Thursday Dec 5
Elgin mayor says city's image best in 50 years
The city of Elgin needs to create a handbook detailing all locally manufactured products, and businesses should hire more interns and participate in strengthening the education system.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Streamwood robbery getaway driver gets 11 years
A Streamwood teenager admitted Wednesday that he drove the getaway car during a 2012 armed robbery at a Mobil gas station at Schaumburg Road and Route 59 in Streamwood.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
WEDDING - Velazquez-Geiger
VELAZQUEZ GEIGER WEDDING Gloria Velazquez, of Island Lake, and Ryan Beau Geiger, of Danville, were married Aug. 10 at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Streamwood.
Spree burgler gets 13 years in prison
A 28-year-old Elgin man pleaded guilty Monday to burglarizing 12 homes in Elgin, Streamwood, Schaumburg and Bartlett during a monthlong spree earlier this year.
Police: Streamwood man tried to hit driver repeatedly with car
A Streamwood man faces felony charges after following a driver to his home Friday and attempting to hit him with a car multiple times, according to a police report.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Hanover Township, Streamwood HS hosting heroin forum
Hanover Township and Streamwood High School are hosting a community forum from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 11, called "From Prescriptions to the Streets: Heroin in Our Community."
Insult drives motorist to seek revenge: prosecutors
A Northwest Suburban man's erratic driving Friday afternoon was so bad a fellow motorist pulled up next to him and suggested he "learn how to drive," authorities said.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
House catches fire in Streamwood
At 8:09 p.m., the Streamwood Fire Department responded to the 300 block of Stratford Circle to find the side of the home on fire.
Kane Co. Chronicle
Local tornado-relief effort shows strong spirit of giving
The Batavia Park District's collection of items for tornado relief in Washington, Ill., included two trailers, one of which was loaded with pet food and supplies donated by the Batavia Petland.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Schaumburg Library Gains Deputy Director, Maintains 5-Star Rating
Index of Public Library Service, according to Library Executive Director Stephanie Sarnoff.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Student voices return to the air on U46's radio station
For the first time in eight years, student voices again are being heard - on Elgin School District U46's WEPS radio station, at 88.9 FM.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Edward J. - Ed' Lee
Edward J. "Ed" Lee, 62, of Peoria, Ill., passed away at 12:30 p.m., Monday, November 18, 2013, at UnityPoint Health Methodist.
Downtown Elgin to get a third tattoo shop
In a rare move, the Elgin City Council reversed its previous decision and approved a permit for a third tattoo parlor downtown, citing the threat of litigation.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Jim Davis Stunningly, you can't have fun with every story
A couple weeks ago, I was struck by how much fun the reporters and editors seemed to have with a story advancing a charity boxing match in Aurora, mostly involving police officers.