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Jul 25, 2014After grilling Grand Victoria Casino representatives on their long-term plans, Elgin City Council members agreed to lower the casino's lease payments. Starting Jan. 1, the casino would pay the city $1 million or 3 percent of the casino's net income, whichever is ...Leave a comment

Jul 24, 2014Halasik was taken to Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin, where he died of his injuries. The driver of the van, 67-year-old Raymond Sherrod of Ohio, remains in Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. Police ask anyone who has information about ...Leave a comment

Jul 24, 2014Elena Ferrarin/efarrain@dailyherald.comElgin Fire Chief John Fahy, left, and Elgin Police Chief Jeff Swoboda will become members of the city's board of fire and police commissioners if the Elgin City Council finalizes its preliminary decision made Wednesday ...Leave a comment

Jul 24, 2014Representatives of the Elgin, West Dundee, Geneva, Carpentersville, South Elgin and St. Charles police departments attended, as did officials from Poplar Creek Library, Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, Elgin Township Triad, CASA Kane County, ...Leave a comment

Jul 24, 2014The soldier is being dismantled piece by piece, and will be taken to a carpentry studio in Elgin, where it will be restored. The head, which had eyes made out of washers, weighed in somewhere between 400 and 500 pounds. The chest may have been made ...Leave a comment

Jul 23, 2014"We're going to be working with the Illinois Network of Charter Schools and an attorney," said Kerry Kelly, vice president of the Elgin Charter School Initiative. "We are looking at (filing) toward the end of the 30 days. The INCS thinks we have a strong chance ...Leave a comment