Arlington Heights

Stethoscope (Photo Illustration by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Chief Medical Officer Hasn’t Held License Since 1999

A top doctor who recently left a suburban hospital hasn’t held a medical license in over a decade.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2012

Arlington Heights Explosion

1 Dead, 10 Hospitalized In Arlington Heights Explosion

One person was killed Tuesday morning, and 10 others were injured, in an explosion at a manufacturing plant in Arlington Heights.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2012

Authorities say a man who may have been doing maintenance duties was fatally shot at a residential complex near Arlington Heights. (Vince Gerasole/CBS)

Man Fatally Shot Near Arlington Heights

A 34-year-old maintenance man doing work near his apartment home in Palatine Township was gunned down Saturday morning.

05/12/2012

Arlington Park

Contract Dispute Settled At Arlington Park Racetrack

A contract settlement has avoided a disruption of the season at the Arlington Park racetrack.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2012

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Fire Extinguished In Arlington Heights Apartment Building

Firefighters evacuated an apartment building in unincorporated Arlington Heights Friday afternoon where a fire was found in one of the units.

04/07/2012

Surveillance images of a man wanted as part of an investigation into ATM scammer crews in Arlington Heights. (Credit: Arlington Heights Police)

Arlington Heights Cops Warn Of ATM Scammers

Police are looking for crews of traveling scammers who have been stealing customer ID numbers and draining their bank accounts at ATMs in Arlington Heights.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2012

Rodney Peterson says he shouldn't have been charged for offering a ride to two teen girls during a snowstorm. (CBS)

Motorist Pleads Guilty To Disorderly Conduct After Offering Lift To Teen Girls

Rodney T. Peterson of Arlington Heights was sentenced to two years’ supervision, ordered to pay a $400 fine and prohibited from contacting the two girls or their families, Barrington police said in a news release.

03/19/2012

A pedestrian was reportedly killed Friday near Arlington Heights by a Metra commuter train. (CBS)

Metra Train Fatally Strikes Person Near Arlington Heights

Outbound trains on the Metra Union Pacific Northwest Line are stopped near northwest suburban Arlington Heights due to a train fatally striking a pedestrian there Friday afternoon.

03/16/2012

Mitt Romney

Romney In Rosemont: ‘I’m An Economic Heavyweight’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney made a crack about the purported Chicago tradition of voting early and often Friday, as he campaigned at a restaurant in Rosemont.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2012

Handcuffs

Teens’ Info Leads To Arrest Of Man Who Followed Them

Quick thinking by two northwest suburban students who were approached and spoken to by a stranger last week led to the man’s arrest days later.

03/07/2012

Trevon Johnson, left, was pulled from an icy pond with the help of Joseph Flores and Sharissa Catlin. (CBS)

Quick-Thinking Young Friends Save Boy From Icy Pond

Two young friends jumped into action when a child chasing a football fell through the ice on a frozen pond. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

12/12/2011

Ambulance

Two Kids Rescue 10-Year-Old Boy From Pond

A 10-year old boy who fell waist-deep into a neighborhood pond Sunday afternoon in unincorporated Arlington Heights was rescued by two children.

WBBM Newsradio–12/11/2011

Jerry Dickens (Arlington Heights Police)

$100,000 Bond For Burglar Caught Tossing Jewelry

Bond was set at $100,000 Friday for a northwest suburban man caught by police trying to throw away jewelry allegedly taken during several residential burglaries.

11/18/2011

File Photo (Ian Waldie/ Getty Images)

Arlington Heights Teacher Honored With Millken Educator Award

A social sciences teacher at John Hersey High School in Arlington Heights has been honored with as an outstanding teacher with a $25,000 Milken Educator Award.

CBS Chicago–11/09/2011

Several ash trees are effectively marked for death in Arlington Heights, but residents want to give them a reprieve. (CBS)

Arlington Heights Residents Want To Save Infested Ash Trees

The village of Arlington Heights have made aggressive plans to deal with an infestation by the emerald ash borer, but some residents are suggesting alternatives to cutting down trees. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.

11/07/2011

Ambulance

Boy, 6, Killed After TV Falls On Him

A 6-year-old boy died Sunday night after a television fell on him in his northwest suburban Arlington Heights home.

10/31/2011

Pedestrian sign (Photo by Stand Honda/ Getty Images)

Pedestrian Struck By Car, Critically Injured In Arlington Heights

A 22-year-old man walking on the road was critically injured early Saturday when he was struck by a car in northwest suburban Arlington Heights.

10/08/2011

Flooding

Report: 911 Calls Went Unanswered During Storms In Northwest Suburbs

A northwest suburban emergency dispatch center was flooded with calls during a record rainfall last month, and a torrent of them went unanswered.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2011

(Credit: CBS)

Fire Breaks Out In Radiation Therapy Room At Arlington Heights Hospital

Fire crews were called out Wednesday afternoon when an electrical fire broke out in a radiation therapy room at the Northwest Community Healthcare hospital in Arlington Heights.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2011

Funeral parlor. (Credit: CBS)

Funeral Home Workers Avoid Strike, Accept 3-Year Contract

Employees at four Chicago area funeral homes have avoided a strike by signing off on a new three-year contract.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2011

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