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  • Man who threatened Riverside officer with ice pick wanted to kill 'free masons'

    RIVERSIDE – A Chicago man who was reported to police for suspicious behavior and later threatened an officer with an ice pick was in Riverside to conf ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:52 pm
  • Bulldogs bite back

    GLEN ELLYN – Riverside Brookfield's baseball may not be in the running to defend its Metro Suburban Conference title, but thanks to the efforts of Wil ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:52 pm
  • Prep roundup: Haugen helps LT to Silver track repeat

    Lyons Township’s girls track and field team defended its West Suburban Silver title thanks in part to Emma Haugen’s impressive meet.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:52 pm
  • Police officers fallen in line of duty honored

    LYONS – The 13th annual Cook County Peace Officers Memorial, which honors police officers killed in the line of duty, paid tribute to hundreds of offi ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • Lyons church to get fresh look for Westmont Scout's Eagle Scout project

    LYONS – Westmont resident and member of the Darien Boy Scout Troop 97, Bradley Frederick, will be giving St. Hugh Parish in Lyons a fresh look for his ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:52 pm
  • Poppy Days begins Saturday

    BERWYN – Volunteers with fists full of paper poppies will be out in force for the nation's annual Poppy Days, which starts Saturday and runs through M ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:52 pm
  • RAW returns to Riverside this weekend

    RIVERSIDE – RAW is back!The Riverside Arts Weekend (RAW) festival returns to Riverside on Saturday a ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:52 pm
  • Chicago area under severe thunderstorm watch until 10 p.m.

    The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the Chicago area until 10 p.m. Sunday.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • Bulldogs take series from Glenbard South

    GLEN ELLYN – Riverside Brookfield may not be in the running to defend the Metro Suburban Conference title, but the Bulldogs made sure to impact the ra ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:52 pm
  • Fenwick celebrates large class of college-bound athletes

    Forty Fenwick student-athletes have committed to continue their athletic pursuits in college in what is one of the largest groups of college-bound sen ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • Suburban Life honors Women of Distinction

    GLEN ELLYN – Friends, family and community members gathered to honor 12 influential women at Suburban Life Magazine's Women of Distinction Awards even ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • Are libraries truly necessary?

    I have mentioned in the past that I have friends who tell me that the world no longer needs libraries, because today we have Yahoo and Google, and so ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:52 pm
  • Police reports: Brookfield and Riverside for May 7

    BROOKFIELDWindshields shatteredTwo vehicles were reported with shattered windshields at 3:18 a.m. Ma ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • Protesters of Lyons police layoffs line street in front of Village Hall before meeting

    LYONS – Protesters of the village of Lyons' decision to lay off nearly a third of its police force in April lined Lawndale Avenue across from Village ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • Former Lyons officer pleads guilty to illegal cigarette shake down

    A former Lyons police officer pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in Chicago to using his status as a police officer to shake down sellers of co ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:52 pm
  • Over 20 'Cut Crime Not Police' yard signs go missing in Lyons over weekend

    LYONS – Former members of the Lyons Police Department who were recently laid off went door-to-door in the village over the weekend to talk with reside ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:52 pm
  • Prep roundup: Nazareth baseball enjoys winning weekend

    Nazareth’s baseball team picked up two shutouts over the weekend. Mike Greene pitched four scoreless ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • North Riverside woman heartbroken over theft of garden statue that reminds her of daughter

    NORTH RIVERSIDE – So, what’s the big deal? It’s just a silly statue of a girl holding a jug on her shoulder. The lady who it belongs to can get anothe ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Player who collapsed at basketball tournament at RB has died

    RIVERSIDE – According to a statement from the Riverside Police Department, a 16-year-old basketball player who collapsed at a tournament held Saturday ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:52 pm
  • Four-year varsity players Sanchez, Waas lead RB girls soccer

    RIVERSIDE – Lia Sanchez was a freshman on the varsity soccer team, and now that Riverside Brookfield features a young team with as many freshmen as se ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:52 pm
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