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  • Q&A with Jim Thome: Former White Sox slugger stays connected to game in retirement

    During a 22-year Major League career that came to a close in 2012, Jim Thome hit over 600 home runs while playing for six different teams, including t ...
    July 29, 2014 - 2:04 pm
  • Roadrunners take pride in run to summer state finals

    LISLE – Donald Kelly entered one of the biggest starts of his baseball career with few nerves and it showed.
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • County officials warn of West Nile virus dangers

    With mosquito season in swing, Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) officials are reminding residents to be cautious and protect against We ...
    July 26, 2014 - 7:04 pm
  • Brookfield Zoo successfully pairs orangutan baby, surrogate mom

    BROOKFIELD – There's no monkey-ing around when it comes to the care of the new 6-month-old Orangutan and his surrogate mom at Brookfield Zoo.
    July 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Car crash results in multiple injuries, closes First Avenue Wednesday

    RIVERSIDE — Multiple people were reported injured in a crash that occurred outside of the Brookfield Zoo, according to a news release from the Riversi ...
    July 24, 2014 - 10:41 pm
  • Brookfield police bring stray chicken to Animal Welfare League

    BROOKFIELD — The Brookfield Police Department received a complaint about a stray chicken at around 10 p.m. Wednesday in the 8000 block of Southview Av ...
    July 24, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Police arrest Madison, Wisc. homicide suspect at Lyons motel

    LYONS – Acting on a tip on Tuesday from police detectives in Madison, Wisc., the Lyons Police Department arrested a suspect in the killing of a man at ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:41 am
  • Congressman Dan Lipinski to host 3 events to answer questions about district

    LA GRANGE – Congressman Dan Lipinski, Ill - 3, will offer three upcoming events for residents in Illinois' 3rd District to attend, ask questions and g ...
    July 24, 2014 - 2:05 pm
  • Police charge 2 in separate bike theft related cases

    RIVERSIDE – Two men were charged in separate cases involving what police said were attempts to steal bicycles in the village.
    July 24, 2014 - 2:05 pm
  • Police reports: Brookfield, Riverside and Lyons for July 23

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:39 pm
  • First Avenue Bike Path Finally Becoming a Reality

    There has been talk about constructing a path along First Avenue from Riverside-Brookfield High School to 26th Street in North Riverside to provide a ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:38 pm
  • RB: No more parking passes available

    RIVERSIDE – School officials at Riverside Brookfield High School announced via the school's newsletter July 21 that no more parking permit application ...
    July 23, 2014 - 4:54 pm
  • Brookfield resident files lawsuit against Downers Grove Jimmy John's for violating labor laws

    BROOKFIELD – A resident of Brookfield has filed a lawsuit against sandwich chain Jimmy Johns for allegedly violating labor laws and depriving their em ...
    July 23, 2014 - 3:57 pm
  • Riverside library raising moths for public education, local environment

    RIVERSIDE – Brent Bowlas has been into bugs since he was 5 years old. He's not sure why; he was just drawn to them.
    July 23, 2014 - 10:24 am
  • Riverside Brookfield baseball coaches, players strike balance during busy summer

    RIVERSIDE – A new wave of varsity players took the field this summer for Riverside Brookfield baseball and the future appears bright.
    July 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Naz builds momentum in summer season

    NAPERVILLE – Most baseball programs don't put as much emphasis on winning in the summer as Nazareth.
    July 22, 2014 - 2:30 pm
  • Brookfield Zoo brings back annual Zoo Brew event

    BROOKFIELD – The Brookfield Zoo will feature "lots of hops" at the upcoming Zoo Brew this August.Eve ...
    July 21, 2014 - 2:45 pm
  • Voting begins for which local family will get free roof from Brookfield company

    BROOKFIELD – After launching its No Roof Left Behind program in January, Licitra Roofing has narrowed down the contestants to just four finalists and ...
    July 21, 2014 - 3:00 pm
  • Lyons board appoints sergeant to new deputy chief position

    LYONS – On Wednesday, the village of Lyons unanimously approved the appointment of Sergeant Matthew Buckley to the position of deputy chief with a 5-0 ...
    July 21, 2014 - 3:10 pm
  • Riverside: Army Corps will make repairs at Swan Pond

    RIVERSIDE – At the Riverside Board of Trustee's Thursday meeting, Village Manager Peter Scalera provided the board and public with a short update to t ...
    July 21, 2014 - 2:35 pm
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