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Mar 23, 2017
Parents accused in kid's shooting death investigated in 2014
Chicago Daily Herald
PHOENIX -- Child-welfare officials investigated an Arizona couple accused of murder in their 9-year-old son's shooting death after she gave birth to a child who had been exposed to methadone and heroin nearly three years ago. The couple's children were ...

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Mar 23, 2017
AP FACT CHECK: Trump's truths can come from wisps of info
Chicago Daily Herald
WASHINGTON -- Sitting atop that vast apparatus of institutional knowledge, hard-won intelligence and data known as the U.S. government, President Donald Trump forms some of his most contentious opinions from other sources entirely. It could be a pundit ...

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Mar 23, 2017
Chicago Daily Herald
3 charged in series of suburban robberies
Chicago Daily Herald
Three Chicago residents were charged Thursday in connection to a Des Plaines robbery in which one of the suspects exchanged phone numbers with a gas station clerk before her accomplice stole cash at knife point, authorities said. Ahmed Fathi, 27 ...

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Mar 23, 2017
Chicago Daily Herald
Budget, property taxes key issues in 'calm' COD board race
Chicago Daily Herald
Randy Hopp, 65, of Elgin, is due in court April 12 in Kane County on charges of resisting a police officer. Did Joel Quenneville stumble upon yet another weapon for Blackhawks? Did Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville stumble upon something ...

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Mar 23, 2017
3-year-old boy killed in I-90 crash in Gilberts
Chicago Daily Herald
A 26-year-old Rockford woman, who was driving the Taurus, and the driver of the Fusion were both taken with nonlife-threatening injuries to Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin. Additional information was not immediately available, police said, and an ...

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Mar 23, 2017
Elmhurst cops warning of 'burglary ruse'
Chicago Daily Herald
Elmhurst police are cautioning residents about a recent burglary involving a woman posing as a city water department employee. Police say the woman came to a house on the 300 block of East May Street around 4 p.m. Wednesday and told the resident she ...

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Mar 23, 2017
Chicago Daily Herald
Wish granted: 'Aladdin' conjures up extra 10 weeks in Chicago
Chicago Daily Herald
It will be "A Whole New World" a bit longer for Disney's "Aladdin" in Chicago. An extra 10 weeks have been added to the Windy City launch of the North American tour. Disney Theatrical Group president and producer Thomas Schumacher made the ...

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Mar 23, 2017
Wild agree to terms on entry-level contract with Luke Kunin
Chicago Daily Herald
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Minnesota Wild have agreed to terms on a three-year, entry-level contract with former Wisconsin forward Luke Kunin. The Wild announced Thursday that Kunin will report to their AHL affiliate in Iowa and finish the season there on ...

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Mar 23, 2017
FIFA panel to review national-team match schedule
Chicago Daily Herald
ZURICH -- Reviewing FIFA's schedule of national team match dates is top priority for the world body's new football stakeholders committee that includes clubs and player unions. FIFA vice president Victor Montagliani told The Associated Press after ...

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Mar 23, 2017
Chicago Tribune
Limo driver pleads guilty in I-90 fatal crash near Elgin
Chicago Tribune
The eastbound limousine, owned by Edgerton, Wisconsin-based Lyons Limousine, LLC, was carrying six passengers when it collided with a crash attenuator near Elgin and flipped onto its roof, killing 53-year-old Terri E. Schmidt of Monona, Wisconsin, the ...

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Mar 23, 2017
Strong suburban sellers market showing no signs of letting up
Chicago Daily Herald
The suburban real estate market is showing no sign of letting up with demand growing and prices continuing to move up, according to statistics released this week for the month of February. In the Mainstreet Organization of Realtors' region of 200 ...

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Mar 23, 2017
Chicago Sun-Times
US Bank branch robbed in Lincoln Square
Chicago Sun-Times
A U.S. Bank branch was robbed Thursday afternoon in the Lincoln Square neighborhood on the North Side. The non-takeover robbery happened about 1:45 p.m. at 4725 N. Western Ave., according to FBI Special Agent John Althen. The suspect was ...

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Mar 23, 2017
Chicago Tribune
Barrington School District 220, six others reject proposed TIF district in Hoffman Estates
Chicago Tribune
Along with District 220, officials with Algonquin-based Community Unit School District 300, the Barrington Area Library, Barrington Township, Barrington Hills Park District, Elgin Community College and Harper College twice voted against the proposal ...

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Mar 23, 2017
Chicago Sun-Times
Underage limo driver gets probation for fatal I-90 crash
Chicago Sun-Times
The underage limo driver involved in a crash that left one passenger dead and five others injured last year on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway near Hoffman Estates won't serve any jail time. Aaron T. Nash, 21, pleaded guilty Thursday to one felony ...

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Mar 23, 2017
Chicago Tribune
2017 Chicago Tribune girls basketball All-State: First team
Chicago Tribune
Team highlights: 31-2, undefeated Western Big 6 champions, lost to Edwardsville in a Class 4A sectional final. Individual highlights: Ms. Basketball of Illinois; Class 4A AP first-team All-State; 20.6 points, 9.8 rebounds, 3.2 steals, 3.1 steals per game.

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Mar 23, 2017
Community calendar
Chicago Tribune
It showcases the history of Elgin, Illinois' black community from 1862 when 110 freed slaves traveled in two boxcars and made a three block area of Elgin their home. 9 a.m. Monday-Friday, North Chicago Public Library, 2100 Argonne Drive, North Chicago, ...

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Mar 23, 2017
Chicago Sun-Times
Of 10 largest metro areas in US, only Chicago's lost residents
Chicago Sun-Times
The Chicago region includes Naperville, Elgin and parts of northwest Indiana and southeast Wisconsin. In all, the nation's 382 metro areas contained about 277.1 million people in 2016, representing roughly 86 percent of the nation's population. This ...
Maricopa County Added Over 222 People Per Day in 2016 - U.S. Census BureauU.S. Census Bureau

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Mar 23, 2017
Chicago Tribune
Pioneer Press baseball preview: Small private schools
Chicago Tribune
Record: 12-13; lost to Elgin Academy in Class 1A regional semifinal. Key returners: Sr. P/3B Connor Watrous, Jr. P/CF Peter Miles, Sr. SS Andrew Potter. At the plate: Potter has made the Independent School League all-conference team three years in a row.

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Mar 23, 2017
Chicago Tribune
Cops: Police break up fight, Elgin woman charged
Chicago Tribune
Elgin police were called to the area of Liberty and Franklin streets at about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday for the report of a fight in which one person was arrested, Elgin police said. According to police reports, officers were called for a fight involving 20 to ...

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Mar 23, 2017
West Suburban Local Scoreboard for Thursday, March 23
Chicago Tribune
Elgin at Woodstock, 4:30 p.m.. Hinckley-Big Rock at Plano, 4:30 p.m.. Huntley at St. Viator, 4:30 p.m.. Indian Creek at Ottawa Marquette, 4:30 p.m.. Johnsburg at Westminster Christian, 4:30 p.m.. Kaneland at Burlington Central, 4:30 p.m.. Larkin at St ...

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