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Rich Schmelzer (Credit: Denton County Jail)

Texas Man Charged With Killing Grandmother In East Dundee

Rich Schmelzer, 41, was arrested by federal marshals Monday afternoon at his home in Frisco, Texas. According to Kane County prosecutors, Schmelzer traveled to East Dundee last month and fatally stabbed his 85-year-old grandmother, Mildred “Dodie” Darrington, on July 18.

08/26/2014

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East Dundee Holds Meeting To Address Concerns In Wake Of Elderly Woman’s Murder

The village of East Dundee held a special meeting Tuesday night that aimed to quell residents’ concerns about a recent murder and an uptick in petty crimes.

07/29/2014

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East Dundee Considers New Fees For Video Gambling Machines

The Village Board’s decision to overturn the ban on video gambling in 2012 is proving to be a boon for both the businesses that carry the machines and northwest suburban East Dundee itself.

03/28/2014

A site in East Dundee where Insurance Auto Auctions plans to build an auto auction yard, right next to a subdivision in neighboring Barrington Hills. (Credit: CBS)

East Dundee, Barrington Hills Spar Over Plan For Auto Auction Yard

Two neighboring northwest suburbs have been battling over a business that one village said is a potential threat to the safety of the area’s drinking water.

CBS 2–10/02/2012

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1 Killed, 1 Critically Hurt In East Dundee Crash

A woman was killed and a motorcyclist was critically hurt Wednesday in a crash in northwest suburban East Dundee.

04/18/2012

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Paintball Explosion To Open At Santa’s Village Site

Part of Santa’s Village, the old amusement park that brings back nostalgic memories for a lot of people in the Chicago area, is re-opening this Saturday morning as Paintball Explosion.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2011

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4 Injured After Suburban Police Chase

A drunken-driving and car-theft suspect was to appear in bond court Tuesday after he started a police chase over the weekend that went through three suburbs.

03/15/2011