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Elgin, Illinois is located in Kane County. Zip codes in Elgin, IL include 60123, 60120, and 60121. The median home price in Elgin is $167,000 which is roughly $104/per square foot. More Elgin information.

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2 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Top 15 gear up for next round of Suburban Chicago's Got Talent

The guest judge for the Top 15 round of Suburban Chicago's Got Talent has a vested interest in who wins the summer-long competition.

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6 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat

Mascoutah's St. Martin of Tours Lutheran Church has a new pastor

The Rev. Margo Peterson is the new pastor of St. Martin of Tours Lutheran Church in Mascoutah.

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10 hrs ago | CBS Local

Barrington Hills Man Pleads Guilty To Fatal Drunk Driving Crash

A Barrington Hills man has pleaded guilty to a northwest suburban DUI crash that killed an Elgin man and injured two other people in March 2013.

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11 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Longmeadow Parkway bridge project gets $20 million cheaper Updated...

Kane County's costs to build the new Longmeadow Parkway toll bridge over the Fox River are now $20 million cheaper thanks to a redesign of the project unveiled this week.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Daily Herald

Elgin police chief to meet residents over west-side burglaries

Several home and vehicle burglaries in two subdivisions on Elgin's west side prompted residents to ask the police chief to take part in a community meeting.

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Daily Herald

Elgin wants gentler Route 20 curve; Pingree Grove to discuss

This rendering shows the existing sharp turn of Route 20 at Reinking Road in Elgin, marked in red, and the realignment with a gentler curve just to the south proposed by Shodeen Group of Geneva.

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Northwest Herald

Bleacher battle argued in front of appellate court

A view from Amberwood Drive of the new bleachers and press box at Crystal Lake Central High School Thursday, June 12, 2014.

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Daily Herald

Reel life: Fests celebrate horror, 70 mm. films

Even though the national AMC Theater chain is aggressively replacing its regular theater seats with wider reclining chairs, no Northwest suburban venues are scheduled for upgrades so far.

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My FOX Chicago

3 women charged with prostitution after Elgin undercover operation

Members of the Elgin Police Department Special Investigations Division conducted an undercover operation in the area of Grove Street and National Street in Elgin, in response to several citizen complaints of prostitution occurring in the area, police told the Elgin Courier News.

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Daily Herald

Elgin first-responders honored for making organ donation possible

Members of Elgin's police and fire departments were recognized Wednesday for their roles in attempting to revive a woman who went into cardiac arrest in May. Janet Sosa, 59, never regained consciousness and died June 4 at Presence St. Joseph Medical Center in Elgin; her family decided to take her off life support and donate her organs, which in ... (more)

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Daily Herald

How should police handle people with autism?

Allison Kramer readily admits she had "a meltdown" when she threw a framed photo at a police officer and kneed him in the groin.

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Daily Herald

Barrington Hills teens pleads guilty in fatal DUI case Updated Jul 9, ...

A Barrington Hills 19-year-old pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of aggravated DUI in a car crash that claimed the life of a 61-year-old Elgin man and injured a 44-year-old woman last year.

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Daily Herald

Dedication set for Lao Veterans Memorial in Elgin

The public is invited to attend the dedication of a memorial garden to honor Lao veterans who served side by side with U.S. troops during the Vietnam War as part of "The Secret War."

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Daily Herald

Free Big Band Concert at Elgin's Wing Park July 15

An evening of Big Band favorites, old and new, is in store when the 17-piece Jazz Consortium Big Band plays a free outdoor concert on Tuesday, July 15, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Wing Park Bandshell, 1010 Wing St., Elgin.

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Daily Herald

Elgin man killed in Metra train crash

Authorities said a 56-year-old Elgin man was struck and killed Tuesday afternoon by an outbound Metra train on the Milwaukee District West Line in Elgin.

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Mazak Optonics, Elgin, Ill., is offering the Super Turbo-X Champion laser with an available 2.5kW resonator.

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Daily Herald

Elgin police want new sex offender registration law

Elgin police officer Rob Engelke visited the home of a registered sex offender last month as part of the department's routine checks.

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Daily Herald

Get a taste of Greek culture at Elgin festival

Steve Weigand of Bartlett sends flames into the air as he prepares saganaki during a previous Greek Fest at St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church in Elgin.

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Daily Herald

Kane County 4-H pet show features variety of animals

Zachary King, 10, of South Elgin presents two of his ferrets, Megatron and Mr. Dobbs, along with a detailed binder on ferret care to Kane County 4-H Small Pets show judge Ashley Kaminski, also of South Elgin, Tuesday at the Kane County Fairgrounds in St. Charles.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Daily Herald

Fox Valley police reports

Gonzalez was five or more years older than the victim. The offenses occurred between May 1, 2013, and July 3, 2014.

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