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Atlanta Silverbacks 1, Chicago Fire 3 | US Open Cup Quarterfinals Match Recap

Atlanta Silverbacks 1, Chicago Fire 3 | US Open Cup Quarterfinals Match Recap Late goals by Jeff Larentowicz and Alex rescued the Chicago Fire from a US Open Cup scare Wednesday night against the Atlanta Silverbacks, giving them a 3-1 victory in a quarterfinals matchup at Atlanta Silverbacks Park. A hotly contested match from … […]

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Fire causes $275,000 in damage to Long Grove home

A fire caused about $ 275,000 in damage to a Long Grove home on the 5400 block of Tall Oaks Drive over the Fourth of July, authorities said Saturday. The blaze left no one injured, according to a new release. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Six horses, one goat die in barn fire near Wauconda

Six horses and one goat died in a fire that swept through a barn near Wauconda and caused the collapse of the building early Saturday, authorities said. The owner managed to save one horse, according to the Wauconda Fire District. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Hoffman Estates teen detects fire, evacuates family out of burning home

Dominic Laskero, 13, was instrumental in getting his 19-year-old sister and 77-year-old grandmother out of their burning Hoffman Estates house early Sunday morning. He also got their dog out, and firefighters arrived quickly enough to recover and resuscitate two cats who’d been trapped inside. “I got up and tried to go back to sleep,” Dominic […]

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Fire condemn use of Spanish slur by some fans

When Toronto FC’s Joe Bendik took goal kicks during the team’s 1-1 draw Wednesday against the Fire at Toyota Park, an unfortunate cheer was heard coming from some in the crowd. Some fans chanted a Spanish slur against homosexuals toward the goalie just as he kicked in hopes of disturbing his delivery. The sound was […]

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Woman Injured In Albany Park Fire

(CBS) — One woman was injured in a fire in an apartment building in Albany Park early Saturday morning. Firefighters were called to three-story building on North Monticello and Ainslie just after 5 a.m. When they arrived, they found one woman hanging from a second-floor balcony. Firefighters used a ladder to reach her. She was […]

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Fire reported at Palatine townhouse

A fire that sent flames shooting out of a Palatine townhouse Thursday afternoon is now under control, officials say. Firefighters from several neighboring departments were called in to assist with the blaze, reported in the 2100 block of North Heather Lane. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Mokena welcomes home soldier killed by friendly fire

About 30 minutes before the procession carrying the body of Army PFC Aaron Toppen arrived at the Vandenberg Funeral Home in Mokena on Saturday, heavy rain pelted those who lined Wolf Road as they waited to say goodbye to the soldier who was killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan. Then, the rain stopped. Full News […]

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Fire evacuates South Barrington pub

A drape behind a stage in the Penny Road Pub near South Barrington caught fire Saturday evening, forcing the evacuation of the business but causing no injuries to occupants or staff. The cause and origin of the fire remain under investigation. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Mokena welcomes home soldier killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan

About 30 minutes before the procession carrying the body of Army PFC Aaron Toppen arrived at the Vandenberg Funeral Home in Mokena on Saturday, heavy rain pelted those who lined Wolf Road as they waited to say goodbye to the soldier who was killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan. Then, the rain stopped. “See, the […]

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House badly damaged in St. Charles fire

Firefighters battled a house fire in St. Charles during Wednesday’s thunderstorms. The blaze, on the 3N400 block of Vachel Lindsay Drive, was reported about 6:30 p.m. No one was hurt. The attic and second floor of the house were badly damaged. A loss estimate was not available. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Lightning sparks North Aurora fire

A lighting strike at a North Aurora house ignited the lint inside a clothes dryer vent hose Wednesday night, creating a small fire, authorities said. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Buffalo Grove fire confined to laundry room

All the apartments at 1114 Johnson Drive, Buffalo Grove are deemed habitable after a Sunday evening fire in the thrid floor laundry room, Buffalo Grove Deputy Fire Chief Mike Baker said. Firefighters got the call at 5:45 p.m. and residents were allowed to return to their units by about 7:30 p.m. Full News here – […]

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‘Ring of Fire’ pattern to evolve as summer heats up

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None injured in Sunday night Buffalo Grove apartment fire

Authorities in Buffalo Grove said no one was injured in a fire at an apartment complex Sunday night. The building, located at 1114 Johnson Drive in Buffalo Grove, caught fire sometime around 6 p.m. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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