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  • Man stabbed while walking dog in Miller Meadows

    A Riverside police officer responded to the stabbing of a 53-year-old male from Cicero at around 11:30 a.m. July 1, according to a news release from t ...
    July 7, 2014 - 2:09 pm
  • Charges brought against girlfriend of man who drove through Gross parking lot during meet

    BROOKFIELD – The Brookfield Police Department announced Monday that charges were approved for Celeste Martinez, 24, of the 3900 block of Campbell Aven ...
    July 8, 2014 - 9:15 am
  • Cook County Commissioner receives PAL Ezzard Charles Award

    Cook County Commissioner Jeff Tobolski was awarded the Police Athletic League Ezzard Charles Award for his service as mayor of McCook. 
    July 7, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Area housing sale prices up over same time last year

    Things are looking better for homeowners looking to sell their home in Brookfield, Riverside and Lyons.
    July 18, 2014 - 6:48 pm
  • North Riverside concerts held throughout July

    NORTH RIVERSIDE – The village of North Riverside is continuing its Tuesday concert series in July. The outdoor concerts are held, rain or shine, at th ...
    July 2, 2014 - 2:53 pm
  • Brookfield library looks to fill trustee position

    BROOKFIELD – Residents have until July 30 to submit their applications for an open position on the Brookfield Public Library’s Board of Trustees. The ...
    July 2, 2014 - 2:51 pm
  • Powers: The first library in the United States of America

    As we draw ever closer to the 238th birthday of the United States of America on July 4, I started wondering about the very first library in our great ...
    July 11, 2014 - 1:34 pm
  • Sports briefs: Jim Thome baseball camp coming to Lisle, Glen Ellyn

    Jim Thome featured at Silver Slugger Camp The Bulls/Sox Academy will host a pair of Silver Slugger c ...
    July 3, 2014 - 9:17 am
  • Police Reports: Brookfield, Riverside and Lyons for July 2

    BROOKFIELDTraffic stop leads to drug chargesA traffic stop for crossing lanes ended with drug charge ...
    July 23, 2014 - 12:16 pm
  • Celebrating Independence Day? Get a list of area celebrations here

    Everyone enjoys chiming in with the "Ooh, Ahh" chorus during a Fourth of July firework show, but it's not always easy knowing where the shows will be, ...
    July 7, 2014 - 10:00 am
  • Q&A with Toni Kukoc: Retirement life 'is perfect' for former Bulls great

    Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen endure as all-time great players for the Chicago Bulls. Toni Kukoc earned his own spot in Bulls' lore in 1994 when h ...
    July 1, 2014 - 4:35 pm
  • Area gridiron teams start prep for 2014 season with summer camps

    WHEATON – Summer football is a chance for high school teams to start forming as a unit and for individuals to start shining.
    July 1, 2014 - 1:05 pm
  • Storm not as bad as feared, brings local flooding and some power outages

    Monday night's storm brought a fantastic lighting display – sure to rival Friday's Independence Day firework shows – as well as heavy rain and strong ...
    July 7, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Local libraries begin streaming Hoopla Digital

    LA GRANGE – Two area libraries are plunging into the digital era with Hoopla Digital; a new Netflix-styled program.
    June 1, 2014 - 9:00 am
  • Pita Pit restaurant to open on Ogden Avenue in Brookfield

    BROOKFIELD – Pita Pit owner Roshan Patel hopes to provide fresh and healthy options for customers with the opening of her first business. The Pita Pit ...
    July 1, 2014 - 10:24 am
  • Man stabbed near Cook County Forest Preserve

    LYONS – A man and a boy had an altercation that ended with one sustaining stab wounds Thursday afternoon near the Cook County Forest Preserve, accordi ...
    June 27, 2014 - 5:59 pm
  • Riverside police respond to 3rd bike accident in weeks

    RIVERSIDE – Riverside police responded at around 8:30 a.m. June 24 to reports of a bicycle accident at Forest Avenue and Longcommon Road. 
    June 27, 2014 - 8:06 am
  • Riverside police to "ticket" kids for good deeds this summer to earn a cold treat

    RIVERSIDE – Getting a ticket is not always a bad thing – if the citation comes with a Slurpee.  Thro ...
    June 27, 2014 - 7:52 am
  • Brookfield police step up patrols after 3 reports of shots fired since May

    BROOKFIELD – The Brookfield Police Department has stepped up patrols at night and is asking for the public's help after receiving three reports of sho ...
    June 27, 2014 - 6:20 pm
  • Kuzniewski: Looking back and looking forward

    With the school year behind us, I’d like to thank our students and community for making this another memorable year filled with tremendous achievement ...
    June 26, 2014 - 1:03 pm
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