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  1. Elgin prisoner fled during bathroom stop report saysRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Chicago Chronicle

    A handcuffed prisoner who escaped from Elgin Mental Health Center custody earlier this month was being transported in a van with three security officers when he fled out the vehicle's rear door, a police report shows.Jesse Vega, 33, also identified in court records as Jesse Ortiz, fled from the van just before 8 a.m. July 16 by opening the rear ... (more)

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  2. Golf Notes: Geneva's Abigail Luchtenburg takes second at IWGA junior meet July 30Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Naperville Sun

    ... University of Illinois Orange Course in Savoy to finish five shots behind champion Madasyn Pettersen of Rockford. Elgin's Jenna Kurosky finished at 164 and Plano's Rylie Loux at 168. Josie Kurosky of Elgin shot 173. Plano's Rylie Loux and Geneva's ...

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  3. Golf Hole of the Week: No. 18 at Bowes Creek Country Club July 30Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Naperville Sun

    The 18th hole at Elgin's Bowes Creek Country Club serves as an ideal conclusion for course designer Rick Jacobson's creation in the rural area west of Randall Road.

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  4. Fox Valley police reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    • Rachel M. Saez, 31, of the 300 block of Center Street, Elgin, was charged Tuesday with retail theft and contributing to the criminal delinquency of a minor, according to court records. She is accused of encouraging her daughter, a minor, to ...

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  5. Elgin prisoner fled during bathroom stop: policeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    A handcuffed prisoner who escaped from Elgin Mental Health Center custody earlier this month was being transported in a van with three security officers when he fled out the vehicle's rear door, a police report shows.

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  6. Sports, activities bring kids and police together in ElginRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    ... Ramos always found police officers a little intimidating. That all changed after she participated in Kids United, the Elgin Police Department's summer youth program. "At first it was a little strange," Alisha said. "Then I started getting more ...

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  7. Judge orders fitness test for inmate who escapedRead the original story

    Yesterday | Northwest Herald

    ELGIN – A Kane County judge has ordered a fitness test for a prisoner who escaped while being transported from a mental health facility outside Chicago.

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  8. Get tickets for U.S. debut of Iraqi youth orchestra with EYSORead the original story

    Monday | Daily Herald

    The internationally acclaimed National Youth Orchestra of Iraq caps three weeks of intensive study in the U.S. with two collaborative concerts with the Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra in August.

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  9. Yogurtland to open in AlgonquinRead the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | Daily Herald

    ... area as Jimmy John's, in front of Mejier. Yogurtland is akin to businesses such as Yumz in Lake in the Hills and South Elgin on Randall, Spirels in South Elgin, and Yogen Fruz along Randall in Geneva and Algonquin. At the businesses you fill your ...

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  10. Geneva vet clinic seeks to expandRead the original story

    Monday | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ... one roof.” A concerned neighbor in Eagle Brook is going to meet with him at his veterinary hospital in South Elgin so he can see what they are looking to replicate in Geneva, Markwalder said. Markwalder said it would be important to have ...

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  11. Escapee from Elgin Mental Health Center to get fitness hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | Chicago Tribune

    An Elgin Mental Health Center prisoner who managed to escape from custody earlier this month is due back in court next week for a fitness status hearing, a judge ordered Monday.

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  12. Man pleads guilty after reportedly making bomb threats in Kane Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | My FOX Chicago

    ... minivan, which was left running and unoccupied in an apartment parking lot in the 1500 block of Mark Avenue in Elgin, prosecutors said. The vehicle was recovered several days later in Wisconsin when Davis was arrested on an unrelated charge. About ...

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  13. Treasures: Floor lamp has charm, but when was it made?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | The News Tribune

    I recently purchased a floor lamp from a friend. Through the patent I was able to learn that the design was created by Ernest Klopfstein, who assigned it to Woodruff and Edwards of Elgin, Ill.

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  14. Family Fun at Coast Guard picnicRead the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | Grand Haven Tribune

    ... who has been on the job just a couple of weeks. "It's overwhelming the support we've got so far." Darrin Kimsey of Elgin, Ill., and his family, dressed in matching "Be Calm and Coast On" t-shirts, relaxed as they listened to the community band. ...

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  15. Barrington joins Arlington, Northwest in Legion state tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Daily Herald

    ... that he can start and close in the same game. Kubiuk threw 8-plus innings of 4-hit baseball as Barrington rolled past Elgin 7-1 in the Division 2 American Legion title game in Barrington. It was the 29th win in the last 30 games for Barrington Post ...

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  16. Saturday soapboxRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Daily Herald

    ... after the winter we endured. Wednesday was such a day: sunny, 70s, low humidity. Driving past Wing Park Golf Course in Elgin, windows down while the gang mowers were trimming the fairways, we caught the intoxicating aroma of freshly cut grass and ...

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  17. Northwest suburban police blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Daily Herald

    ... Jovan Litzey, 18, of the 400 block of Cromwell, Bartlett, and Chantel Delgado, 18, of the 300 block of South State, Elgin, were arrested around 12:36 a.m. July 23 at Catalina and Court F and charged with disturbance/fighting. • Vandals ...

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  18. On the road: Immerse yourself in the bratwurst experienceRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Daily Herald

    ... $5. If a yearly visit to a local Renaissance Faire can't twist your knickers, point the sword to Vasa Park in South Elgin for the 10th annual World of Faeries Festival. Dab some patchouli behind your ears and browse fairy art and crafts, magic ...

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  19. Elgin man faces 6 years in prison for domestic attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Daily Herald

    An Elgin man with a long criminal history faces at least six years in prison after he was convicted of multiple offenses stemming from a 2013 domestic attack.

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  20. Elgin will be looking for new operators for BMX trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Daily Herald

    ... which was constructed in 1990 and is in need of repairs. The track is the only independently operated portion of the Elgin Sports Complex, which is managed by the city's parks and recreation department. Barton said city officials changed the locks ...

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