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Glenn Schumacher (DuPage County Sheriff)

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.

03/13/2014

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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.

03/08/2014

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.

03/06/2014

Chick-fil-A

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.

02/05/2014

A four-rotor helicopter drone. (CBS)

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.

12/02/2013

The Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot has a family-friendly vibe. (Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot)

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.

11/15/2013

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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.

07/17/2013

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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.

05/12/2013

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.

01/18/2013

(Credit: College of Lake County's Facebook)

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.

12/31/2012

Car Keys And Beer (CBS/AP Photo)

4 Western Suburbs Lead Chicago Area In DUI Arrests

Naperville and three other western suburbs led the Chicago area in drunken driving arrests last year.

WBBM Newsradio–06/27/2012

Claiborne Robertson and Charles Tyrone Watkin (DuPage County Sheriff Photos)

Two Fake Cops Charged With Stealing $39K In Cigarettes

Police captured two Chicago men who dressed as police officers to rob a west suburban Elmhurst store of $39,000 worth of cigarettes last Friday.

05/15/2012

Dog Teeth (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Two Injured In Pit Bull Attack In Elmhurst

Two people were injured in a pit bull attack late Monday afternoon in Elmhurst.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2012

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Guide To Elmhurst In Fair Or Foul Weather

Elmhurst, Chi-town’s suburban cousin to the West, is a fun place for day tripping year round. Here’s a list of all the things you can do in Elmhurst year-round, no matter what type of weather Mother Nature offers up!

12/17/2011

File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

Former Ambulance Service Exec Admits To Embezzlement

A former ambulance service executive from Wayne, Ill., has admitted to embezzling from her company, while making a $200,000 salary.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2011

Scales Of Justice

Labor Department: Elmhurst Firm Depleted Retirement Fund

The U.S. Department of Labor wants to know what happened to nearly $2 million allegedly missing from an Elmhurst company’s retirement plan.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2011

Police sources say William Howe is the driver who was behind the wheel of a Porsche convertible that sped the wrong way along Interstate 88 on Aug. 6, 2011, killing a woman and her father. (Photo courtesy Chicago Sun-Times)

Sources: Porsche Driver In Fatal Crash Is Naperville Dentist

A Naperville dentist, allegedly behind the wheel of a luxury sports car that went the wrong way down the Ronald Reagan Memorial Tollway and killed two people, was already known in the DuPage County court system.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2011

Jeffrey T. Burke

Man Charged With Stealing Vases From Cemeteries For Scrap

Police in Elmhurst have arrested a man who was wanted for stealing brass vases from five Chicago area cemeteries.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2011

(File photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Elmhurst Woman Dies After NYC Triathlon Attempt

Two competitors, including a 40-year-old woman from Elmhurst, died after experiencing problems during the swim portion of the Nautica New York City Triathlon. The deaths were the second and third ones at the popular triathlon in the last three years.

08/08/2011

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Two Dead, Two Critically Hurt In I-88 Crash

A motorist driving in the wrong direction on the Ronald Reagan Memorial Highway caused a four-vehicle accident Saturday evening that killed two people and left two others critically injured in west suburban Lisle.

08/07/2011

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