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Robber suspected in 2nd suburban bank heist

A man suspected of robbing a Bensenville bank this spring robbed an Elmhurst branch bank this morning, according to the FBI. A man went into … Read more ›

Deadline nears in Elmhurst police chief search

The deadline is approaching for applicants interested in becoming Elmhurst’s next police chief to submit their applications. The applications are due by June 15 and … Read more ›

Kitchen fire in downtown Elmhurst causes minor damage

A kitchen fire in an apartment over a dry cleaners Thursday caused about $3,500 in damage and no significant injuries, according to the Elmhurst Fire … Read more ›

Police: Dog fatally shot during walk with owner

The DuPage County Forest Preserve Police are investigating a report of a dog that was shot and killed in or near the Cricket Creek Forest … Read more ›

Charles Tyrone Watkins and Claiborne Robertson (Photos submitted by the Elmhurst Police Department)

Police: Men stole $39K in cigarettes

Two men dressed as police officers stole $39,000 in cigarettes from an Elmhurst store, police said. According to police, the men entered the Little Shopper … Read more ›

Ex-bookkeeper gets 3 years for stealing more than $50,000 from Elmhurst church

An Elmhurst man who said he heard voices ordering him to steal money from a church whose books he was keeping was sentenced to three … Read more ›

Woman with children steals clothing, and more

The following items were taken from Elmhurst Police Department reports: Retail theft A 26-year-old Chicago woman was charged with retail theft April 26 after stealing … Read more ›

Fight breaks out at funeral, and more

The following items were taken from Elmhurst Police Department reports: Fight Police responded to a report of a fight at a funeral at a funeral … Read more ›

Elmhurst woman accused of trying to kill her son poses ‘grave risk’ if released, prosecutors say

Patch reports: Since being jailed in June, Cheryl Luchetta has improperly contacted her ex-husband and son, been placed in jail segregation three times for rules … Read more ›

Pizzas stolen from delivery man, and more

The following items were taken from Elmhurst Police Department reports: Robbery A pizza delivery man was robbed of two large pizzas April 14 in the … Read more ›