Police released this sketch of a man who was inside the master bedroom when a woman returned to her Elmhurst home Monday. |Elmhurst police

Elmhurst Police Release Sketch Of Home Intruder Suspect

A west suburban woman returned home Monday morning to find a strange man in her house, but when confronted, he said he had mistakenly entered the home and left without incident.

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Elmhurst Woman Ejects Intruder From Her Home

A west suburban woman returned home Monday morning to find a strange man in her house, but when confronted, he said he mistakenly entered the home and left without incident.


Firefighters work to secure a house fire in Elmhurst. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Lightning Strike Likely Cause Of House Fire In Elmhurst

Firefighters who responded about 12:40 a.m. to the home in the 900 block of South Saylor Avenue found fire in the attic above the garage, the Elmhurst Fire Department said in a statement.


A car drives down a flooded street in Stone Park on Tuesday, a day after heavy rains dumped nearly 5 inches of rain in some Chicago suburbs. (Credit: CBS)

Flooding Slowly Recedes Amid Dry Conditions Tuesday

The rain might have stopped falling hours ago, but most of the Chicago area remained under a flood warning Tuesday morning, with many streets still covered in water from a series of storms that dropped nearly 5 inches of water in some suburbs.


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Mom, Daughter Accused Of Fatally Stabbing Family Cat

A west suburban woman is accused of stabbing her family’s cat to death while her mother held the animal down Wednesday night.


Elmhurst Memorial Day Parade Grand Marshal Jerry Pask. (CreditL CBS)

Despite Rain, Suburbs Honor Vets For Memorial Day

In Elmhurst, a memorial service was moved indoors, but the rain didn’t stop the parade from marching through the streets.


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Police Seek Driver Of Semi That Struck Pedestrian In Elmhurst

The victim, a 26-year-old man, was in the 700 block of North York Road about 3:30 a.m. when the semi struck him, according to Elmhurst police. He remains in critical condition.


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Two Residents Rescued, Firefighter Hurt In Elmhurst Fire

Firefighters responding to the fire about 4:20 a.m. on Jan. 10 at a home at 15W414 Fillmore St. found fire venting from the second floor bedroom and roof, according to a statement from the Elmhurst Fire Department.


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Three Hurt In Elmhurst Restaurant Fire

One person was burned and two others were hurt when repairs to a gas line started a fire at a restaurant Tuesday afternoon in west suburban Elmhurst.


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Four Dead In Elmhurst Murder-Suicide

Four family members were killed in a murder-suicide Saturday evening inside a residence in west suburban Elmhurst.


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Police: Man Made Bomb Threat Against Elmhurst Parade

Authorities say Glenn Schumacher, 58, posted a comment on a website that said he was going to place pressure cooker bombs to resolve traffic issues at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.


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Elmhurst Police Respond To Online Boston Marathon Bombing Threat

Police in west suburban Elmhurst have determined that there is no threat to the city’s St. Patrick’s Day parade after an anonymous user posted a comment on a local news website referencing the Boston Marathon bombing.


Surveillance photo of the suspect who robbed an Inland Bank branch at 539 Spring Rd. in Elmhurst Wednesday morning. (Credit: FBI)

Bank Robber Drops Bag Of Cash When Dye Pack Explodes

The suspect entered the Inland Bank branch at 539 Spring Rd. in Elmhurst a few minutes before 9 a.m., set an object on the ground he claimed was an explosive device, and demanded money.



Chick-Fil-A Fanatics Brave Snow, Wind For Elmhurst Grand Opening

The steady snow and wind overnight didn’t stop about 20 people from setting up camp outside the newest local Chick-Fil-A restaurant, 24 hours ahead of Thursday’s grand opening in Elmhurst.


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Hobbyists Already Getting A Taste Of Amazon’s Drone Techology

What may seem like the package-delivery technology of tomorrow has really already arrived. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.


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Your Chicago: Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot

It started off as a modest event 30 years ago to help the hungry. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.


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Elmhurst Man Pleads Guilty To Stealing Files From Federal Reserve Bank

An Elmhurst man pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing confidential files from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.


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Elmhurst Crash Kills Elderly Woman, Injures Man

An 85-year-old Elmhurst woman died and another man was injured when a vehicle hit them Saturday in the western suburb.


Brandon Biggs, 23, has been charged with possession of cannabis with intent to deliver, possession of cannabis/candy with intent to deliver, and possession of drug paraphernalia, police said. (Credit: Elmhurst Police)

Elmhurst Man Arrested For Selling Candy-Laced Cannabis

An Elmhurst man has been arrested for selling cannabis, some laced with candy, to customers in the western suburb.


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Best Places For Computer Classes In Chicago

From learning how to turn on a computer to setting up a business network, computer classes can help those who need the basics or just want to improve their skills. The Chicagoland area offers a variety of locations for computer classes ranging in price from free to more than $100.