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Holiday enforcement campaign nets results

The Hinsdale Police Department made one impaired driving arrest during the recent holiday enforcement effort. Hinsdale police also made one battery arrest, cited one individual for distracted driving and cited two drivers for... — Updated 1/19/2022

 By Ken Knutson    News

2022 kicks off with debut of new laws

More than 300 new laws took effect in Illinois on Jan. 1, the influx of fresh statewide rules and regulations for citizens, businesses and governmental entities to adjust to each year. Many of the measures will have little to no... — Updated 1/5/2022


Village offers residents reminders now that winter weather is here

The first bout of winter weather has arrived, and village officials would like to share the following reminders with residents. Personnel and plowing equipment are ready for any snow or ice removal that may be needed throughout... — Updated 12/29/2021


Hinsdale police report on results of holiday safety campaigns this fall

The Hinsdale Police Department made two impaired driving arrests and issued 19 speeding citations, two driving with a suspended license citations, two no valid license citations, one failure to appear arrest warrant service and... — Updated 12/22/2021


Holiday safe driving initiative under way

The Hinsdale Police Department is in the midst of a statewide impaired driving awareness campaign that began Dec. 17 and continues through Monday, Jan. 3. “Driving impaired, whether under the influence of alcohol or drugs, can... — Updated 12/22/2021


Do your part to thwart thieves this holiday season

Christmas certainly has its cast of villains, from Ebenezer Scrooge tormenting Bob Cratchit to Scut Farkas beating Ralphie up on his way home from school. Many of them are thieves. There’s the Grinch, clearing out presents from... — Updated 12/8/2021


Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports Nov. 30 and Dec. 7. Arrest for trespass to vehicle Allen V. Wilson, 24, 7333 Woodward Ave., Woodridge, was arrested for criminal trespass to vehicle at 2:15 p.m. Dec. 5 at 57th... — Updated 12/8/2021


An abundance of reasons for which to give thanks

If we could come up with one reason to be thankful for each day of November — up to and including Thanksgiving — in 2020, we certainly can do so in 2021. Complaints seem to be in abundant supply this year. But if we stop, take... — Updated 11/23/2021

 By Ken Knutson    News

Criminals continue to target Hinsdale

Another image of an armed vehicle burglar in Hinsdale caught on surveillance camera has led to increased police patrols and a call for residents to do their part to deter criminal activity. Overnight burglaries were reported the... — Updated 11/23/2021


Police set to kick off special Thanksgiving enforcement initiative

The Hinsdale Police Department today announced it is joining with the Illinois Department of Transportation, the Illinois State Police and nearly 200 local police and sheriff’s departments to remind motorists to “Click It or Ti... — Updated 11/17/2021


Hinsdale police help nab Oak Brook thieves

Hinsdale police nabbed six individuals accused of stealing some $15,000 worth of cologne from Ulta Beauty, 2155 22nd St., Oak Brook, on Friday. At about 5:44 p.m. that day, Oak Brook police received information from the Chicago... — Updated 11/17/2021


Police beat

Hinsdale police released the following reports Nov. 10. License violations • Kenya Scott, 20, 624 W. 60th St., Chicago, was arrested for driving without a license, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, lane violations and other... — Updated 11/10/2021

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Uncontrolled intersections put to a stop

Any driver who approaches a four-way intersection with no stop or yield signs might feel a bit of confusion. Who has the right of way? That question has been eliminated at all but... — Updated 11/10/2021


Chief urges vigilance after spate of burglaries

An uptick in home burglaries around the village in recent weeks has prompted the Hinsdale Police Department to put out additional patrols while advising residents to take measures to help deter would-be criminals. Police reported... — Updated 11/3/2021

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Hinsdale police outfitted with body cams

Illinois requires all law enforcement officers in the state to use body cams by 2025. The Hinsdale Police Department will have no problem meeting the deadline. Officers responding... — Updated 10/27/2021

 By Ken Knutson    News

Dog owners say no to plan for new fenced park

The Memorial Hall board room was standing room only Tuesday night as KLM Park users turned out to urge village officials not to replace the open space they and their off-leash dogs enjoy with a much smaller fenced facility. The... — Updated 10/13/2021


Can't stay quiet about Fire Prevention Week

Hear a chirp, make a change! Words to live by, literally, as smoke detectors serve as residents’ first warning of fire in the home. Keeping the devices’ batteries fresh will help keep inhabitants safe. This is Fire Prevention... — Updated 10/6/2021

 By Ken Knutson    News

Open house aims to entertain and educate

Capt. Andrew Ziemer of the Hinsdale Fire Department said calls regularly come in to report concerning but confusing sounds. “We get service calls all the time when something’s beeping,” he said. “‘What does that beep... — Updated 10/6/2021


Rodeo riders

Students across Community Consolidated School District 181 had an opportunity to test their riding skills and have their bikes tuned up and registered with the Hinsdale Police... — Updated 10/6/2021


Man gets 12 years for role in woman's fatal overdose

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin announced today that a Burr Ridge man has been sentenced to 12 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to supplying narcotics to a 23-year-old Hinsdale... — Updated 10/6/2021


Michael Joseph Widrlechner

Michael Joseph Widrlechner, 67, of Westmont, passed away Sept. 2, 2021, at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove. He was born in Chicago in 1954, to Charles V. and Rosanne (Riley) Widrlechner. Michael grew up in... — Updated 9/8/2021


Weekly agenda

Hinsdale Firefighters Pension Board 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8 Memorial Building, 19 E. Chicago Ave. Hinsdale Plan Commission 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8 Memorial Building, 19 E. Chicago Ave. On the draft agenda: discuss findings... — Updated 9/1/2021


Safe driving focus over Labor Day weekend

The Hinsdale Police Department is in the midst of a traffic safety campaign that began Aug. 20 and runs through the early morning hours of Tuesday, Sept. 7, to include the Labor Day holiday, an often deadly time on Illinois roads.... — Updated 8/25/2021


Miller makes Uniquely Thursdays debut

After decades spent living and working in Hinsdale, Matt Miller has explored just about every corner of the village. Except for one. A musician since his teen years, Miller said he... — Updated 8/18/2021


It takes a village - BRIAN KING, POLICE CHIEF

At the time of the infamous Brown's Chicken Massacre in Palatine in early 1993, Hinsdale Police Chief Brian King was a detective with the Wilmette Police Department. The horrific in... — Updated 8/4/2021


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