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Jun 23, 2017
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Wisconsin man charged with DUI had gun in car: police
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... with class 4 felony counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, aggravated driving under the influence and possession of a fictitious identification card as well as misdemeanor driving without a license following a traffic stop Thursday, Elgin ...

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Jun 23, 2017
Carpentersville man faces sexual abuse, drug charges
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A Carpentersville man is facing charges that he had sex with a minor between the ages of 13 and 17 as well as charges of possession of cocaine and drug paraphernalia. Heriberto Landa-Gomez, 28, of the 0-100 block of Alameda Drive, was charged with 10 ...

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Jun 23, 2017
Murderers, serial killers subject of program at Gail Borden Library
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Gaslight Era serial killers, as well as scoundrels and murderers, will be features in true crime author Rich Lindberg's tales of terror presentation at 2 p.m. Sunday June 25 at Gail Borden Public Library, 270 N Grove Ave. in Elgin. Lindberg will ...

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Jun 23, 2017
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U46 school board facing deadline for charter school contract
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Board members of School District U46 will have one of three options ahead of them at Monday's discussion of a contract for Elgin's first charter school. The board has until the end of the month to decide on the fate of a contract for the Elgin Math and ...

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Jun 23, 2017
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Downtown Elgin jeweler an award-winning Ren Faire vendor
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"Sunday, I usually open the Elgin store and make sure everything there is running smoothly, then I head back up to Bristol in the early afternoon, finish out the day there, and either head back home or stay overnight again at my friend's house ...

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Jun 23, 2017
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Ferguson attorney: Brown family wrongful death settlement is $1.5 million
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In this Sept. 27, 2014, file photo, the parents of Michael Brown, Lezley McSpadden, left, and Michael Brown Sr., sit for an interview with The Associated Press in Washington. The city attorney in Ferguson, Missouri, said Friday, June 23, 2017, that the ...

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Jun 23, 2017
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Give the Elgin area this charter school option
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The Elgin Math & Science Academy in Elgin's U-46 district, if created, would serve kindergarten through third grade, then expand to eighth grade. At full capacity, the charter school would educate roughly 1 percent of the total student population in ...

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Jun 23, 2017
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Week in review: Health care secrets revealed, Jimmy Butler AND Marian Hossa gone, 'horrifying' chainsaw attack
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Keith Farnham, of Elgin, who died in prison while serving time for a child pornography conviction; former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl; rapper Prodigy, a member of hip-hop duo Mobb Deep; John Avildsen, Oak Park native and director of "Rocky" and "The ...

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Jun 23, 2017
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Country Music Hall of Famer Charlie Daniels to perform in Elgin July 1
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Country Music Hall of Famer Charlie Daniels and his band will play at the Grand Victoria Casino's pre-Independence Day concert and fireworks July 1 in Elgin's Festival Park, and Daniels has a new recording of a Johnny Cash song to fit the occasion ...

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Jun 23, 2017
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Sewer plant improvements mean rate increases of 23 percent
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Elgin Water Director Kyla Jacobsen said phosphorus is found naturally and in agricultural and lawn care products. It is an essential nutrient for aquatic plants. Trueblood said, but too much of it contributes to the formation of algae blooms, which ...

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