Elgin man charged with beating, choking partner

Xavier L. Pruitt has been released on bail on felony charges of aggravated domestic battery, unlawful restraint and a misdemeanor count of domestic battery, the Kane County state’s attorney’s office said in a statement.

Marijuana arrests plummet in 5 largest suburbs of Illinois

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.