The Elgin Police Department credited its use of Facebook for helping catch an escaped mental health prisoner earlier this week.
A prisoner who escaped from the Elgin Mental Health Center Wednesday afternoon is back in police custody.
Steffon L. Pruitt, 18, was charged with unlawful recording of a person under the age of 18 in a restroom, a felony, according to Elgin police.
John Poyer was found dead at his home in the 500 block of Hiawatha Drive in northwest suburban Elgin about 6:15 p.m. Nov. 22.
A northwest suburban police officer got a surprise Wednesday when he went home for a lunch break and found a 21-year-old neighbor burglarizing his home.
ELGIN (CBS) – A man who allegedly punched a police officer in the groin was charged with a felony count of aggravated battery. Alex S. Barrera, 26, of the Lexington Inn hotel in Elgin, is […]
An 84-year-old Elgin woman with a long rap sheet for drug arrests ran the risk of spending the rest of her life in prison for cutting a police officer’s index finger.
Crime in Elgin is at a 40-year low, but police said they’re also seeing a dramatic spike in burglaries, which shot up 31 percent last year.
Police and fire department officials are investigating several fiery explosions over the past two months in the northwest suburbs.