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  • Riverside police charge woman for drunk driving on BNSF railroad tracks

    RIVERSIDE – Riverside police announced Monday that Maria E. Segura, 26, of the 8400 block of South Kenton Avenue, Chicago, was charged and arrested fo ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:36 am
  • Riverside board is split on Montessori school’s numbers

    Riverside – The Riverside Board of Trustees was split again over the number of students allowed at a Montessori school and private home during a trans ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:36 am
  • Ceremony set to honor fallen police officers

    LYONS – The 13th annual Cook County Police Memorial Ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Cermak Woods Forest Preserve, 7601 W. Ogden Ave., L ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:42 am
  • Riverside honors retiring deputy chief of police, promotes officers

    RIVERSIDE – In a bittersweet ceremony at Village Hall on Thursday, the village of Riverside honored a longtime member of the police department, while ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:36 am
  • Riverside residents 'yarnbomb' lamposts in anticipation of RAW art festival

    RIVERSIDE – A group of Riverside residents gathered Saturday to put up 29 brightly colored yarn designs on lampposts in the downtown area. 
    July 25, 2014 - 4:36 am
  • Off-duty doctor, nurse help revive boy who collapsed on Riverside Brookfield basketball court

    RIVERSIDE – Authorities are crediting two bystanders – an off-duty emergency room doctor and a nurse – with helping revive a 16-year-old boy who colla ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:36 am
  • Brookfield officer graduates from prestigious FBI academy

    BROOKFIELD – The Brookfield Police Department announced that police Lt. James Episcopo recently graduated from the 256th FBI National Academy at the U ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Riverside police: Man drove to police station drunk, fought with officers after celebrating birthday

    RIVERSIDE – Riverside police reported that a man celebrating his 51st birthday drove to the Riverside Police Department highly intoxicated and later f ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Riverside police release 'urgent' burglary alert after 3 similar reports

    RIVERSIDE – Three recent attempted break-in reports in Riverside led police to issue an "urgent" burglary alert to residents Thursday through the vill ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
  • Farmer's Insurance Co. suing Cook County municipalities over flood damages

    Farmers Insurance Co. has filed a lawsuit against Cook County and many Cook County municipalities alleging local governments failed to properly act to ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
  • Police reports: Brookfield and Riverside for April 30

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:42 am
  • Riverside firefighters file lawsuit against village, fire chief

    RIVERSIDE – Four Riverside firefighters are asking the Cook County Circuit Court to reverse a disciplinary decision against them stemming from an inci ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:42 am
  • Letter: Riverside Little League thanks community for support

    To the Editor:The Riverside Little League would like to thank everyone who made our first fundraiser ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:41 am
  • Bartels, Bossard, Nazareth baseball hitting stride in middle of season

    LA GRANGE PARK – Jake Bartels and Brandon Bossard represent two different sides of the scale for Nazareth baseball.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:41 am
  • Prep roundup: Hansen’s hits not enough for St. Joseph

    St. Joseph’s baseball team lost to Nazareth 9-1 on Friday. Jake Hansen was 2-for-4 with a run scored.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:42 am
  • Riverside Brookfield baseball trying to have fun despite recent struggles

    BROOKFIELD – High school sports are supposed to be fun. Despite a winning record, that fact seems to ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:41 am
  • Body found along Des Plaines River near Lyons died by own hand

    A body found along the Des Plaines River on property under the jurisdiction of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago has been ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:42 am
  • Social media followers lead Brookfield police to alleged driver who left accident

    BROOKFIELD – Brookfield police were called after a Brookfield resident who parked their truck overnight in the 3600 block of Madison Avenue reported d ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:42 am
  • New rules won’t heavily impact area football teams

    When the Illinois High School Association introduced changes to preseason football practice in May of 2013 in hopes of making the sport safer, some lo ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:42 am
  • Riverside residents celebrate Arbor Day with planting

    The trees in Riverside's Swan Pond have had it rough lately. Several large trees infested with the emerald ash borer are scheduled to be cut down, and ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:42 am
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