An off-duty sergeant with the Cook County sheriff’s office was killed Sunday in a single-vehicle crash in west suburban Elgin after suffering an apparent medical emergency.
Although recreational marijuana will be legalized in Illinois starting Jan. 1, suburban police were already making far fewer arrests for crimes such as possession and manufacture of cannabis years before lawmakers signed off on legalization, police department data shows.
Two children face felony charges in connection to a Tuesday shooting in Elgin that seriously wounded a 14-year-old girl outside a grade school in the western suburb.
A 14-year-old girl was seriously wounded by stray gunfire Tuesday near a grade school in west suburban Elgin.
A man who shot and killed a 20-year-old in 2015 in west suburban Elgin was sentenced to 55 years in prison Friday.
Chicago has chosen its Christmas tree.
An Elgin man is accused of distributing multiple videos of children being sexually abused and tortured.
An Elgin pastor is accused of sexually abusing a child he knew in the west suburb.
An Ohio man has been sentenced to prison for illegally buying and selling a .50-caliber rifle later found by authorities in a west suburban storage unit filled with weapons, bullets and a grenade launcher.
An Elgin man was convicted of first-degree murder Wednesday for the shooting death of 20-year-old Devonte Turner in April 2015.
Christy Lenhardt's plea entered Friday stems from an investigation into allegations she engaged in sexual misconduct between November 2014 and July 2017 with a patient at the Elgin Mental Health Center.
The Civilian Office of Police Accountability released video Friday of a Chicago police officer fatally shooting a suspected kidnapper on the Northwest Side.
Chicago police shot and killed a man on the Northwest Side after an off-duty officer encountered two kidnapping victims who escaped their captor Monday morning.