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Recent Crime News
Yesterday | via The Courier-News
A former Elgin man who was charged with a 2012 shooting outside a Bartlett bar, then eluded arrest for months before being arrested during a traffic stop in Missouri, has pleaded guilty to the crime. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 16 | via Daily Herald
Attorneys for Mario A. Williams, charged along with Ricky J. Moreno with the 2012 shooting death of a 16-year-old Elgin boy, will argue the constitutionality of the mandatory firearm enhancement this afternoon before Cook County Judge Thomas Fecarotta. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 15 | via FOX Carolina
The woman who police said stole $1,500 in dresses from a South Carolina Dillard's then hit a clerk with her car in the getaway has been arrested in Illinois. Comment?
Monday Apr 14 | via Daily Herald
Elgin police have charged two men in connection to an attack on Sunday morning in which a man was cut on his hand in a parking lot. Comment?
Monday Apr 14 | via Daily Chronicle
Matthew Ranken's mother, Tonda Ranken , sits on his memorial bench at Rotary Park in Sycamore for the first time Friday while her sister and Matthew's godmother, Tina Scott , reads the plaque. Comment?
Sunday Apr 13 | via Daily Herald
A 35-year-old Elgin man who went to prison for fighting with emergency crews responding to a 2009 fire at his parents' Elgin home is in trouble again. Comment?
Thursday Apr 10 | via The Post-Standard
A wanted sex offender and known gang member who was caught having a sexual encounter behind an Auburn tackle shop was arrested and found wielding a machete, police said. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 8 | via The Courier-News
The driver was dropping off a passenger near Crystal and Mountain streets about 12:20 p.m. when the suspects approached him, Elgin police said in a release. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 8 | via Daily Herald
An Elgin man and a 17-year-old have been charged with trying to rob a cabdriver stopped near Crystal and Mountain streets, authorities said. Comment?
Monday Apr 7 | via Daily Herald
Reginald Myles, 26, originally charged with attempted first-degree murder, accepted a plea deal where he pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of aggravated battery with a firearm and will spend eight years in prison, said his attorney, Public Defender Mike Gerber. 2 comments
Friday Apr 4 | via Daily Herald
His bail was set at $150,000 in Kane County bond court, and his next court date is April 16. • Cesar Lopez-Ortiz, 39, of the 800 block of Nancy Ann Lane, Elgin, was charged Thursday with failing to report he had hit a pedestrian while driving on the 1400 block of Larkin Avenue, according to a police report and court records. Comment?
Friday Apr 4 | via The Courier-News
In her first week as state representative from the 43rd District, Anna Moeller isn't sure how many votes she cost from the floor. Comment?
Monday Mar 31 | via Daily Herald
An unlicensed driver who lost control while backing up from her apartment complex in Elgin struck a house and killed a dog in the process, authorities said. Comment?
Monday Mar 24 | via Daily Herald
A Cary couple already jailed for a Waukegan armed robbery was charged in connection with a similar robbery in Elgin, police said Monday. Comment?
Monday Mar 24 | via District Administration
It was a lunch hour more than 10 years ago when Terri Lozier, now a principal in another district just outside Chicago, was sucked into the violence of a school fight . Comment?
Sunday Mar 23 | via Daily Herald
A state commission that disciplines attorneys last week issued a three-year law license suspension for a Sycamore attorney guilty of prostitution. Comment?
Mar 26, 2013 | via Daily Herald
Alexis Huerta, 19, was shot eight times and killed March 26, 2013 in Elgin. Police say the shooting was gang-related and continue to actively investigate. Comment?