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Lilly, a dog found in Elgin, was sent back to her Denver owners. (CBS)

Dog Found In Elgin Reunited With Denver Family

Tonight, Lilly is finally home and in the arms of her owner. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot has the story of her journey.

05/07/2015

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Hairdresser Steals From Elderly Client To Buy Sperm, Fertility Supplements

An Elgin hairdresser has been charged with using an elderly woman’s credit card number for fertility vitamins and donor sperm to get herself pregnant.

04/28/2015

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Man Shot To Death In Elgin

An Elgin man was shot to death early Saturday in the northwest suburb.

04/18/2015

Juan Juarez, 27, Corina Mendenhall, 39, are charged with stealing jewelry from a home in northwest suburban Elgin. (Credit: Elgin Police)

Pair Charged With Stealing Jewelry During Party In Elgin

Two Dekalb County residents were charged with stealing jewelry from a home while a party was going on over the weekend in northwest suburban Elgin.

04/07/2015

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Elgin Hairdresser Accused Of Stealing Thousands From Elderly Client

A suburban hair stylist is charged with six felonies after being accused of stealing a customer’s credit card information and going on a months-long spending spree, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

04/04/2015

Angelo Hopson (Credit: Elgin Police)

Police: Elgin Man Swallowed Heroin To Hide Evidence

During the course of a four month investigation, 32-year-old Angelo Hopson delivered and sold heroin to an undercover officer on three separate occasions, according to a statement from Elgin police.

04/02/2015

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Elgin Mayoral Candidates Focused On Economic Development

The city of Elgin has a big mayor’s race underway, and—like Chicago, downtown development and outreach to the neighborhoods are majors issues, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore

03/31/2015

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Girl, 3, Alerts Mother To Home Fire

A 3-year-old girl alerted her mother about a fire at their northwest suburban Elgin home Wednesday morning, leaving them enough time to escape through a first-floor window.

03/18/2015

Gov. Bruce Rauner outlines his agenda after being sworn into office on Jan. 12, 2015, in Springfield, Illinois. Rauner is the first Republican governor in Illinois since 2003. (Credit: CBS)

Rauner Appearance Met With Pro-Union Demonstrators

(CBS) — As several hundred protesters chanted outside an Elgin restaurant Friday, Gov. Bruce Rauner told supporters inside that he is ready to do battle with Illinois’ public employee unions. Rauner said he is not […]

03/06/2015

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Two Dead In Elgin Car Crash

Two people died early Saturday in a single-vehicle crash in northwest suburban Elgin.

02/21/2015

Mohammad Abdullah Saleem (Credit: Elgin Police)

Elgin Imam Charged With Sexually Assaulting Woman

The longtime head of a suburban Chicago Islamic school has been arrested and charged with sexually abusing a 23-year-old woman who worked at the school.

02/17/2015

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3 Hurt When Vehicle Crashes Into South Elgin Home

Three people were hurt early Sunday when a vehicle crashed into a northwest suburban home, making it uninhabitable.

02/08/2015

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Man Shot During Elgin Home Invasion

A man was shot with a shotgun during a home invasion early Saturday in northwest suburban Elgin.

01/31/2015

Claude Thompson (Credit: Elgin Police)

Man Leads Elgin Police On High-Speed Chase

At 10:46 a.m., police responded to a call of a person waving a gun from a vehicle near the intersection of South and Lillian streets, according to a statement from the Elgin police department. Officers soon located the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop, but the vehicle sped away from the scene and blew multiple traffic lights.

01/19/2015

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Boy, 12, Struck And Killed By Vehicle In Elgin

The boy was running across lanes of traffic about 6:15 p.m. near Route 20 and McLean Boulevard when a vehicle heading east on Route 20 struck him, Elgin police said in a statement.

01/15/2015

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Elgin Man Charged With Attacking Officers

An northwest suburban man is charged with hitting a police officer and trying to drive away during a traffic stop early Saturday in Elgin.

01/10/2015

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Where’s The Fire? Elgin 911 Gets It Right

Some confusion led Elgin firefighters to respond to two locations last night for the same fire.

12/24/2014

Former state lawmaker Keith Farnham arrives at the federal courthouse in Chicago to face child pornography charges. Farnham wore a nasal breathing tube and carried an oxygen bottle as he arrived at court. He had resigned, citing health issues, days after a raid of his house and district office. (Credit: CBS)

Ex-Lawmaker Expected To Change Plea In Child Porn Case

A defense filing this week said Elgin Democrat Keith Farnham intends to plead guilty in federal court in Chicago on Friday as part of a plea deal.

12/05/2014

Stephanie Swon (Credit: Elgin Police)

Woman Charged With Arson For Elgin Dumpster Fires

Stephanie Swon, 25, of Elgin, faces one count of arson and two counts of criminal damage to property, all felonies, according to a statement from Elgin police.

12/05/2014

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Elgin Police: Vehicle Owners Made It Easy For Teen Car Thieves

Both cars were left running to warm up with keys in the ignition when they were taken.

12/01/2014

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