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.
Fire officials suspect that faulty roofing-construction work caused a ceiling collapse that injured two people and made 21 temporarily homeless at an Elgin apartment building over the weekend.
Three men have been charged with stabbing and beating three other men during a disturbance outside the Gasthaus zur Linde tavern in downtown Elgin early Friday.
An anonymous caller prompted Elgin Police to visit the home of 51-year-old Sherry Dove, on the 100 block of Villa Street.
Alejandro Garcia of unincorporated South Elgin, told investigators the shooting took place in a bedroom while the child was present, a statement from the Kane County Sheriff’s office said. The 28-year-old now faces multiple felony charges.
A police officer pulled over the driver of a car driving with its brights on and speeding early Sunday morning to discover the front-seat passenger had been shot. The victim was later taken to Presence Saint Joseph Hospital in Elgin for his injury, police said.
Burglary suspects who ran over two Elgin police officers led authorities on a 115-mile, high-speed chase that stretched into Wisconsin before they were stopped early Saturday.
Two teenage boys have been arrested in Elgin, after a shotgun was found in a locker at Gifford Street High School on Thursday.
A dog found with two broken legs last month in northwest suburban Elgin is recovering and may soon find a new home thanks to a suburban veterinarian’s generosity. Police are also seeking the dog’s owner on a misdemeanor animal cruelty charge.