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George Serena dressed up as a drop of blood two years ago, when he donated his 138th pint of blood. He's up to 151 as of Aug. 12, 2014. (Credit: Facebook)

Palatine Man Donates 151st Pint Of Blood

George Serena, who was honored Tuesday at LifeSource in Arlington Heights as he extended his arm for pint 151, said “it’s just like getting your oil changed.”

08/12/2014

Michael Platt (Credit: Palatine Police)

Man Held On $2M Bond For Palatine Punching Death

Ryan Flannigan, 26, was discovered lying unconscious and bleeding from his head in the 0-100 block of North Bothwell Street about 11:30 p.m. on July 18.

07/30/2014

Amber Creek (Credit: Racine County Sheriff)

Palatine Man Charged In 1997 Slaying Of Teen Girl

A 36-year-old man from Palatine was in custody in Racine, Wis., on Tuesday, charged in the 1997 slaying of 14-year-old Amber Creek, whose beaten and nearly frozen body was found in a Wisconsin wildlife refuge.

04/08/2014

Amber Creek (Credit: Racine County Sheriff)

Details Expected Tuesday On Arrest In 1997 Murder Of Palatine Teen

Police in Racine County have arrested a suspect in the murder of Amber Creek. Her badly beaten and nearly frozen body was found near Burlington, Wis., in 1997.

04/08/2014

Debris covers the area after a tornado struck on November 17, 2013 in Washington, Illinois. Several tornadoes touched down across the Midwest today with at least three people reported dead in Illinois. (Credit: Getty Images)

Palatine To Help Washington Replace Trees Lost To Tornado

In addition to more than 1,000 homes destroyed or severely damaged by the Nov. 17 twister in Washington, about 1,000 trees were ripped out.

03/21/2014

Marco Lopez (Credit: Palatine Police)

Teen Charged With Killing Father, Son In Palatine

Marco Lopez, 17, is scheduled to appear in bond court Friday, charged with the murders of Segundo Reynoso, 38; and his 15-year-old son Luis Reynoso.

03/21/2014

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Police: Father, Son Slain In Palatine

Segundo Reynoso, 38, and his 15-year-old son Luis Reynoso were discovered lying on the floor with gunshot wounds in an apartment at the Baldwin Greens Apartments in Palatine.

03/19/2014

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Woman Killed After Car Flies Off Overpass In Palatine

The woman was driving about 9:30 p.m. southbound on Illinois Route 53–which travels above U.S. Route 14–when the car went beyond an overpass barrier wall and landed on its roof on Rt. 14.

01/07/2014

Fire officials are asking for  help in digging out hydrants. (City of Palatine)

Palatine Asks Residents For Help In Digging Out Fire Hydrants

Many of the village’s 3,557 hydrants remain buried, according to a news release from the Palatine fire department.

01/06/2014

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Halloween Trick-Or-Treating Times For Cook County, Ill. 2013

Most communities recommend that adults take costumed children out early in the recommended trick-or-treat hours to take advantage of daylight, for safety’s sake.

10/29/2013

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Police: Man Found Dead In Garbage Chute Was Looking For His Cell Phone

A man thought to be missing from his home in northwest suburban Palatine was found dead in the building’s trash compactor Tuesday.Roger Mirro, 56, was found dead Tuesday night at the building where he lived in the 200 block of South Clubhouse Drive, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office said.

07/31/2013

Vanessa Mejia and Sendi Ocampo (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Girls Hit Boy With Ketchup Bottle, Rob Palatine Apartment

Three teenage girls have been charged, and police are searching for a fourth, after they allegedly hit a 12-year-old boy with a ketchup bottle; and stole cash, jewelry, and cell phones from the boy’s home in Palatine.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2013

3 Members Of Palatine Family Die In Crash Near Sycamore

Three people from a Palatine family — a 57-year-old woman, her 19-year-old daughter and her 2-year-old grandson — were killed Thursday morning when their car collided head-on with a dump truck near Sycamore.

03/22/2013

Piotr Holy (Credit: Palatine Police)

Cops: Palatine Man Shot Neighbor’s Dog, Mistaking It For Coyote

A northwest suburban Palatine man was charged with animal cruelty for shooting his neighbor’s dog, lured to his yard by a deer carcass. He allegedly told police he thought the dog was a coyote.

02/14/2013

Early voting sign (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Early Voting Begins For 2nd District, Suburban Races

Early voting has begun for the February 26 special election to fill the seat of resigned Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr, but WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports it’s not the only seat up for grabs in the Chicago area.

02/11/2013

Joseph L. Lopez (Cook County Sheriff's Department)

Police Seek ‘Armed And Dangerous’ Man Wanted In Beating

Police are looking for Joseph L. Lopez, who is suspected of beating a woman inside a car in an unincorporated area near Palatine.

01/24/2013

Brown's Chicken & Pasta sign

20 Years Ago Today: Brown’s Chicken Massacre

It was on Jan. 8, 1993, that seven people were murdered inside the Brown’s Chicken and Pasta restaurant in Palatine.

01/08/2013

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Three Children Injured In School Bus Accident In Palatine

Three children sustained minor injuries Tuesday afternoon when a pickup truck struck a school bus.

12/19/2012

A little girl attends a Sikh religious service in Palatine where Connecticut shooting victims were remembered. (CBS)

Sikh Community Mourns Newtown, Conn. Shooting

As America mourns the Connecticut victims, members of the Sikh community find themselves reeling all over again.

12/16/2012

Mega Millions Lottery Tickets (Credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Powerball Rolls Over, Jackpot At $90 Million

No one matched all the numbers drawn in Saturday night’s Powerball drawing, but a player in Palatine came close, collecting $1 million in the process.

10/21/2012

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