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Elgin Fire Department officials test new diving equipment. (Elgin Fire Dept.)

With Luck Of The Draw, Elgin Firefighters Acquire Pricey Diving Equipment

For a few years now, the Elgin Fire Department divers have been eyeing new equipment, but the price was $140,000.

08/21/2015

Ald. Leslie Hairston (Credit: Facebook)

Prosecutors Investigating Alderman’s Offer Of Prizes To Voters

Cook County prosecutors have begun investigating a South Side alderman who admitted she made a mistake by offering rewards to her constituents if they vote in the upcoming election, no matter who they vote for.

10/30/2014

An AR-15 military-style rifle. (Photo illustration by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Downstate Little League Raffling Off Rifle To Raise Money For Equipment

A small town in central Illinois is raising eyebrows with the unusual prize it’s raffling off in a Little League fundraiser: an AR-15 rifle.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2013