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  • 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
  • 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 - 4:02 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 - 6:46 pm
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