A man working on his microwave was electrocuted Friday night at his northwest suburban Elgin home.
An Elgin woman charged with neglect of animals did not have to forfeit ownership of the horses, donkeys and two goats that had been taken from a Hampshire-area petting zoo earlier this month by Kane County Animal Control staff.
One day after the primary election and less than a week after federal agents raided his home and office, a state house lawmaker from Elgin has resigned.
An Elgin-based cash-lending business is charging its customers with interest rates as high as 500 percent, state prosecutors say.
William Tinkler, an unemployed 62-year-old former dance teacher and soldier, was charged in September 2012 with four counts of cruelty to animals, four counts of violating an owner’s duties and one count of improper disposal of dead animals, all misdemeanors.
Search warrants were executed Thursday at the home and office of state Rep. Keith Farnham, by agents of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations as part of an “ongoing investigation.”
The charges were filed in a sealed complaint last week in U.S. District Court following an investigation that began in September 2012, according to the statement, which alleges that all the suspects are gang members.
Since the end of January, several underground water service lines have frozen in Elgin. Thirty-nine homes were temporarily without water. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Rising temperatures are expected to cause melting this week.
After going the past five years without a Fourth of July fireworks show for budget reasons, Elgin is bringing back the Independence Day tradition this summer, with help from the Grand Victoria Casino.
With even more snow headed to the Chicago area on Tuesday, the continuous cleanup efforts have been creating problems for some towns and cities that are running low on road salt.
Road crews in Elgin haven’t had a full weekend off since November. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
Police responded to a battery call about 7:30 a.m. Jan. 4 in the 1300 block of Concord Drive, where a 17-year-old boy told them a man had entered the home and hit him in the face and head.
Five people were shot early Sunday in northwest suburban Elgin.
Matthew Stoecklein, 58, was pronounced dead at the jail at 2600 S. California Ave. at 1:55 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.
A 7-year-old boy brought a loaded handgun to a northwest suburban elementary school Thursday morning, and the man who allegedly brought the gun to the boy’s home is being held on a $250,000 bond.
Elgin Police say a Romeoville man who had been living in the same apartment with the student was the source of the weapon.
An elderly man was killed and a woman was injured in a crash in northwest suburban Elgin Tuesday afternoon, police said.
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.