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4th Suspect Charged In Stabbing At Elgin Business

CHICAGO (CBS) - A fourth person has been charged with stabbing a man to death in August in the parking lot of an industrial company in northwest suburban Elgin. Michael A. Giacomino, 31, faces a first-degree murder charge after police arrested him early Thursday in the suburb, more than a month afte

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-22 13:44:00

Elgin Man Swerved in Lanes 3 Times Before Striking Semi and Coming to Stop in Cortland Crash

The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office says an Elgin man was hospitalized as a precaution after he was involved in a two-vehicle crash where he allegedly crossed over the center line three times in Cortland on Thursday. The sheriff's office says deputies were called to the intersection of Il. Route 38 a

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 14:04:00

Elgin's Mexican, Puerto Rican communities worry about families after earthquake, hurricane

When Elgin resident Susana Tinoco watches video clips and images of her hometown of Mexico City during and after Tuesday's 7.1-magnitude earthquake, she gets emotional. "It makes me want to cry seeing all this," Tinoco said, fighting back tears. As Mexico grapples with a devastating earthquake and P

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 01:30:13

Bushwood set to open in former Elgin Tilted Kilt space

Two businessmen with local restaurant experience are working to turn what was a Tilted Kilt just off Randall Road in Elgin into Bushwood, a family-oriented venue with space available for private parties. "We'll have the best burgers, the best pizza, the best mac and cheese," Rich Turasky said. Turas

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 01:28:25

Woman charged with year-long theft of Elgin business: report

Kane County prosecutors allege a 32-year-old Island Lake woman took at least $80,000 from an Elgin medical office over the course of a year, according to court records. Erin Noffs faces a single count of felony theft between $10,000 and $100,000 in connection with money taken from Associates in Endo

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 23:39:33

Not the time for Elgin to fund concert venue

The Grand Victoria Casino is reopening the discussion with the City of Elgin to the possibility of building a new concert pavilion in Festival Park. According to Mayor Dave Kaptain, these discussions have been held "on and off" for five years. Obstacles include the funding piece, which will prove to

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 20:57:28

Elgin Bluff City Cemetery Walk on Sunday promises to be hot time

The 30th annual Bluff City Cemetery Walk is set for 11 a.m. Sunday, and with the temperature expected to reach 90, it will be one of the warmest days on which the event has taken place. "We've had hot days before. We're strong Midwesterners. We can make it through," Laura Stroud said. Stroud and her

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 23:47:00

Elgin man to revive Bozo's buddy Wizzo for Alzheimer's walk

An Elgin magician is reviving a magical comic character well-known to baby boomers and Gen Xers who grew up watching WGN-TV's "Bozo's Circus." Tom Holbrook will make his debut as Wizzo the Wacky Wizard Sunday at the Chicago Walk to End Alzheimer's along Montrose Harbor. The setting is a fitting one,

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 23:11:31

Hundreds line the streets for annual Pumpkin Festival

WARREN - The color of the day was orange, and this tiny village was bustling with the flavor of the season Saturday as hundreds lined the streets for the annual Pumpkin Festival, which included bands, floats and plenty of candy for the children along Main Street. "This is always such a fun festival

FREEPORT JOURNAL STANDARD - 2017-09-23 23:37:09

Fermilab throws opens its doors to the public, budding scientists

Batavia's Fermilab celebrated its 50th anniversary Saturday by holding the biggest open house it's had in two decades. "We are proud and grateful to our community and the relationships we have within it, and to celebrate that we are opening up most of the site," said Andre Salles, Fermilab's media r

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 20:38:29

Mommy & Me Painting Classes

Classes will meet at 9:30 on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at Joyful Harvest Church 5050 N. Johnsburg Road Ages 2-5 with Mommy Cost: $10.00 per class (additional children $5.00 each) All materials are included; you make a masterpiece and a memory! Bring smock, smile, child! When you register for Tue

PATCH - 2017-09-23 17:54:06

Mexican music ensemble Villalobos Brothers performs at the ECC Arts Center Oct. 7

Leading contemporary Mexican music ensemble Villalobos Brothers will perform at the ECC Arts Center on Saturday, Oct. 7. The performance will begin at 7 p.m. and will be held in the ECC Arts Center's Blizzard Theatre located in Building H on ECC's campus at 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin. Villalobos Bro

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 19:49:28

ECC Foundation welcomes Robin Seigle as its newest board director

Robin Seigle said being a member of the Elgin Community College Foundation Board of Directors is another way to serve her community. The West Dundee resident and ECC alumna looks forward to providing more opportunities to help students succeed. "Since attending ECC, I have watched the school grow to

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 19:47:26

ECC's Emergency Services and STEM students to receive scholarships through $15,000 Motorola Foundation grant

A $15,000 grant from the Motorola Solutions Foundation will allow Elgin Community College to award new scholarships to students who enroll in the college's technology, pre-engineering or emergency services programs. Students served by the grant will come from underrepresented populations, including

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 19:43:59

Cuban refugee motivates U46 parents, students

At first appearance, one might question how a jumping challenge in front of strangers can teach Elgin-area parents about motivation and encouraging their children. But with every repeated jump, every attempt to go higher, a girl tried to top herself, with the adults in attendance cheering her on. Wh

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 13:04:00

Report: District U-46 Is A 'Bright Spot of Future Investment'

The non-profit lender and public policy group IFF named School District U-46 a `Bright Spot for Future Investment,' in a report released last week. The Report, Raising Quality, Promoting Equity: An Analysis of Location, Performance, and Investment in Illinois Public Schools, maps the substantial ne

PATCH - 2017-09-21 17:54:07

St. Francis High School Announces National Merit Semifinalist and Commended Students

The St. Francis High School (Wheaton) community is proud to announce that senior Henry Breyne (Bartlett) is a Semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Breyne is among approximately 15,000 other Semifinalists who represent less than one percent of the 1.6 million juniors from more tha

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 17:59:49

Learning all about the FAFSA

Nowadays, more and more students are finding the need to receive financial assistance to attend college, and one of those ways is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). On Wednesday, Sept. 20, 32 patrons took in advice at the Bartlett Library about completing the FAFSA fr

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 21:43:31

Sabbe to resign as Carpentersville trustee

With a little less than two years remaining on his term, Carpentersville Trustee Jeff Sabbe has announced his plans to resign from the post in November. "My family and I are moving to another state so I'm unfortunately going to have to step down from the board," he said at Tuesday's board meeting. "

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 00:42:28

Bail denied to Carpentersville man accused of murdering owner of Alsip auto body shop

Bail was denied Thursday to a 33-year-old Carpentersville man accused of murdering the owner of an Alsip auto body shop in an alleged botched robbery. Brian Garcia shot 76-year-old Mohamed Salhia once in the chest during an attempted payday robbery around 1 p.m. Tuesday inside Ray's Towing and Recov

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 21:30:00