Man Who Killed His Grandmother To Hasten His Inheritance Gets 45 YearsProsecutors say a debt-ridden Rich A. Schmelzer fatally stabbed 85-year-old Mildred “Dodie” Darrington of East Dundee in July 2014 as part of a scheme to “expedite his inheritance."
East Dundee Tickets Thrift Store For Pile Of Donated Goods Outside A northwest suburban village is taking action against a thrift store where donated goods have piled up in plain view of passersby.
Texas Man Charged With Killing Grandmother In East DundeeRich 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.
East Dundee Holds Meeting To Address Concerns In Wake Of Elderly Woman's MurderThe 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.
East Dundee Considers New Fees For Video Gambling MachinesThe 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.
East Dundee, Barrington Hills Spar Over Plan For Auto Auction YardTwo 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.
1 Killed, 1 Critically Hurt In East Dundee CrashA woman was killed and a motorcyclist was critically hurt Wednesday in a crash in northwest suburban East Dundee.
Paintball Explosion To Open At Santa's Village SitePart 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.
4 Injured After Suburban Police ChaseA 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.