Villa Park News

Thornton’s Gas Station in Elmhurst robbed

Thornton’s Gas Station in Elmhurst robbed

Elmhurst Police are investigating a reported robbery that occurred on September 20th, 2021 at approximately 1:45 PM at the Thornton’s Gas Station located at 476 N. York, Elmhurst, IL.  The offender was described as a light complexion black male approximately 6’4’’ and 25-35 years of age with a small lateral scar […]

 
 

Elmhurst Police Investigate Aggravated Vehicular Hijacking

Elmhurst Police Investigate Aggravated Vehicular Hijacking

On Friday, September 17, 2021 at 8:45 a.m. Elmhurst Police were dispatched to the parking lot of the 7-11 at 572 S. York Street for a vehicular hijacking involving the display of a firearm.  Upon arrival, officers met with the victim who related his vehicle was stolen by two men who […]

 
 

Warriors win title at their own invite

Warriors win title at their own invite
 
 

A world record in Villa Park?

A world record in Villa Park?
 
 

Elmhurst Police Assist in Recovery of Abandoned Electronics

Elmhurst Police Assist in Recovery of Abandoned Electronics

The Elmhurst Police Department has received several complaints from customers of Repair Geekz located at 927 S. York Street, Elmhurst, IL.  Customers reported being unable to retrieve their items which were put in the care of the business to be repaired. Elmhurst Police determined that the business owner stopped communicating with […]

 
 

Local area man gets COVID booster on 100th birthday

Local area man gets COVID booster on 100th birthday

  A Villa Park man got a booster shot and a birthday party at the Edward-Elmhurst Health (EEH) Center in Downers Grove on Wednesday, Aug. 25. John Mellon, 99 years old, received a third dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to help increase his immunity against COVID-19, following his first […]

 
 

Community cheer

Community cheer
 
 

The Villa Park Fire Department’s newest lieutenant

The Villa Park Fire Department’s newest lieutenant
 
 

On a big rig

On a big rig
 
 

Lombard native Frerichs still a hostage in Afghanistan as nation falls to the Taliban

Lombard native Frerichs still a hostage in Afghanistan as nation falls to the Taliban

Staff report The eyes of the nation, and the world, remain focused on Afghanistan after the Taliban seized power last week. Within a matter of days, Ashraf Ghani, the country’s president for almost seven years, fled to the United Arab Emirates; the Western-backed Afghan government collapsed; Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, fell […]