Patch Roundup: Crazy Car Chase, Two Armed Robbery Charges

Also this week: a husband charged with contributing to his wife's death through neglect, accusations of inter-town cyberbullying, and two dogs getting married.

Our roundup leads with a fair amount of crime this week, including two armed robberies. But if you're looking for something lighter, how about two Siberian husky rescue dogs getting married ("married," I suppose) in a fundraiser for other animal rescue organizations?

People may be out of town for the summer, but Patch news never stops!

Check out any or all of the following:

Geneva——In a scene out of a bad action movie, a 25-year-old Union man leads police—including a Homeland Security Helicopter—on a wild chase that ends in a posh neighborhood.

Batavia— A 20-year-old Batavia man approached a woman with a knife while she was at a drive-thru ATM, police said. After officers could not locate him, the man turned himself in at the Batavia police station.

Hinsdale/Clarendon Hills——Witnesses assisted in the arrest of David Quevedo Tuesday morning after he allegedly committed armed robbery at The Clock & Watch Shop in downtown Hinsdale.

Wheaton——Canine couple will celebrate “mutt"rimony Sunday at DuPage County Fairgrounds.

Western Springs——Joseph Duffy, 70, of Brookfield, is in custody after being arrested and charged with two counts of criminal abuse or neglect of an elderly person with a disability, which ultimately led to the death of his wife.

Lisle——Monica Gonzalez was charged last week with harassment, false personation, and computer tampering using Facebook and Yahoo! email.

Elmhurst—— Lawsuit filed in March alleges the district failed to pay agreed-upon wages and overtime to administrative personnel over the past six years.

Burr Ridge——Argonne National Laboratory researchers are among the hundreds of scientists and graduates students who have critical roles in the search for the Higgs boson.

Downers Grove—Good news on an 8 year-old’s battle against Burkitt’s Lymphoma.

St. Charles——Team USA triathlete Gwen Jorgensen explains how she prepares to compete for Olympic gold.

Glen Ellyn——Police Chief Phil Norton said after 26 years of working in Glen Ellyn this was the worst storm damage.

Oak Park/River Forest——Lake Street business will offer resale, repair for Apple customers.

La Grange/La Grange Park—— Thousands will be in La Grange this weekend for the 38th Annual La Grange Craft Fair, featuring 175 booths displaying area crafts and artists.


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