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  • Driver of car that sped through track meet at Gross Middle School found

    The Brookfield Police Department announced Wednesday that Jason Bentley, the man wanted for allegedly running from police and speeding through a S.E. ...
    May 23, 2014 - 12:02 pm
  • Brookfield hero honored for saving life

    Brookfield resident Alicia Mikuski, an assistant athletic trainer at Oakton Community College, was recently honored with awards from the state of Illi ...
    May 22, 2014 - 6:55 pm
  • La Grange family hangs out with Brookfield Zoo sloth

    LA GRANGE – The Vickery family – comprised of Randall, Charlene and daughters, Morgan and Madison – posed with a two-toed sloth at the Chicago Zoologi ...
    May 22, 2014 - 5:37 pm
  • Crews clean up Methanol chemical spill on First Avenue in Riverside Wednesday night

    RIVERSIDE – Officers from the Riverside and Lyons police departments responded to an unknown chemical spill at about 5:05 p.m. Wednesday at First and ...
    May 23, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Milani: Brookfield Chamber of Commerce looks forward to farmers market season

    The Brookfield Chamber of Commerce is anxiously anticipating the opening of the Brookfield Farmers Market on June 7 at 8 a.m.
    May 21, 2014 - 3:35 pm
  • Despite record, Riverside Brookfield is primed for volleyball playoff run

    RIVERSIDE – Riverside Brookfield's boys volleyball team has a terrific opportunity to make some noise in the postseason. Now, the key is to take advan ...
    May 21, 2014 - 2:00 pm
  • Memorial Day events spotlight those who served

    Veterans organizations in Riverside and Brookfield will hold special ceremonies on Memorial Day in both towns to honor local veterans.
    May 21, 2014 - 12:40 pm
  • Brookfield police to offer Bike Rodeo on Saturday

    BROOKFIELD – The Brookfield Police Department will host the free 2014 Brookfield Police Bike Rodeo from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday in the Brookfield Villag ...
    May 21, 2014 - 12:37 pm
  • Prep roundup: LT volleyball plays for title at Richards

    Lyons Township’s boys volleyball team advanced to the final at the Richards invite Saturday, but Brother Rice beat LT 25-21, 25-15 to win the title.
    May 20, 2014 - 2:30 pm
  • Riverside board honors retiring commissioner

    RIVERSIDE – Heralded as an example of the volunteer spirit in Riverside by the village's Board of Trustees at their Thursday meeting, Village Presiden ...
    May 20, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • Riverside’s bond rating upgraded to AAA

    RIVERSIDE – The village of Riverside was recently notified by Standard & Poor's that its bond rating was raised to AAA status, based on new rating cri ...
    May 20, 2014 - 10:40 am
  • Hauser students design mural for Riverside Arts Center

    RIVERSIDE – Students enrolled in Hauser Junior High's AP art class recently crafted a new mural for the Riverside Arts Center, 32 E. Quincy St., that ...
    May 20, 2014 - 10:38 am
  • Oak Brook and Riverside men charged in mortgage loan fraud scheme

    OAK BROOK – A south loop condominium developer and associates are among six defendants facing federal charges for allegedly engaging in a $22.8 millio ...
    May 20, 2014 - 9:10 am
  • Local legislators react after county judge halts implementation of state pension law

    LA GRANGE – The state fight for a solution to its pension problems took another turn last week when a Sangamon County judge decided to delay its lates ...
    May 19, 2014 - 8:09 am
  • Girls soccer playoff previews: LT, Naz, RB hoping to claim postseason plaques

    Soccer teams across the area are preparing for kickoff in the postseason, with the goal of getting to North Central College in Naperville for the stat ...
    May 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Two from Berwyn charged in armed robbery

    BERWYN – Peter Bloodgood, 22, and Angelo Rodriguez, 20, both of Berwyn, were among four people charged with armed robbery after an incident Thursday i ...
    May 19, 2014 - 9:18 am
  • Woman treated for smoke inhalation after Brookfield fire

    BROOKFIELD – A woman was taken to the hospital after a small fire at 6:01 a.m. Saturday at 4436 Arthur Ave.
    May 17, 2014 - 2:57 pm
  • Breakout stars: Improved diamond players for LT, Naz, Fenwick, RB and Morton

    Every spring offers a chance for baseball and softball players to impact their teams more than they ever have before. Here are a few of the players ha ...
    May 15, 2014 - 5:00 pm
  • Judge releases man accused of threatening Riverside officer with ice pick on electronic monitoring

    RIVERSIDE – Riverside Chief of Police Tom Weitzel said he can't begin to understand why a judge would release a man accused of threatening a police of ...
    May 16, 2014 - 2:25 pm
  • Village Wide Garage Sale to take place in Lyons

    LYONS – The village of Lyons will host their annual Village Wide Garage Sale starting on Friday and continuing on Saturday and Sunday.
    May 15, 2014 - 10:49 am
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