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.

Elgin man convicted of 2015 murder

An Elgin man was convicted of first-degree murder Wednesday for the shooting death of 20-year-old Devonte Turner in April 2015.