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Apr 27, 2017
Tour boat sailing into Indiana city's waterways
Chicago Daily Herald
FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- Residents in a northeastern Indiana city can expect to see a "duck boat" floating around the city's three rivers this summer as part of an attempt to bring more activity to the riverfront. The Journal Gazette (http://bit.ly/2qbRwuE ...

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Apr 27, 2017
Chicago Daily Herald
United dragging report: 'Our review shows that many things went wrong that day'
Chicago Daily Herald
In a new report, United Airlines admits several mistakes were made before, during and after a man was violently dragged off a flight earlier this month, including calling in law enforcement to resolve an incident that was neither a safety nor security ...

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Apr 27, 2017
Elgin moves along measures allowing gun club to open
Chicago Tribune
A proposed gun range and shop on McLean Boulevard in Elgin was moved along by the City Council Wednesday night by a 5-4 vote — and a lawsuit involving the City of Chicago was part of the decision-making process. A final vote on the matters is set for ...

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Apr 27, 2017
Central Illinois schools work to repair elevated lead levels
Chicago Daily Herald
DECATUR, Ill. -- A school district in central Illinois is taking steps to remediate areas with elevated lead levels after receiving results of state-mandated testing in six district buildings. Decatur Public Schools spokeswoman Maria Robertson tells ...

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Apr 27, 2017
Trump finds that CEO-as-president isn't always a natural fit
Chicago Daily Herald
CrimeGeneva woman pleads guilty but mentally ill in husband's poisoning · Elgin council reverses itself, OKs gun range catering to women BusinessElgin council reverses itself, OKs gun range catering to women · Baby born with 4 legs reunited with family ...

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Apr 27, 2017
Chicago Daily Herald
Tollway board OKs Tri-State widening over objections from some suburbs
Chicago Daily Herald
Illinois tollway directors Thursday agreed to widen the Tri-State Tollway (I-294) from Rosemont to Oak Lawn at a cost of $4 billion. The proposal includes extra lanes, a "Flex Lane" for express buses, interchange improvements, flood relief and truck ...

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Apr 27, 2017
Chicago Daily Herald
Nine charged in Crystal Lake attempted robbery
Chicago Daily Herald
Nine people are facing charges in connection with an April 3 stabbing and attempted robbery in Crystal Lake, police said. Authorities responded about 8 p.m. that night to reports of a stabbing involving several people with injuries near a Taco Bell in ...

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Apr 27, 2017
Chicago Daily Herald
Go Fly a Kite returns to Wheaton Park District
Chicago Daily Herald
Hundreds of kites will take flight next weekend when Wheaton Park District sponsors Go Fly a Kite at Graf Park. The annual festival of paper and string will run -- or soar -- from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 6, at the park, 1855 Manchester Road.

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Apr 27, 2017
Chicago Daily Herald
Geneva woman guilty but mentally ill in husband's poisoning, gets 22 years prison
Chicago Daily Herald
A Geneva woman pleaded guilty but mentally ill Thursday to charges she fatally poisoned her husband in 2016 and was sentenced to 22 years in prison. Julia L. Gutierrez, 54, of the 0-99 block of Crissey Avenue, had been held without bond since her ...

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Apr 27, 2017
Chicago Daily Herald
Daily Herald buys 3 Carbondale newspapers for southern Illinois group
Chicago Daily Herald
Paddock Publications Inc. publishers of the Daily Herald, has acquired three newspapers in southern Illinois, bringing its total in the region to 15, the company announced Thursday. In the latest move of an active growth and diversification strategy ...

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Apr 27, 2017
Berlin police shoot man who threatened officer
Chicago Daily Herald
BERLIN -- A German man was shot in the leg by police after threatening an officer outside a hospital in Berlin, authorities said Thursday. Police were responding to a different incident at the Urban Hospital in the city's Kreuzberg district shortly ...

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Apr 27, 2017
Chicago Sun-Times
83-year-old man charged with fatal Hanover Park hit-and-run crash
Chicago Sun-Times
Preliminary autopsy results found she died of head trauma, according to the coroner's office. Police said her last known address was in Elmhurst, but the coroner's office said she was an Elgin resident. Barajas, of West Chicago, was ordered held on a ...

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Apr 27, 2017
West Suburban Local Scoreboard for Thursday, April 27
Chicago Tribune
Elgin Academy 8, Northridge 7. Highlights: Andrew Wilson homered and Ian Wilson had two doubles for Elgin Academy (12-3, 7-0 Independent League). Elmwood Park 8, St. Edward 1. Glenbard East 2, Bartlett 1. Hampshire 11, Crossroads Christian 1.

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Apr 27, 2017
Chicago Tribune
New Elgin City Council sworn in Wednesday
Chicago Tribune
Newcomer Corey Dixon and incumbents Rich Dunne, Terry Gavin and Carol Rauschenberger were sworn into their seats on the Elgin City Council on Wednesday evening at City Hall. During their short speeches, all four hit notes of optimism about Elgin.

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Apr 26, 2017
Chicago Tribune
Hanover Park woman faces drug charges
Chicago Tribune
Teresa A. Hobart, 54, of the 1900 block of Elm Court, Hanover Park, was charged with a class 1 felony count of manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a park and a class 2 felony count of manufacture or delivery of a ...

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Apr 26, 2017
Chicago Tribune
Grand Victoria announces summer concert lineup
Chicago Tribune
The Grand Victoria Casino on Wednesday afternoon announced its lineup of four concerts to be held this summer in Elgin's Festival Park, one concluding with holiday fireworks. The first show of the year will have a country lineup to usher in the weekend ...

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Apr 26, 2017
Chicago Tribune
U46 drivers ed classes to cover distracted driving, police stops
Chicago Tribune
Elgin High School has 10 drivers ed classes throughout the school year and can instruct 330 students. Montgomery said the expansion wouldn't impact Elgin High School but it likely would at the other high schools, where the number of classes is less.

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Apr 26, 2017
Chicago Tribune
City of Aurora unveils new website
Chicago Tribune
The company has done such local sites as Elgin, Highland Park, Lisle and Plano, and also has done larger cities, such as Buffalo and Plano, Texas (with a population close to Aurora's). The new site features more on the home page, including news ...

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Apr 26, 2017
Chicago Tribune
South Elgin man accused of posting 'sexual images' without woman's consent
Chicago Tribune
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a man from South Elgin who is accused of posting at least one sexually compromising image of a Naperville woman online without her consent. Winfield police on April 19 obtained a warrant for the arrest of Mark L.

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Apr 26, 2017
Chicago Tribune
Kane County board brainstorms ideas to counter increasing expenses
Chicago Tribune
Kane County Board member John Martin spoke about the need to find out what county programs are mandated as Kane County faces another tough budget year. (Gloria Casas / The Courier-News). Gloria CasasElgin Courier-News. Privacy Policy.

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