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Police Reports

The Elmhurst Police Department recently reported the following arrests and citations. Persons charged with domestic battery are not named in order to protect the privacy of victims. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a conviction, and that subjects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court […]

 
 

Elmhurst cancer survivor goes to Washington as advocate; Displays 100 luminaria as bagpiper Costello performs

Elmhurst cancer survivor goes to Washington as advocate; Displays 100 luminaria as bagpiper Costello performs

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent As a volunteer for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), Elmhurst resident Terry Hennen has gone to Washington D.C. five times to advocate for cancer patients.  In past years he joined 600+ other delegates from around the country to meet […]

 
 

Scott Levin announces candidacy for Mayor of Elmhurst

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent After representing the 5th Ward on the Elmhurst City Council since 2010, Scott Levin has announced his intentions to run for mayor in the April 2021 Consolidated Election. “Elmhurst is a wonderful city that has a great heritage,” said Levin. “I believe that […]

 
 

Police bust illegal cannabis dispensary; Find 34,000+ grams of product, a handgun; three arrested

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent According to the Elmhurst Police reports, on Wednesday, Sept. 30, officers served a search warrant at a business whose sign currently says its name is “BDI Brands, LLC,” located at 231 West Wrightwood, regarding its alleged operation as an unlicensed recreational cannabis dispensary. […]

 
 

Lucille E. Lacine, 92

Lucille E. Lacine, of Elmhurst, passed away Thursday, October 1, 2020 in Champaign, Illinois, at the age of 92.  Daughter of the late Peter and the late Eleanor (nee Raudelunas) Greicius.  Beloved wife of the late Donald Lacine.  Loving mother of Daniel (Betty), David (Robin), Mark, and Stephen (Julie).  Proud […]

 
 

Anthony D. Flood, 62

Anthony D. Flood, native of Clonmellon, Co. Westmeath, Ireland, passed away recently at the age of 62. A resident of Elmhurst, he was Vice President of Operations at Pactiv Foodservice; an avid cyclist, sports fan, traveler and family man. Beloved husband of Linda, nee Wozniak; loving father of Sinead and […]

 
 

Michele J. Lant, 67

Michele J. Lant, nee Bertaut, of Berkeley, passed away recently at the age of 67. Member of Chicago Chapter NRHS; beloved wife of Brian for 35 years; loving mother of Kristan (Mike Domagalski) Lant; cherished daughter of the late Donald Bertaut and the late Jeanne, nee Leuthesser; dear sister of […]

 
 

Community Calendar

The Calendar returns! The Elmhurst Independent has started providing the Community Calendar to its readers who enjoy keeping up with what is going on around town. Upcoming events will be published, even if they are virtual and only available online. Please remember to be safe when attending live events by […]

 
 

Top crime news

Car engulfed in flames leads to arson investigation On Sept. 24, police said that subsequent to a call for a vehicle fire at Elm Lawn Cemetery in the 400 block of E. Lake at around 12:49 a.m., a vehicle was found to be fully engulfed in flames and appeared to […]

 
 

Police Reports

The Elmhurst Police Department recently reported the following arrests and citations. Persons charged with domestic battery are not named in order to protect the privacy of victims. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a conviction, and that subjects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court […]