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Four arrested in Elmhurst following Chicago shooting

Four arrested in Elmhurst following Chicago shooting

Charges include gun possession by gang member By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent A shooting on the west side of Chicago resulted in four arrests taking place near Berens Park by the Elmhurst Police Department. The Independent learned on Sunday, November 15, that Chicago police reported shots fired between […]

 
 

Another suspicious vehicle approaches child

Another suspicious vehicle approaches child

Victim able to describe suspect, vehicle Elmhurst — On the morning of Monday, November 16, The Independent received the following Special Bulletin from the Elmhurst Police Department: On November 13, 2015, at 5:10 p.m., a male subject driving a truck similar to the 2003 Chevrolet Silverado approached a 12-year-old boy […]

 
 

Nov. 26 marks 32nd Annual Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot

Nov. 26 marks 32nd Annual Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot

“If you’re not cookin’, you’re in the way!” ELMHURST – This Thanksgiving, November 26, will mark the 32nd year runners and walkers will take to the streets of Elmhurst to raise money for DuPage County emergency feeding and shelter agencies: United Community Concerns Association, Loaves and Fishes Community Services, West […]

 
 

Man reported missing found in Kenosha three days later

  By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Last week, the Elmhurst Police Department issued a notice that a 67-year-old man with a learning disability was missing and considered to be in danger because of his inability to care for himself. The individual was identified as Thomas D. Schiavone, 67, […]

 
 

VP Village Board votes to keep collected taxes

  Symbolic resolutions for motor fuel, distributive taxes passed By Paul DelGuidice For The Villa Park Independent The Villa Park Board of Trustees, at the Monday, Oct. 26 Formal Meeting, voted to approve two resolutions to urge state legislators to consider local municipalities on two tax questions. The symbolic Resolutions […]

 
 

Senator Harmon to host Community Health Fair in Addison

The public is invited to a Community Health Fair sponsored by Senator Don Harmon and State Representative Kathy Willis on Friday, November 6 from 9:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. This free event will take place at Community Rec Center, 120 E. Oak Street in Addison. Representatives at the event will provide free […]

 
 

Both video gaming votes fail by wide margins at City Council

Both video gaming votes fail by wide margins at City Council

Public Comments last for two hours, meeting ends close to midnight By Dan McLeister for The Elmhurst Independent After a City Council meeting, which lasted until a few minutes before midnight, aldermen defeated city-wide video gaming by an eleven to three vote. Business people and residents testified for about two […]

 
 

Bank of America in Elmhurst robbed Oct. 29

Bank of America in Elmhurst robbed Oct. 29

Police seek help as suspect still at-large Elmhurst — Elmhurst Police are investigating a reported bank robbery that occurred on Thursday, October 29, 2015, at approximately 10:30 a.m., at Bank of America, 205 N. Addison Street, Elmhurst. A female/white subject, 5’4” with a medium build, wearing glasses, a purple knit […]

 
 

Driver in fatal accident charged with failure to yield to a pedestrian

On October 28, the Bensenville Police Department charged Zehrudin Livadic, 51 years of age, of Melrose Park with one count of Failure to Yield to a Pedestrian on the Sidewalk causing a very bad pedestrian accident. It is alleged that he was driving the gray F250 pick-up truck that struck […]

 
 

Two Addison juveniles arrested

Two Addison juveniles arrested

Believed to be responsible for recent vehicle burglaries Elmhurst – According to the Elmhurst Police Department, officers have arrested two juvenile offenders from Addison whom police believe are responsible for a series of burglaries to motor vehicles in the community. The offenders reportedly entered unlocked vehicles that were parked in […]