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Officials announce charges after body found burning in West Chicago

WEST CHICAGO, Ill. — Officials announced charges Thursday in the murder investigation of a man whose body was found burning in the western suburbs on Tuesday.West Chicago police said the body was found in a field in the 1300 block of Joliet Street around noon. The chief of police said fire fighters

WGNTV.COM - 2018-08-16 17:24:24

Teen stabbed, set on fire, run over in West Chicago; 3 charged

DuPage County State's Attorney Robert Berlin said Tia Brewer, 16, and Franciso Alvarado, met with the victim, Luis Guerrero, 18, near the West Chicago Library and stabbed and strangled Guerrero.

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-08-16 18:19:43

Police: Patient, 20, tried to kill Elgin psychiatrist with steak knife

Elliot C. Lockwood, 20, of the 0-99 block of South Oak Street, faces charges of attempted murder, armed violence, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, aggravated battery to a victim 60 or older and aggravated battery in a public place stemming from the Aug. 8 attack, court records show.

DAILY HERALD - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

Elgin firm's electric-powered planes taking off amid rising fuel costs

“Having a smaller plane that's more environmentally friendly - that has to be a good thing right?” Mathew Hare said while visiting downtown Chicago from Cambridge, England.

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2018-08-16 22:09:00

Analysis: Elgin pays property taxes more than two times national average

Elgin, population 112,123, recorded a median sale price of $188,000, based on data from the 605 properties sold during the first half of 2018. In 2017, homeowners paid a median property tax bill of $4,862, according county tax data from the Kane County Assessment Office.

KANECOUNTYREPORTER.COM - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

1 Dead In Schaumburg Crash That Left SUV Wrapped Around Tree

SCHAUMBURG, IL — One person was killed following a Wednesday night two-vehicle accident that left an SUV wrapped around a tree in Schaumburg, the Daily Herald reports. Another individual was taken into custody by police, but no charges had been filed as of Thursday morning, the report added.

PATCH - 2018-08-16 14:37:21

Elgin police shooting investigation in the hands of Cook County state's attorney

Decynthia Clements, 34, was shot and killed March 12 after she had an hourlong standoff with police along Interstate 90. The police officer who fired the three shots, Lt. Christian Jensen, is on paid leave.

DAILY HERALD - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

Elgin School Calendar 2018-19: First Day Of School, Vacations

ELGIN, IL — The first day of School in Elgin is August 15 — and whether you and the kids are looking forward to the new school year or are dreading the end of summer, you'll want to mark the dates on your calendar ASAP. The Elgin School District has released its 2018-2019 calendar for public schools

PATCH - 2018-08-15 21:16:38

Downtown Elgin street buzzing with activity

A new coffee shop opened recently on South Grove Avenue in Elgin, and two more restaurants are expected to open on the same street in the next one to two months. The building at 76 and 80 S. Grove Ave., on the left, is being renovated.Brian Hill | Staff Photographer


Psychiatrist Stabbed After Denying Pot Prescription: Authorities

ELGIN, IL -- A Crystal Lake man apparently desperate to get a prescription for medical marijuana is accused of a trying to killhis psychiatrist who refused to write the script for him, the Daily Herald reports. Elliott C. Lockwood, 20, of the 0 to 99 South Oak Street, is being held on a $250,000 bai

PATCH - 2018-08-16 15:47:58

Elk Grove Village Buys Hotel Site Near Technology Park | Journal & Topics Media Group

Elk Grove Village trustees voted to approve a real estate contract purchasing the former Motel 6 at 1600 Oakton St. for $5.61 million, from Elk Grove Holdings, Inc., a real estate corporation not affiliated with the village.

JOURNAL & TOPICS - 2018-08-16 14:07:59

Body found burning in West Chicago

When the body was found and details, including the gender and age of the person, have not been released. A spokesman for West Chicago police was not available Wednesday to answer questions.

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2018-08-15 22:14:00

Aurora Girl, 16, Missing For Nearly A Week: Cops

AURORA, IL — Police in Aurora are asking the public for help finding a 16-year-old girl who has been missing for almost a week. Theresa Merina Olvera, of the 700 block of Cedardale Pl., was last seen on Aug. 9, according to police.

PATCH - 2018-08-15 14:02:54

Burning Body Found In Field During Firefighter Training Drill

Firefighters were taking part in a training exercise when they discovered a smoldering body laying in the grass. The practice drill turned into a death investigation in the 1300 block of Joliet Street in West Chicago.


Des Plaines Blotter: Man Denied Cigars Tips Over Bread Rack | Journal & Topics Media Group

A woman told police she received a telephone call at 11:48 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1 from a man claiming to be with the Social Security Administration. He told her that her Social Security number had been used in money laundering, drug distribution and trafficking in Texas. He emailed the woman an arre

JOURNAL & TOPICS - 2018-08-15 17:38:16

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PATCH - 2018-08-16 14:22:37

High Hill Farms, Algonquin, Illinois - August 2018

High Hill Farms is a single family home neighborhood built starting in the mid-to-late 1970's. High Hill Farms is located in Algonquin, Illinois on Route 62 east of Randall. There are currently 12 homes for sale ranging from $199,900 to $379,900.


Lee & Associates, Colliers negotiate new industrial lease in Elgin

Lee & Associateshas closed a lease transaction for a 51,600-square-foot industrial building located at 1270 Abbott Drive in Elgin, Illinois. Constructed in 1979 and sited on three acres, the property features three loading docks and two drive-in doors. Clear heights range from 18 to 22 feet.


ID Released of Man Killed While Walking Across Douglas Rd. in Montgomery

The driver, who was not further identified, was cited. The FOIA return from the coroner's office says the investigation into the death and accident is still on-going at this time.

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2018-08-15 14:15:00

Grab an Umbrella, Algonquin, LITH: Weather Forecast

Rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening. High 82, low 68.

PATCH - 2018-08-15 21:55:11