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Elgin Man Faces Child Porn Charges

The charges allege that he solicited sexually explicit videos from two underage victims and sent them a video of him performing a sex act. ELGIN, IL - An Elgin man is being facing child pornography charges, according to a press release from the Kane County State's Attorney's Office. He's alleged to

PATCH - 2017-11-17 21:42:05

Community briefs: News from the Elgin area

The Elgin Area Chamber will honor six volunteers nominated by local non-profits at its annual Community Thanksgiving Luncheon. Honorees are Tom Brockner, nominated by Kiwanis Club of Elgin; Terry Dunning, nominated by Elgin Noon Rotary Club; Karen Fox, nominated by Gail Borden Public Library; Sylvi

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-11-18 08:00:00

Elgin man faces drug charge

A 32-year-old Elgin man faces felony drug charges following a months-long investigation, Elgin police said Friday. Marcos Martinez-Corcuera, 32, of the 600 block of Cleveland St., Elgin, has been charged with a class X felony count of unlawful delivery of methamphetamine following an investigation

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 23:50:05

Elgin residents, weigh in on budget talks

Elgin officials have begun annual budget talks and face cutting expenses plus finding new sources of revenue, not an easy task. City Manager Rick Kozal recently told the city council, "Elgin stands today as a community at a crossroads. Annual wage and benefit increases, coupled with state mandates

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 14:13:29

Elgin Woman Accused Of Shaking Baby Sued

ELGIN, IL - An Elgin woman who is being accused of shaking and injuring a 5-month-old baby in 2016 is being sued for damages, according to a report from the Daily Herald. Patricia Perez, 30, of the 900 block of Lavoie Avenue, shook the baby who was found not breathing by police, according to the law

PATCH - 2017-11-16 21:45:46

Elgin visitors bureau pleads for funding

The Elgin Area Convention and Visitors Bureau officials made a plea for funding during an Elgin City Council budget session Wednesday, arguing the city would suffer without their efforts to draw people to local hotels and businesses. Elgin has been funding the Elgin Area Convention and Visitors Bure

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-11-16 23:04:37

Trial concludes for former Elgin library trustee accused of obstruction

A verdict is expected Dec. 6 on a misdemeanor obstructing justice charge against Randolph "Randy" Hopp, the former Gail Borden Public Library trustee. The two-day bench trial in front of Kane County Judge Keith Johnson began last week and ended Wednesday. Hopp, 66, was charged in August 2016 after

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-11-16 22:05:53

Woman struck by Metra train near Elgin; witnesses say she tripped on tracks

A Milwaukee District West train struck a woman near the Elgin station Thursday morning, delaying inbound trains on the Metra line, officials said. Train 2210, scheduled to arrive in Chicago about 7:35 a.m., hit the person shortly before 6:30 a.m., Metra said in an alert. Witnesses told authorities t

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-11-16 16:11:00

Second District 22 Pizzeria location planned for Jeffersonville

JEFFERSONVILLE - Less than three months after opening in New Albany, Matt McMahan is ready to bring his pizza and beer delivery concept to Jeffersonville. District 22 Pizzeria started the liquor license process last week to open on the first floor of Jeffersonville's Big Four Burgers + Beer buildin

NEWS AND TRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-17 15:29:00

New Albany riverfront, Culbertson Mansion to see improvements

NEW ALBANY - New Albany's riverfront along with one of its most historic structures will see improvements thanks to a $825,000 capital development bond approved unanimously by the City Council on Thursday night. The city, in partnership with Culbertson Mansion, applied for and was awarded the $825,0

NEWS AND TRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-17 19:48:00

Eight indicted for $3.5 million in gas station credit card fraud in Louisville

LOUISVILLE - Eight people have been arrested in connection with credit card skimming fraud investigations spanning multiple states including Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio. At a news conference Friday in Louisville, representatives from the United States Attorney Western District of Kentucky's office, K

NEWS AND TRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-17 18:09:00

CORRECTION: Exit 0 building sale unrelated to Bachman buy

Jesus Cares at Exit 0, a faith-based outreach ministry, has used a garage at Spring Street and Federal Avenue in Jeffersonville for the past three years, according to Paul Stensrud, director of the group. STAFF PHOTO BY JOSH HICKS JEFFERSONVILLE - Homeless ministry Jesus Cares at Exit 0 must relocat

NEWS AND TRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-17 00:42:00

Proposed 3-digit suicide hotline could save lives, local advocates say

SOUTHERN INDIANA - Local advocates for a U.S. Senate bill that would introduce a three-digit suicide hotline number and take a closer look at suicide prevention efforts say anything that reduces barriers to help is a step in the right direction. The National Suicide Hotline Improvement Act, co-spons

NEWS AND TRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-16 23:48:00

House passes sweeping GOP tax overhaul

WASHINGTON D.C. - The U.S. House has passed a sweeping Republican tax bill cutting taxes for corporations and many people. It puts GOP leaders closer to delivering to President Donald Trump a crucial legislative achievement after nearly a year of failures, according to the Associated Press. The Hou

NEWS AND TRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-16 19:30:00

Arts Council of Southern Indiana exhibit showcases work of at-risk youth

NEW ALBANY - Today marks the start of a month-long art show in New Albany exhibiting the works of at-risk youth as they work through trauma with art. Kentuckiana's Inspired Building Bridges opens to the public today at the Arts Council of Southern Indiana in New Albany, featuring the portraits of co

NEWS AND TRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-16 15:30:00

New Albany brewery to start making spirits

NEW ALBANY - Rick Otey, a jovial, bearded figure, is already bursting with ideas now that his New Albany brewery, Donum Dei, has a license to distill spirits. He hopes to start by crafting a beer brandy: a beer that has been distilled. Eventually, he wants to graduate to an all-grain moonshine, a v

NEWS AND TRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-17 12:45:00

Blairsville: Local veterans honored at luncheon

Blairsville elementary, middle and high school students honored local veterans Nov. 9 during a luncheon. The day included songs from the elementary, middle and high school choruses as well as a keynote address from Blairsville elementary teacher Cory Walker, a Marine and member of the Air National G

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-17 14:55:00

Blairsville-Saltsburg directors disband soccer team

CONEMAUGH TOWNSHIP - The Blairsville-Saltsburg school board disbanded the district's soccer program, effective at the end of the school year, at a meeting Wednesday. The board's Student Activities/ Athletics committee recommended disbandment after athletic directors and coaches reported participatio

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-16 15:00:00

Man 24, dies in fiery Centre County crash

A 24-year-old man was killed in a fiery single-vehicle crash Thursday in Centre County. (WJAC) MILES TOWNSHIP -- A 24-year-old man was killed in a fiery single-vehicle crash Thursday in Centre County. State police at Rockview said Andres Valencia, of Middleburg, Snyder County, was traveling east at

WJAC TV - 2017-11-17 09:19:33

Supervisors approve preliminary budget with no tax increase

The White Township supervisors approved a tentative 2018 budget that has no increase in taxes but would use $197,155 of the township's reserve funds. Township Manager Milt Lady said after Wednesday's vote that the township will start 2018 with $7,448,116, take in $7,622,849 in revenues, spend $7,820

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-16 14:55:00