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.


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

(credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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!


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.


Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

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.


Lake Shore Drive Flooding

Latest Deluge Shuts Down Lake Shore Drive

Yet another deluge swamped the Chicago area overnight, producing so much flooding that Lake Shore Drive had to be shut down.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2011

Christian Johnson, Antonio White

Men Charged With Burglarizing House, Slamming Police Car

Two South Side men are charged with burglarizing a home in Addison this week, then slamming their getaway car into two police vehicles.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2011

Paul F. Murphy

Elmhurst Man Arrested For Child Pornography

An Elmhurst man has been charged with 15 counts of possessing child pornography.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2011

Body Mass Index

School Quits Using Body Mass Index In Grade

A suburban school district is dropping a physical fitness requirement that angered parents because it was a bit too revealing.

WBBM Newsradio–01/19/2011


Off-Duty Elmhurst Officer Killed In Homer Glen Crash

HOMER GLEN, Ill. (STMW) – An off-duty Elmhurst police officer was killed in a crash Saturday morning on an icy stretch of Route 6, authorities said.



Puppy-Tossing Driver Could Be Charged

The driver accused of throwing a puppy out of a moving car could face charges today.

CBS Chicago–12/20/2010

Generic Liquor (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Cops: 5 Men Charged In Retail Theft Ring

5 men were charged with operating a retail theft ring to steal liquor and energy drinks from larger stores and selling back to smaller ones.


File Photo Of Man With Gun (Photo by Matt McClain/Getty Images)

Man Robbed At Gunpoint In Elmhurst

While cleaning out his vehicle, a man was held at gunpoint in the west suburbs.