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 By Pamela Lannom    News

Police looking to hire two new officers

Hinsdale police are looking for a few good men — and women — to apply for one of two open officer positions with starting pay of $75,885. “We’re aggressively recruiting because the market is so slim,” Chief Brian King... — Updated 11/16/2022


Man arrested in Hinsdale faces murder charges

The man Hinsdale police arrested Oct. 31 in the central business district has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the shooting death of his wife, 35-year-old Yahaira Gordon. Timothy A. Gordon, 46, of Montgomery,... — Updated 11/9/2022


Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports Nov. 8. Arrest for suspended license Keisha Johnson, 48, 818 S. Keeler Ave., Chicago, was arrested for driving with a suspended license, driving an uninsured vehicle and having a... — Updated 11/9/2022

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Capital costs key part of spending plan

As staffers finalize the fiscal year 2023 budget for the village of Hinsdale, one important component is the capital improvement plan. The five-year CIP identifies $12.5 million worth of expenses slated for 2023-27. Next year’s... — Updated 11/9/2022


Man arrested in Hinsdale faces murder charges

The man Hinsdale police arrested Monday afternoon in the central business district has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the shooting death of his wife,... — Updated 11/3/2022

 By Ken Knutson    News

Outside firm hired due to short staff

A public works department staffing shortage compelled Hinsdale trustees last week to contract with a private firm to perform snow removal services this winter. The unanimous vote at the village board’s Oct. 18 to pay Beverly... — Updated 11/2/2022


Man wanted in murder case arrested in Hinsdale

Hinsdale police were waiting Wednesday afternoon to learn if charges would be filed against a man they arrested Monday afternoon in the central business district. At about 2 p.m., a Hinsdale officers spotted a vehicle sought in a... — Updated 11/2/2022


Police spot two stolen cars used in burglaries

Hinsdale police officers conducting enhanced patrols due to burglaries and auto thefts occurring in neighboring jurisdictions observed two stolen vehicles in the area of Ninth and Madison streets at 3:30 a.m. Oct. 19, the... — Updated 10/19/2022


Family fun fills Hinsdale this Saturday

Hinsdaleans don't have to look far to find plenty of good, off-screen entertainment for the entire family this weekend. The annual Fall Fest at Hinsdale Middle School, downtown... — Updated 10/12/2022


Police get enforcement grant

The Hinsdale Police Depart-ment has been awarded a Federal Fiscal Year 2023 Sustained Traffic Enforcement Program grant to conduct additional traffic safety efforts. The STEP program focuses on high-visibility enforcement and... — Updated 10/12/2022


Monroe PTO holds annual bike rodeo

The Monroe School PTO, with help from the Hinsdale Police Department, held one of its annual bike rodeos Sept. 6. Staff members from King Keyser were on hand to make minor... — Updated 10/5/2022


Reports of gunshot were unfounded

Although some people who were in the vicinity of Fourth and Garfield about 5:40 p.m. Sept. 24 reported they heard gun shots, no guns were fired, according to Hinsdale police. Police were responding to a report of a man having a... — Updated 9/28/2022


Central closes campus for potential threat

Hinsdale police were called to Hinsdale Central High School Wednesday after graffiti was discovered in one of the bathrooms that morning. “It presented no credible threat, in the police department’s opinion,” Chief Brian... — Updated 9/28/2022


Car chase from Chicago results in three arrests

Hinsdale police arrested three suspects in the Chicago shooting of a 12-year-old boy Tuesday night after a car chase through several suburbs. At the Chicago Police Department’s media briefing Wednesday morning, Chief of... — Updated 9/14/2022


Register now for Hinsdale Citizens Police Academy

Residents are invited to sign up for the Hinsdale Citizen Police Academy, a free, 11-week program designed to give residents and citizens working in Hinsdale a better understanding of law enforcement and the Hinsdale Police Departm... — Updated 9/7/2022



There's no such thing as a typical day in the life of Nina Szaflarski, administrative services analyst at the Hinsdale Police Department. "Whatever comes up, I go with it," said... — Updated 8/10/2022

 By Pamela Lannom    News

New '988' number connects callers to suicide/crisis lifeline

A new national Suicide & Crisis Lifeline — 988 — will offer another option for individuals experiencing a crisis or any other kind of emotional distress. The Illinois Department of Human Services Division of Mental Health... — Updated 7/27/2022


Join police in the National Night Out celebration

Police sometimes have to break up a party. But this week, they’re inviting you to one. Hinsdale and Oak Brook police are hosting a National Night Out celebration at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, at Oak Brook’s Central Park West,... — Updated 7/27/2022

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Legal expenses climb in village, D86

A lawsuit filed against the village by the Department of Justice and Trinity Sober Living has cost the village more than $1.5 million, with more than $689,000 billed this year. “I feel bad about the size of the legal bills, but... — Updated 7/22/2022


Police enforcement to increase before July 4

The Hinsdale Police Department has announced plans for stepped-up July Fourth traffic enforcement with a focus on impaired and unbuckled drivers. The safety campaign, which began June 16, continues through the early-morning hours... — Updated 6/29/2022


Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports June 15. DUI arrests • Sonia L. Thompson, 30, 7925 S. Vernon Ave., Chicago, was arrested for felony aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol, driving with a revoked... — Updated 6/15/2022

 By Ken Knutson    Pulse

Uniquely Thursdays turns 20

In 2002 the Hinsdale Chamber of Commerce launched a weekly summer series of live concerts in the village's downtown business district in an effort to build community and energize th... — Updated 6/15/2022

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Team keeps students safe in District 86

A team of individuals from several departments work together to keep students in Hinsdale High School District 86 safe, security director Kevin Simpson told board members at their June 2 meeting. “There are some unsung heroes... — Updated 6/8/2022


Once upon a time

Early multi-use building - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," is of the hook and ladder group in front of the town hall at 25 E. First St. about... — Updated 5/25/2022


IBLP site on Ogden could be solution for two problems

Could there be a simple solution to two problems, one facing District 181 and the other the village Of Hinsdale? Unacceptable proposals for the long vacant land at the intersection of Ogden and Adams, owned by IBLP (Institute of... — Updated 5/4/2022


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