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Cold Thermometer

Hinsdale Business Owners Get Creative To Lure Customers In Cold, Snow

The mounds of snow and bitter cold are doing no favors to many businesses in west suburban Hinsdale, but the businesses are working hard to bring in customers.

02/06/2014

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Hinsdale Middle School To Stay Closed This Week For Mold Cleanup

Hinsdale Middle School says the majority of staff has reported health concerns related to mold that was found in the building – and the school will be closed at least another two days for cleaning and testing.

01/20/2014

Kirk Dillard

State Sen. Pushes Legislation Aimed At Curbing Burglaries

A Hinsdale State Senator wants restrictions on some business that he says are fueling a rash of suburban burglaries reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

05/18/2013

Mom Melissa Herscher tries not to get distracted while driving her children. (CBS)

Forget Cell Phones — Kids In The Car Are Even More Distracting

We all know that cell phones and driving don’t mix, and there are laws against that. But many of us drive around with something that one recent study suggests is 12 times more distracting. CBS 2′s Mary Kay Kleist reports.

05/09/2013

Food Bank

Flooding Victims Seeking Relief At Food Banks In Western Suburbs

Some food pantries in the western suburbs are finding that victims of the recent flooding are flowing into their centers now, looking for relief, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

04/26/2013

The front of a vacant restaurant in Hinsdale is boarded up, after a car crashed into the building on Washington Street on March 25, 2013, the third such crash in five weeks on the same block. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Hinsdale Might Install Barriers Downtown To Stop Cars From Hitting Buildings

Officials in west suburban Hinsdale are considering installing reinforced posts in the village’s downtown business district, as a way to prevent cars from jumping the curb and hitting buildings.

WBBM Newsradio–04/25/2013

The front of a vacant restaurant in Hinsdale is boarded up, after a car crashed into the building on Washington Street on March 25, 2013, the third such crash in five weeks on the same block. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Another Car Crashes Into Building In Downtown Hinsdale

It’s happened again in downtown Hinsdale; on Monday, for the third time in five weeks, a car crashed into a building on the same block in its historic downtown district.

03/26/2013

A Metra railroad crossing (credit: CBS)

Major Delays After Metra Train Strikes, Kills Pedestrian In Hinsdale

An inbound Metra train struck and killed a pedestrian in Hinsdale on Monday afternoon.

03/18/2013

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

Cars Twice Crash Into Hinsdale Piano Store

The employees at Steinway Piano Gallery in west suburban Hinsdale hope March will be a little quieter than last month. Not in terms of sales, just traffic.

03/09/2013

ATM

Card Skimmers Hit ATMs At Two Banks In Hinsdale

Authorities were warning Chicago area residents about scammers using skimming devices on ATMS to steal money from people’s bank accounts.

CBS 2–02/06/2013

Ron Raidy, wearing a Confederate Army uniform, marches with a group of Civil War re-enactors at the Hinsdale 4th of July parade, a year after he collapsed from a heart attack while marching in the same parade. (Credit: CBS)

Heart Attack Victim Marches In July 4th Parade Again, A Year After Collapsing

The 4th of July isn’t just any holiday for a man named Ron Raidy. It’s anniversary of the day he died and was brought back to life.

CBS Chicago–07/04/2012

Gavel

Man Sentenced To Jail For Possessing Child Pornography

A 28-year-old man has been sentenced to six months in DuPage County Jail for possessing child pornography, in a case cracked last year by Wheaton police and the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office.

05/26/2012

A culex tarsalis female mosquito that was caught in a trap will be tested for the presence of the West Nile virus. (Photo by Jeff Topping/Getty Images)

First Cases Of 2012 West Nile Reported In Chicago Area

The West Nile virus has been detected in birds and mosquitoes in the Chicago area for the first time this year, the state announced Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2012

Red-Tailed Hawk

Police Warn Pet Owners Of Dangerous Hawks In Hinsdale

Police in west suburban Hinsdale are warning owners of small pets about an airborne predator.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2012

Phone

Hinsdale Church Off The Hook For $27,000 Phone Bill

A Hinsdale church will not be responsible for thousands of dollars of international calls after all.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2012

Phone

Phone Hackers Rack Up $27,000 Bill For Hinsdale Church

A Hinsdale church is on the hook for a $27,000 phone bill for calls made while the church was closed.

03/29/2012

Richard Leon, 59, was arrested on Feb. 15, 2012, about four hours after stealing an Apple MacBook Pro laptop, thanks to the computer's tracking system. (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff's Office)

Man Arrested After Tracking Device Leads Cops To Stolen Laptop

An Addison man was being held on $200,000 bond Thursday after stealing the wrong computer – a Laptop with built-in tracking technology that led police right to him.

CBS Chicago–02/16/2012

Empty Classroom

Labor Dispute Looms Over New School Year In Western Suburbs

A new school year begins Thursday in Community Consolidated School District 181 serving the Hinsdale area, but a labor dispute between teacher and the school board underlies it all.

WBBM Newsradio–08/25/2011

(Photo Illustration by David McNew/Getty Images)

Efforts To Legalize Drug Recycling Stalled In Illinois

Laura Redman inherited 13 vials containing hundreds of pills after her mother died of Lou Gehrig’s disease. With legislation that would allow the recycling of medication stalled in Illinois, there was nothing she could do with it.

08/20/2011

Heroin

Heroin Arrests In DuPage County Up 700% In 2010

It’s an alarming spike; the number of people being arrested for heroin in DuPage County were up 700 percent last year. At the same time, researchers might have uncovered a link – something almost all heroin addicts share.

CBS 2–08/02/2011

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