A Few Clouds
63°FA Few CloudsFull Forecast

Brookfield News

CATS: woc_brookfield - CATEGORY COND:
  • 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 - 4:55 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 - 10:28 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 - 3:13 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
  • Riverside police department to replace vehicle totaled in rear-end crash

    RIVERSIDE – The Riverside Board of Trustees gave Police Chief Tom Weitzel the green light to purchase a new police cruiser after one of the department ...
    July 21, 2014 - 2:34 pm
  • Area sees string of armed robberies targeting T-Mobile stores

    LYONS – A series of armed robberies targeting T-Mobile stores in and around Lyons in recent weeks are currently being investigated separately, but wit ...
    July 21, 2014 - 4:01 pm
  • British group to host Prince George birthday fundraiser

    BROOKFIELD – The Daughters of the British Empire are celebrating Prince George of Cambridge's first birthday while also collecting items for teen pare ...
    July 18, 2014 - 6:45 pm
  • Police reports: Brookfield, Riverside and Lyons for July 16

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    July 18, 2014 - 6:41 pm
  • Milani: Lots of upcoming Brookfield Chamber events and more

    I hope everyone had a happy and safe Independence Day; It was a great day for parades and picnics. The Brookfield family picnic, which was moved to Eh ...
    July 17, 2014 - 2:43 pm
  • Countryside woman charged with defrauding Brookfield business

    BROOKFIELD – Teresa Bravo, 50, of the 5300 of Ninth Avenue, Countryside, was charged with one count of forgery, according to a news release from the B ...
    July 16, 2014 - 4:37 pm
  • Staring down the suelto: Bill Hillmann gored at Spanish bull run

    It was a fine day for a bull run July 9, and Bill Hillmann was feeling it.He had already run with th ...
    July 17, 2014 - 9:57 am
  • Cantata residents ride wheelchair-accessible hot air balloon

    BROOKFIELD – Ten residents at Cantata Adult Life Services had a chance to ride in Serena's Song, the first and only Federal Aviation Administration ap ...
    July 15, 2014 - 4:02 pm
  • Young Brookfield resident wins national chemistry competition

    BROOKFIELD – Students from around the nation in fifth to eighth grades gathered in Philadelphia June 22 through June 23 to test their knowledge in che ...
    July 16, 2014 - 2:13 pm
  • One sweet ticket

    RIVERSIDE – Riverside Officer Jeff Simpson gives a "ticket” to 7-year-old Stanley Havlik, of Riverside Lawn, for properly wearing his bike safety helm ...
    July 14, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • National Weather Service issues flood advisory for western Cook County

    Excessive rainfall could cause minor flooding in areas such as Berwyn, Brookfield and Cicero, according to an alert from the National Weather Service.
    July 12, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • Reader Poll

    When do you start back to school shopping?
    In July
    At the start of August
    At the end of August
    As needed