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Man arrested in connection to more than 100 car burglaries

Clarendon Hills police arrested a man in connection with a string of more than 100 vehicle burglaries along the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Metra line, … Read more ›

Former barista charged with stealing credit cards

A former Starbucks barista who was wanted on a warrant and accused of stealing two credit cards from a store customer, was arrested by Bolingbrook … Read more ›

Crime victim rights advocates seek constitutional amendment

Illinois advocacy groups have joined a national push to amend state constitutions and give teeth to statutes already on the books. Few share Rotheimer’s goal, … Read more ›

Hinsdale, Clarendon Hills consider combining police departments

The neighboring villages of Hinsdale and Clarendon Hills announced Thursday the two are in initial talks to possibly merge police departments as a way to … Read more ›

State Rep. Randy Ramey (R-Carol Stream), chief of the DuPage County Republican Party, walks into the DuPage County Courthouse on Monday. (Alex Garcia, Chicago Tribune / September 26, 2011)

DuPage GOP chief pleads guilty to DUI

State. Rep. Randy Ramey, the DuPage County Republican Party chairman, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor driving under the influence charge Monday court and was fined … Read more ›

Teen charged with cocaine possession

A 17-year-old Clarendon Hills woman faces a cocaine possession charge following a routine traffic stop by Hinsdale Police. At 10:33 p.m. on Sept. 7, the … Read more ›

Illinois House Rep. Randy Ramey, who is the stepson of former Senate President James “Pate” Philip, was arrested early Sunday morning after failing field-sobriety and breath tests. (HANDOUT / August 31, 2011)

DuPage County GOP chair charged with DUI

The new DuPage County Republican chairman failed four field sobriety tests and a breath test found twice the legal limit of alcohol in his system … Read more ›

Northwestern College hosted 175 law enforcement officers for emergency preparedness training, nearly filling its Bridgeview Campus auditorium to capacity. The training was conducted by NEMRT, featuring Lieutenant Colonel David Grossman, US Army-retired, an expert who educates law enforcement officers and soldiers in techniques for improving outcomes in lethal encounters.
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Northwestern College Hosts 175 Law Enforcement Officials for NEMRT Training

[Bridgeview, IL] Northwestern College’s Bridgeview Campus was the site where approximately 175 local law enforcement officials representing about 50 jurisdictions gathered on Monday, August 22nd … Read more ›

Imprisoned killer Paul Runge has been awaiting trial for the 1995 slayings of sisters Amela, top right, and Dzeneta Pasanbegovic. (Ill. Dept. of Corrections/family photos)

DuPage dismissing charges against killer serving life in prison

DuPage County prosecutors said today they are dropping two murder charges because the defendant already is serving a life sentence without possibility of parole and … Read more ›

Dr. Venkatesan Deenadayalu said he plans to fight revocation because he already has been punished for his offense and has been following its restrictions. (August 24, 2011)

State targets more health workers convicted of sex crimes or violence

The state is moving to rescind the licenses of 37 doctors and other health care workers under a new law that bans from their professions … Read more ›