeral Mass at St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church, 3535 Thornwood Ave., Glenview, IL 60025. Interment at All Saints Cemetery in Des Plaines.

Stefania Lokaj 1922-2017 (Obituary)

Stefania Lokaj died Monday, April 24, 2017 at her home at the age of 94.

Visitation from 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm, Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Glueckert Funeral Home Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Road. (4 blocks south of Palatine Road), Arlington Heights, and Friday, April 28, 2017 from 9:00 am until time of Mass 10:00 am at St. Cecilia Church, 700 S. Meier Road, Mount Prospect.  Interment Maryhill Cemetery.


Rolling Meadows Police, Fire Honor Citizens and Staff for 2 Live-Saving Rescues in Rolling Meadows 1 Day Apart

Civilians and firefighter/paramedics and a police officer were honored for two recent medical calls in Rolling Meadows. In each case, a life was saved.

Police Department Honors Geunyoung Pak for Narcan Save at Meijer Store
On March 13, 2017 at about 3:40 a.m. for a call for help for a 39 year-old female that was stumbling and staggering in the Meijer store in Rolling Meadows.

While Rolling Meadows police were responding, the woman collapsed in a toy aisle at the Meijer store. She had no pulse and no respiration. Rolling Meadows Police Officer Geunyoung Pak administered a Narcan injection in the woman's thigh when he believed the woman had possibly overdosed on heroin or another opiate.

After the administration of Narcan, the woman gasped for air and then received further medical treatment from firefighter/paramedics that arrived at the scene. Rolling Meadows Police Chief John Nowacki, who presented the honor to Officer Pak, explained that the woman is alive because of the initial actions of Rolling Meadows Police Officer Geunyoung. Officer Pak, began service for Rolling Meadows Police Department on January 4, 2016, one year before Rolling Meadows Police Department began their Narcan program.

Fire Department Honors Civilians, Firefighter/Paramedics for CPR/AED Save at Nelson Sports Complex Ice Rink
On March 14, 2017 about 10:30 p.m. Dan Isola was playing hockey at the Nelson Sports Complex Ice Arena, and skated over to the bench, stopped breathing and collapsed with cardiac arrest. Two citizens went to work performing CPR and administering treatment with an AED (Automatic External Defribillator) to save Isola's life. Rolling Meadows Fire Department determined the two citizens were instrumental in saving Dan Isola's life -- Rolling Meadows resident and Elgin Fire Department Lt. Wayne Smith Rolling Meadows Park District's Stephan Polus, on the Youth Hockey staff.

Rolling Meadows Fire Department also honored the firefighter/paramedic team that took over treatment after the initial citizen response.

Battalion Chief Peter Sutter
Fire Lt. Evan Kolinsky
Firefighter/Paramedic Joshua Gould
Firefighter/Paramedic Brian Wirtz
Firefighter/Paramedic Matt Cappelen
Firefighter/Paramedic David Rill
Firefighter/Paramedic Patrick O’Meara
Firefighter/Paramedic Chad Lovick
Firefighter/Paramedic Ryan Harding

Rolling Meadows Fire Chief Scott Franzgrote, who presented the honors, explained the importance of the initial response of CPR/AED-trained citizens and the response of friefighter/paramedics capable of Advanced Life Support.

Joshua Gould is the son of Arlington Heights resident Arlen Gould, a School District 21 board member, who has also served as an active civic leader with the Northgate Civic Association, the Arlington Heights Festival Committee. The proud father has also served as campaign manager for several local government leaders.

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Monday, April 24, 2017

Helen Wittern, Friday, April 21, 2017 (Obituary)


Helen Wittern of Arlington Heights died April 21, 2017.

Memorial Service will be held in her hometown of Indianola, Iowa later this summer.  Memorial contributions in Helen’s memory can be made to JourneyCare.org or by phone at 224-770-2489.

Man Injured When Parked Car He's Exiting Gets Hit Head-On, Drury Ln North of Suffield Dr, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 3:41 PM Sunday to a report of crash with injuries at 2610 North Drury Lane Arlington Heights, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a man was down on the ground after being hit while exiting a parked car.

The driver of a Jeep SUV was parked in the street next to the driver's side of the passenger's car -- a black Honda Accord, which was parked northbound at the curb. The passenger was getting out of the parked Jeep SUV -- also headed northbound -- when the Jeep SUV was struck head-on by a Nissan Rogue. The driver was apparently distracted while multi-tasking and driving.

The driver of the Nissan Rogue southbound on Dury Lane when he hit a Jeep SUV head-on while the passenger was getting out on the passenger side of the Jeep SUV. The passenger -- using a cane -- was injured when he was knocked to the ground by the open door on the Jeep SUV and as he was pushed into his own car. The passenger's Honda Accord -- the third vehicle -- was not struck by the Jeep or the Rogue.

The passenger was transported to Northwest Community Hospital. On initial assessment by paramedics, the injuries were not believed to be immediately life-threatening.

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SQUAD(S): SQD2

CHIEF(S): BC ??

EMS: A4

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Saturday, April 22, 2017

Man Injured When Golf Cart Flips at Arlington Lakes Golf Club on South New Wilke Road Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 10:55 AM Wednesday to a report of golf cart crash with injuries at Arlington Lakes Golf Club, 1211 South New Wilke Road Arlington Heights, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a man was injured when his golf cart flipped with no entrapment.

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SQUAD(S): SQD1

EMS: A3


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David L. Ogburn 1943-2017 (Obituary)

David L. Ogburn passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at The Lutheran Home and Services in Arlington Heights, Illinois at age 73.

Visitation from 9:00 am until time of Funeral Mass at 10:00 am, Monday, April 24, 2017 at St. Cecilia Church, 700 S. Meier Road, Mt. Prospect, Illinois. Interment Private.

Stolen Auto Reported; Infiniti G37 Taken Hooked to Black Tow Truck on South Roselle Rd Near Wise Rd, Schaumburg

Schaumburg police received a report about 3:37 PM Friday of a stolen auto near a strip mall at 906 South Roselle Road Schaumburg, IL. Police received a report that an unknown offender or offenders stole a 2-door black Infiniti G37 with New Jersey license plates.

The vehicle was last seen southbound on Roselle Road while being towed by a black tow truck with no markings.

The crime is reported to have occurred at 3:37 p.m.

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Friday, April 21, 2017

Dr. Harold W. Gianopulos 1935-2017 (Obituary)

Harold W. Gianopulos, MD, died Wednesday, April 19, 2017 in South Barrington at age 81.

Visitation Sunday, April 23, 2017 from 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Glueckert Funeral Home Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd. (4 blocks south of Palatine Road), Arlington Heights, IL.   Visitation 10:00 am, Monday, April 24, 2017 until the 11:00 am Funeral Service at The Orchard Evangelical Free Church, 1330 North Douglas Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL  60004. Interment will be private.

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