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Yancarlo Garcia (Credit: Elgin Police Department)

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.

08/05/2013

Yancarlo Garcia (Credit: Elgin Police Department)

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.

07/30/2013

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Man Accused Of Tossing Propane Tank, Fire Extinguisher At Cops

A man threw a propane tank and fire extinguisher at police officers from the balcony of his Streeterville apartment Tuesday night, police said.

11/14/2012

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Boy Scout Honored For Helping Put Out Fire In Round Lake Beach

A Round Lake Beach teen has been honored for his quick thinking when a fire broke out in his neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–10/12/2011

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Donations Pour In To Pay For Cremation For Slain Homeless Man

An outpouring of public donations has paid for the cremation of a homeless Vietnam-era veteran who was killed in downtown Elgin.

CBS Chicago–10/07/2011

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Family Wants Funeral For Homeless Elgin Man Killed In Fire Extinguisher Attack

After a tragic life, an Elgin man’s children say they at least want their father to have the kind of funeral he wanted.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2011

Yancarlo Garcia (Credit: Elgin Police Department)

Chicago Man Charged With Killing Homeless Man With Fire Extinguisher

A Chicago man has been charged with killing a homeless man in Elgin by throwing a fire extinguisher off the top of a parking garage.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2011