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Sex shame Elgin Academy PE teacher struck off

Scotsman - ‎22 hours ago‎
Jonathan Wylie, a former PE Teacher, is led to a prison van after being jailed last year at Elgin Sheriff Court. Picture: Hemedia.

Elgin woman charged with sexually abusing teenage boy

Chicago Daily Herald - ‎15 hours ago‎
An Elgin woman on probation for providing marijuana to a minor was ordered held on $200,000 bail Monday on charges she sexually abused a teenager.

Baseball: Larkin turns the tables on Elgin in regional opener

Chicago Daily Herald - ‎11 hours ago‎
The Larkin baseball team's 9-3 playoff win at rival Elgin on Monday exemplified the direction each team was trending going into the postseason.

Elgin may ticket owner, occupant where fireworks being set off

Chicago Tribune - ‎14 hours ago‎
The Elgin City Council Wednesday evening will discuss an ordinance prohibiting a property owner or occupant from allowing fireworks-related offenses.

Baseball notes: Elgin Academy seeks shot at school history in sectionals

Chicago Tribune - ‎16 hours ago‎
Kevin Kuykendall, Jonathan Cruz and Elgin Academy will let the chips fall where they may in this week's Class 1A Harvest Christian Sectional.

Elgin mural failed public art test

Chicago Sun-Times - ‎15 hours ago‎
But somebody at Elgin's City Hall dropped the ball 10 years ago when commissioning the now-controversial mural, either failing to see that it was inspired by a famously horrifying photo of an Indiana lynching or failing to see why that would be ...

Felon charged with gun possession in Elgin

Chicago Sun-Times - ‎May 23, 2016‎
About 3 a.m., Elgin police officers on patrol conducted a traffic stop in the 600 block of Oakland Avenue and brought in a K9 officer for the subsequent investigation, police said.

Elgin care home worker "brutally" assaulted 83-year-old resident and held hand over his mouth to stop him shouting out

Press and Journal - ‎May 17, 2016‎
A carer has been found guilty of abusing two residents at an Elgin care home. Aneta Fortuniak has been on trial at Elgin Sheriff Court this week, accused of assaulting Aileen Grant and Robert Scott while working at Spynie Care Home last summer ...

Softball: Elgin's Rago no-hits Addison Trail

Chicago Daily Herald - ‎10 hours ago‎
16 Elgin totaled 3 but Rago (8-13) allowed no hits in 7 innings of work. She struck out 15 and walked none while Madison Latham was 1-for-3 with a double, 1 RBI and 2 runs scored.
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Elgin crew removes, relocates controversial downtown mural

Chicago Tribune - ‎May 21, 2016‎
A decision to move the work to the Hemmens center was made Friday afternoon, Elgin City Council member Tish Powell said, because officials were concerned it was upsetting people and might be vandalized.

Elgin police: Sex offender tried to lure Larkin student

Chicago Daily Herald - ‎17 hours ago‎
A homeless sex offender was arrested Friday morning after he harassed a 15-year-old Larkin High School student as she walked to school, according to Elgin police and court records. Seneca S. Freeman, 39, faces a felony charge of attempted child luring ...

Elgin expansion plans go on show

Press and Journal - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Plans for the major expansion of Moray's biggest town have been publicly displayed for the first time. Springfield Properties has unveiled details of a proposal to create 2,500 new homes along Elgin's southern fringe. And residents will have the ...

South Elgin builder to appear on 'Tiny House Nation'

Chicago Tribune - ‎May 22, 2016‎
A South Elgin-based builder who specializes in tiny homes this summer will be featured on two episodes of a TV program devoted to the attention-getting, in-its-infancy trend.

Man charged with series of Elgin thefts

Press and Journal - ‎May 19, 2016‎
An alleged housebreaker has been charged with carrying out a series of raids from commercial premises in Moray. Kevin Ritchie, 49, has been accused of three counts of theft by housebreaking which took place across Elgin in recent months. The police ...

Court hears Elgin care home worker slapped 90-year-old resident in the face

Press and Journal - ‎May 16, 2016‎
A care worker has gone on trial accused of assaulting two residents at an Elgin care home. Aneta Fortuniak is accused of slapping 90-year-old Robert Scott at Spynie Care Home on August 9 last year.
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Elgin art mirrors public lynching of two black men in 1930

Fox 32 Chicago - ‎May 18, 2016‎
CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) - A piece of art between Spring and Grove streets has been an admired and welcomed addition to downtown Elgin since it went up a few years ago. Until 24 hours ago, when a Facebook post connected the mural to a shocking ...
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A woman is dead after a house fire in Elgin County.

West Lorne Chronicle - ‎May 22, 2016‎
The body of a 37-year-old woman was recovered in the burned out Dutton home more than 13 hours after the blaze started early Saturday morning.

Woman's wig torn off in Elgin brawl

Press and Journal - ‎May 20, 2016‎
A wedding photographer who ripped a love rival's wig off on an Elgin street has been ordered to pay her victim £700 compensation.

Letter: Plainview-Elgin-Millville referendum is investment in community

Post-Bulletin - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Like many small towns, Plainview-Elgin-Millville is proud of its school system, which often acts as a hub of activity for its communities.

More than 800 years of trade history in Elgin goes on display

Press and Journal - ‎May 15, 2016‎
A glimpse through nearly 800 years of Elgin's trades' past has been put on display at the town's museum. Relics from the Incorporated Trades of Elgin, dating back to the 13th century, provide an insight into how the area developed. The group, which ...
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