Sean Anderson, attempted armed home invasion suspect (DuPage County State's Attorney's Office)

Bond Set at $750K for Westchester Felon Accused of Attempting to Break into Oak Brook Home on Thanksgiving While Armed with Firearm

1,070 Bond Set at $750,000 for Cook County Man Armed with a Gun Charged With Attempting to Break into Oak Brook Home on Thanksgiving DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Oak Brook Chief of […]

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Lord & Taylor Burglary at Oak Brook Center Less Than Two Months After Lord & Taylor Burglary At Woodfield Mall

48 Oak Brook police responded to an activated burglar alarm 4:30 AM Tuesday at Lord & Taylor, 180 Oakbrook Center Mall, Oak Brook, IL. Police discovered a smashed window and investigation revealed that jewelry and […]

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Crimes Notebook

Melissa Bridgewater Shot, Killed Near Spring and Harger Road in Oak Brook

Map looking North on Spring Road toward the crime scene in Oak Brook, Illinois.

Oak Brook police responded about 6:15 a.m. Friday, New Year’s Day to report of shots fired near Spring and Harger Roads in Oak Brook. When police arrived to the area just east of Oak Brook Shopping Center, they found a female in a vehicle with a gunshot wound.

Melissa Bridgewater, 45, was shot in her car. She was leaving the Doubletree Hotel at 1909 Spring Road when she was shot by an unknown offender. The victim’s ex-husband, Jerry L. Hudson, 48, has been declared by police as a person of interest wanted for questioning in the case. […]