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Apr 18, 2015
Chicago Tribune
Kansas State-bound Cory Wright goes 4-for-4 as St. Charles North rolls
Chicago Tribune
St. Charles North's Angel Torres (13) scores easily on this play during the sixth inning of Friday's game at Bartlett, April 17. St. Charles North won the game, 14-9. (Brian O'Mahoney, The Courier-News). By Gene Chamberlain Elgin Courier-News. Baseball.

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Apr 18, 2015
Softball: Fox Valley roundup Friday, April 17
Chicago Daily Herald
Glenbard East 7, Elgin 1: Sabrina Stockman was 2-for-4 and Destiny West had a double and an RBI for Elgin (1-13, 1-6) in the Upstate Eight. Jessica Rago suffered the loss in the circle for the Maroons. Cary-Grove 5, Jacobs 3: Winning pitcher Caitlin Adams ...

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Apr 18, 2015
Chicago Tribune
Elgin Community College's cops keep the peace without using guns
Chicago Tribune
The Elgin Community College police force will be training on the use of the chemical Narcan, which reportedly can save the life of a person who has overdosed on heroin, Chief Emad Eassa told board members at a recent meeting. Unfortunately, Eassa said ...

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Apr 18, 2015
Baseball: Fox Valley roundup Friday, April 17
Chicago Daily Herald
Elgin 6, Marengo 5: Elgin scored the go-ahead run in the bottom of the sixth, thanks to a leadoff walk and a Marengo error, and winning pitcher Eddy Ramos (1⅓ innings) made it stand up by notching a game-ending strikeout with Marengo runners on first and ...

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Apr 18, 2015
New Larkin girls coach Steve Knapp never at rest
Chicago Tribune
New Larkin girls coach Steve Knapp never at rest. By Gene Chamberlain Elgin Courier-News. Girls basketball: Versatile Larkin assistant Steve Knapp hopes to rebuild struggling girls program. Being named new girls basketball coach at Larkin means Steve ...

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Apr 18, 2015
Driver charged after pedestrian hit in Elgin
Chicago Daily Herald
A 73-year-old woman was taken to the hospital after being struck by a taxi on the 800 block of Summit in Elgin, near the Elgin Fresh Market. Elgin police said the driver has been ticketed and charged with an additional misdemeanor. Order Reprint Print Article.

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Apr 18, 2015
Cougars' left-hander Miller takes fast track to gain command
Chicago Tribune
On April 10, Cougars pitcher Jared Miller struggled in his season debut, allowing five runs on seven hits in only three innings. In the time between that game and his next start, a brilliant outing on Wednesday that saw him carry a no-hitter into the sixth inning, ...

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Apr 18, 2015
Chicago Tribune
North Central's Luke Winder vaults to familiar heights
Chicago Tribune
North Central freshman Luke Winder, shown during the NCAA Division III indoor national championships, was named the Division III men's national athlete of the week after vaulting a personal best 17-8 1/2 at the College of DuPage last weekend.

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Apr 18, 2015
Chicago Daily Herald
Wheeling names O'Keeffe as varsity basketball coach
Chicago Daily Herald
Play Video foxclsjacbbk. Jacobs clinches share of FVC Valley crown · St. Charles East's speed beats Geneva's size · State basketball finals to remain in Peoria, Normal · South Elgin basketball player reports assault after Metea Valley game. page v1.3.

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Apr 18, 2015
St. Edward hoping to defend Chicagoland Challenge title
Chicago Daily Herald
Elgin takes on Joliet West, St. Edward meets Hampshire, and Dundee-Crown plays Oak Lawn in the first round at 10 a.m.. Conference clarification: The question comes up every year so, to be clear, all games in the Upstate Eight Conference count toward the ...

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Apr 18, 2015
Chicago Tribune
Water main work to begin in downtown Huntley
Chicago Tribune
Downtown parking in Huntley will be affected by work on the water main. - Original Credit: Handout (Courtesy Village of Huntley, HANDOUT). By Jeanie Mayer Elgin Courier-News. Huntley · Woodstock. Properties affected by the Huntley water main work will ...

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Apr 18, 2015
Hoffman Estates woman charged with battery to officer
Chicago Daily Herald
A 23-year-old Minnesota man was being held on $350,000 bail Thursday after an arrest on Interstate 90 near Elgin where authorities say he was caught with nearly $9,000 of crystal meth. Ismael Jaimes-Meza faces up to 30 years in prison if convicted.

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Apr 18, 2015
Chicago Tribune
City Manager names Nawrocki Elgin's CFO
Chicago Tribune
Nawrocki has been Elgin's finance manager for the past three years, and last June to took on the additional duties as the Chief Financial Officer after then-CFO Colleen Lavery resigned her post. Nawrocki will officially assume the role of CFO on April 20, and ...

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Apr 18, 2015
Cops: Elgin man had drugs during traffic stop
Chicago Tribune
Elgin: Huriel Avila, 21, of the 200 block of Moseley Street, Elgin, was charged with a Class 3 felony count of manufacture or delivery of cannabis and a Class 4 felony count of possession of cannabis after a traffic stop Thursday. According to Elgin police, ...

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Apr 17, 2015
Chicago Tribune
Jorge Galvan becomes student representative on ECC Board
Chicago Tribune
The better known one, business consultant Joe Galvan, ran against incumbent Dave Kaptain for the post of mayor of Elgin in the April 7 Consolidated Election. The election drew more than 7,000 voters, but Kaptain defeated Galvan. But five days before that ...

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Apr 17, 2015
Chicago Tribune
Larkin junior selected as Elgin School District U46 Board rep
Chicago Tribune
Allison Holloway (right), the new student representative to the Elgin School District U46 Board, stands alongside runner-up Sarah Fannin as three other high-schoolers tell the adult board members how the student rep was selected. (Dave Gathman, The ...

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Apr 17, 2015
Chicago Daily Herald
Roselle man pleads guilty to heroin delivery
Chicago Daily Herald
A 23-year-old Minnesota man was being held on $350,000 bail Thursday after an arrest on Interstate 90 near Elgin where authorities say he was caught with nearly $9,000 of crystal meth. Ismael Jaimes-Meza faces up to 30 years in prison if convicted.

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Apr 17, 2015
Man tries to lure young boy into car in Aurora
Chicago Sun-Times
A man tried to lure a young boy into a car Thursday afternoon outside the boy's west suburban home. The fifth-grade student was at his home in the 1100 block of Pearl Street in Aurora about 3:15 p.m. when a white, older-model car with a taxi sign on top ...

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Apr 17, 2015
Feds: Former Aurora smoke shop owner, employee sold synthetic pot that led to ...
Chicago Sun-Times
CrimeCary man charged with robbing Fifth Third bank in Woodstock. Sun-Times Wire. Two charged with Elgin hotel vending machine burglary CrimeTwo charged with Elgin hotel vending machine burglary. LeeAnn Shelton. CrimeTwo shot at Southwest Side ...

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Apr 17, 2015
Man critically injured in Greater Grand Crossing shooting
Chicago Sun-Times
A man was critically wounded in a shooting Friday morning in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side. The 24-year-old was outside in the 7400 block of South Perry about 9:20 a.m. when a black Honda drove up and one of its four ...

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