Crime Blog A (Crime Blog)
Arlington Heights Crime (parts of Northwest Cook County)

Crime Blog B
Crime in Buffalo Grove, Elk Grove Village, Long Grove, Mount Prospect, Palatine, Prospect Heights, Schaumburg, Wheeling (includes part of Northwest Cook County, DuPage County, Lake County)

Crime Blog C
Crime in Barrington, Des Plaines, Evanston, Glenview, Hoffman Estates, Streamwood, Cook County, DuPage County, Kane County, Lake County, McHenry County, Will County.

US & World crimes are posted directly in the CRIME ALERTS (24/7 Crime Alerts!) main category. is a CARDINAL NEWS page that provides feeds from third party news sources and social media sources as well as CARDINAL NEWS sources.


These HYPERLOCAL categories also apply to topics outside of public safety news — in other words all other news.

Hyperlocal news describes information oriented within a well-defined (usually geographic) community with primary focus directed toward the concerns of the population in that community. The Hyperlocal community for this page is defined as …

“A” for Arlington Heights, includes local geographic news to Arlington Heights, but may also include news, for example, about a person or a company from Arlington Heights that is highlighted in US or World news.

“B” for the border or near border communities near Arlington Heights, including Buffalo Grove, Elk Grove Village, Hoffman Estates, Long Grove, Mount Prospect, Palatine, Prospect Heights, Schaumburg, Wheeling

“C” for the City of Chicago and Chicagoland suburbs outside of “A” and “B” hyperlocal categories.

While covers newsworthy events for US & World News, the mission and priority of is to also serve hyperlocal interests.

Note: This page was formerly known as GEO CRIME at

Here is an earlier version of this page. The link to this earlier page was removed from the red header menu on January 16, 2022.

See also …
Arlington Heights Police Department

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