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