“When he was arrested, he had a large tattoo on his neck which proclaimed, ‘Live by the gun Die by the gun.’ He will now serve a long prison sentence because he [chose] to live by the gun,” Kane County Assistant State’s Attorney Hannah Thayer said.
Aurora has been named one of the most diverse cities in America, according to a recent national study.
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LIGHTNING & THUNDER: Storms are heading towards the Chicago area this evening. The areas most likely to get hit are suburbs west of Chicago including Elgin, Aurora, Joliet and Kankakee. Communities along the lakefront could be impacted as well.
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A man and woman were found shot to death early Wednesday in what police were investigating as an apparent murder-suicide.
An Elburn woman was credited with saving her husband’s life after she pushed him out of the way of an incoming truck, only to be fatally struck herself in Elgin in the west suburbs.
REST IN PEACE: Little Malik Davis died on Friday of blunt force injuries to the head. Someone hurt him days before and he couldn't survive his injuries.
A 23-year-old man was sentenced to ten years in prison for a 2019 drunk driving crash that left two people dead in suburban Elgin.
A man was sentenced to five and a half years in prison Thursday after crashing a car while drunk in 2017, killing his 25-year-old passenger in suburban Elgin.
More snow could be on the way Sunday as a cold snap that has taken hold of the Chicago area begins to release its icy grip.
A banquet hall was unoccupied when its snowy roof caved in early Monday in Elgin.
No one was injured when a building collapsed Saturday in northwest suburban Elgin.
Another storm started hitting the Chicago area Sunday evening, and might drop more than a foot of snow by Tuesday.
Twin brothers were struck by a vehicle as they skateboarded Monday evening in unincorporated Elgin, leaving one of them dead and the other seriously injured.
An Elgin man was ordered held on a $500,000 bail on an attempted murder charge in connection to a domestic shooting in the western suburb.
The Kane County State's Attorney's office has charged two Elgin residents with false impersonation of a peace officer, robbery and theft.
A former employee of the Illinois Department of Human Services, Elgin Mental Health Center has been charged with identity theft.
A 32-year-old Elgin man is accused of stalking a woman with whom he once had a relationship.
A Glendale Heights man pleaded guilty to drunk driving Thursday in a 2019 crash that killed two people in northwest suburban Elgin.