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Elk Grove Village Board To Vote On $860M TIF District

Elk Grove Village trustees were set to vote Tuesday night on the proposed creation of an $860 million special taxing district to pay for renovation of a major industrial park.

03/11/2014

Andrew Maynard (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Prosecutor: Suburban Man Fatally Stabs Dog He Believes Was Possessed

A northwest suburban man allegedly stabbed his father’s sheltie dog to death in a park and told police he did it because he thought the dog was possessed, a Cook County prosecutor said Sunday.

06/09/2013

A minivan burns after crashing on the Eisenhower Expressway on May 29, 2013. (Credit: Captured News)

Driver Arrested For DUI After Fiery Crash On Eisenhower

A woman has been arrested for drunk driving, after she escaped serious injury when her car burst into flames following a crash on the Eisenhower Expressway overnight.

05/29/2013

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Man Struck, Killed By Semi In Elk Grove Village

A man was hit and killed by a semi truck just south of the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway in northwest suburban Elk Grove Village Friday night.

11/03/2012

Gregory Weiler II, 23, is accused of plotting to bomb several Oklahoma churches. (KOAM-TV)

Oklahoma Church-Bombing Suspect Has Ties To Chicago Area

Gregory A. Weiler, 23, has been arrested for allegedly trying to fire-bomb dozens of churches in Miami, Oklahoma.

10/06/2012

Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks to workers during a campaign event at Acme Industries on August 7, 2012 in Elk Grove Village, Illinois. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Romney, Obama Look To Illinois For Cash, Not Votes

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Tuesday brought his campaign to Elk Grove Village, where both the audience and the candidate waved their flags.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2012

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Traveling Salesman Accused Of Molesting Girls, 10 And 11, In Hotel Pool

Authorities say a traveling salesman from Georgia lied and said he was a lifeguard, all so he could molest two young girls and a grown woman in the middle of a hotel swimming pool near O’Hare International Airport.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2012

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Coach Goes To Hospital After Being Hit With Baseball; Doctors Find Aneurysm

Some people believe everything happens for a reason, and it wouldn’t be that hard to convince one northwest suburban teacher.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2012

Sara M. Glashagel, 27, was arrested Friday on a forgery warrant and subsequently charged with 24 counts of forgery, DeKalb police Lt. Gary Spangler said.

Teacher Who Changed Athletes’ Grades Now Charged With Forgery

A woman on probation for changing the grades of football players at Antioch High School — where she was a teacher and her husband head coach — is now facing multiple counts of forgery for allegedly scamming her new employer.

05/09/2012

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Elk Grove Cop Hurt In Crash Trying To Pull Over 2 Bikers

An Elk Grove Village police officer was seriously hurt in an accident Monday night and now police are asking for help in locating the two motorcyclists he was attempting to stop when the accident happened.

WBBM Newsradio–10/11/2011

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Elk Grove Village Plans To Reinstall Red Light Cameras

A suburb that pulled out controversial red light cameras eight months ago is putting them back in after finding that accidents spiked after they were removed.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2011

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Volunteers Search For Dog That Escaped In Wood Dale

A dozen volunteers are scouring the northwest suburbs for an elusive dog who got away from her owner.

WBBM Newsradio–08/24/2011

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Dancer Sues Suburban Strip Club Owner Over Unpaid Wages

A dancer who worked for a suburban topless club owner now in prison for tax fraud is suing her former boss, claiming he didn’t pay overtime and unfairly took money out of her wages.

08/20/2011

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Report: Cook Had Just Been Fired Before Cleaver Attack

A cook accused of attacking his boss with a cleaver had just been fired from a Chinese restaurant in Elk Grove Village.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2011

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Restaurant Employee Charged With Stabbing 2 Co-Workers

An employee of a Chinese restaurant in Elk Grove Village stands charged with stabbing two co-workers.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2011

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Gas Main Ruptures In Elk Grove Village

Gas company crews were dispatched this morning following a main break in northwest suburban Elk Grove Village.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2011

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88-Year-Old Couple Renews Vows On Valentine’s Day

On this Valentine’s Day, a couple married for more than 60 years renewed their vows at the suburban retirement home where they live.

WBBM Newsradio–02/14/2011

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2 Suburbs: No Amnesty For Running Red Lights In Blizzard

While most drivers unlucky enough to have had to drive during the Blizzard of 2011 will be let off the hook for any slips through a red light, at least two suburban police departments are saying ‘no amnesty.’

CBS Chicago–02/10/2011

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Rescues Outweighed Plowing In Elk Grove Village

Several Elk Grove Village residents believe officials did a great job with snow removal, but some admit it appears officials are now playing catch up.

WBBM Newsradio–02/03/2011

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Bedroom Fire Makes NW Suburban Home Uninhabitable

A northwest suburban ranch-style home sustained heavy smoke and some fire damage in a blaze Sunday afternoon.

12/05/2010

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