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Teens Steal Pizza, Wallet, GPS From Delivery Man

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.


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Cops: Elgin Man Had Pellet Gun Outside High School

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.


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Elgin Police Seek Driver In Hit-And-Run Who Seriously Injured Pedestrian

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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Chicago Not Actually ‘Murder Capital’ Of, Well, Anything

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


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Man Charged With Burning Woman With Hot Iron

Eric Alonso, 32, of the 600 block of Chester Avenue, was charged with a Class 2 felony count of aggravated domestic battery.


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Three Arrested After Elgin Heroin Raid

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.


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Man Found Not Guilty In Fire Extinguisher Murder Trial

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.


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Murder Trial Begins In Death Of Homeless Man Hit With Fire Extinguisher

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.


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Elgin Man Gets 12 Years For Molesting Two Minors

An Elgin man was sentenced to 12 years in prison Friday after pleading guilty to having sexual contact with two minors.


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Elgin Man Wanted For Attempted Murder In Crystal Lake Double-Stabbing

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.


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Man Gets 8 Years In Prison For Punching Child In Genitals

A Michigan man was sentenced to eight years in prison Monday for punching his then girlfriend’s young child in the genitals in 2011.


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Fire Alarm At Radar Facility Delays Flights At O’Hare, Midway

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.


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Elgin Sues Maniac Latin Disciples Under State Anti-Gang Law

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.


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Tree Trimmer Shocked While Working Near Power Lines In Elgin

A tree removal worker was critically injured when a tool he was using touched a power line Monday afternoon in northwest suburban Elgin.


Bernardino Hernandez Jr., 25, of the 800 block of South Liberty Street in Elgin, was convicted by a jury Tuesday of one count of attempted murder and one count of aggravated battery with a firearm, according to a statement from the Kane County State’s Attorney’s office. The jury deliberated for about three hours. (Credit: Kane County State's Attorney's office)

Elgin Man Tried To Kill One Girlfriend, Have Second Murdered

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.


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Man Accused Of Using Fake $100 Bills To Gamble At Elgin Casino

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.


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Elgin Police Want To Unite Suburb’s Surveillance Cameras

The Boston Marathon bombings showed how quickly surveillance images can help identify suspects. CBS 2′s Mai Martinez reports.


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Former Elgin Deputy Police Chief Charged With ID Theft

Elgin’s former deputy police chief was indicted Tuesday for illegally accessing emails and using police resources for personal research.


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Cops: Man Hurt In Gang-Related Elgin Shooting

A 23-year-old man shot in the leg early Sunday morning in a gang-related attack in northwest suburban Elgin, police said.



Collapse Of Elgin Apartment Ceiling Injures 2, Forces Out 21

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.