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  1. SEC Fines Penny Stock Traders $4.3 MillionRead the original story

    33 min ago | Courthouse News Service

    International Capital Group and three senior executives will pay $4.3 million to settle charges of selling more than 9 billion shares of penny stocks without registering as a broker-dealer, the SEC said. The SEC on Thursday filed the cease-and-desist order against Chicago-area International Capital Group; its co-founder and managing partner Brian Nord, 40, of Deer Park, Ill.; its co-founder and managing partner Larry Russell, 47, of Terre Haute, Ind.; and its managing partner Todd Bergeron, 42, of Elgin, Ill.

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  2. South Elgin woman guilty in heroin deathRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    A 25-year-old South Elgin woman was convicted by a jury Wednesday of drug-induced homicide, a Class X felony, according to a news release issued by the Kane County State's Attorney's Office. Andrea R. Nielsen faces at least six years in prison for supplying heroin to an acquaintance who died from ingesting it, the release indicated, adding the jury deliberated for about 40 minutes before it reached its verdict.

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  3. New Community Covenant pastor to speak at Judson chapelRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Peter Hong, lead pastor of New Community Covenant Church in Chicago, will speak during Judson University's chapel service at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4, in Herrick Chapel, 1151 N. State St. in Elgin. The event is free and open to the public.

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  4. New group holds drop-in meetings Friday, SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    A new group in Elgin aims to engage residents in local government -- including efforts targeting youths and Latinos -- in hopes of increasing voter turnout and participation in civic activities. The Elgin Civics Club is holding drop-in meetings at various spots in Elgin this week to spread the word about its mission, said Tonya Lucchetti-Hudson, one of the founding members.

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  5. ECC to host 2015 Founders' Day celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    The Elgin Community College Foundation will assist students who need help in achieving their academic goals during the 17th annual Founders' Day Celebration and Luncheon on Sunday, Feb. 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The event will be held in the college's Building C Library and Building B Jobe Lounge, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.

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  6. Fox Valley residents can walk to help provide clean drinking waterRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... to Habitat for Humanity. The Walk-A-Thon is open to participants of all ages, but mostly attracts students from Elgin, Streamwood, Jacobs and Fremd high schools. "We get kind of a broad range of high schools that come out," Klaves said. "We think ...

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  7. Bloomingdale resident Toma Dobrosavljevic is a finalist on this season of a oeThe Biggest Loser.aRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    ... it says something about the suburbs, but it's pretty crazy," said Dobrosavljevic's longtime friend, Eddie Imbrogno of Elgin. Dobrosavljevic, 33, grew up in Addison, the son of Serbian immigrant parents, and was an athlete at Addison Trail High ...

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  8. Stroupe, Mary J.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Northwest Herald

    Mary J. Stroupe Born: Aug. 21, 1928; in Elgin, IL Died: Jan. 24, 2015; in Elgin, IL Mary Johann Stroupe, 86, of Huntley passed away Saturday, January 24, 2015, at Highland Oaks in Elgin. She was born August 21, 1928, in Elgin the daughter of Leo and Margaret Dwyer.

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  9. Geneva's size overwhelms ElginRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Herald

    The Elgin boys basketball team must have felt it was surrounded by giants at Chesbrough Field House in Elgin on Tuesday night. The Maroons were just no match for a Geneva team that boasts nine players 6-foot-6 or taller.

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  10. Geneva reserves close the deal against Elgin boys basketballRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ... for those guys to have closed out that game." Geneva, the conference's biggest team facing arguably the smallest in Elgin, unsurprisingly pounded the Maroons on the glass. Geneva's 18-5 lead after the first quarter had plenty to do with a 16-3 ...

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  11. Elgin chamber touts accomplishmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Herald

    Things are looking up for Elgin's economy, Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce officials said at their annual meeting Tuesday. The chamber earned accreditation by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce last year, joining 213 chambers -- out of more than 7,000 -- across the country, said event emcee Rick Jakle, owner of Fox Valley Broadcasting.

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  12. U-46 school board candidate apologizes for offensive Facebook postRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Herald

    "It was a youthful indiscretion," said Cody Holt, a candidate for Elgin Area School District U-46 school board facing a slew of criticism for a Facebook post in which he used a derivative of the "N" word casually addressing his best friend, who is black. Screenshots of Holt's original post from June 12, 2012, have been shared on various Facebook pages -- "Elgin Township Democrats" and "School District U-46 Uncensored" -- in the last couple of days.

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  13. 3 sent to hospital in Elgin crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Daily Herald

    Three people were sent to the hospital after a two-car crash Tuesday morning in Elgin. The crash occurred about 8 a.m. at Summit and Spring streets, police said.

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  14. Jacobs, Warren A.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Northwest Herald

    Warren A. Jacobs Born: Jan. 13, 1954; in Elgin, IL Died: Jan. 22, 2015; in Lakewood, IL Warren Abraham Jacobs, age 61, of Lakewood, Illinois, passed away suddenly on Thursday, January 22, 2015. He was born in Elgin, Illinois to Ruth and George Jacobs.

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  15. Elgin body shop owner charged with rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Daily Herald

    A 40-year-old Belvidere man was ordered held on $225,000 bail Friday after authorities say he sexually assaulted a teenage acquaintance to whom he had offered ride home from the Elgin body shop he owns. Marco Fernandez, of the 400 block of Casswell, was charged with criminal sexual assault, a felony punishable by up to 15 years in prison.

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  16. Women making up larger percentage of gun ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | 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.

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  17. Game plan for Super Bowl Sunday: Don't drink and driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Daily Herald

    Elgin, IL – The Super Bowl is American's most watched national sporting event. On Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 1, there will be lots of game day socializing that may include drinking.

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  18. ECC students launch food pantry for hungry peersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Daily Herald

    ... Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article. Elgin Community College students are launching a food pantry on campus to help their hungry peers. The Spartan Food Pantry will open ...

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  19. Play examines the 1995 Chicago heat wave at ECC Feb. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Daily Herald

    Elgin Community College and the Elgin Area Leadership Academy will present "The Meltdown," a one-act play written by retired 16th Circuit Court Judge Wiley Edmondson and directed by Susan A. Robinson, ECC theater instructional coordinator. The play will be presented from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, in the Spartan Auditorium, Building G, located at ECC's Spartan Drive campus, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin.

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  20. Update, Renovate, Revitalize Home SurroundingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Patch.com

    ... parking is free. A portion of the ticket proceeds benefits The Habitat for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley based in Elgin. New this year, Kitchen Makeovers, will be presented each day at 1 pm by Pamela Coslet of Vineyard Chic, based in St. Charles. ...

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