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Trailer becomes fully engulfed in flames at construction site of ‘The Clove’ development in Buffalo Grove

Heavy smoke filled the area after a trailer became fully engulfed in flames at the construction site of The Clove development in Buffalo Grove Friday afternoon. The Buffalo Grove Fire Department responded around 2:30 p.m. Friday to The Clove construction site, 202 McHenry Road. Fire officials said they received a report of a large garbage […]

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Authorities identify 25-year-old woman from Buffalo Grove who died in crash in Wheeling

Authorities have identified a 25-year-old woman from Buffalo Grove, whose family said “leaves behind a legacy of love and laughter,” after she died in a vehicle crash in Wheeling. The Wheeling Fire Department and Wheeling Police Department responded around 10:23 p.m. Wednesday to the intersection of Lake Cook Road and Northgate Parkway on the border […]

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Buffalo Grove woman dies after vehicle crash that left her, second victim trapped in Wheeling

A 25-year-old woman from Buffalo Grove died after a two-vehicle crash that left the vehicles heavily damaged and two people trapped in Wheeling, authorities said. The Wheeling Fire Department and Wheeling Police Department responded around 10:23 p.m. Wednesday to the intersection of Lake Cook Road and Northgate Parkway on the border of Wheeling and Buffalo […]

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Officials investigating after fuel leaks into pond next to manufacturing plant in Buffalo Grove

Officials say the Environmental Protection Agency is investigating after diesel fuel from an unknown source leaked into a pond next to a manufacturing plant in Buffalo Grove. The Buffalo Grove Fire Department responded around 6:45 p.m. Thursday to Vapor Bus International, 1010 Johnson Drive in Buffalo Grove, for a report of a hazardous material incident. […]

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Waukegan, Buffalo Grove police canines receive body armor donations from non-profit organization

Waukegan Police Canine Milo and Buffalo Grove Police Canine Mac have both received bullet and stab protective vests thanks to a donation from a non-profit organization. The Buffalo Grove Police Department and Waukegan Police Department both separately announced in December that Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. was donating protective vests for their canines. Both departments said […]

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Man charged with falsely reporting 6-year-old child in lake in Buffalo Grove that prompted emergency response

A man, who was accused last year of committing an arson fire, has been charged with falsely reporting a young child was in a lake in Buffalo Grove, prompting a large emergency response. The Buffalo Grove Fire Department and Buffalo Grove Police Department responded around 5:05 p.m. on February 20 to Green Lake Park, 1101 […]