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Mar 27, 2017
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Street closure scheduled for Wheaton railroad work
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Archie F. Robinson, 26, faces one count of possession of a stolen firearm and two counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, all felonies, according to Elgin police. Officers stopped a vehicle about 10 p.m. near Crystal Street and Highland Avenue ...

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Mar 23, 2017
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Of 19 largest metro areas in US, only Chicago's lost residents
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The Chicago region includes Naperville, Elgin and parts of northwest Indiana and southeast Wisconsin. Despite the population decrease, the region remained the nation's third most heavily populated, behind New York and Los Angeles. The St. Louis metro ...

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Mar 23, 2017
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3-year-old boy killed in I-90 crash near Huntley
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The driver of the Taurus, a 26-year-old Rockford woman, and the driver of the Fusion, a 48-year-old Zionsville man, were taken to Sherman Hospital in Elgin with injuries that were not life threatening, police said. A second passenger of the Taurus, ...

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Mar 23, 2017
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Underage limo driver gets probation for fatal I-90 crash
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Firefighters and paramedics arrived to find the limo on its roof with two people inside, and five who had already gotten out walking around, according to a statement from the Elgin Fire Department. An off-duty Streamwood paramedic who was driving in ...

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Mar 22, 2017
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Family sues over Elgin crash that killed motorcyclist
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The family of a 25-year-old motorcyclist who was killed in a northwest suburban crash last summer is suing the construction company whose flatbed truck driver slammed into him near Elgin. About 2:45 p.m. on July 8, 2016, the Welch Brothers Belvidere ...

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Mar 22, 2017
52-year-old man killed in crash on I-90 in Elgin
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A 52-year-old man was killed in a crash Saturday morning on I-90 in northwest suburban Elgin. Charles Baldwin was driving a 2006 Honda CR-V east on I-90 near milepost 57 in the far right lane when the SUV traveled across three lanes of traffic to the ...

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Mar 22, 2017
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Elgin man charged with stealing $210 in cigarettes
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An Elgin man has been charged with stealing 30 packs of cigarettes, worth about $210, during a break-in March 3 at a business in the 1100 block of Larkin Avenue, according to police in the Kane County city. Arrested March 17 and charged with a felony ...

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Mar 22, 2017
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Suit: Chicago's destruction of 911 recordings violates state law
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A lawsuit filed Tuesday by a group of Chicago-area civil rights lawyers alleges the city's policy of destroying 911 call recordings after 30 days violates state law. The suit, filed in Cook County Circuit Court by the Chicago Civil Rights Project ...

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Mar 21, 2017
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Ken Williams says White Sox rebuild provided 'needed jolt'
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GLENDALE, Ariz. — White Sox vice president Ken Williams oversaw the franchise's 2005 World Series championship, and he says his goal 12 years (and only one playoff appearance) later is to see general manager Rick Hahn and manager Rick Renteria ...

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Mar 21, 2017
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Person found dead in South Loop is Cook County's 22nd cold death
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A person found dead Sunday in the South Loop is the 22nd person to die of cold-related causes this winter in Cook County. The person, who has not yet been identified, was found in the 1600 block of South Clark and died at 4:51 p.m. Sunday, according to ...

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