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Jun 23, 2017
Chicago Daily Herald
Rozner: Aging Blackhawks knew they couldn't stand pat
Chicago Daily Herald
BlackhawksBlackhawks' blockbuster: Saad coming back; Panarin, Hjalmarsson gone · 2 accused of trying to sell pancake mix to Elgin cops in drug deal Crime2 accused of trying to sell pancake mix to Elgin cops in drug deal · Lower gasoline prices ease ...

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Jun 23, 2017
Chicago Tribune
Wisconsin man charged with DUI had gun in car: police
Chicago Tribune
... with class 4 felony counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, aggravated driving under the influence and possession of a fictitious identification card as well as misdemeanor driving without a license following a traffic stop Thursday, Elgin ...

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Jun 23, 2017
Chicago Daily Herald
Celebration of Greek food, culture gets underway in Palatine
Chicago Daily Herald
Greek Fest at St. Nectarios Greek Orthodox Church in Palatine opened Friday and will continue 3 p.m. to midnight Saturday and noon to 11 p.m. Sunday at 133 S. Roselle Road. Admission is $3, free for 12 and younger and 66 and older. The festival ...

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Jun 23, 2017
Carpentersville man faces sexual abuse, drug charges
Chicago Tribune
A Carpentersville man is facing charges that he had sex with a minor between the ages of 13 and 17 as well as charges of possession of cocaine and drug paraphernalia. Heriberto Landa-Gomez, 28, of the 0-100 block of Alameda Drive, was charged with 10 ...

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Jun 23, 2017
Chicago Sun-Times
Drug charges stack up for pair who sold pancake mix to undercover cops
Chicago Sun-Times
Just before 5 p.m. Wednesday, Osorio and 19-year-old Jaime Anselmo of Elgin again arranged to deliver drugs to undercover officers. But in that final transaction before both were arrested, they sold “what was determined to be a box of pancake mix ...

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Jun 23, 2017
NYCFC's David Villa is (still) living up to the hype
Chicago Daily Herald
BlackhawksBlackhawks trade Panarin, Hjalmarsson, get Saad back · 2 accused of trying to sell pancake mix to Elgin cops in drug deal Crime2 accused of trying to sell pancake mix to Elgin cops in drug deal · Lower gasoline prices ease holiday travel ...

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Jun 23, 2017
Ingleside man sentenced in marijuana conspiracy case
Chicago Daily Herald
An Ingleside man has been sentenced to a decade in federal prison for helping to grow more than 1,000 marijuana plants in a Rockford warehouse. Justin T. Paglusch, 35, and six other people were charged in 2015 with conspiring to manufacture, possess ...

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Jun 23, 2017
Chicago Daily Herald
2 accused of trying to sell pancake mix to Elgin cops in drug deal
Chicago Daily Herald
Two Elgin men were arrested after police said they tried to sell pancake mix during a drug deal with undercover officers. Rafael Osorio Jr., 18, of the 600 block of Hampton Circle, was charged with four counts of unlawful delivery of a controlled ...

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Jun 23, 2017
U46 school board facing deadline for charter school contract
Chicago Tribune
Board members of School District U46 will have one of three options ahead of them at Monday's discussion of a contract for Elgin's first charter school. The board has until the end of the month to decide on the fate of a contract for the Elgin Math and ...

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Jun 23, 2017
Chicago Sun-Times
Services held for Alexis Stubbs, a girl who dreamed of fame
Chicago Sun-Times
Alexis was born in Elgin, and a group of her relatives from the northwest suburban town came to her service. “She loved purses. She loved being pretty. She was definitely a girly girl,” said Stephanie Phillips, a cousin. She wanted to be Lady Gaga ...

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Jun 23, 2017
Buffalo Grove increases fee for ambulance service
Chicago Daily Herald
The Buffalo Grove village board this week approved increases in the fees the fire department charges for emergency medical services. The revenue from the fees is expected to rise from $1.78 million to $1.9 million. Village officials said if the ...

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Jun 23, 2017
Barrington welcomes new business Wellness for Eternity
Chicago Daily Herald
Another business has opened in downtown Barrington. Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce representatives and village of Barrington officials recently gathered to celebrate the grand opening of Wellness for Eternity at 119 W. Main St. Founded by ...

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Jun 23, 2017
Chicago Tribune
Downtown Elgin jeweler an award-winning Ren Faire vendor
Chicago Tribune
"Sunday, I usually open the Elgin store and make sure everything there is running smoothly, then I head back up to Bristol in the early afternoon, finish out the day there, and either head back home or stay overnight again at my friend's house ...

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Jun 23, 2017
Chicago Daily Herald
At end of Ramadan, Muslim leader explains fasting
Chicago Daily Herald
Like most people, I begin the morning barely having time for breakfast, as I run out the door with a bagel in my mouth. On the way to the office, I may grab a peppermint mocha latte at Starbucks. Then, lunch rolls around, and I either skip it for lack ...

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Jun 23, 2017
Chicago Tribune
Ferguson attorney: Brown family wrongful death settlement is $1.5 million
Chicago Tribune
In this Sept. 27, 2014, file photo, the parents of Michael Brown, Lezley McSpadden, left, and Michael Brown Sr., sit for an interview with The Associated Press in Washington. The city attorney in Ferguson, Missouri, said Friday, June 23, 2017, that the ...

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Jun 23, 2017
Charges pending against suspect in Aurora police standoff
Chicago Daily Herald
Charges are pending against a 39-year-old Aurora man who sparked a 40-minute standoff with Aurora police Thursday night on the city's far east side after he made suicidal comments on social media and fired a shot at officers surrounding his home.

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Jun 23, 2017
Chicago Daily Herald
10-year-old police dog Aries remembered by St. Charles police
Chicago Daily Herald
Rafael Osorio Jr., 18, and Jaime Anselmo, 19, both of Elgin, were charged after police said they tried to sell pancake mix in a drug deal with undercover officers. Woodridge Sam's Club closing at end of month THe Woodridge Sam's Club will close for ...

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Jun 23, 2017
Chicago Tribune
Give the Elgin area this charter school option
Chicago Tribune
The Elgin Math & Science Academy in Elgin's U-46 district, if created, would serve kindergarten through third grade, then expand to eighth grade. At full capacity, the charter school would educate roughly 1 percent of the total student population in ...

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Jun 23, 2017
Chicago Tribune
Week in review: Health care secrets revealed, Jimmy Butler AND Marian Hossa gone, 'horrifying' chainsaw attack
Chicago Tribune
Keith Farnham, of Elgin, who died in prison while serving time for a child pornography conviction; former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl; rapper Prodigy, a member of hip-hop duo Mobb Deep; John Avildsen, Oak Park native and director of "Rocky" and "The ...

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Jun 23, 2017
Chicago Tribune
Country Music Hall of Famer Charlie Daniels to perform in Elgin July 1
Chicago Tribune
Country Music Hall of Famer Charlie Daniels and his band will play at the Grand Victoria Casino's pre-Independence Day concert and fireworks July 1 in Elgin's Festival Park, and Daniels has a new recording of a Johnny Cash song to fit the occasion ...

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