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    Man in custody after gun report of gun at building

    An ambulance takes away a man who police took into custody following a call of a man with a gun at the Fox Valley Water Reclamation District in Elgin Wednesday.

    Oct 1, 2014 6:04 PM

    A man was in custody just before 1 p.m. Wednesday after Elgin police responded to a call of a man with a gun at the Fox River Water Reclamation District on Route 31. Elgin and South Elgin police plus Kane County Sheriff’s officers responded to a call at about 11:50 a.m. about a man with a gun at 875 Dana Drive in Elgin, Elgin Police Cmdr. Dan O’Shea said.

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    Barrington Hills cop pleads not guilty to domestic battery

    Gary Deutschle

    Oct 1, 2014 2:37 PM

    A Barrington Hills police officer charged with domestic battery last week pleaded not guilty Tuesday and asked for a jury trial, court records show. Gary A. Deutschle, 40, of Algonquin, faces one count of domestic battery with physical contact and one count of domestic battery of a provoking nature.

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    Glen Ellyn’s McChesney & Miller set to close Saturday

    The McChesney & Miller grocery store at 460 Crescent Blvd. in Glen Ellyn, was established in 1862. The store will close its doors for the last time on Saturday.

    Oct 1, 2014 4:43 PM

    Shoppers will say their final goodbyes to a Glen Ellyn landmark Saturday when the McChesney & Miller grocery store closes its doors for the last time. Said to be one of the oldest retail businesses in DuPage County, the store, near the intersection of Crescent Boulevard and Prospect Avenue, will be shuttered after more than 150 years serving the community. Plans already are in the works to redevelop the site.

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    75 horses in need of new homes

    Seventy-five American Quarter Horses formerly of Harvard need a good home after their owner fell on hard financial times.

    Oct 1, 2014 5:46 PM

    Seventy-five quarter horses formerly owned by a leading breeder need a good home before winter, say volunteers who have been taking care of them.

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    Schaumburg dog park opens, but pond stays closed

    Al Ossler and his dogs Bosco and Toby of Schaumburg enjoy the new dog park in Schaumburg Wednesday, but are not allowed in the water because it recently failed a water quality test.

    Oct 1, 2014 5:12 PM

    The Schaumburg Park District’s hotly anticipated dog park opened as scheduled Wednesday — but not the use of its pond, which became a point of contention with a local critic recently. Water quality tests showed that the detention pond at Copley Park in Schaumburg was not appropriate for the use of dogs after all, an argument made during the past few months by Hoffman Estates resident Marc Kovitz.

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    Driver in fatal 'huffing' crash must report to prison

    Carly Rousso

    Oct 1, 2014 2:40 PM

    A 20-year-old Highland Park woman sentenced to 5 year in prison for running over and killing a little girl while “huffing” computer dust cleaner will be transferred to an Illinois state correctional facility this week. Wearing dark blue jail scrubs and large-framed glasses, Carly Rousso made her first court appearance Wednesday since being booked in Lake County jail Sept. 17 for killing Jaclyn Santos-Sacramento of Highland Park.

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