Many groups that provide services to the mentally ill, drug addicts, and others have been deprived of state funds they need to operate while the governor and lawmakers have failed to agree on a state spending plan.
A man has been charged with beating and robbing an Elgin Steak ‘n Shake employee in the restaurant’s parking lot in June.
A 40-year-old man has been charged with barricading himself and three children inside his Elgin home for nearly six hours early Monday.
The man was shot in the 1100 block of Peach Tree Lane at 6 p.m., Elgin police said in a statement.
Officials in Elgin were trying to make sure no more motorists are confused about – or get tickets for parking in – what appear to be legitimate parking spaces next to a fire hydrant along the city’s riverfront.
Samuel Galvan, 26, was arrested after the Elgin Police Department’s Major Investigations Division executed a search warrant at his home in the 700 block of North Grove Avenue, according to a statement from the police department.
A Wisconsin man died in a Saturday morning collision with a semi-truck on Interstate 90 near Elgin.
A search of a northwest suburban home turned up drugs and ammunition Wednesday night, leading to the arrest of a 16-year-old boy as well as an Elgin man wanted in a separate armed robbery investigation.
Elgin police have released surveillance video of a person of interest in a fatal shooting in the northwest suburb in April.
Police released a sketch Monday of a man suspected of trying to abduct a boy from a stroller in northwest suburban Elgin on Thursday evening.
Police say it was a combination of the woman screaming for help and the fact the child was strapped in the stroller that forced the suspect to flee.
Roger Stettner’s wife’s ashes were stolen in a June 6 burglary at his home.
Just before 8 p.m., a 45-year-old woman was walking with the boy in a stroller and a girl on foot near Gertrude and Morgan streets, according to a statement from Elgin police. An unmarked white cargo van made a U-turn and pulled up to them, and a man got out and tried to take the boy.
The 38-year-old woman and three children were walking away from the city’s fireworks display near Wellington Avenue and National Street when they were struck by illegal fireworks, according to a statement from Elgin police.
Firefighters found a mattress on fire in a first-floor bedroom and removed it through a window, extinguishing the fire in the front yard, officials said. The rest of the fire in the bedroom was brought under control in less than 10 minutes.
Elgin police say a man was found dead near an elementary school Sunday morning, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.
Cody Sarantakos, 21, is charged with unlawful restraint and aggravated battery for the June 3 incident on the bike path near McBride and Kimball streets, according to Elgin police.
More than a dozen diners say they got sick after eating at a suburban restaurant.
A bicyclist in Elgin scared off a man attacking a young woman who was jogging on the Fox River Trail on Wednesday.
Elgin police are searching for a man who attacked a female jogger Wednesday morning.