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Elmhurst Police Reports

Elmhurst 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. Child endangerment April 24 A witness told police […]

 
 

Couple accused of stealing more than $200,000 from COD

Couple accused of stealing more than $200,000 from COD

Bond set for two who allegedly ran financial aid fraud scheme DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin announced last week that charges had been filed against a Roselle couple accused of stealing more than $200,000 from the College of DuPage (COD) in an elaborate scheme involving financial aid fraud. Cedric […]

 
 

Savvy Sister consignment event opens May 18

Savvy Sister consignment event opens May 18

By Marisa Mancini For the Elmhurst Independent They may look like sisters — and sometimes act like sisters — but Sarah Link and Leslie Schlesinger, owners of Savvy Sister, a clothing consignment company, are not related. The pair first met when Leslie moved to Elmhurst two years ago. “Between the […]

 
 

School Board Capsules…

Here’s what going on at District 205 Schools… By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board held a meeting on April 25 at the District 205 Center. The meeting began with the recognition of outgoing board member Emily Bastedo and the introduction of […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep track teams turn in strong performances

IC Catholic Prep track teams turn in strong performances

Rowell breaks school record in long jump. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The IC Catholic Prep girls track team had a number of notable performances in a recent meet at Glenbard South that included the host school, Glenbard East, Illiana Christian and Riverside-Brookfield. Kiersten King won the 200 with a time […]

 
 

Elmhurst Extended Care plan rejected by second City entity

Elmhurst Extended Care plan rejected by second City entity

Owner attorney says denial would be discrimination By Dan McLeister
For The Elmhurst Independent The Federal Housing Amendments Act (FHAA) prohibitions clearly extend to discriminatory zoning practices, according to Scott Day, attorney for Elmhurst Extended Care (EEC). Day spoke at an April 24th meeting of the Development, Planning and Zoning (DPZ) […]

 
 

Bond set for tow truck driver accused of murder in road rage shooting

Bond set for tow truck driver accused of murder in road rage shooting

  According to a release from DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Illinois State Police District 15 Commander Captain Robert Meeder, bond has been set for a tow truck driver accused of fatally shooting the driver of a semitrailer truck following an apparent road rage altercation late last week. […]

 
 

Bond set at $150,000 for employee accused of using patient’s phone allegedly sent sensitive images to his own cellular device

Bond set at $150,000 for employee accused of using patient’s phone allegedly sent sensitive images to his own cellular device

  DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Winfield Chief of Police David Schar announced last week that bond had been set for a former Central DuPage Hospital employee accused of taking a patient’s cellular phone and illegally sending sensitive, personal photographs from her cellular phone to his cellular […]

 
 

DuPage County Stormwater Management operating flood control facilities Monday morning

DuPage County Stormwater Management operating flood control facilities Monday morning

DuPage County Stormwater Management is currently operating all of its major flood control facilities, as well as several smaller, gravity-operated flood control facilities, following rainfall over the weekend. Beginning Saturday afternoon, DuPage County received 2.5 to 3.5 inches of rainfall countywide with an additional ¼ of an inch forecasted through […]

 
 

York baseball team squares off against Oak Park-River Forest

York baseball team squares off against Oak Park-River Forest

Vogt-Wit take second in boys tennis doubles at Maine South invite By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York baseball team dropped a recent three-game West Suburban Conference Silver Division series to Oak Park-River Forest. The Dukes lost 7-5 at home in the first game of the series. York led 4-1 after […]