News

Suspect in alleged retail theft flees custody

Suspect in alleged retail theft flees custody

Police discontinue search after about four hours By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   Early in the evening of Wednesday, June 13, the Independent learned that the Elmhurst Police Department was in the midst of a search for man who is a suspect in a retail theft. The suspect […]

 
 

York girls softball takes 4th at State

York girls softball takes 4th at State

Celebration planned at 5 p.m. Monday York High School is hosting a celebration of the York girls softball team, who placed 4th at the recent State Finals. The event will take place Monday, June 11 at 5 p.m. in the Campbell Gym. Asst. Principal of Athletics Rob Wagner said he […]

 
 

School Board Capsules. Here’s what’s going on at District 205…

By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent   The Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board held a meeting on May 22 at the District 205 Center, 162 S. York St. Commissioner Shannon Ebner was absent from the meeting.   Churchville Coderz team recognized The board recognized the Churchville Middle […]

 
 

Police Reports

The Elmhurst Police Department recently reported the following arrests and citations. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a conviction, and that subjects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Juveniles age 17-or-younger are not named. Criminal damage, criminal defacement, criminal trespass to property, […]

 
 

City announces summer schedule for Explore Elmhurst Trolley

Back for its fourth season, the Explore Elmhurst Express Trolley offers visitors and residents a free 30-minute ride around the City of Elmhurst. Making six stops across town, this fun and easy trip runs every Friday and Saturday, June 1 through September 15 from 12 noon to 12 midnight. The […]

 
 

Police investigate report of suspicious person near Churchville

On Wednesday, May 23, at approximately 3:36 p.m., the Elmhurst Police Department responded to Churchville Middle School, located at 155 Victory Parkway for a reported suspicious person. Upon the arrival of police, officers learned a 12-year-old female reported that while outside of the school shortly after dismissal, a male/Hispanic asked […]

 
 

New development coming to Cottage Hill and Park Ave.

New development coming to Cottage Hill and Park Ave.

The former Service Automotive site at the corner of Cottage Hill and Park Avenue in Elmhurst, just east of the Elmhurst Post Office, has been cleared to start construction of a new luxury residential and retail building. The development will be called “The Hill” and will consist of 23 luxury […]

 
 

Man found in possession of stolen vehicle in Elmhurst gets seven years. Cases still pending for others involved in November incident

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin announced last week that one of three men accused of possessing a stolen vehicle in Elmhurst has been sentenced to seven years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. Tyrone Wilson, 19, of 5721 S. Chappel, Chicago, appeared in court last week where he […]

 
 

Army Colonel serves as Memorial Day Parade Grand Marshal

Army Colonel serves as Memorial Day Parade Grand Marshal

The Grand Marshal for Elmhurst’s 100th Memorial Day Parade is Elmhurst resident Mark R. Mallon, a medal-winning Colonel in the United States Army Reserves who served multiple tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. Growing up in Elmhurst since 1975, Col. Mallon began attending the City’s Memorial Day parades long before his […]

 
 

At Home coming to K-Mart space

At Home coming to K-Mart space

According to a release issued by the City of Elmhurst, At Home, the décor superstore, will soon have a home in Elmhurst. The management team at the property has informed the City that a lease has been signed for the former K-Mart space, 265 So. Rte. 83. At Home plans […]