Monday, December 31, 2012

Residential Burglary Attempt On East Camelot Court, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 7:00 PM Friday to a residential burglary attempt in the 1300 block of East Camelot Court. Police received a report that an unknown offender or offenders forced open a back kitchen window setting, which set off the audible alarm.

The crime is reported to have occurred on Friday, December 28, 2012 at about 6:30 p.m.

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Person Cut By Bottle During Theft In Progress At Garden Liquors On Algonquin Rd, Arlington Heights

Rolling Meadows police responded about 12:04 PM Monday theft in progress with a personal injury at Garden Liquors, 2202 East Algonquin Road. Police responded to a report of a theft in progress at the liquor store. Police reported that during a struggle a person was cut by a glass bottle. The scene was secured by the time paramedics arrived.

A second ambulance was requested to the scene for a person feeling dizzy.

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Update: Residential Burglary On South Highland Ave, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 5:59 PM Wednesday of a residential burglary in the 1500 block of South Highland Avenue. Police received a report that an unknown offender or offenders forced open the exterior attached garage service door and removed from the home.

The crime is reported to have occurred on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 between 4:30 p.m.-5:15 p.m.

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Burglars Hit Another Foreclosed Home On East Fremont St, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 8:10 PM Monday of a residential burglary in the 1200 block of East Fremont Street. Police received a report that an unknown offender or offenders forced open the basement door on a foreclosed home and removed the washer/dryer, stove and some food items. The value of the items is unknown.

The crime is reported to have occurred between December 22, 2012 at 8:00 a.m. and Monday, December 24, 2012 at 8:00 p.m.
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Vehicle Burglary At Two Century Centre, On East Golf Rd, Schaumburg

Schaumburg police received a report about 2:16 PM Monday of a vehicle burglary in the 1700 block of East Golf Road.

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Vehicle Burglary On West Happfield Dr, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 8:05 AM Friday of a vehicle burglary in a condo/apartment parking lot in the 400 block of West Happfield Drive.

The crime is reported to have occurred between Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 8:30 p.m. and Friday, December 28, 2012 at 8:00 a.m.

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Criminal Damage To Vehicle On West Hackberry Dr, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 12:10 AM Christmas Day to a report of of criminal damage to vehicle 500 block of West Hackberry Drive. Police received a report that an unknown offender or offenders used a rock to shatter the front window ($250) of a vehicle parked on the street.

The crime is reported to have occurred between December 24, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. and December 25, 2012 at 12:05 a.m.

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Vehicle Burglary On South Haddow Ave, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 12:10 PM Monday of a vehicle burglary on a driveway in the 1200 block of South Haddow Avenue.
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Chicago Bears Fire Lovie Smith

10:02 AM Monday The Bears fired Head Coach Lovie Smith on Monday after a 10-6 season, The Chicago Bears started 7-1 but ended the season 10-6 after beating the Detroit Lions.

Smith took the head coach job in 2004 have ranked near the bottom at offense since then.

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Criminal Damage To A Street Sign At Bernard Dr And Cherrywood Rd, Buffalo Grove

Buffalo Grove police received a report about 9:30 AM Monday of criminal damage to property near Bernard Drive and Cherrywood Road.

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Sunday, December 30, 2012

Hit-And-Run Driver Returns To Scene And Crashes Into Police Car At Mitsuwa Marketplace On East Algonquin Rd, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police responded about 1:30 PM Sunday to a report of a hit-and-run crash at Mitsuwa Marketplace, 100 East Algonquin Road. While police were en route, they were updated that the offending driver returned. Police requested paramedics respond to check on the well-being of the driver that initially left the scene. While police were investigating the crash, the original offending driver crashed into a police car. A police supervisor was called to the scene. One male driver was transported to Northwest Community Hospital. The male driver was also cited, but the specific citations are unknown.

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Saturday, December 29, 2012

Criminal Damage To Vehicle Reported At Walmart Parking Lot On North Rand Rd, Palatine

Palatine police received a report about 12:38 PM Saturday of criminal damage to vehicle at the Walmart parking lot, 1555 North Rand Road. Police received a report that a black Chevy Cobalt was discovered with a rear tail light shattered. No offender information.

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Two In 20 Minutes: Dui Arrest On Rand At Schoenbeck And Minivan Crashes Off Road At Euclid And Rand

Arlington Heights police arrested a DUI driver about 2:40 AM Saturday on eastbound Rand Road at Schoenbeck Road. Police stopped a crossover vehicle with out of state plates. The driver was transported in custody to Arlington Heights Police Department. The driver's vehicle was towed to a police holding area.

About 2:50 a.m. Arlington Heights police discovered a crash on eastbound Euclid Avenue, just east of Rand Road. A minivan hit a light pole, a tree, and a fence on the parkway on the south side of Euclid Avenue.

The driver of the minivan was arrested, but no confirmation yet on whether the arrest was a DUI, invalid license and/or other charge.

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Friday, December 28, 2012

Residential Burglary On South Highland Ave, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 5:59 PM Wednesday of an attempted residential burglary in the 1500 block of South Highland Avenue. Police received a report that an unknown offender or offenders accessed a house through a garage service door.

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Criminal Damage To Vehicle On Wakefield Ln, Buffalo Grove

Buffalo Grove police received a report about 7:28 PM Friday criminal damage to vehicle in the 0-99 block of Wakefield Lane. Police received a report that a windshield and back window were broken out of a vehicle.

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Residential Burglary On East Camelot Ct, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police responded about 7:00 PM Friday outside burglar alarm in the 1300 block of East Camelot Police responded to a report from a neighbor that a burglar alarm at the residence was heard ...

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Some Minor Ice Accumulation Possible Overnight -- Especially Sidewalks And Parking Lots

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
609 PM CST FRI DEC 28 2012

609 PM CST FRI DEC 28 2012 /709 PM EST FRI DEC 28 2012/

PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE IS POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHERN
ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA EARLY THIS EVENING...ALONG WITH
AREAS OF FOG.

IF DRIVING...OR WALKING ACROSS NORTHERN ILLINOIS OR NORTHWEST
INDIANA THIS EVENING...BE ALERT FOR THE POTENTIAL FOR SOME LIGHT
ICE ACCUMULATION FROM FREEZING DRIZZLE AND USE APPROPRIATE
CAUTION.

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Sex Offender Arrested In Children's Play Area In Restaurant Near Higgins Rd And Busse Rd In Elk Grove Township

A convicted sexual predator, who was arrested after loitering in a restaurant's children's play area in Elk Grove Township, has been charged with a class three felony of failing to update his address to police and with criminal trespassing, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart said today.

Joseph O'Brien, 36, was arrested for trespassing by Cook County Sheriff's Police on Dec. 22 ...

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Houston-Based Star Cinema Grill Expected To Open By Summer with Digital Cinema Technology at Former Arlington Theaters

The village of Arlington Heights and property managers LNR Partners Friday announced today a deal for Houston-based Star Cinema Grill to locate in the former Arlington Theaters. The new theater is expected to employ up to 120 local residents during peak summer months. The number of theater screens will remain at six, but the number of seats will fall from 1,600 to 700 ...

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Thursday, December 27, 2012

Criminal Damage To Vehicle At Lowe's Parking Lot On West Algonquin Rd, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 7:39 PM Thursday of criminal damage to vehicle in the parking lot at Lowe's Home Improvement, 990 West Algonquin Road ...

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Personal Injury Hit-And-Run Crash At Lake Cook Rd And Mchenry Rd, Buffalo Grove

Buffalo Grove police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 10:52 AM Thursday to a hit-an-run personal injury crash at Lake Cook Road and McHenry Road. Police received a report that a black GMC Yukon hit a red Pontiac Vibe about 10:45 a.m ...

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Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Cook County Sheriff's Police Warns Of Lottery Scam

COOK COUNTY, IL – Sheriff Thomas J. Dart is warning residents not to be fooled by scams where "winners" are told they are entitled to a large lottery cash prize without ever having purchased a ticket.

Scammers are reaching their victims, who are often senior citizens, via telephone calls, faxes, emails and letters to tell them about their "jackpot." Some of these letters include phony seals and certificates. To collect, however, money needs to be sent either via Western Union or cashier's check to a foreign address to pay for additional taxes and/or handling charges ...

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Retail Theft Suspect Detained At Saks Fifth Avenue, Schaumburg

Schaumburg police responded about 3:19 PM Wednesday to a report of a retail theft suspect detained at at Saks Fifth Avenue, 1430 East Golf Road ...
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Window Shot Out At Business On Oakton St, Elk Grove Village

Elk Grove Village police received a report about 9:22 AM Wednesday criminal damage to property at a commercial building in the 800 block of Oakton Street ...
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Tire Stolen From Vehicle Parked In Rear Lot On South Roselle Rd, Schaumburg

Schaumburg police received a report about 10:10 AM Wednesday of a vehicle burglary/theft of motor vehicle parts in a rear parking lot of the 500 block of South Roselle Road ...
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Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Criminal Damage To Christmas/Holiday Decorations On South Princeton Ave, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report of criminal damage to property in the front yard in the 1400 block of South Princeton Avenue. Police received a report that an unknown offender or offenders damaged a holiday train (valued at $25) and cut the wire to a Santa Wagon decoration (valued at $129) ...

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Northwest Community Hospital Adds Another Blue Cross/Blue Shield Plan To Help Seniors

Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) is set to expand the northwest suburban system's Blue Cross/Blue Shield (BC/BS) coverage to include "Medicare Select Plan F. " ( NCH also accepts the new BC/BS Medicare Advantage plan.). The change goes into effect on January 1, 2013 ...

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Car Fire On Piper Lane, Prospect Heights

Prospect Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 5:08 AM Tuesday to a car fire in the 800 block of Piper Lane. Police and firefighters received a report of several cars on fire ...

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Monday, December 24, 2012

Update: Criminal Damage To Vehicle At Apartment Lot Near Goebbert Rd And Falcon Dr, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 2:20 PM Thursday of a vehicle burglary in progress/criminal damage to vehicle at an apartment parking lot in the 2200 block of South Goebbert Road. Police received a report that an offender was seen entering a gold 2000 Cadillac STS after pulling the door handles on several other vehicles ...

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Cash Scam With Large Bill At Cash Register At Walgreens On Golf Rd, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 12:49 PM Monday cash register scam at Walgreens, 3 East Golf Road. Police received a report that an offender purchased a low price item with a large bill. After approximately five minutes, the offender left with a second subject ...

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Two Thefts, Two Victims In 15 Minutes At Salvation Army Store On WestRand Rd, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 4:00 PM Saturday of theft at Salvation Army, 250 W. Rand Road. Police received a report that an unknown offender or offenders removed a bronze colored purse from a shopping cart while the owner was in the bathroom. The purse contained a Boost mobile smart phone valued at $175, a driver's license and approximately $1,000 cash ...

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Big Screen Tv, Handguns Reported Stolen During Home Burglary On North Lincoln Ln, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 8:50 p.m. Sunday of a residential burglary in the 200 block of North Lincoln Lane. Police received a report that an unknown offender or offenders forced open a first floor bedroom window, entered the residence and removed a 55-inch Sony TV from the living room (unknown value) and five handguns from the basement (unknown values) ...

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Stove Stolen From Vacant, Foreclosed Home On North Hickory Ave, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 2:05 PM Sunday of a residential burglary in the 900 block of N. Hickory Police received a report that an unknown offender or offenders entered the foreclosed residence with no signs of force and removed a Whirlpool stove valued at $400 ...

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Police And Paramedics Respond To Report Of Heroin Overdose Near Sunset Meadows Park, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 11:19 PM Monday to a report of a drug overdose victim near Sunset Meadows Park. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a male victim, age 19, overdosed on heroin in a parked blue Honda. Police and firefighter/paramedics had trouble locating the vehicle, but were then updated that the victim was in a car parked behind the apartments on South Dwyer Avenue, just east of Sunset Meadows Park ...

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Sunday, December 23, 2012

Woman Hit By Vehicle Near Buffalo Wild Wings On Euclid Ave, Mount Prospect

Mount Prospect police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 4:42 PM Sunday to a vehicle vs pedestrian incident at 301 East Euclid Avenue. 56-year-old female pedestrian victim hit by a vehicle in a parking lot near Buffalo Wild Wings, 301 East Euclid Avenue.

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Saturday, December 22, 2012

Theft Of Bicycle Seat From Metra Station Bike Rack At Downtown Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 6:05 PM Tuesday of a theft of a bicycle theft from a Metra train station bike rack, 45 W. Northwest Highway. Police received a report that an unknown offender or offenders removed a black bike seat from a red Raleigh Venture 30 bicycle secured to the bike rack. There was no damage done to the bicycle.

The crime is reported to have occurred on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 between 6:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Anyone having information about this or any other serious crime in Arlington Heights should submit an anonymous text tip by texting the keyword 847AHPD and your message to 847411(tip411) or call Arlington Heights Crime Stoppers at (847) 590-STOP. Callers are guaranteed anonymity and may qualify for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

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Theft From Locker At Xsport Fitness On West Dundee Rd, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 1:35 PM Tuesday of a theft from a locker at Xsport Fitness, 960 W Dundee Road. Police received a report that an unknown offender or offenders entered the UNLOCKED locker and removed a Hi-Sierra gym bag (valued at $35) containing a brown Diesel watch (valued at $150), vehicle/residence keys and some personal paperwork.

The crime is reported to have occurred on Tuesday December 18, 2012 between 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Anyone having information about this or any other serious crime in Arlington Heights should submit an anonymous text tip by texting the keyword 847AHPD and your message to 847411(tip411) or call Arlington Heights Crime Stoppers at (847) 590-STOP. Callers are guaranteed anonymity and may qualify for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

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Tires Dumped At Dakota's On North Wilke Road, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 8:00 AM Monday of illegal dumping or theft of disposal services at Dakota's, 3450 North Old Arlington Heights Road. Police received a report that an unknown offender or offenders left 79 used tires on the west side of the building. It will cost the business approximately $3.00 per tire for disposal. The crime is reported to have occurred between Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. and Monday, December 17, 2012 at 8:00 a.m.

Anyone having information about this or any other serious crime in Arlington Heights should submit an anonymous text tip by texting the keyword 847AHPD and your message to 847411(tip411) or call Arlington Heights Crime Stoppers at (847) 590-STOP. Callers are guaranteed anonymity and may qualify for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

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Retail Theft Suspect Takes Off From Loss Prevention Personnel at Kohl's, Schaumburg

Schaumburg police responded about 6:36 PM Saturday to a report of retail theft that just occurred at Kohl's, 171 North Barrington Road. Police received a report that a male/white subject in his 20's took off when loss control personnel tried to stop him. The suspect left still carrying the merchandise when he fled on foot.

The suspect was wearing a purple-striped hoodie.

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Locker Break-In At Xsport Fitness On West Dundee Rd, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 6:15 PM Saturday of a burglary to a locker and/or theft at Xsport Fitness, 960 West Dundee Road. Police received a report that a wallet and key were taken from a locker. The crime is reported to have occurred between 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

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"Vehicle Burglary In Progress" On East Diane Drive, Palatine

Palatine police responded about 5:22 PM Saturday to a vehicle burglary in progress in the 500 block of East Diane Drive. Police received a report that a subject was discovered searching through a vehicle in a garage. The offender was described as a male, very tall, balding, and wearing a red and yellow jacket. He was last seen running toward Jarvis.

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Road Rage Incident At Woodfield Mall Parking Lot, Schaumburg

Schaumburg police responded about 5:18 PM Saturday to a road rage incident at Woodfield Mall at pole pole E-16. Police received a report that a subject through an object at another vehicle. Woodfield Mall Security was on the scene with both parties involved in the disturbance.

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Road Rage Incident At Woodfield Mall Parking Lot, Schaumburg

Schaumburg police responded about 5:18 PM Saturday to a road rage incident at Woodfield Mall at pole pole E-16. Police received a report that a subject through an object at another vehicle. Woodfield Mall Security was on the scene with both parties involved in the disturbance.

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Vehicle Burglary In Progress At Goebbert Rd And Falcon Dr, Arlington Heights; Suspect Arrested In Mount Prospect

Arlington Heights police responded about 3:35 PM Saturday to a burglary to vehicle in progress at Goebbert Road and Falcon Drive. Police received a report that a man was attempting break in to a vehicle and then started walking north in a parking. The caller followed the offender in his vehicle. The offender walked north to Golf Road and Meier and then headed west on Golf Road.

The offender was described as a male/black wearing a black hoodie with a hat and light blue jeans. The suspect then walked northbound on Meier from Golf Road. Mount Prospect police were then called for assistance. He then walked to the school parking lot of Holmes Junior High School.

Mount Prospect police apprehended the suspect at Rusty Drive and Deborah Lane in Mount Prospect. The male was transported back to the scene for investigation, and then transported in custody to Arlington Heights Police Department Headquarters.

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Dui Car Vs Light Pole Crash At Arlington Heights Rd And Palatine Rd, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 3:50 AM Saturday car vs light pole crash at Arlington Heights Road and Palatine Road. Police transported the driver in custody to Arlington Heights Police Department Headquarters. Police towed the driver's vehicle to a police holding area.

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Two Females Run Out Of Cab Without Paying On North Fernandez Ave, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police responded about 3:39 AM Saturday to a report of a disturbance in the 1900 block of North Fernandez Avenue. Police received a report from a cab driver that he dropped off two intoxicated females. One vomited in his cab and both took off running into a backyard without paying for transportation. Some yelling was going on outside.

No word on police contact with the offenders.

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Head-On Crash On Arlington Heights Rd, Just North Of Rand Road

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 2:24 PM Saturday of a head-on crash on Arlington Heights Road just north of Rand Road. The crash involved a black Nissan Maxima and a blue Toyota Tacoma pickup truck.
At least one person injured with heavy damage to both vehicles. Witnesses reported a third vehicle was involved with less damage.

Lane blockage was reported, especially in the southbound lanes.

Several crashes have occurred at this location recently.

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Friday, December 21, 2012

Vehicular Hijacking Reported At Woodfield Shopping Mall Near Sears Store

Schaumburg police alerted area police departments of a vehicular hijacking at Woodfield Shopping Mall near Sear that occurred at about 11:00 a.m. Thursday, December 20, 2012.

The stolen auto was described as a 2007 silver Toyota Camry (G 650 951). The offender was described as a male/white about 45-year-old with beard and glasses, wearing a blue shirt and tan pants.

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Cook County Sheriff’s And Illinois State Police To Conduct Joint Dui Checkpoint In Palatine Township

In an effort to curb dangerous or drunk driving, the Cook County Sheriff's Police and the Illinois State Police Departments will conduct a random roadside safety checkpoint near the intersection of Route 68 (Dundee Road) and Route 53 in Palatine Township tonight, according to the Office of Sheriff Thomas J. Dart.

During the safety check, vehicles will be stopped randomly based on the flow of traffic. Drivers will be screened for proper licensing and registration while all vehicles will be checked for equipment and other violations. Also, any suspicious passengers will be subject to scrutiny by police.
The Sheriff's Random Roadside Safety Check Program is conducted regularly across Cook County in an effort to promote safe driving.

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Icy Conditions: Multiple Crashes Areawide; Crash Involving Mount Prospect Police Car At Northwest Highway And Emerson

Numerous crashes are reported this Friday morning -- many related to icy conditions.

Mount Prospect police reported a police-involved crash at about 8:25 a.m. Friday at Northwest Highway and Emerson Street. Police reported two other vehicles involved. Three vehicles required tow trucks. To complicate matters a freight train stalled across Kensington Road east of Wolf Road.

A Mount Prospect fire engine responding to the crash was stopped on the other side of the tracks. The train is expected to be stalled for about 30 minutes.

Buffalo Grove responded to a crash at Buffalo Grove High School at the Dundee Road entrance with a least one injury.

Buffalo Grove police responded to a crash at Weidner and Deerfield Parkway.

Buffalo Grove responded to a crash in the 1200 block of Selwyn Lane.

Arlingoton Heights police responded to a crash at Stonebridge Drive and Rand Road that involved icy conditions.

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Christmas Lights Cut On Two Occasions On North Chicago Ave, Chicago

Arlington Heights police received a report about 5:05 PM Monday of criminal damage to property in a yard in the 1600 block of North Chicago Avenue. Police received a report that an unknown offender or offenders cut a holiday light wire on two occasions. The damage is estimated at $10.

The crime is reported to have occurred on Friday, November 30, 2012 between 1:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. and on Monday, December 17, 2012 during the same time period.

Anyone having information about this or any other serious crime in Arlington Heights should submit an anonymous text tip by texting the keyword 847AHPD and your message to 847411(tip411) or call Arlington Heights Crime Stoppers at (847) 590-STOP. Callers are guaranteed anonymity and may qualify for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

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Criminal Damage To Christmas Decorations Worth About $400 At Condo On East Central Rd, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about noon Sunday of criminal damage to property in a condominium complex in the1500 block of E. Central Road. Police received a report that an unknown offender or offenders damaged several holiday decorations valued at over $400. Three lighted presents, two eindeer and one snowman were damaged.

The crime is reported to have occurred between Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 8:00 a.m. and Sunday, December 16, 2012 at noon. Kids were heard in the area at 2:00 a.m. on December 16, 2012.

Anyone having information about this or any other serious crime in Arlington Heights should submit an anonymous text tip by texting the keyword 847AHPD and your message to 847411(tip411) or call Arlington Heights Crime Stoppers at (847) 590-STOP. Callers are guaranteed anonymity and may qualify for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

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Injury Crash At Dundee Rd Entrance To Buffalo Grove High Scool

Buffalo Grove police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 6:13 AM Friday to a crash at the Dundee Road entrance to Buffalo Grove High School, 1100 West Dundee Road. Police reported a personal injury crash involving airbag deployment. Westbound Dundee Road was temporarily blocked near the entrance to Buffalo Grove High School.

At least one crash victim was transported to Northwest Community Hospital.

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Rollover Crash On Weiland North Of Deerfield Parkway, Buffalo Grove

Buffalo Grove police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 5:49 AM Friday to a rollover crash at Weiland Road and Deerfield Parkway. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a rollover crash occurred near the 7-ELEVEN. One person is reported to be immediately out of the vehicle, but a second teenage victim was a little slower getting out of the vehicle. Both occupants were out of the vehicle when police arrived. A total of three people were in the vehicle, and all are out of the vehicle and walking around. Minor or no injuries reported.

The SUV ended up off of the roadway; no lane blockage.

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Fbi Arrests Metropolitan Correctional Center Escapee Jose Banks On North Bosworth

FBI agents and officers from the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force and Chicago police arrested Banks about 11:30 p.m. Thursday in the 2300 block of North Bosworth Avenue near Clybourn Avenue and Ashland Avenue in Chicago.


Banks and his cellmate, Kenneth Conley, convicted bank robbers awaiting sentencing, were last seen in their jail cell about 10 p.m. Monday. About 7 a.m. Tuesday, jail employees arriving for work saw the ropes dangling from a hole in an exterior wall near the 15th floor. The cellmates used sheets tied together to lower themselves from the opening. They hailed a cab near Michigan Avenue and Congress Parkway.

Kenneth Conley is still at large.

Escapee descriptions …

Jose Banks: male/black, age 37, 5'8" tall, 160 pounds

Kenneth Conley male/white, age 38, 6'0" tall, 185 pounds

The FBI urges citizens to call 312-421-6700 with any information about the convicts. Of course, if citizens don't remember the FBI number, they can call 9-1-1.

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Car Vs Pole Dui Crash Near Rand Rd And Isabella, Mount Prospect

Mount Prospect police arrested a DUI 3:45 AM Friday near Rand Road and Isabella Street. Police responded to a car vs pole crash. The driver of the vehicle was charged with DUI and transported to Mount Prospect Police Department Headquarters. The driver's vehicle was towed to a police holding area.

Police also received a report that a woman was "yelling in Greek" in the 300 block of North Owen Street.

Police report that Comcast lines were hanging low after the crash and requested that Comcast make emergency repairs to prevent further damage to their equipment.

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A Winter Storm Warning With 0.1 Inch Of Snow At 6:30 P.m. Thursday At O'hare?

The longest streak of days without snow at Chicago's official weather station at O'Hare International Airport ended at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The streak of 290 consecutive days without snow ended after breaking the record of 280 days that was set in 1994.

The year 2012 also recorded the latest date for measurable snow -- December 20, 2012. The previous record was December 16, 2012.

In Arlington Heights, as of midnight, there was no snow accumulated on pavement. Grassy areas shows a dusting of snow -- barely 0.1 inch. While high winds damaged some power lines and trees, this was a Winter Storm Warning for a storm that brought little or no snow to the northwest suburbs near Arlington Heights.

The real snow fell in central Wisconsin.

The comma shaped storm was half way across the area with no snow falling and temperatures well above freezing.

The area still has about a 20% chance of getting 0.1 inch of snow by 6:00 a.m. There's essentially no chance there will be three inches of snow on the ground by 6:00 a.m. Friday. The sun should be shining at daybreak and for the rest of the daylight hours Friday.

Here was The Cardinal -- Arlingtoncardinal forecast at 4:26 a.m. Thursday ...

"Snow amounts are likely to be less than 3 inches in Arlington Heights. Much of the rationale for this particular Winter Storm WARNING in Arlington Heights is the forecast for high winds associated with the snowfall."

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A Winter Storm Warning With 0.1 Inch Of Snow At 6:30 P.m. Thursday At O'hare?

The longest streak of days without snow at Chicago's official weather station at O'Hare International Airport ended at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The streak of 290 consecutive days without snow ended after breaking the record of 280 days that was set in 1994.

The year 2012 also recorded the latest date for measurable snow -- December 20, 2012. The previous record was December 16, 2012.

In Arlington Heights, as of midnight, there was no snow accumulated on pavement. Grassy areas shows a dusting of snow -- barely 0.1 inch. While high winds damaged some power lines and trees, this was a Winter Storm Warning for a storm that brought little or no snow to the northwest suburbs near Arlington Heights.

The real snow fell in central Wisconsin.

The comma shaped storm was half way across the area with no snow falling and temperatures well above freezing.

The area still has about a 20% chance of getting 0.1 inch of snow by 6:00 a.m. There's essentially no chance there will be three inches of snow on the ground by 6:00 a.m. Friday. The sun should be shining at daybreak and for the rest of the daylight hours Friday.

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"Snow amounts are likely to be less than 3 inches in Arlington Heights. Much of the rationale for this particular Winter Storm WARNING in Arlington Heights is the forecast for high winds associated with the snowfall."

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Thursday, December 20, 2012

Some Trees Or Large Branches Down From Winds Of Winter Storm

Storm damage report of trees down in Prospect Heights and Palatine. In Prospect Heights a tree fell on a 2001 white Honda in the 800 block of Piper Lane at the Country Pine Apartments.

Palatine police responded to a road hazard for a large tree branch down in the right lane of southbound Quentin Road, just north of Palatine Road.

About 7:00 p.m. winds increased to about 20 mph with gusts to 44 mph.

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Dui Crash Involving A School Bus At Wilke Road And Grove Street, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 3:41 PM Tuesday to a crash involving a school bus and two other vehicles at Wilke Road and Grove Street A Bluebird school bus was northbound on Wilke Road in the inside lane. The driver of a 2003 Chevy Avalanche turned left in front of the school bus while attempting to go westbound on Grove Street. The bus was unable to stop and struck the side of the Chevy Avalanche. The Avalanche then struck a 2001 Plymouth Neon, which was eastbound Grove Street from Rolling Meadows waiting to turn onto Wilke Road. The bus had 41 student passengers between the ages of 5 and 12. There were only minor injuries.

Police officers at the scene spoke with the driver of the Chevy Avalanche, John D.Schuster, 48-years-old, and smelled the odor consistent with alcoholic beverage coming from his breath. He was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. He was transported to NWCH for precautionary measures. A flask containing an alcoholic beverage was found in the vehicle. Schuster posted cash and a valid driver's license before being released.

Schuster, of the 500 block of South Reuter Drive, was also charged with illegal transportation of liquor, failure to yield while turning left, and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

The crash is one of three crashes involving school buses with injuries to children this month in the area. Wednesday a crash on the Tri-State Tollway near Deerfield Road injured children on a school bus, and Tuesday three children were injured on a school bus that crashed with a pickup truck at North Frontage Road and Bayside Drive in unincorporated Palatine.



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Snow And Ice Life Or Death Winter Driving Tips -- Or At Least Accident Prevention Tips

The Indiana Department of Transportation knows snow. Every year Northwest Indiana gets hit by additional Lake Effect Snow from strong northwest winds after the main snow storms hit. Here is information adapted from the Indiana Department of Transportation and other sources for all drivers in Winter weather.

BEFORE THE TRIP

Knowledge: Before leaving home, find out about the driving conditions, and be aware of the weather forecast to help you with making driving decisions. Safe drivers know the weather, and their limits. If the weather is bad remember, Ice and Snow, Take it Slow, or just don't go.

Clear: Remove any snow on your vehicle's windows, lights, brake lights and signals. Make sure you can see and be seen. As Sergeant Scott Kristiansen, of the Buffalo Grove Police Department says, "Don't be a peephole driver." Peephole drivers can't see hazards on the road because their field of vision is limited. Peephole drivers often drive up on median curbs at intersections because they can't see them while their turning. Of course, peephole drivers can't see cross traffic as well as they should.

Inspect: Check your vehicle's tires, wiper blades, fluids, lights, belts and hoses. A breakdown is bad on a good day and dangerous on a bad-weather day.

Time: Leave plenty of time to reach your destination safely. It's not worth putting yourself and others in a dangerous situation just to be on time.

Inventory: Keep your gas tank at least half full. Especially if you are traveling a distance through rural areas, carry a winter driving kit that should include blankets, flashlight, extra batteries, a brightly colored cloth, sand (or cat litter), shovel, candle, matches, non-perishable high calorie food (energy bars that aren't hard as a rock when cold), first aid kit, and jumper cables

CAUTION: SLIPPERY WHEN WET OR ICY

There's nothing worse than a first time snow when driver's tend to forget to slow down and take extra care while driving.

First Snow or Ice: Drivers often aren't prepared for winter driving and forget to take it slow. Remember to drive well below the posted speed limit and leave plenty of room between cars.

Black Ice: Roads that seem dry may actually be slippery – and dangerous. Take it slow when approaching intersections, off-ramps, bridges or shady areas – all are common spots for black ice. Remember, Ice and Snow, Take it Slow.

Limited Visibility: Stay attentive and reduce speed. Know what's going on around you.

Four-Wheel Drive: Especially on expressway, four-wheel drive vehicles can lose control just easily as a car at higher speeds, and their more likely to roll over. Many SUVs are found in ditches on snowy days. On snow and ice, go slowly, no matter what type of vehicle you drive. Even if you have an SUV with four-wheel drive you may not be able to stop any faster, or maintain control any better, once you lose traction. Four-wheel drive may get you going faster from a stop, but it won't help you stop sooner.

STAY SAFE AROUND SNOW PLOWS

Snow plows are out on the roads before, during and after the storm. Keep your distance from snow plows and watch out for other motorists that maneuver carelessly around snow plows.

Distance: Give snowplows room to work. The plows are wide and can cross the centerline or shoulder. Don't tailgate and try not to pass. If you must pass, take extreme caution and beware of the snow cloud.

Speed: Snowplows travel below the posted speed limit. Be patient. Allow plenty of time to slow down. Remember, Ice and Snow, Take it Slow. Collision with snow plows are obviously likely to cause serious injuries.

Vision: A snowplow operator's field of vision is restricted. You may see them, but they don't always see you. Keep your distance and watch for sudden stops or turns.

PROCEED WITH CAUTION

Speed: The faster you're going, the longer it will take to stop. When accelerating on snow or ice, take it slow to avoid slipping or sliding. Ice and Snow, Take it Slow.

Distance: Give yourself space. It takes extra time and extra distance to bring your car to a stop on slick and snowy roads. Leave extra room between you and the vehicle in front of you.

Brake: Brake early, brake slowly, brake correctly and never slam on the brakes. If you have anti-lock brakes, press the pedal down firmly and hold it. If you don't have anti-lock brakes, gently pump the pedal. Either way, give yourself plenty of room to stop.

If you've never felt your ABS system activate it could startle you. [When your ABS system brakes activate] you should feel a rapid "pulsing" in the pedal and might hear what sounds like a grinding noise. It almost seems like the brakes are not working properly and can surprise you if you're not expecting it. When using anti-lock braking, never let off the brake pedal and make sure to apply constant pressure until you stop.

-- Sergeant Scott Kristiansen, Buffalo Grove Police Department

Control: When driving on ice and snow, do not use cruise control and avoid abrupt steering maneuvers. When merging into traffic, take it slow. Sudden movements can cause your vehicle to slide.

Snow, ice, slush or even rain can cause wheel-spin and loss of control. The cruise control in you car or truck is designed for normal road conditions. It doesn't know when the pavement is slippery. Under slick conditions, you need to be in complete control and continuously monitoring road conditions. When your tires hit a slick spot and lose contact with the roadway your cruise control is not able to adequately sense the roadway conditions. An activated cruise control system will continue to apply power, keeping the wheels spinning. When the tires make contact with firm road again, the car can skid or lose control.

-- Sergeant Scott Kristiansen, Buffalo Grove Police Department

Vision: Be aware of what's going on well ahead of you. Actions by other vehicles will alert you to problems more quickly, and give you that split-second of extra time to react safely.

AFTER A CRASH

Especially in Winter conditions, a crash can be followed by a second crash or multiple crashes. If it is safe to stay in your vehicle, it is best to stay in your vehicle, call 9-1-1 and wait for rescuers to shut down the road or protect the crash scene. Many people that get out of their vehicles have been struck and killed by other vehicles that either lose control or have a second crash while passing the first crash. Operators at 9-1-1 centers appreciate getting information from a vehicle occupant that has actually been involved in the crash for more accurate information about the crash and surrounding conditions. It is much easier for them to hear callers when they are inside the vehicle, rather than outside with high wind noise whipping across the cell phone microphone.

IF YOUR STRANDED WITH NO IMMEDIATE HELP

Don't leave your car. It's the best protection you have.

Tie a brightly colored cloth to your antenna.

Roll down your window a small amount to allow fresh air in your vehicle and prevent carbon monoxide poisoning.

Keep the exhaust pipe free of blockage from snow or other material to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning.

Don't panic. An idling car uses approximately one gallon of gas per hour.

See also ...
http://www.in.gov/indot/2439.htm

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Vehicle Burglary On South Dryden Place, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 9:05 AM Tuesday of a vehicle burglary in a driveway in the 600 block of South Dryden Place. Police received a report that an unknown offender or offenders entered the UNLOCKED Buick Enclave and removed a shopping bag from the driver side rear seat. The bag contained $220 worth of new shirts and sweaters.

The crime is reported to have occurred between Monday, December 17, 2012 at 3:30 p.m .and Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 9:00am.

Anyone having information about this or any other serious crime in Arlington Heights should submit an anonymous text tip by texting the keyword 847AHPD and your message to 847411(tip411) or call Arlington Heights Crime Stoppers at (847) 590-STOP. Callers are guaranteed anonymity and may qualify for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

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Hit-And-Run Crash With Injuries At Arlington Heights Road And Happfield Dr, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 8:16 AM Thursday to a hit-and-run crash with personal injuries at Arlington Heights Road and Happfield Drive. Police received a report that the offending vehicle was a beige compact sedan -- possibly a Toyota -- that would have front end damage and possibly passenger side damage. There would possibly be light blue paint transfer. The vehicle was last seen northbound on Arlington Heights Road.

The victim's vehicle as a Hyundai Accent.

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Wednesday, December 19, 2012

WINTER STORM WATCH in Effect Thursday Evening Through Late Thursday Night

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
1041 AM CST WED DEC 19 2012

LAKE IL-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-LAKE IN-PORTER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WAUKEGAN...AURORA...WHEATON...CHICAGO...
OSWEGO...MORRIS...JOLIET...GARY...VALPARAISO
1041 AM CST WED DEC 19 2012

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO WET SNOW FROM WEST TO EAST LATE
THURSDAY AFTERNOON INTO THURSDAY EVENING...POSSIBLY HEAVY AT
TIMES...LINGERING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT. STRONG WINDS WILL
DEVELOP LATER THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THURSDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION: CURRENT INDICATIONS ARE THAT TOTALS OF 2 TO 6
INCHES ARE LIKELY...WITH THE HIGHER AMOUNTS MORE FAVORED TO BE
IN THE NORTH AND NORTHWEST SUBURBS OF CHICAGO.

* WIND: WINDS WILL BECOME NORTHWEST AND INCREASE TO 30 TO 40 MPH
BY LATE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THURSDAY NIGHT WITH
GUSTS TO 50 TO 60 MPH PROBABLE.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF THE SNOW AND VERY STRONG WINDS WILL
RESULT IN GREATLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES AND POSSIBLY NEAR
BLIZZARD CONDITIONS. FALLING TEMPERATURES WILL CAUSE ROADS TO
BECOME SNOW COVERED AND TRAVEL TREACHEROUS. THIS WILL LIKELY
IMPACT THE LATTER PORTION OF THE EVENING RUSH HOUR. THE STRONG
WINDS MAY ALSO RESULT IN MINOR DAMAGE AND SPORADIC POWER
OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.




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Winter Storm Watch And Winter Storm Warning Just To The West And North Of Northwest Cook County


A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for the following nearby Illinois communities: Algonquin, Cary, Crystal Lake, Fox River Grove (west side of town), Island Lake, Lake in the Hills, Marengo, McHenry, and Richmond.

Burlington, WI; Elkhorn, WI; Kenosha, WI; Lake Geneva, WI; and Racine, WI are under a WINTER STORM WARNING.

Currently Arlington Heights has only a 10% chance of a 3-inch snow event between 6:00 p.m. and midnight Thursday, and a 60% chance of a one-inch snow event for the same period.


Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Four Hurt In School Bus vs Pickup Truck Crash on N Frontage Rd and Bayside Dr, Unincorporated Palatine

Palatine police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 4:19 PM Tuesday to a school bus crash with students on board at Bayside Drive and North Frontage Road for Route 53. Palatine police discovered a crash involving school children on board a school bus, and requested additional police backup and firefighter/paramedics to respond to the scene. Cook County Sheriff's Deputies also responded to the crash.

Firefighters reported a need for extrication to pop the door to a pickup truck that crashed into the bus. The driver of the pickup truck was extricated and transported to a nearby hospital. Three other crash victims were also transported to a nearby hospital. Two are confirmed to be on board the bus. Two Palatine Fire Department ambulances were on the scene and one Long Grove FPD ambulance was on the scene.

The students were reported to be about 12-14 years-old, and were from District 15's Winston Campus. Some parents picked up their children at the scene. Other students were transferred to another school bus and were transported back to the Winston Campus for parent pickup.

The front of the school bus was pushed off the roadway to a corner, while the pickup truck was spun around. North Frontage Road was closed for an extended period for rescue, investigation and vehicle removal.

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Bicyclist Seriously Injured On Golf Rd Near Vali Produce, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 5:00 PM Tuesday to car vs. bicycle crash on eastbound Golf Road between the driveway to International Plaza and Goebbert Road. The crash occurred in front of Vali Produce, 400 East Golf Road. Firefighter/paramedics transported the bicyclist with life-threatening injuries to a nearby hospital.

A small-to-mid size car had significant damage to the hood, windshield and roof of the car.

Eastbound Golf Road is closed at Arlington Heights Road. Golf Road is expected to be closed for a prolonged period tonight during accident investigation. An Accident Investigation team was immediately called to the scene.


VIDEO: Nissan Altima and bicycle-- both damaged after crash on Golf Road.

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NWS Special Weather Statement: Heavy Snow Just Northwest Of Chicagoland, High Winds, Accumulation Likely In Chicagoland

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Arlington Heights Police: Idot’s Christmas & New Year’s Holiday Enforcement Campaign Now Through January 1, 2013

The Arlington Heights Police Department is conducting traffic enforcement efforts through a Sustained Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) Grant awarded to the Village by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), Division of Traffic Safety. The purpose of the grant is to reduce personal injury and fatal traffic accidents through increased traffic enforcement efforts. The grant supplements current law enforcement activities relating to traffic safety over a one-year period for various different enforcement campaigns designated by IDOT. The campaigns coincide with selected holiday periods in which there is a documented increase of traffic-related crashes and injuries.

The Department will commence traffic enforcement activities relating to IDOT's Christmas & New Year's Holiday Enforcement Campaign now through January 1, 2013. Enforcement activities will include numerous impaired driving saturation patrols. Officers working these patrols will attempt to identify and cite motorists who choose to drive while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, without using their safety belts, or are committing other traffic-related offenses including but not limited to equipment, registration, driver's license, and insurance violations.


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Updated Info: Palatine Apartment Fire On Long Valley Drive, Unincorporated Palatine

Palatine Fire Department responded about 11:01 a.m. Monday, December 17, 2012 to a report of a fire in the area of Long Valley Drive and Rand Road in unincorporated Palatine.

Numerous calls reporting the fire were received from passers-by. The fire was determined to be located at 1213 Long Valley Drive in the Long Valley Apartments complex. The first Palatine Fire Department crews arrived on the scene and reported smoke showing from a ground floor apartment in the 3-story, 6-unit apartment building. The first fire companies attacked the fire with a 1 3⁄4" hose line from the exterior to knock down the main body of fire, then forced entry into the affected unit, where they encountered a considerable amount of smoke and heat throughout the unit. At the same time, other firefighters removed a resident from a third-floor apartment, assisting her down the interior stairs. Other firefighters searched the building for additional occupants and for fire extension, laddered the building, provided for a water supply from a hydrant, stretched a second hose line, and provided for emergency medical coverage. The fire was declared under control at 11:17 a.m. Firefighters continued to ventilate smoke and perform salvage and overhaul activities. The fire was determined to be confined to the apartment of origin.

No one was home in the fire unit at the time of the fire. Palatine Police officers assisted with evacuating the building, and also with traffic and crowd control. Cook County Sheriff's Police also assisted with crowd control at the scene. Three civilians were assessed on the scene for possible smoke inhalation; all refused further medical care or transportation. No firefighters were injured during this incident.

The fire was fought by 24 firefighters, staffing three engines, two ladder trucks, one rescue squad and four ambulances which responded to the scene along with five command officers. One engine from Arlington Heights and one ambulance from Buffalo Grove responded to the scene, and an ambulance from the Long Grove Fire Protection District responded to cover a Palatine fire station under automatic and mutual aid agreements. Two fire investigators also responded to the scene. The complex where the fire occurred is in unincorporated Palatine Township and part of the Palatine Rural Fire Protection District. It is covered by the Village of Palatine Fire Department under a contractual agreement.

The apartment where the fire originated suffered significant fire, smoke and heat damage and was not tenable for the occupants. The remaining units of the building sustained no damage. At the time of this release, the cause of the fire remains under investigation and damage estimates are not yet available.

The Palatine Fire Department reminds everyone to have working smoke detectors in their homes. If you notice a fire or smoke in your home or apartment, get out immediately.


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Two Convicted Bank Robbers Escape from Metropolitan Correctional Center, Downtown Chicago

Two convicted bank robbers, one known as "The Second-Hand Bandit" escaped from the Metropolitan Correctional Center, 71 W. Van Buren Street about 8:45 a.m. The inmates' cell was empty when it was checked. The previous check was at 5:00 a.m. An improvised rope was discovered dangling at about 15 stories up on the south side of the Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC).

The two, believed to be traveling together, were possibly sighted in the Tinley Park area this morning. Ken Conley perviously lived in Tinley Park and worked at Club 390 strip club in Chicago Heights.

Jose Banks (aka Second Hand Bandit) is known to wear disguises (fake beard) and Ken Conley is know to point guns at people in a threatening manner.

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Jose Banks: male/black, age 37, 5’8” tall, 160 pounds
Kenneth Conley male/white, age 38, 6’0” tall, 185 pounds

The FBI urges citizens to call 312-421-6700 with any information about the convicts. Of course, if citizens don't remember the FBI number, they can call 9-1-1.

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Arlington Heights Rd And Biesterfield Rd Crash Through Fence Into Backyard, Elk Grove Village

Elk Grove Village police responded about 6:54 AM Tuesday to a report of a crash into a house at the northeast corner of Arlington Heights Road and Biesterfield Road. No injuries were reported for the crash that went through a fence and hit a house from the backyard of a residence on Penrith Avenue.

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Three-Car Crash At Northwest Highway And Smith St, Palatine

Palatine police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 7:52 AM Tuesday to a three-car crash at Northwest Highway and Smith. Police received a report that an elderly female was injured in the crash, but when they arrived there was no report of any injuries. Expect traffic delays for this rush hour crash.

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Update On Vehicle Burglary Case Changed To Criminal Damage To Vehicle On Foxdale, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police responded about 12:15 AM Saturday to a report of a vehicle burglary that just occurred in the 400 block of Foxdale Lane -- Foxdale Lane and Walnut Avenue. Police received a report that two subjects were going through vehicles on Walnut Avenue. Police were updated that the subjects broke the window of a blue Honda Civic.

The offenders through a grapefruit-size rock through the driver side window of the blue Honda Civic. Prior to smashing the Honda Civic window, the offenders pushed over a large planter, but did not damage the planter.

The subjects were described as two male/white teens -- about 15-years-old. One subject was wearing a short sleeve light gray or colored T-shirt, and the other subject was wearing a zip hoodie with a design, and white pants.

Several police units were searching the area. Police changed the case classification to criminal damage to vehicle.

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Witness Report Woman Down, Kicked In Face At Shopping Center Near Arlington Heights Rd And Palatine Rd, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police responded about 10:01 PM Monday to a disturbance in the parking lot in front of Jo-Ann Fabrics, 373 East Palatine Road. Police received a report that a male offender was kicking a female who was down on the ground in front of Jo-Ann Fabrics.

The offender was described as a male/black 5'7" about 18 or 19-years-old, wearing all black clothing. He ran in a northeast direction toward the AT&T store. Two witnesses reported the woman was kicked in the face.

The victim was described as a female/white or female/Hispanic wearing a blue jacket, blue pants, and white boots. She ran west toward Dominick's.

Police found the female victim (in her 30's)about 12:37 p.m. in front of Dominick's, but she indicated she did not want any assistance and did not want to press charges. Paramedics were called to check on facial injuries that were suffered by the victim.

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Monday, December 17, 2012

Rescued From The Third Floor At Ground Floor Apartment Unit On Long Valley Dr, Palatine

Palatine police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 11:02 AM Monday to a basement apartment fire at 1213 Long Valley Drive. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of flames showing from a "basement apartment" with a person awaiting rescue on a third floor balcony.

Palatine fire command reported a working fire in a ground floor apartment on arrival. Firefighter/paramedics from Ambulance 83 rescued a female resident from the third floor.

The fire was extinguished by about 11:16 a.m. Firefighter/paramedics checked all three floors for any additional victims, and did not report finding any victims.

Firefighter/paramedics from Arlington Heights and Buffalo Grove assisted Palatine firefighters.

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Theft Of Three Apple iPhones At Target Store On Schaumburg Rd., Schaumburg

Schaumburg police received a report about 4:22 PM Monday of a theft at Target, 2621 West Schaumburg Road. Police received a report that three Apple iPhones were taken over the weekend.

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Purse Theft At Kohl's On West Dundee Rd., Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 12:15 PM Friday of a purse theft at Kohl's, 800 West Dundee Road. Police received a report that a female victim left a camel-colored purse in a shopping basket unattended for a short time. The camel-colored purse with a camel-colored wallet was reported stolen. A lime green jacket In the shopping cart was not taken.

The offender took a drivers license, keys, and credit cards that were in the wallet. The total value of the theft is estimated to be less than $500.

The crime occurred about 12:15 PM on Friday, December 14, 2012.

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Theft: An Unauthorized Exchange In The Backyard On Vail Ave, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 8:05 AM Saturday of a yard theft in the 600 block of South Vail Avenue. Police received a report that an unknown offender or offenders made an unauthorized exchange in the backyard of a residence. The unknown offender or offenders took a 10" multi-colored Chinese egg and left behind a nutcracker figure and a Santa basket.

The crime is reported to have occurred between December 14, 2012 at 10 AM and December 15, 2012 at 8 AM.

No value estimate available.

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Teen Steals Vodka From Red Rooster On Wilke Rd., Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 9:00 PM Friday of retail theft at the Red Rooster, 827 North Wilke Rd. Police received a report that two male/white teens, between 16 and 18 years-old came in to the Red Rooster store to buy soft drinks.

After both teens left the store, one of the teens ran back in the store and grabbed two bottles of vodka.

The teens were described as about 5'8" to 5'9". One was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, jeans, and a black-and-white hat. The other teen was wearing a plain gray sweatshirt. The teen with the red hooted sweatshirt is reported to be the teen that took the vodka.

Taken was Skol vodka, 750 ml. value $8.99 and 1.75 Liter Skol $14.99.

The crime is reported to have occurred about 9 PM, Friday, December 14, 2012.

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Natvity Scene And Free Speech Celebrated At North School Park, Arlington Heights

A group of Christians and supporters of a Nativity Scene in a public park celebrated the opening of the Nativity Scene, as a symbol of the Gospel of the New Testament on Saturday, December 15, 2012 about 1:00 p.m.

Atheist Rob Sherman also celebrated the proper negotiations with the government for agreement about the display, the proper recognition of the First Amendment , and the example set here in Arlington Heights that Christians and atheists can be friends despite "theological differences." He complimented the display with its proper notice by the Arlington Heights Park District and the separation of the religious display from the secular displays at the park.

Rev. Bill Zavaski, pastor of Saint James Catholic Church in Arlington Heights blessed the celebration of Jesus Christ represented by the Nativity Scene located on the northwest corner of North School Park. Rev. Bill Zavaski also prayed for those suffering from the Newtown CT mass shooting, and led the Lord's Prayer.

Rev. Calvin Lindstrom, of Christian Liberty Academy, also provided an introduction to the celebration.

Jim Finnegan, a former Arlington Heights resident and chairman of the Illinois Nativity Scene Committee, recognized supporters of the presentation, including Tom Brejcha, Thomas More Society President and founder. Brejcha explained that private speech in a public forum is permissible because the government-owned property is held in trust by the people. Brejcha also thanked the Arlington Heights Park District Board.

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Starts As Noise Complaint, Then Gun Threat: One Woman Tasered At Apartment On West Miner St, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 8:08 PM Friday of a noise complaint at 215 West Miner Street. Police received a report of loud music on the third floor of a senior residential building. After the noise complaint, police returned because a personal alarm was activated in a residential unit.

Apparently the resident in the unit was yelling at 9-1-1 dispatchers and refused to open the door for police. Firefighters were called for force entry.

About 9:34 p.m. police reported that a taser was deployed for an uncooperative resident who claim she had a gun. An ET and a supervisor were called to the scene.

Police went with firefighter/paramedics, who transported a female in her 40's to Northwest Community Hospital.

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Starts As Noise Complaint, Then Gun Threat: One Woman Tasered At Apartment On West Miner St, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 8:08 PM Friday of a noise complaint at 215 West Miner Street. Police received a report of loud music on the third floor of a senior residential building. After the noise complaint, police returned because a personal alarm was activated in a residential unit.

Apparently the resident in the unit was yelling at 9-1-1 dispatchers and refused to open the door for police. Firefighters were called for force entry.

About 9:34 p.m. police reported that a taser was deployed for an uncooperative resident who claim she had a gun. An ET and a supervisor were called to the scene.

Police went with firefighter/paramedics, who transported a female in her 40's to Northwest Community Hospital.

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Marijuana Arrest On Dundee Quarter, Palatine

Palatine police arrested at least two female subjects about 7:24 PM Sunday 12 Dundee Quarter. A toddler was out with three people that were smoking marijuana. Police transported at least two adult females in custody to Palatine Police Department Headquarters.

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Sunday, December 16, 2012

Criminal Damage To Christmas Decorations On Del Mar Dr, Palatine

Palatine police received a report about 7:50 AM Sunday of criminal damage to property in the 1200 block of North Del Mar Drive. Police received a report that Christmas decorations were criminally damaged overnight.

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Sexual Assault Reported At Hotel Near Busse Rd And Oakton St, Elk Grove Village

Elk Grove Village police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 6:38 AM Sunday to a report of a sexual assault at La Quinta Inn Chciago O'Hare AIrport, 1900 Oakton. Police received a report that a sexual assault occurred about 6:35 a.m. Sunday morning.

The offender is described as a male/white about 30-years-old, 5'6" medium build with dark hair, wearing a plaid shirt and dark pants.


Police are searching the area and looking for the suspect. He is possibly walking away from the scene in the area. Any citizens that see a person matching the description in the area are urged to call 9-1-1.

The estimated time for the suspect to walk to the intersection of Golf Road and Route 83 would be about 51 minutes -- occurring at about 7:29 a.m.

The estimated time for the suspect to walk to the intersection of Thorndale Avenue and Route 83/Busse Rd would be about 57 minutes -- occurring at about 7:35 a.m.

The estimated time for the suspect to walk to the intersection of Arlington Heights Road and Higgins Road and enter Busse Woods would be about 39 minutes -- occurring at about 7:14 a.m.

The estimated time for the suspect to walk to the intersection of Devon Avenue and Elmhurst Road/York Road would be about 48 minutes -- occurring at about 7:23 a.m.


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Saturday, December 15, 2012

Downed Power Line Burning And Arcing Causes Closure Of North Kennnicott Near Burning Tree Ln, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:30 AM Saturday a downed power line in the 2800 block of North Kennicott Avenue.  Firefighters reported arcing and burning grass and requested Com Ed respond to the scene.

A downed power line occurred where power lines are placed between houses on the west side of Kennicott Avenue. The arcing was generated just a few feet from the front sidewalk.

Kennicott Avenue was blocked until Com Ed repaired the line. Com Ed arrived about 9:49 a.m.

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Female Juvenile Retail Theft Suspect Arrested At Kohl's On Dundee Rd, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police responded about 5:28 PM Saturday to a report of a retail theft suspect detained at Kohl's, 800 West Dundee Road. Police arrested a female juvenile and transported her in custody to Arlington Heights Police Department Headquarters.

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Cougar Sighting Reported To Palatine Police On Walnut St Near Quentin Rd And Palatine Rd

Palatine police responded about 5:14 PM Saturday to a report of a cougar sighting in the 0-99 block of South Walnut Street. Police received a report that a cougar was sighted heading eastbound through the neighborhood. Resident wanted the area checked. Police are checking, but no confirmation.


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Dui Arrest Near Buffalo Grove Rd And Dundee Rd, Buffalo Grove

Buffalo Grove police arrested a DUI driver about 2:00 AM Saturday on Buffalo Grove Road, just north of Lake Cook Road. Police spotted a possible DUI driver near Dundee Road and Golfview Terrace and were on a traffic stop near Zimmerman Hardware.

The male driver was transported in custody to Buffalo Grove Police Department Headquarters. The driver's vehicle was towed to a police holding area.

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Buffalo Grove Police Respond To Report Of Underage Drinking Party On Shady Grove

Buffalo Grove police responded about 1:07 AM Saturday to a report of underage drinking in the 800 block of Shady Grove. Police received a report that underage drinking was occurring at a party. Police reported most people were 21-years-old or over. However, at least one female in custody (charge unknown) to Buffalo Grove Police Department Headquarters.



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