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Third arrest made in dealership burglaries

The Hinsdale Police Department has arrested a 15-year-old male Chicago resident in connection with the May 17 burglaries to the Land Rover and Continental Motors dealerships on Ogde... — Updated 6/23/2021


District 181 students have the right stuff

The Hinsdale Police Department was back in action last month with its "Stuff the Squad" campaign at District 181 schools. The drive benefited the food pantry at HCS Family... — Updated 6/9/2021


Police campaign focused on drivers on cell phones

The Hinsdale Police Department issued more than 125 citations during the April distracted driving enforcement period. Police issued 115 hands-free law citations, 10 speeding citations, one child car seat citation and one other... — Updated 5/26/2021


Hinsdale police have a busy day on Tuesday

Hinsdale detectives Tuesday seized a vehicle believed to have been used in last week’s burglaries of luxury dealerships in Hinsdale and recovered two firearms that were modified to shoot in fully automatic mode with extended... — Updated 5/26/2021

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Police restraint saves armed teen's life

Break-ins at two luxury Hinsdale car dealerships early Monday morning could have ended in tragedy, Police Chief Brian King said. Police responded to an activated alarm at Continenta... — Updated 5/19/2021

 By Ken Knutson    Pulse

Central teachers are class acts

With more than 100 years of commanding classrooms combined, retiring Hinsdale Central High School teachers Julie Baker, Chris Billie, Steve Gross and Pat Richards are well-known... — Updated 5/5/2021

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Hinsdale hoping to reach bridge soon

What will summer in Hinsdale look like? It's hard to say. "It's been challenging because we've been planning everything with three scenarios," said Heather Bereckis, superintendent... — Updated 4/28/2021



Why is that dinosaur in your front lawn? Whether it's referred to as the big purple dinosaur, Madame Butterfly or the beastie, the whimsical sculpture that adorns the front lawn of... — Updated 4/7/2021


Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports April 6. Man arrested for DUI, battery Charles C. Heimke, 24, 914 S. County Line Road, Hinsdale, was arrested for aggravated battery to a police officer; resisting, obstructing or... — Updated 4/7/2021


Police list holiday initiative results

The Hinsdale Police Department made an arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol, one for driving with a suspended license, one for felony possession of cannabis (101-499 grams), and one for possession of cannabis by... — Updated 3/31/2021


HPD invites comments on accreditation effort

The Hinsdale Police Department is scheduled for a virtual on-site assessment the week of April 5 as part of a nationally recognized program to achieve accreditation by verifying it meets strict professional standards. Administered... — Updated 3/24/2021


Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports Feb. 17. Motorist flees crash scene Bayanmunkh Darinchuluun, 42, 71 W. 61st St., Westmont, was arrested for leaving the scene of an accident and failure to reduce speed to avoid an... — Updated 2/17/2021


Partnership to deliver vaccines a true public service

What a service to the community! As vice president of the DuPage County Board of Health, I have come to appreciate the importance of public-private partnerships for the good of the whole community. It is praiseworthy that Hinsdale... — Updated 2/10/2021


Results of holiday enforcement

Hinsdale police have announced the arrests of two offenders for impaired driving during the winter holiday enforcement campaign. Additional citations were for one seat belt, 17 speed and nine other Illinois Vehicle Code... — Updated 1/13/2021


Police report on holiday effort

Hinsdale police have released the results of the Thanksgiving enforcement initiative from Nov. 20-30. Police made three impaired driving arrests during the effort. They also made one felony arrest, in which a motorist was charged... — Updated 12/16/2020


Felon charged with having weapon, fleeing police Monday in Hinsdale

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Hinsdale Police Chief Brian King announced Tuesday that bond has been set for a Chicago man accused of illegally possessing a fully loaded firearm and fleeing from police stemming... — Updated 11/24/2020


Giving a big way to show we're in this together

The pandemic may have disrupted a lot of our regular routines, but it did not diminish Hinsdaleans’ commitment for giving back. We’ve documented that bounty of benevolence in our Good News section over the past year, and, as we... — Updated 11/18/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Blaze couldn't extinguish American Beauty

Jennifer Reenan was volunteering in the art room at Avery Coonley School on April 11, 2018. Her phone was off. Meanwhile, workers at her home at 329 E. Sixth St. were in the final... — Updated 11/12/2020


Police department gearing up for holiday enforcement

With one of the busiest travel times of the year just around the corner, the Hinsdale Police Department is reminding motorists to buckle up and drive sober to ensure that everyone gets to the Thanksgiving table safely. “On... — Updated 11/11/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Police prevent suicide Friday afternoon

Hinsdale police earned praise at Tuesday night’s village board meeting for preventing a suicidal man from jumping off the Ogden Avenue bridge over Interstate 294 on Friday, Oct. 30. “They did just an exemplary job of taking... — Updated 11/5/2020


Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports Oct. 28 and Nov. 3. Controlled substance arrest Alexandria J. Miller, 26, 374 Twilight Drive, No. 4, Morris, was arrested on a felony count of possession of a controlled substance,... — Updated 11/4/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Two convicted for 2017 robbery at Razny

A federal jury has convicted two men on robbery and weapons offenses for stealing expensive watches and jewelry at gunpoint from Razny Jewelers in Hinsdale. After a six-day trial in federal court in Chicago, Tobias Diggs, 26, of Ch... — Updated 10/28/2020


Scary scenarios to get your fright on this Oct. 31

It’s hard to imagine 2020 could get any scarier than it already is. But the never-ending pandemic will not deter us from our annual Halloween tradition of imagining a Hinsdale that is significantly more frightening than the one... — Updated 10/28/2020

 By Ken Knutson    Pulse

Teens tackle bias in society

What percentage of the day are you with people of your own gender/race/class/age/belief system? What are the last five books you read or programs you watched? When traveling... — Updated 10/21/2020


Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports Oct. 13. Arrest for hitting nurse Catherine Mary Kluser, 27, 112 Ascot Lane, No. 3011, Willowbrook was arrested for aggravated battery for grabbing and punching a nurse at 6:20... — Updated 10/14/2020


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