Elgin, like many other Chicago suburbs, saw huge demographic changes the last twenty years. But you would never be able to tell that nearly half of the city is now Latino if you look at who's working in the local government.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is talking up 29 Chicago-area arrests that were part of a national operation targeting transnational gangs. "Project Nefarious," an operation targeting transnational gangs, led to more than 600 arrests nationwide, according to ICE.
Updated on 4/7/11 at 11:06amVoters throughout Chicago's suburbs cast ballots in more than two dozen races for mayor or village president. But amidst budget pressures and uncertain economic times, the response from voters in most communities was: stay the course.That wasn't true in eve
Some local communities have gone as far as embedding their police officers into troubled neighborhoods in an effort to curb crime. Northwest suburban Elgin is one of those areas. In 1991, the local police department started the Resident Officer Program of Elgin, or ROPE.