Ex-State Rep. Farnham Could Change Plea In Child Porn CaseA lawyer for Elgin Democrat Keith Farnham said Monday during a hearing in Chicago federal court that his client is negotiating a plea deal. If that falls through, attorney Terry Ekl says Farnham could still plead guilty without a deal or choose to still go to trial.
Elgin Councilwoman Sworn In To Replace Farnham In HouseElgin City Council member Anna Moeller was sworn in Sunday to replace former state Rep. Keith Farnham, who resigned earlier this month.
After Federal Raid, Elgin State House Member Resigns One day after the primary election and less than a week after federal agents raided his home and office, a state house lawmaker from Elgin has resigned.
Search Warrants Issued For Elgin Lawmaker's Home, OfficeSearch 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."
Plainfield Beer Fest First To Feature Home Brew Under New State LawThe Midwest Brewers Fest in Plainfield this Saturday will be the first event at which, under a recent change in Illinois law, homebrewers will be allowed to offer samples of their beers.