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Parolee charged with burglary to Hinsdale boutique released under new Safe-T-Act; Berlin says release from custody ‘illustrates a deficiency in the new law’

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Hinsdale Chief of Police Brian King announced on Thursday, Sept. 21 that under the State’s new Safe-T-Act law, a Chicago man charged with breaking into a Hinsdale high-end boutique shop had been released from custody pending trial. Terry Johnson, 30, of the 7400 […]

Elmhurst News

Whelton presents 2023-24 budget at District 205 Board meeting; More than 30 percent increase expected with health insurance renewal for 2024

By Chris Fox FOR THE ELMHURST INDEPENDENT When the Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board held a regular meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at the District 205 Center, Chris Whelton, the district’s assistant superintendent for finance and operations, gave a presentation about the district’s 2023-24 budget. He delivered similar […]

Elmhurst News Police Reports

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 […]

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Elmhurst officers honored

Elmhurst Police Chief Michael McLean (right) presents commendations to (from left): Officers Ostrega and Elizalde for outstanding service in an emergency situation due to their assistance with a 67-year-old man who suddenly went into cardiac arrest. The Elmhurst officers were able to use an AED and continued chest compressions until […]

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At the EHM Craft Beer Fest

It was overcast and a little rainy on Saturday, Sept. 16 for the Elmhurst Heritage Foundation’s annual Craft Beer Feste held on the lawn of the Elmhurst History Museum. Fortunately, most of the brewers were under big tents, which made visitors hang around a little longer. Here, a lively conversation […]

Addison News

Man charged with armed robbery at Verizon store in Addison; Suspect, accomplice flee with more than $37,000 in merchandise

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Addison Director of Police Timothy “Bill” Hayden announced on Friday, Sept. 15 that bond had been denied for a Chicago man accused of robbing an Addison Verizon store at gunpoint. Diamonte Walls, 25, appeared at a bond hearing where Judge Ann Celine O’Hallaren […]