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Jun 26, 2017
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Boy fatally struck by Metra train near Montclare station
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A 17-year-old boy was accidentally struck and killed by a Metra train Sunday evening near the Montclare station on the Northwest Side. Outbound train No. 2721, scheduled to arrive in Elgin at 9:55 p.m., struck a pedestrian about 9 p.m. near the Mont ...

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Jun 26, 2017
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Mariachi music 'kind of like being home away from home'
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Mona Ruiz, sitting in a lawn chair with a blanket on her lap, briefly thought about why she loves mariachi. “I don't know. I just like it,” said Ruiz, of Elgin, who was celebrating her birthday. “It's our culture,” said her husband, Alberto. “And it ...

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Jun 23, 2017
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Drug charges stack up for pair who sold pancake mix to undercover cops
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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
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Services held for Alexis Stubbs, a girl who dreamed of fame
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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 22, 2017
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Man facing weapons charges after chase in Elgin
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A man is facing weapons charges after he ran away from police officers Monday evening in northwest suburban Elgin. Andres Garcia, 18, has been charged with three felony counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, according to Elgin police.

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Jun 21, 2017
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64-year-old man dies one week after Elgin crash
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William Linden, 64, was involved in a crash at 4:44 a.m. June 12 at the intersection of Randall and Higgins roads, according to Bill Wolfe, Elgin deputy police chief. Following the crash, Linden was seen walking around and was not thought to have ...

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Jun 21, 2017
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Ex-state rep. convicted of child porn charge dies in prison
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A former state representative from Elgin serving an eight-year prison term for child pornography has died behind bars at 69, the Daily Herald is reporting. Keith Farnham died Sunday, a prison official confirmed Wednesday. At his sentencing in March ...

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Jun 21, 2017
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No stopgap budget this time
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Jun 20, 2017
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Man charged with fatal stabbing of ex-girlfriend in Bensenville
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A northwest suburban allegedly man waited outside his ex-girlfriend's Bensenville home, and when she was dropped off after a date with her new boyfriend Sunday night, he stabbed her multiple times, causing wounds that led to her death later that night.

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Jun 16, 2017
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Man gets 8 years for shooting tow truck driver in Elgin
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A man convicted of shooting a tow truck driver in northwest suburban Elgin in 2015 has been sentenced to eight years in prison. Kane County Circuit Judge John A. Barsanti handed down the sentence Thursday to 22-year-old Devonne L. Montgomery, ...

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