Arlington Heights

A family of geese was taken to the Fox Valley Wildlife Center in Elburn, after a group of teens attacked the father with a board near Arlington Heights in late April. (Credit: Fox Valley Wildlife Center/Twitter)

Goose Recovering After Attack Near Arlington Heights

Wildlife specialist Laura Kirk said the goose was protecting his family, when teens hit him in the head with a board last week on Bonhill Drive, south of Lake Cook Road in unincorporated Arlington Heights.

05/08/2015

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Daily Herald Offices Evacuated Over Suspicious Letters

An executive at the paper said powder or dust was found Wednesday morning in letters in the 4th floor mailroom at the Daily Herald. At first, the paper evacuated only the 4th floor, but police and fire officials later ordered the entire building cleared.

03/18/2015

Gov. Bruce Rauner presents his budget address to the Illinois General Assembly in Springfield, Illinois, on Feb. 18, 2015. (Credit: CBS)

Mayors Call On Rauner To Rethink Plan To Cut Local Government Revenue

Mayors in the Chicago area were none-too-pleased when Gov. Bruce Rauner proposed cutting in half the amount of income tax revenue the state sends to municipal governments in Illinois, and they’re teaming up to let him know.

03/03/2015

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Catholic Priest From Arlington Heights Church Charged With Child Porn

Clovis Javier Vilchez-Parra, an associate pastor at Mission San Juan Diego Catholic Church, has been charged with one count of reproduction of child pornography, and one count of possession of child pornography.

02/25/2015

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Man Struck By Metra Trains In Arlington Heights

A pedestrian was struck by two outbound Metra trains that had been linked together Sunday night on the Union Pacific/Northwest Line in northwest suburban Arlington Heights.

02/02/2015

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Man Charged With Robbing 7-Eleven In Niles

Martell Flippins, 26, entered 7-Eleven, 7450 Oakton St., at 3:05 a.m. on Nov. 7 and made off with a bag of money from the register after he showed the clerk he had a gun, Niles police said in a statement.

01/07/2015

Navy recruits being hosted by the Christian Liberty Academy. (Credit: Susanna Song.)

Arlington Heights Group Hosts Navy Recruits For Christmas

Dozens of Navy recruits training at the Great Lakes Naval Station could not fly home, so for the third year in a row, a special group in the northwest suburbs hosted them for an all-day celebration.

12/25/2014

An SUV carrying a mom and her two kids crashed into an Arlington Heights home  Tuesday afternoon. (Credit: CBS)

SUV Carrying Mom, 2 Kids Crashes Into Arlington Heights Home

A mom and two children in an SUV crashed through the front of a home Tuesday afternoon in Arlington Heights.

12/02/2014

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Arlington Heights Woman Killed In Wisconsin; Estranged Husband Arrested

An Arlington Heights woman was slain in southern Wisconsin on Wednesday night, and her estranged husband has been taken into custody.

11/20/2014

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Police Searching For Man Who Attacked Jogger In Arlington Heights

Police in Arlington Heights are looking for the man who attacked a jogger last night and they believe he’s done the same thing before, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

11/15/2014

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Minnesota Woman Arrested Downstate After Stealing Ambulance In Arlington Heights

Police said the woman stole an Arlington Heights Fire Department ambulance from the emergency room bay at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights around 4:15 a.m.

10/10/2014

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Woman Sexually Assaulted In Her Arlington Heights Home

Police say the attacker entered the house through an unsecured window. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

09/25/2014

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Suburban Firm Celebrates Anniversary By Giving Clients $100 To “Pay It Forward”

An Arlington Heights financial planning firm is celebrating its 25th anniversary by giving its clients $100 apiece – to “pay it forward.”

08/26/2014

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12-Year-Old Girl Dies After Being Pulled From Swimming Pool

A 12-year-old girl died Tuesday morning after she was pulled from a swimming pool in northwest suburban Arlington Heights a day earlier.

08/19/2014

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Two Suburban Kids Hurt In Wisconsin Boating Accident

A 12-year-old girl and her 11-year-old brother, from Arlington Heights, were riding an inflatable tube behind a boat when they struck the side of a pontoon boat.

07/11/2014

A float in the 4th of July parade in northwest suburban Arlington Heights. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Area Shows Its Patriotic Spirit For 4th Of July

A sunny morning made the perfect start for the July 4th weekend; and an ideal day for parades, picnics, and barbecues before the night’s fireworks.

07/04/2014

Veterans Group Raising Money For Wreaths Honoring War Dead

A local veterans group leader says he’s confident the group will be able to raise $720 more to cover the costs of wreaths honoring each of his community’s war dead on Memorial Day.

05/19/2014

Matthew Nellessen. (Photo from Cook County Sheriff's office)

Man Found Guilty Of Murdering Father In Arlington Heights Home

An Arlington Heights man was found guilty Wednesday of beating and stabbing his father to death at their northwest suburban home in 2011.

03/19/2014

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Wrong-Way Driver Dies After Causing Five-Vehicle Crash

The crash happened about 12:15 p.m., when a 51-year-old man from Palatine was driving northwest in the southeast-bound lanes of Rand Road between Thomas and Dryden avenues, according to a statement from Arlington Heights police.

03/10/2014

A SWAT team officer stands outside an Arlington Heights home, where a hostage situation had ensued after a gunman shot a police officer. The SWAT team later shot the suspect, and the hostage was unharmed. (Credit: CBS)

Arlington Heights Officer Shot Last Month Expected To Fully Recover

Arlington Heights police Officer Michael McEvoy, a 20-year veteran of the department, was shot in the “facial” area while responding to a domestic incident in the 1900 block of Windham Court on Dec. 12.

01/08/2014

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