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.
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.
Thanks to recent headlines, you’d think the FBI rolled out the red carpet and handed Chicago a beautiful, hand-engraved (in cursive!) plaque that reads Murderiest Murder City in Murderland. In reality, the FBI did no such thing. Here’s a closer look at the FBI’s statistics and how they do and do not relate to homicides in Chicago
Eric Alonso, 32, of the 600 block of Chester Avenue, was charged with a Class 2 felony count of aggravated domestic battery.