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Meeting roundup

Community Consolidated District 181 Board Among other business at their Sept. 18 meeting, board members: • heard an update from Kristin Reingruber, director of assessment, instruction and evaluation, on the science pilot under... — Updated 9/27/2023

 By Ken Knutson    News 

Burglary suspect released under new law

A man on parole for armed robbery was charged last week with burglarizing a downtown Hinsdale shop in May by using a sledgehammer to gain entrance to the business. But he was released from custody under the state’s new cashless... — Updated 9/27/2023

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Jury convicts man for pipe bomb incident

A federal jury has convicted the man accused of detonating a homemade explosive in the Hinsdale train station 17 years ago. Thomas James Zajac, 70, formerly of Oakbrook Terrace, was convicted Monday of all three counts against... — Updated 9/20/2023


Weekly agenda

Community Consolidated Elementary Dist. 181 Board 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18 Hinsdale Middle School 100 S. Garfield Ave. www.d181.org On the draft agenda: review of summer capital projects and summer programs; updates on SEL Satchel... — Updated 9/13/2023


Police announce Labor Day campaign results

The Hinsdale Police Department issued 32 speeding citations, two license violation arrests and four other violations to the Illinois Vehicle Code during the recent Labor Day impaired driving campaign. “Through the Labor Day... — Updated 9/6/2023


Meeting roundup

Hinsdale Village Board Among other business Tuesday, trustees: • heard a recommendation to award Burke LLC $250,000 for the rehabilitation and reconstruction of the police department’s gun range HVAC system. The system is more... — Updated 9/6/2023


To serve, protect and cross

Hinsdale police officer Andy Gallik lends a hand to a woman setting out to visit the Hinsdale Hospital Foundation Junior Board's Ice Cream Social last week in Burlington Park. The... — Updated 9/6/2023

 By Ken Knutson    News

Village trustees approve HCS move

The HCS Family Services food pantry will move to a new home after Hinsdale trustees Tuesday approved the agency’s plan to take over the old Hinsdale Humane Society facility. The village board voted unanimously in favor of... — Updated 9/6/2023

 By Ken Knutson    Police

Hinsdale police officer values serving others

In the early 2000s, Elmhurst native Karen Kowal aspired to start her law enforcement career with her hometown police force. "There were, like, 300 applicants and no openings in the... — Updated 8/23/2023


Crowds flock to night out

Several hundred people visited the Hinsdale and Oak Brook police departments' National Night Out earlier this month in Oak Brook. From a K9 demonstration to pie eating and pie... — Updated 8/16/2023


Police finish investigation of fatal accident

Hinsdale police have received results from the Illinois State Police Crime lab and concluded their investigation into a July 17 accident that killed 14-year-old Sean Richards of Hinsdale and injured four others. The test results... — Updated 8/16/2023


Apply now for citizens police academy spot

People who live or work in Hinsdale can apply to take part in the 11-week Citizen Police Academy. The academy is a free program designed to provide a better understanding of law enforcement and the Hinsdale Police Department. Each... — Updated 8/16/2023


Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports Aug. 15. Two arrested with stolen vehicle Darrell Jones-Smith, 19, 8538 S. St. Lawrence Ave, Chicago, was arrested for felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle, resisting or obst... — Updated 8/16/2023

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Three file suit in Fontano's crash

A Chicago attorney has filed a lawsuit on behalf of three individuals who were inside Fontano’s Subs when a Jeep leaving Fuller’s Car Wash crashed into the building last week. Louis C. Cairo, managing partner and owner of GWC I... — Updated 7/26/2023

 By Pamela Lannom    News

14-year-old teen injured in Monday crash

Editor's note: We regret to inform you that the 14-year-old struck on Monday in downtown Hinsdale passed away earlier today (July 20). We will provide updates about service... — Updated 7/21/2023


Police announce holiday enforcement results

The Hinsdale Police Department made one impaired driving arrest during the recent Independence Day “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” and “Drive High Get a DUI” safety campaigns over the Fourth of July holiday. Hinsdale... — Updated 7/19/2023


Linn served as village's earliest lawman

When Hinsdale officially became a village in 1873, it did so without a police department. In fact, it wasn't until nearly 15 years later that John Linn, a local delivery driver,... — Updated 7/19/2023


Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports July 5. DUI arrest Sandra A. Garcia, 49, 2803 Ridgeland Ave., Berwyn, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, improper lane use, expired registration and driving... — Updated 7/5/2023

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Fatal shooting hits close to home

Less than 36 hours after a man was fatally shot June 18 in the vicinity of Hinsdale Lake Terrace, The Community House welcomed 72 kids in the neighborhood to the first day of summer camp. “We made the decision to start summer... — Updated 6/21/2023


Man struck, killed in freight train accident

Hinsdale police and fire department personnel responded to a fatal train versus pedestrian accident at the Vine Street pedestrian crossing at 11:02 a.m. Wednesday. In a press release following the incident, police reported that a... — Updated 6/14/2023


Summertime certainly a busy time in Hinsdale

Whether you celebrate meteorological summer, which began June 1, or wait for the June 21 solstice for the official kick-off, the fun that marks the season in Hinsdale has begun. The Hinsdale Chamber of Commerce held its first... — Updated 6/7/2023


Holiday enforcement results

The Hinsdale Police Department issued 44 citations during the recent Memorial Day “Click It or Ticket” enforcement period, according to a department release. During the safety campaign, police made one DUI arrest and three... — Updated 6/7/2023

 By Ken Knutson    News

Summer road work will be minimal

Pools are open, school is out (almost Red Devils!) and local road construction projects are getting underway. Those driving around Hinsdale can usually expect some disruptions this time of year. But Al Diaz, assistant village... — Updated 6/7/2023

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Convicted car thief to serve 18 years

The man arrested for stealing a $250,000 Ferrari in May 2021 from Continental Motor Sports of Hinsdale has been sentenced to 18 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.... — Updated 5/31/2023


High-speed chase results in felony arrests

Two Chicago men were arrested May 5 on felony charges after leading Hinsdale police in a high-speed chase that ended in Oak Lawn. Metrevell Hutchinson, 21, 713 N. Ada St., and... — Updated 5/10/2023


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