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Aug 22 2014 | 2:58 pm - A rally calling for justice in the death of Michael Brown will take place Saturday in Elgin. Brown, 18, was unarmed when he was shot by a police officer Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Missouri. The groups Occupy Elgin and Fox Valley Citizens for Peace and...
Aug 21 2014 | 2:33 pm - It started as a sore throat and mild fever on a Friday last December. By Sunday morning, now 7-year-old Maria Serban couldn’t get up from bed, her mother Elena Serban said. “She started to scream, 'Mommy, it hurts, it hurts,' ”...
Aug 21 2014 | 4:19 pm - An Elgin man was being held on $500,000 bail after being accused Wednesday of assaulting a police officer in his garage. Elgin police say a man accused the officer of having pepper-sprayed him in the past, and demanded money to buy pizza for his...
Aug 20 2014 | 4:11 pm - Peter L. Jacobson, 55, of Elgin was being held on $1 million bond in Kane County jail after being charged with multiple counts of criminal sexual assault, according to court records. He was in bond court Wednesday in Elgin.
Aug 21 2014 | 7:05 am - A Hoffman Estates man who rear-ended a cabdriver who then died on the Jane Addams Tollway is being sued by the driver's son. Jasbir S. Dhaliwal, 45, was at the wheel of his sport utility vehicle when he struck cabdriver Melba R. Farr, 56, of Elgin...
Aug 18 2014 | 7:50 pm - The third annual Elgin iFest (International Fest) comes to the Riverside Drive promenade Saturday. Plenty of fun, food and entertainment, plus learn about the different ethnicities in the city.
Aug 16 2014 | 11:32 am - It was all about that slow, heartbreakingly poignant caress. That’s the exact moment Dawn Linder knew her faith in her husband Tom’s recovery wouldn’t waver after he suffered a major stroke in May 2012. The police department has...
Aug 16 2014 | 12:21 am - Elgin Fire Department Capt. Dan Rink and Lt. Dave Gartrell were promoted to those ranks in a ceremony held Friday in Elgin. “Both men have high moral character,” Elgin Assistant Fire Chief Tim Maroder said. “They’re...
Aug 14 2014 | 6:48 pm - Elgin police are investigating a report of a criminal sexual assault by a staff member against a patient at Presence St. Joseph Hospital. The male victim reported the male assailant went into the patient’s room Saturday and demanded the...
Aug 14 2014 | 12:36 am - As a 17-year-old, Javier Rivera of Palatine was a Chicago Golden Gloves champion. Two years later, his trajectory in boxing is still progressing upward. The 19-year-old has risen to be a top fighter in his weight class, beating boxers far more...