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Stories with place: Elgin
  • Illinois man recreating Lincoln funeral train car 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 1:40 pm
  • ELGIN, Illinois - To mark the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's assassination next year, an Illinois man is constructing a full-size replica of the funeral train car that carried the president's body from Washington, D.C., to his final resting place in Springfield.

  • EXCHANGE: Elgin man gives back to God and church 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 12:47 pm
  • ELGIN, Illinois - In 2003, Edward Hayes of Elgin was running. He says he was running from God and staying a step ahead of the law.

  • Ex-Batavia man to serve 8 years for heroin death 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 5:05 am
  • ST. CHARLES, Illinois - A former Batavia man has pleaded guilty in exchange for an eight-year prison sentence in the heroin-related death of a friend last year in South Elgin.

  • Elgin councilwoman replaces ex-Rep. Farnham 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 4:07 am
  • ELGIN, Illinois - Residents in suburban Chicago's 43rd House District have a new state representative.

  • Feds look for child pornography on lawmaker's computers 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 2:46 pm
  • SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Federal agents were searching for child pornography when they seized computers from former state Rep. Keith Farnham's home and offices this month, according to a search warrant released to The Associated Press on Saturday.