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China detains employees of Aurora-owned meat seller — Five employees of an Aurora Illinois-owned company accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald's, KFC and other restaurants were detained by police Wednesday after an official said illegal activity was an organized effort by the supplier. China's food safety agency said on its website that its investigators found unspecified illegal activity by Husi Food Co.
Jul 23, 2014

Five employees of Aurora-based meat seller detained in China:…

Elgin charter school group to appeal U-46 rejection — The group proposing an Elgin charter school says it will appeal Elgin Area School District U-46's decision to deny its charter application with the state. "We're going to be working with the Illinois Network of Charter Schools and an attorney," said Kerry Kelly, vice president of the Elgin Charter School Initiative.

Rolling Meadows McDonald's being rebuilt — One of the McDonald's restaurants in Rolling Meadows has been demolished and will be replaced with a new prototype featuring two drive-through lanes. The restaurant at 1775 Algonquin Road at New Wilke Road also will be a little larger, Valerie Dehner, director of community development for the city, said Tuesday.

Warrant issued for Elgin man accused of stabbing wife — Authorities issued an arrest warrant for a man accused of stabbing his spouse, after which he injured himself on Monday evening at their home in Elgin's Valley Creek subdivision. The warrant was issued for Rigoberto Catalan, 56, of the 600 block of Shenandoah Trail, for one count of aggravated domestic battery, a Class 2 felony, Elgin Police Cmdr. Ana Lalley said in a news release.

Instagramming the Kane County Fair — As newspaper photojournalists we are bound by a set of standards and ethics. We document what we see without distorting the truth and try to make images that tell the story of the event we're covering. Sometimes it's fun to just set that stuff aside and make some pictures the way we would if we weren't working.
Jul 23, 2014

We Instagrammed the heck out of the fair last week. Check out the gallery and follow us along on Instagram for...