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Value was estimated at $800. • Thieves stole the catalytic converter between 5:15 p.m. July 13 and 6:30 a.m. July 14 from a Chevrolet in a lot on the 1500 block of East Thacker Street.
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Elmhurst Establishes Prescription Medication Drop Box
From the City of Elmhurst: The City of Elmhurst has established a prescription pill and medication drop box in an effort to provide citizens with an easy, secure and safe way to dispose of prescription drugs.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Caller Tells Elmhurst Woman Latin Kings Will Kill Her Brother if She Doesn't Wire $2,500
An Elmhurst woman received a startling phone call from a man who claimed Latin Kings were going to execute her brother if she didn't send $2,500.
Telephone Tough Guy Threatens to Kill Dogs in Elmhurst
An Elmhurst man took about 10 telephone calls from somebody threatening to kill his dogs.
Elmhurst Man Masturbates in Front of Girl: Cops
An Elmhurst man exposed and fondled himself in front of a girl Saturday afternoon.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Elmhurst Woman Lies to Cops About Her Pills Getting Stolen: Police
An Elmhurst woman lied to the law about somebody stealing her pills from out of her car and was arrested when the cops figured out she was fibbing, police said.
Another Drunken Elmhurst bicyclist Rides Afoul of the Law: Cops
A drunken cyclist fell off his bike and scraped up his face, police said. To add insult to injury, 28-year-old Raymond Doliber of 388 Adele St. was charged with disorderly conduct.
Intelligentsia Cup Rides Through Chicago On July 26th
While the world's premier cycling event powers through France , the Chicagoland area will play host to it's own bicycling competition, the Intelligentsia Cup, from July 18th to July 27th, with a 'stage' near downtown Chicago set for the penultimate day of racing.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Elmhurst Cops Crack the Case of the Mystery Tombstone
The Elmhurst police unraveled the mystery surrounding a tombstone that appeared in a Sunnyside Avenue yard last week .
Wheatland Fills Vacant Trustee Position
A Plainfield resident has been appointed to fill the spot left by outgoing Wheatland Township trustee Mike Crockett.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Cops Say They Tried to Cut Elmhurst Man a Break But he Rode Away on a Skateboard and Fell Down
The Elmhurst cops said they tried to cut a local man a break but instead of hitching a ride home he took off on a skateboard and fell down a couple times.
Jewel Thieves Strike in Elmhurst
Jewel thieves pulled a caper at a house on North Larch Avenue Friday. The victimized Elmhurst residents told police the crooks "entered their home through their unlocked door and removed several pieces of jewelry," police said.
Elmhurst Man Harassed by Bodybuilding Trainer: Cops
An Elmhurst man was subjected to two days of harassment from his bodybuilding trainer, police said.
Jewelry, Cash & Electronics Stolen From Elmhurst Home
Brazen prowlers broke into an Elmhurst home in the middle of the day and stole jewelry, cash and electronics.
Christmas in July: Christmas Tree & Furniture Dumped on Elmhurst Woman's Lawn
Someone dumped a Christmas tree, furniture and boxes outside an Elmhurst woman's house early Friday morning.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Naperville, Elmhurst Lead West Suburbs in 2013 DUI Arrests
According to an annual survey, four western suburbs landed in the top ten Illinois municipalities in DUI arrests for 2013.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Family Circle Ranks Elmhurst 'Ten Best U.S. Towns for Families'
Elmhurst residents have been saying it for years, and now Family Circle magazine is helping spread the word.
Family Friendly: Triton teaches robotics and robot building
Young people from Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy's Robotics Team will share their creations with kids at Robotics Show and Tell, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, July 19 at Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake St. The robot-building project was created by Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey.
Hospital Seeking Dogs for Animal Assisted Therapy Program
Elmhurst Memorial Hospital is seeking more dogs for its Animal-Assisted Therapy program, which is designed to bring comfort to patients by reducing stress, pain, anxiety and blood pressure, and increasing social interaction and communication.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Glen Crest asks community to take Pillowcase Challenge
Glen Crest Middle School staff members are asking community families to take The Pillowcase Challenge by making pillowcases for chemotherapy patients at the Central DuPage Hospital Cancer Center and the Elmhurst Memorial Cancer Center.