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Daily Herald
The blotterthe 1000 block of Apple Valley Drive and charged with aggravated assault agains
The blotter
Daily Herald / Posted 36 minutes ago
the 1000 block of Apple Valley Drive and charged with aggravated assault against a police officer. His court date is May 17.Elk Grove Village • Kendrick D. Robinson, 38, of the 15300 block of Afton Avenue, Markham, was arrested around 8 p.m. April... Read more
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Northwest Herald
High school girls soccer insider:Burton's Halley Havlicek is athlete of the week, power rankings, playoffs begining in 1A and other games to watchlost their key conference matchup with Crystal Lake South but overall went 3-1
High school girls soccer insider:Burton's Halley Havlicek is athlete of the week, power rankings, playoffs begining in 1A and other games to watch
Northwest Herald / Posted 50 minutes ago
lost their key conference matchup with Crystal Lake South but overall went 3-1 on the week with wins over Cary-Grove, Elk Grove and Dundee-Crown. Brenna Keegan, Tayah Owens, Ally Sunter and Taryn Jakubowski all had multiple goals on the week... Read more
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Daily Herald
Elk Grove Village real estate firm reports strong market growthBrown Commercial Group, based in Elk Grove Village, brokered 32 office and indu
Elk Grove Village real estate firm reports strong market growth
Daily Herald / Posted 7 hours ago
Brown Commercial Group, based in Elk Grove Village, brokered 32 office and industrial transactions during the first quarter of 2016, highlighting an active quarter for Chicago's suburban market. The transactions were spread geographically from... Read more
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Daily Herald
Will taxpayers win with District 15's 10-year contract?duration might be growing longer. Three suburban school districts -- Villa Park
Will taxpayers win with District 15's 10-year contract?
Daily Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
duration might be growing longer. Three suburban school districts -- Villa Park's Salt Creek Elementary District 48, Elk Grove Township Elementary District 59 and Maine Township High School District 207 -- are working under six-year... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Mac ’n’ cheese madnessVelveeta,” the restaurant owner told me. “People love it.” Another place, the
Mac ’n’ cheese madness
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 16 hours ago
Velveeta,” the restaurant owner told me. “People love it.” Another place, the farm-to-fork-focused Bravo’s restaurant in Elk Grove, mixes cheddar, asiago, mozzarella, provolone and Velveeta for its macaroni and cheese. “We needed a base that... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Man arrested in Elk Grove bank robberyElk Grove detectives have arrested a suspect in Monday’s robbery of a U.S. Bank
Man arrested in Elk Grove bank robbery
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 17 hours ago
Elk Grove detectives have arrested a suspect in Monday’s robbery of a U.S. Bank. Police said Rodney Williams, 50 was taken into custody. According to Sacramento County Jail records available online, Williams was booked on suspicion of robbery... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Elk Grove man sentenced for National Guard recruiting fraudAn Elk Grove man was sentenced Tuesday to two years and six months in prison fo
Elk Grove man sentenced for National Guard recruiting fraud
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 22 hours ago
An Elk Grove man was sentenced Tuesday to two years and six months in prison for fraudulently obtaining bonuses in a California National Guard recruitment program. At the conclusion of a seven-day trial in January, Richard C. Sihner, 54, was found... Read more
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The Morning Call
Ex-cop who told 911 he killed his wife pleads not guiltyhim before he shot her multiple times with a handgun. Hawkins calls himself a
Ex-cop who told 911 he killed his wife pleads not guilty
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
him before he shot her multiple times with a handgun. Hawkins calls himself a public safety and security professional. Elk Grove Village Police Chief Stephen Schmidt says Hawkins resigned in 1999 when the suburban Chicago department he joined... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
4 arrests in Sacramento County home-invasion killings of father, two sons6:15 a.m. Thursday morning in their home in the 8700 block of Ardith Drive, a n
4 arrests in Sacramento County home-invasion killings of father, two sons
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
6:15 a.m. Thursday morning in their home in the 8700 block of Ardith Drive, a neighborhood of single-family homes near Elk Grove Florin Road. Sacramento County Sheriff’s detectives believe the three men were shot during a home invasion... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Ohio man who told 911 he killed wife faces murder countshim before he shot her multiple times with a handgun. Hawkins calls himself a
Ohio man who told 911 he killed wife faces murder counts
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted yesterday
him before he shot her multiple times with a handgun. Hawkins calls himself a public safety and security professional. Elk Grove Village Police Chief Stephen Schmidt says Hawkins resigned in 1999 when the suburban Chicago department he joined... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
cop who told 911 he killed his wife pleads not guiltyhim before he shot her multiple times with a handgun. Hawkins calls himself a
cop who told 911 he killed his wife pleads not guilty
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
him before he shot her multiple times with a handgun. Hawkins calls himself a public safety and security professional. Elk Grove Village Police Chief Stephen Schmidt says Hawkins resigned in 1999 when the suburban Chicago department he joined... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Ohio man who told 911 he killed wife faces murder countshim before he shot her multiple times with a handgun. Hawkins calls himself a
Ohio man who told 911 he killed wife faces murder counts
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted yesterday
him before he shot her multiple times with a handgun. Hawkins calls himself a public safety and security professional. Elk Grove Village Police Chief Stephen Schmidt says Hawkins resigned in 1999 when the suburban Chicago department he joined... Read more
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Daily Herald
Attorney for ex-Elk Grove Village cop facing murder charge calls situation 'an anomaly'CINCINNATI -- An Ohio judge has kept bond at $3 million for a former Elk Grove
Attorney for ex-Elk Grove Village cop facing murder charge calls situation 'an anomaly'
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
CINCINNATI -- An Ohio judge has kept bond at $3 million for a former Elk Grove Village police officer who called 911 and reported: "I just shot and killed my wife." Fifty-seven-year-old Jeffrey Hawkins pleaded not guilty Tuesday, a day after a... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Eight cited in Sacramento sting targeting unlicensed contractorsmisdemeanor charges of contracting without a license and illegal advertising.
Eight cited in Sacramento sting targeting unlicensed contractors
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
misdemeanor charges of contracting without a license and illegal advertising. Another suspect, Reuben Joseph Mohammad of Elk Grove, may face a felony charge for fraudulently using his wife’s contractor license number on the second day of the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Suspect sought in Elk Grove bank robberyElk Grove police are asking the public’s help in identifying a man suspected of
Suspect sought in Elk Grove bank robbery
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
Elk Grove police are asking the public’s help in identifying a man suspected of robbing a U.S. Bank branch Monday afternoon. Police spokesman Officer Christopher Trim said the robbery occurred shortly after 3 p.m. at the bank branch at 9230 Elk... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Cal Fire’s solution: More paperbad articles that started piling up two years ago after academy battalion chief
Cal Fire’s solution: More paper
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
bad articles that started piling up two years ago after academy battalion chief Orville Fleming murdered his girlfriend in Elk Grove. The crime sparked an investigation of the department that exposed everything from academy employees who drank on... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Let’s spread the wealth on giving daygroup with a large fund-raising base already. If you want to help at-risk kids
Let’s spread the wealth on giving day
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
group with a large fund-raising base already. If you want to help at-risk kids, there are groups such as Sisters of Nia in Elk Grove, which provides cultural and educational programs to disadvantaged adolescent girls. It raised nearly $4,800 last... Read more
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Daily Herald
Screens blocking I-355 protesters prompt free-speech debateopen house to learn about construction this year on Route 390/Elgin-O'Hare Expr
Screens blocking I-355 protesters prompt free-speech debate
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
open house to learn about construction this year on Route 390/Elgin-O'Hare Expressway, from 4 to 7 p.m. May 12, at the Elk Grove village hall, 901 Wellington Ave.Gridlock alert Speaking of alert drivers, watch out for lane shifts this week on... Read more
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Daily Herald
Bundled-up walkers raise money for MS researchthink this is great and it is the least that we could do for everybody else liv
Bundled-up walkers raise money for MS research
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
think this is great and it is the least that we could do for everybody else living with MS," said Nick Cucci of Elk Grove Village, who started a team called Forza -- which is Italian for strength -- in support of his father, Pat. "My dad... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Warriors fans get on their pre-game crazyIn the late 1970s, Elk Grove native Bill Cartwright put the University of San F
Warriors fans get on their pre-game crazy
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
In the late 1970s, Elk Grove native Bill Cartwright put the University of San Francisco on the map by leading the Dons to national prominence in college basketball. After a 16 year career in the NBA that was followed by a coaching career, Cartwright... Read more
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Daily Herald
At Work Challenge members tear into healthy dietsthat goes into our bodies and understanding that changes are within our control
At Work Challenge members tear into healthy diets
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
that goes into our bodies and understanding that changes are within our control," says Aileen Tischauser, captain of Elk Grove Park District Team Wii Getting Fit, about what her team has learned during the challenge. "Lunch at the office is... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Truancy the norm at some Sacramento area high schoolsalso have extra responsibilities at home, including taking their younger siblin
Truancy the norm at some Sacramento area high schools
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
also have extra responsibilities at home, including taking their younger siblings to school. At Valley High School in the Elk Grove Unified School District, about 90 percent of students had family incomes low enough to make them eligible for free... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Ocean Speedway: CHP’s Mueller takes Police-N-Pursuitof Outlaw Dirt Karts, his path into professional racing resembles that of NASCA
Ocean Speedway: CHP’s Mueller takes Police-N-Pursuit
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
of Outlaw Dirt Karts, his path into professional racing resembles that of NASCAR driver Kyle Larson, originally from Elk Grove. Larson won his first 410 winged sprint car feature at Ocean Speedway. “Winning is a great feeling and getting my... Read more
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Northwest Herald
High girls soccer roundup: Marengo shuts out HarvardYuri Reyes and Maddie Hoey also scored for the Indians (4-12), and Reyes added
High girls soccer roundup: Marengo shuts out Harvard
Northwest Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Yuri Reyes and Maddie Hoey also scored for the Indians (4-12), and Reyes added an assist in the win. Huntley 2, Elk Grove 0: At Elk Grove Village, Brenna Keegan and Bri Wilder both scored for the Red Raiders (13-3-1) in a nonconference win. Alyssa... Read more
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The Mercury News
Housing crisis: Bay Area school districts struggling to retain teachersBollinger Canyon Elementary for 15 years, said she and her husband, Timothy, a
Housing crisis: Bay Area school districts struggling to retain teachers
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
Bollinger Canyon Elementary for 15 years, said she and her husband, Timothy, also a teacher, are contemplating a move to Elk Grove. Despite making about $165,000 a year in combined income, it's not enough to buy a home in San Ramon, where the... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Florin HS Teacher Arrested for Sexual Battery With a Minorwas put on administrative leave in before the charges were filed, based on an a
Florin HS Teacher Arrested for Sexual Battery With a Minor
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 4 days ago
was put on administrative leave in before the charges were filed, based on an allegation of inappropriate behavior, Elk Grove Unified School District spokesperson Xanthi Pinkerton said in a statement late Friday night. According to... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Friends, family, mourn father, two sons killed in home invasion robberythan $13,000. Sacramento County sheriff’s deputies were called to the residenc
Friends, family, mourn father, two sons killed in home invasion robbery
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
than $13,000. Sacramento County sheriff’s deputies were called to the residence in the 8700 block of Ardith Drive, near Elk Grove Florin Road, about 6:30 a.m. Thursday. They found the three men suffering from gunshot wounds. Sacramento... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Where do Chicago-area manufacturing and transportation employees live and work?which includes Franklin Park and Bensenville. Despite the losses, Leyden, as w
Where do Chicago-area manufacturing and transportation employees live and work?
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 5 days ago
which includes Franklin Park and Bensenville. Despite the losses, Leyden, as well as traditional powerhouses like Elk Grove Village and Niles townships in northern Cook, still has some of the biggest number of manufacturing jobs. Yet... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Burglar Keeps Hitting Same Elk Grove Restaurant; Police Need Your Help Identifying HimELK GROVE -- Kobe Steak and Sushi Hibachi is known its for table tricks that tu
Burglar Keeps Hitting Same Elk Grove Restaurant; Police Need Your Help Identifying Him
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 5 days ago
ELK GROVE -- Kobe Steak and Sushi Hibachi is known its for table tricks that turn into tasty treats. "I love it here, sushi's my favorite food," said Joy, who was at the restaurant celebrating her 16th birthday. Unfortunately, all Kobe has to offer... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento transportation tax moves toward public votetransit improvements. The tax would provide funds to extend light rail to Sacra
Sacramento transportation tax moves toward public vote
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
transit improvements. The tax would provide funds to extend light rail to Sacramento International Airport, and will allow Elk Grove to create a high-tech corridor to allow express buses to avoid car congestion. The measure will fund widening of... Read more
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Daily Herald
Elk Grove child molester sentenced to probationAn 81-year-old Elk Grove Village man pleaded guilty to molesting a 6-year-old b
Elk Grove child molester sentenced to probation
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
An 81-year-old Elk Grove Village man pleaded guilty to molesting a 6-year-old boy. Dominick Amanti was sentenced to 30 months of probation and ordered to pay $1,374 in fines in exchange for his guilty plea to aggravated criminal sexual abuse, court... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Police seek to identify man suspected in Elk Grove burglariesElk Grove police are asking the public’s help in identifying a man captured in
Police seek to identify man suspected in Elk Grove burglaries
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
Elk Grove police are asking the public’s help in identifying a man captured in surveillance photos during a recent restaurant burglary. The surveillance photos were taken during a break-in at the Kobe Steak and Sushi restaurant, 9134 E. Stockton... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Audio: Former Chicago area police officer admits to fatally shooting his wife in 911 callFormer Chicago area police officer admits to fatally shooting his wife in 911 c
Audio: Former Chicago area police officer admits to fatally shooting his wife in 911 call
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Former Chicago area police officer admits to fatally shooting his wife in 911 call Listen to the 911 call made by former Elk Grove Village police officer Jeffrey Hawkins on April 25, 2016, after he says he fatally shot his wife in Ohio. (Chicago... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Three shot dead in south Sacramento home invasion robberySheriff’s Department reported that the shooting occurred Thursday morning in th
Three shot dead in south Sacramento home invasion robbery
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
Sheriff’s Department reported that the shooting occurred Thursday morning in the 8700 block of Ardith Drive, which is near Elk Grove Florin Road and Calvine Road. Sheriff’s deputies were called to the about 6:30 a.m. They found three men suffering... Read more
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Daily Herald
Elk Grove spending more on marketing effortsElk Grove Village is adding another $150,000 to its media blitz to promote its
Elk Grove spending more on marketing efforts
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Elk Grove Village is adding another $150,000 to its media blitz to promote its "Beyond Business Friendly" economic development marketing plan. The village board in January initially committed $463,760 to the 2016 "Makers Wanted" advertising campaign... Read more
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The Mercury News
School districts struggling to retain teachers amid housing crisisBollinger Canyon Elementary for 15 years, said she and her husband, Timothy, a
School districts struggling to retain teachers amid housing crisis
The Mercury News / Posted 5 days ago
Bollinger Canyon Elementary for 15 years, said she and her husband, Timothy, also a teacher, are contemplating a move to Elk Grove. Despite making about $165,000 a year in combined income, it's not enough to buy a home in San Ramon, where the... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
‘I just shot and killed my wife:’ Ex-Chicago area cop charged in wife’s deathELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. — A suburban Cincinnati man charged with murder in his
‘I just shot and killed my wife:’ Ex-Chicago area cop charged in wife’s death
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 6 days ago
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. — A suburban Cincinnati man charged with murder in his wife's shooting death is a former suburban Chicago police officer. Elk Grove Village Police Chief Stephen Schmidt says 57-year-old Jeffrey Hawkins resigned in 1999 when... Read more
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Glen Ellyn News Leader
Glen Ellyn for April 28• John Kyle Greenan, 26, of the 700 block of Leicester Road, Elk Grove Village,
Glen Ellyn for April 28
Glen Ellyn News Leader / Posted 6 days ago
• John Kyle Greenan, 26, of the 700 block of Leicester Road, Elk Grove Village, was charged at 4:20 p.m. April 16 with unlawful possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving with a revoked or suspended license at Route 64 and... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Ex-Chicago Area Officer Charged in Ohio With Wife's DeathA suburban Cincinnati man charged with murder in his wife's shooting death is a
Ex-Chicago Area Officer Charged in Ohio With Wife's Death
NBC Chicago / Posted 6 days ago
A suburban Cincinnati man charged with murder in his wife's shooting death is a former suburban Chicago police officer. Elk Grove Village Police Chief Stephen Schmidt says 57-year-old Jeffrey Hawkins resigned in 1999 when the department started... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Chicago area officer charged in Ohio with wife's deathELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. (AP) - A suburban Cincinnati man charged with murder in
Chicago area officer charged in Ohio with wife's death
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 6 days ago
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. (AP) - A suburban Cincinnati man charged with murder in his wife's shooting death is a former suburban Chicago police officer. Elk Grove Village Police Chief Stephen Schmidt says 57-year-old Jeffrey Hawkins resigned in 1999... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
cop from Chicago area charged with fatally shooting wife in Ohiowhat she could help him with, he replied calmly: "I just shot and killed my wif
cop from Chicago area charged with fatally shooting wife in Ohio
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
what she could help him with, he replied calmly: "I just shot and killed my wife." Hawkins worked as a police officer in Elk Grove Village from 1990 to 1999, the chief of the northwest suburban department confirmed. Hawkins was a sergeant when he... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Team USA counts down to Summer Olympics in RioIn the late 1970s, Elk Grove native Bill Cartwright put the University of San F
Team USA counts down to Summer Olympics in Rio
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
In the late 1970s, Elk Grove native Bill Cartwright put the University of San Francisco on the map by leading the Dons to national prominence in college basketball. After a 16 year career in the NBA that was followed by a coaching career, Cartwright... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Thunderstorms soak some in Sacramento, leave others dryrainfall was recorded at the official measuring stations for those communities.
Thunderstorms soak some in Sacramento, leave others dry
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
rainfall was recorded at the official measuring stations for those communities. Other spots where rain did fall: 0.12 in Elk Grove, 0.24 along Prairie City Road near Folsom, 0.45 at Sacramento Executive Airport, 0.04 in Roseville, 0.01 in Pilot... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Three victims reported in South Sacramento shootingfor the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department reported that the shooting had o
Three victims reported in South Sacramento shooting
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
for the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department reported that the shooting had occurred Thursday morning in the 8700 block of Ardith Drive, which is near Elk Grove Florin Road and Calvine Road. More details will be released later th... Read more
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Daily Herald
Hastert loses teacher pensionmonths in prison yesterday on bank fraud charges in a case that revealed he sex
Hastert loses teacher pension
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
months in prison yesterday on bank fraud charges in a case that revealed he sexually abused students. Full story. A former Elk Grove Village police officer now living in Ohio called 911 Monday to say he shot and killed his wife, authorities say.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Fans treated like royalty with free inkThose who get the free Kings ink are asked to tweet the results with the hashta
Fans treated like royalty with free ink
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
Those who get the free Kings ink are asked to tweet the results with the hashtag #NewEraOfProud. Daniel Schmitt, 25, of Elk Grove, Calif., came to get one of the Kings new logos tattooed on his right leg. He already has the old logo tattooed on... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento County sheriff takes stand in department bias trialwas reassigned from her job as a north area patrol supervisor to a jail posting
Sacramento County sheriff takes stand in department bias trial
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
was reassigned from her job as a north area patrol supervisor to a jail posting at Rio Cosumnes Correctional Center near Elk Grove – a two-hour drive from her Auburn-area home. Hagadorn alleged the disciplinary transfer and the internal affairs... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sewer district awards $415 million contract despite legal questionson the project. The board, made up of elected officials from the region, voted
Sewer district awards $415 million contract despite legal questions
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
on the project. The board, made up of elected officials from the region, voted 16-0 in favor of the contract for Dragados. Elk Grove Councilman Pat Hume abstained, saying he was divided on the issue. He said he could not vote for a contract he... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento sneaker store sells $22,000 shoespend $5 for a chance to manipulate a mechanical arm to unlock a box and snag a
Sacramento sneaker store sells $22,000 shoe
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
spend $5 for a chance to manipulate a mechanical arm to unlock a box and snag a shoe valued at $300 to $2,000. One man, Elk Grove barber Alfonso Thomas, has won 31 times, Reyes said, and consequently has achieved local fame. “He’s an Instagram... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Putting a stop to prostitution, one hotel at a timefor a universal Do Not Rent list. So far, in addition to his hotel, a dozen oth
Putting a stop to prostitution, one hotel at a time
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
for a universal Do Not Rent list. So far, in addition to his hotel, a dozen others across the Sacramento region, from Elk Grove to Rancho Cordova, are using it. He wants more to join and expects that they will. “The goal is to stop kicking... Read more
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