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Elgin Illinois news from the Daily Herald. This page uses the Daily Herald Newspaper’s official news feed.

Oct 21, 2018Elgin police are investigating an early morning shooting Sunday that left three men with nonlife-threatening injuries, authorities said....Leave a comment

Oct 21, 2018Downtown Elgin was taken over by zombies Saturday night during Nightmare on Chicago Street....Leave a comment

Oct 20, 2018Elgin police Detective Anthony Rigano has a new assignment: focusing on mental health in partnership with the police department's social services unit and Ecker Center for Mental Health in Elgin....Leave a comment

Oct 19, 2018A former bilingual customer service representative in Elgin has sued his former employer and job recruiter, arguing they breached his privacy when they disclosed to others he had the virus that causes...Leave a comment

Oct 19, 2018The city of Elgin has postponed work on 15 bridges until next year after seeking contractors later than usual and getting higher-than-anticipated bids....Leave a comment

Oct 19, 2018A South Elgin man was sentenced to probation and nine days of work release after pleading guilty to felony charges after his toddler son overdosed on the man's drugs and needed to be revived through a...Leave a comment

Oct 19, 2018Republican David Rickert is touting his 20 years as Kane County treasurer as the main reason he deserves a sixth four-year term in the Nov. 6 election. Democratic challenger Jason Snelson says his opp...Leave a comment

Oct 18, 2018Democrats are putting a full-court press, in terms of campaign spending, in race for state House 65...Leave a comment

Oct 18, 2018Authorities said an Alsip man has been charged with reckless homicide and aggravated DUI for a June 2018 crash into a tree on Elgin's near west side that killed his passenger, a 25-year-old Elgin woma...Leave a comment

Oct 18, 2018A vacant former auto shop at 848 Villa St. in Elgin might be converted into a clubhouse for the nearby mobile home community, Old Oaks Estates....Leave a comment

Oct 17, 2018Now owned by Eldorado Resorts, Grand Victoria Casino in Elgin has cut back on its buffet and dining hours effective Oct. 1 in the face of a continued slide in revenue....Leave a comment

Oct 16, 2018Hundreds of colorful, hand-painted rocks from Elgin have been popping up in parks and public spaces throughout town, and even as far as Georgia and Florida....Leave a comment

Oct 13, 2018As cool as solitary wasps are, there's a group of equally fascinating wasps called social wasps. These notorious wasps begin to create problems in September. People ask me in a panic every fall, "What...Leave a comment