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Jul 17, 2018
Crystal Lake man charged with 11 counts of child pornography possession
Chicago Daily Herald
A Crystal Lake man faces a slew of felony charges after police say he was caught with child pornography. Police in Crystal Lake said the Illinois attorney general's Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force first notified them that Anthony T ...

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Jul 16, 2018
Chicago Daily Herald
Chicago Cubs have been full of surprises in first half
Chicago Daily Herald
28-year prison term for man in brutal Elgin home invasion. An Elgin man was sentenced this week to 28 years in prison for his role in a June 2012 home invasion and attempted murder in which two people were brutally beaten in Elgin. Jaime Zarate, 32 ...

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Jul 16, 2018
Renovations spark fire at Mount Prospect industrial building
Chicago Daily Herald
Fire broke out Monday afternoon in a vacant industrial building in Mount Prospect, filling the space with smoke but causing no injuries or significant damage, authorities said. Mount Prospect firefighters responded to the blaze in the 400 block of ...

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Jul 16, 2018
Chicago Daily Herald
McMahon: Felony cases up 7 percent in Kane County from last year's first half
Chicago Daily Herald
"Neither Elgin nor Aurora are seeing really significant increases, but some of the smaller departments are," McMahon said. "What I am seeing, and I am grateful for this, is a very strong presence from the Illinois State Police along the I-90 corridor ...

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Jul 16, 2018
Chicago Daily Herald
Illinois lawmakers pile on Trump/Putin summit, use the 'T' word
Chicago Daily Herald
With comments like "borders on treason" and calls for congressional hearings, suburban Democrats and Republicans in Congress condemned President Donald Trump's words after a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday. Wheaton ...

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Jul 16, 2018
Chicago Daily Herald
Schillerstrom op-ed: What happens when we build a road
Chicago Daily Herald
Chicagoland's roadway network serves as an invaluable link between the region's industries and the global supply chain by connecting to railroads, waterways and airports, providing access to marketplaces around the world. At the Illinois Tollway, we ...

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Jul 16, 2018
Chicago Tribune
Man pleads guilty to aggravated DUI in crash that killed fellow motorcyclist
Chicago Tribune
A Lake in the Hills man pleaded guilty Monday to aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol while on a revoked license in connection with a fatal 2016 motorcycle crash that left a fellow rider dead. Hector Chavera, 42, was riding with two ...

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Jul 16, 2018
Barrington police: Numerous DUI charges in village
Chicago Tribune
Monique Gonzalez, 20, of the 1100 block of Blackhawk Drive in Elgin, was charged July 5 with unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia at Hough Street and Coolidge Avenue. Her next court date is Aug. 10, police said. DUI. Amar A. Patel, 47, of the 0 ...

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Jul 16, 2018
Chicago Sun-Times
Sentences for bringing marijuana into Illinois are absurdly high
Chicago Sun-Times
Thank you for your recent stories and editorial about marijuana arrests in Chicago. It is indeed ludicrous that thousands of people used to be arrested for possession of a small amount of a harmless herb. But what is more ludicrous is that bringing 5 ...

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Jul 16, 2018
Chicago Daily Herald
Constable: A flood of all-star memories for 50-year Cubs fan
Chicago Daily Herald
Schmid built a career as an award-winning chemist who earned patents for DSM in Elgin, makers of high-tech optical fiber coating. He and his wife, Diana, have been married nearly 43 years. They have two grown daughters. They've taken wonderful ...

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Jul 16, 2018
Chicago Daily Herald
Billy Joel's band, Maddie & Tae, 7th heaven to play Schaumburg's Septemberfest
Chicago Daily Herald
Members of Billy Joel's band, country music stars Maddie & Tae and local band 7th heaven will be the headlining acts at Schaumburg's 48th annual Septemberfest, over Labor Day weekend on the village's municipal grounds. Mike DelGuidice & Big Shot ...

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Jul 16, 2018
Chicago Daily Herald
Boy seriously injured after boat hits him on Fox River
Chicago Daily Herald
A 6-year-old Cary boy was seriously injured after being struck by a boat Sunday afternoon on the Fox River near Fox River Grove, authorities said. The boy was swimming off a beach at Picnic Grove Park on the 500 block of Birch Lane when he dove under ...

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Jul 16, 2018
Chicago Tribune
2 suspects, ages 11 and 13, charged with doing $110000 in damage to South Elgin trolley museum
Chicago Tribune
Two juveniles, ages 11 and 13, broke in to the Fox River Trolley Museum and bashed out train windows and did other damage that could cost as much as $150,000 to repair, South Elgin police and museum officials said. Museum President Ed Konecki said ...

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Jul 16, 2018
Chicago Tribune
Speak Out: No customer service, low-quality goods at stores now, political ads an insult to voters who want to know ...
Chicago Tribune
Are we never going to learn to have some higher education on political advertising? The ads on TV right now are smears and negative. The kinds of commercials we need should educate and give the public a comparison of where we are now and the goals to ...

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Jul 16, 2018
Chicago Daily Herald
What we're watching today: Baby goats in pajamas will make your day
Chicago Daily Herald
Dispute over 1,100 feet of roadway prompts Elgin developer to make changes. The developer of The Ponds of Stony Creek in far west Elgin is planning to move one of its entrances after a dispute about jurisdiction over a portion of McDonald Road ...

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Jul 16, 2018
Chicago Tribune
Yorkville program teaches kids about the world of the Vikings
Chicago Tribune
The event also included costumed characters like Frank Krawczyk of Elgin who was dressed as a Viking warrior complete with helmet, sword and shield. The biggest take away Johnson has noticed over the years during the program is the authentic food kids ...

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