A teenager playing with a lighter in bed caused a basement fire in a northwest suburban Elgin home Monday night, injuring one man and causing about $10,000 in damage to the house.
The victim was attempting to deliver a pizza when he was approached by two males, who demanded the food, then started to punch and kick him until they were able to steal it.
An Elgin man was arrested Wednesday morning after someone allegedly spotted him with an air pellet gun outside of a high school in the northwestern suburb.
The 33-year-old Elgin man was hit by the pickup truck at 6:53 p.m., while walking with his family across National Street at a bike path crosswalk near the Fox River Bridge.
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Eric Alonso, 32, of the 600 block of Chester Avenue, was charged with a Class 2 felony count of aggravated domestic battery.
Three Elgin residents who allegedly sold heroin to undercover officers in the past two months were arrested on felony drug charges after a late-night raid on a house on the near west side.
A Kane County jury found Yancarlo Garcia not guilty of both murder and manslaughter Monday for the death of a homeless man killed by a fire extinguisher thrown from an Elgin building.
Two years ago Aug. 11, at about 1:30 a.m. on a moonless night, then-22-year-old Yancarlo Garcia of Chicago threw a 15-pound fire extinguisher off the roof of the Fulton Street Parking Deck in downtown Elgin.
An Elgin man was sentenced to 12 years in prison Friday after pleading guilty to having sexual contact with two minors.
A manhunt is underway by police in McHenry County for the ex-boyfriend of a woman left for dead this morning in her Crystal Lake home.
A Michigan man was sentenced to eight years in prison Monday for punching his then girlfriend’s young child in the genitals in 2011.
Several flights at O’Hare and Midway airports were delayed Monday morning, after a fire alarm prompted the evacuation of an FAA radar facility in Elgin.
One suburban Chicago community is taking a street gang to court — not to criminal court, as is the standard practice nationwide — but to civil court.
A tree removal worker was critically injured when a tool he was using touched a power line Monday afternoon in northwest suburban Elgin.
A northwest suburban man confronted by two girlfriends who found out about each other has been convicted of shooting one of the women after previously pleading guilty to trying to have the other woman killed so she could not testify against him.
According to Grand Victoria security officers, Coleman entered the casino the morning of May 20, pretended to use an ATM for the benefit of surveillance cameras, and then used four $100 bills already in his possession to play blackjack.
The Boston Marathon bombings showed how quickly surveillance images can help identify suspects. CBS 2′s Mai Martinez reports.
Elgin’s former deputy police chief was indicted Tuesday for illegally accessing emails and using police resources for personal research.
A 23-year-old man shot in the leg early Sunday morning in a gang-related attack in northwest suburban Elgin, police said.