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Recent Crime News
Monday | via Northwest Herald
Pam Pinkley of Crystal Lake aims for the target Wednesday during a women's shooting group event at On Target Range and Tactical Center in Crystal Lake. Ivy Sylvain of Elgin checks out her targets Wednesday while attending a women's shooting group at On Target Range and Tactical Center in Crystal Lake. Comment?
Sunday Jan 25 | via Daily Herald
A 22-year-old man was shot in the chest early Sunday morning while walking along an Elgin street, police said. According to police, officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 900 block of Villa Street at about 1:38 a.m. Once on the scene, officers learned that the victim, an Elgin resident, was walking in the area when a vehicle with several occupants drove by and shouted at him before shots were fired in his direction, police said. Comment?
Friday Jan 23 | via Daily Herald
A 55-year-old Elgin man pleaded guilty Thursday and was sentenced to six years in prison for sexually assaulting an autistic, mentally disabled woman in 2013. Kenneth Logwood, of the 100 block of State Street, was held at the Kane County jail on $100,000 bail since his arrest in September 2013. Comment?
Thursday Jan 22 | via Daily Herald
O'Hare International reclaimed its title yesterday as busiest airport in the United States, winning despite a slight decline in flights. O'Hare last held the busiest airport title from 2001 to 2004. Comment?
Sunday Jan 18 | via Daily Herald
An Elgin man has been charged with leading police on a chase -- first in his car before crashing it, and then on foot, police officials said Sunday. Claude R. Thompson, 23, of the 1300 block of Maroon Drive was charged with two counts of aggravated fleeing and eluding. Comment?
Thursday Jan 15 | via Daily Herald
An Elgin boy died last night after being hit by a car just after 6 p.m. near Route 20 and McLean Boulevard, police said. The boy was apparently on his way home when the crash happened. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 13 | via Daily Herald
Blacks were disproportionately stopped and more likely to be asked for consent for vehicle searches during traffic stops in 2013 in Elgin, but police say there is no indication that's due to racial profiling. Elgin police conducted 10,608 traffic stops in 2013, of which 44.8 percent involved white drivers, 38 percent Hispanic drivers, 13 percent black drivers, and 3.9 percent Asian drivers, according to a Daily Herald analysis of the most recent Illinois Traffic Stop Study . Comment?
Monday Jan 12 | via Daily Herald
The victim suspects a man who resurfaced the home's driveway over the summer who returned the afternoon of the theft to offer driveway salting and sealing in the spring caused a distraction while the burglary took place. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Comment?
Monday Dec 29 | via Daily Herald
An appellate court panel has ordered a closer fitness evaluation of a 29-year-old Elgin man with mental disabilities who is serving a 10-year prison sentence for sexual assault. Patrick A. Cook, formerly of the 800 block of Jefferson Avenue, was declared fit to stand trial even though an evaluation showed his maturity level was that of a 6- or 7-year-old, records show. Comment?
Monday Dec 29 | via Daily Herald
A former Elgin woman who received probation after three prescription drug arrests within a year is in trouble again and could be sent to prison. Colleen L. Bagley, 39, now of Fox Lake, is accused of trying to defraud a urine test and was arrested last summer in Lake County on charges of burglary, forgery, identity theft and possession of a controlled substance, according to court records. Comment?
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