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Jun 26, 2016
Fox Valley police reports
Chicago Daily Herald
Francisco Lechuga, 23, of Elgin, was charged Thursday with possession of between 30 grams and 500 grams of cannabis, according to a police report. Get articles sent to your inbox. email sign up Click here to sign up for the Elgin Newsletter.

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Jun 26, 2016
Chicago Daily Herald
A rare sort of loss for Cubs, who fall to Marlins 9-6
Chicago Daily Herald
Bad odor, taste in water puts wells in use in Elgin, Aurora A bad odor and taste to the drinking water pulled from the Fox River has led Elgin and Aurora to temporarily turn to wells. Fairs & festivals: Long Grove rebrands Strawberry Fest So many fests ...

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Jun 26, 2016
Man driving motorcycle in dark hits black cow and dies
Chicago Daily Herald
RUSSELL, Kan. -- A 59-year-old Kansas man was killed when the motorcycle he was driving Friday night collided with a black cow on a blacktopped road. Kansas Highway Patrol trooper Brant Birney said there were no witnesses when James Zordel hit the ...

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Jun 26, 2016
Chicago Daily Herald
Poland, Portugal, Wales through to last 8 at Euro 2016
Chicago Daily Herald
PARIS -- The quarterfinal lineup at the European Championship started to take shape on Saturday after three drab matches that will live forever in the record books but not in the memory. The start of the round of 16 saw Poland, Portugal and Wales make ...

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Jun 26, 2016
Chicago Tribune
Boys basketball notes: South Elgin's Anthony Lynch assumes larger role
Chicago Tribune
Lynch's effort for South Elgin this summer is drawing attention from colleges. Western Illinois, Central Michigan, Kent State, Navy and several others have expressed interest. "He's a very smooth player, a real leader," Cook said. Lynch is a long-armed ...

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Jun 25, 2016
Former Bruins star Ray Bourque charged with drunk driving
Chicago Daily Herald
ANDOVER, Mass. -- Former Boston Bruins star Ray Bourque has been arrested on a drunken driving charge. Andover police Lt. Cecilia Blais tells The Boston Globe (http://bit.ly/28XpQ4F ) the 55-year-old Bourque was arrested after he was involved in a ...

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Jun 25, 2016
Chicago Daily Herald
Hurley takes 2-shot lead over Els in Quicken Loans National
Chicago Daily Herald
BETHESDA, Md. -- Naval Academy graduate Billy Hurley III shot a 4-under 67 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead over Ernie Els into the final round of the Quicken Loans National. Hurley had four birdies in the bogey-free round at Congressional to ...

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Jun 25, 2016
Chicago Daily Herald
Ipsen, Hixon get Olympic 3-meter spots, Dumais finishes 4th
Chicago Daily Herald
INDIANAPOLIS -- Kristian Ipsen and Michael Hixon earned spots on a U.S. Olympic diving team that will not include Troy Dumais. Ipsen won the men's 3-meter event at the trials Saturday with a score of 1,452.75. He and Dumais were the 2012 bronze ...

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Jun 25, 2016
AP source: Irving, Barnes finish US Olympic basketball team
Chicago Daily Herald
A person with knowledge of the details says Kyrie Irving and Harrison Barnes will play for the U.S. Olympic basketball team, filling out the 12-man roster. Irving and Barnes have accepted spots, the person told The Associated Press on Saturday, two ...

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Jun 25, 2016
4 former, current Arkansas swimmers make Olympic team trials
Chicago Daily Herald
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Four former and current Arkansas swimmers have qualified for the U.S. Olympic team trials. The school announced Saturday that it will be represented by junior Jessie Garrison, sophomore Madison Strathman and two-time ...

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Jun 25, 2016
Chicago Daily Herald
Vernon Hills arena hosts 'Pucks for Autism' hockey tournament
Chicago Daily Herald
Glacier Ice Arena in Vernon Hills hosted hockey Saturday for a good cause. The four-day "Pucks for Autism" adult tournament runs through Sunday, and features 16 teams from the Chicago area, Rockford and Wisconsin. Proceeds benefit the Autism Society of ...

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Jun 25, 2016
Chicago Tribune
As local lawmakers debate gun laws, Fox Valley area shops say sales rise
Chicago Tribune
Randy Cotter, general manager for Gat Guns, said gun sales at his East Dundee shop have increased 10 percent since June 12, when a man entered a gay dance club in Florida and killed 49 people. "While the shooting has impact, so does the election, the ...

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Jun 25, 2016
Chicago Sun-Times
As subsidized housing spreads, suburbs face rising number of poor
Chicago Sun-Times
Several communities that reported having no subsidized households 15 years ago now have dozens of them, among them Darien, Inverness and South Elgin. The most dramatic increase has come in DuPage County, where the number of subsidized ...

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Jun 25, 2016
Chicago Tribune
Abboud Auer keeping Sleepy Hollow Road beautiful
Chicago Tribune
Mona Abboud Auer wrote “The Ballad of Sleepy Hollow Road” 16 years ago when she felt that she needed to do something to protect the roadway. Mona Abboud Auer wrote “The Ballad of Sleepy Hollow Road” 16 years ago when she felt that she needed to ...

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Jun 25, 2016
Chicago Tribune
Community briefs
Chicago Tribune
After the parade, shops and restaurants will be open, including Soulful Sparrow, Elgin Antiques & Uniques, and Side Street Studio Arts which will feature a pie eating contest and dunk tank for their 3rd Annual Americana Jubilee. The Grand Victoria ...

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Jun 25, 2016
Chicago Tribune
Fire causes $182000 damage to Bartlett home
Chicago Tribune
Bartlett firefighters responded to a call of a bedroom on fire at a home in the 900 block of Spruce Lane in Bartlett Friday, according to a news release from the Bartlett Fire Department. When fire crews arrived, there were flames showing out of broken ...

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Jun 25, 2016
Elgin man pleads guilty to federal fraud charges
Chicago Tribune
An Elgin man pleaded guilty to federal fraud charges Friday in Rockford before U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Kapala, according to a news release from the U.S. Department of Justice. Stephen T. Angerman, 48, of Elgin, pleaded guilty to bank fraud ...

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Jun 25, 2016
Chicago Tribune
Chamberlain: Kayla Filipek smiling all the way to Olympic swim trials
Chicago Tribune
Bartlett's Kayla Filipek, who will be a senior this fall, will compete July 2 in the U.S. Olympic swimming trials in the 50-meter freestyle. Bartlett's Kayla Filipek, who will be a senior this fall, will compete July 2 in the U.S. Olympic swimming ...

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Jun 25, 2016
Chicago Tribune
Elgin police have new contract, firefighters close to deal
Chicago Tribune
The city of Elgin and the union representing Elgin's police officers reached a contract agreement well in advance of the current contract ending, while, after working two-and-a-half years past its last agreement, the city and union of firefighters hope ...

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Jun 25, 2016
Chicago Tribune
Municipal clerks meet at Eakin School House in Hampshire
Chicago Tribune
In addition to Vasquez and Tatu, other municipal clerks in attendance included: Margo Gray, South Elgin; Melanie Schroeder, Morrison; Terri D'Amato, Kirkland; Liz Peerboom, Maple Park; Karla Thomas, Richmond; Jesse Heffernan, Lily Lake; Barb Huerta, ...

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