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  • Both suspects held for Riverside bike thefts released without charges

    RIVERSIDE – Two suspects held for allegedly stealing bikes in Riverside have been released, according to Riverside police.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 12:12 pm
  • First Avenue open after being closed for flooding between Ogden and 31st

    Update: First Avenue is back open to traffic. Riverside reports no other areas experiencing significant flooding. 
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Police reports: Brookfield, Riverside and Lyons for Aug. 20

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 2:52 pm
  • Flood advisory issued for area

    The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for DuPage County, southern Cook County and Will County through 11:30 a.m. this morning.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • Weitzel: Bullying and cyber bullying

    As the school year begins, it is time to take a hard look at bullying and cyber bullying in our schools and community.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Former Lyons police officer sentenced to 5 years for extortion scheme

    A former Lyons police officer was sentenced to five years in federal prison Aug. 4 after pleading guilty to extorting $48,000 from targets of investig ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 12:42 am
  • Police: Riverside homeowners nab alleged burglar as he flees home

    RIVERSIDE – A Brookfield teenager was charged after police said he was caught fleeing a home he allegedly burglarized in the 100 block of Groveland Av ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 7:52 am
  • LT, Nazareth, RB girls golfers hit the links

    As the girls golf season gets underway, teams have their sights set on the same destination – downstate Decatur for the Class A and AA state tournamen ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 5:00 pm
  • Boys golf previews: LT chases team success again

    The golf season has already teed off and teams are hoping to make the trek Oct. 17 and 18 to Bloomington and Normal for the Class 1A, 2A and 3A state ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • Police chief reviews walking path plan for RB students after first week of class

    RIVERSIDE – The Riverside Police Department released its walking and crossing path plan Aug. 5 for students headed to Riverside Brookfield High School ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Riverside police chief appointed to state juvenile justice commission

    RIVERSIDE – Riverside Police Chief Tom Weitzel recently was appointed to Illinois’ Juvenile Justice Commission by Gov. Pat Quinn.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Riverside resident goes on final tour with original members of jazz fusion band, Chase

    A Riverside resident will be packing up his bass guitar, hitting the road and stepping back into the spotlight for a three-show reunion tour in Chicag ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Riverside village manager resigns to take job in Bloomingdale

    RIVERSIDE – Village Manager Peter Scalera announced Tuesday that he would be leaving the village of Riverside for a new opportunity in Bloomindale, ac ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 5:35 pm
  • Heavy metal

    RIVERSIDE – Hot rods and classic coupes roared into Riverside on Thursday for the final Riverside Cruise Night of the summer. Car buffs will not need ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 5:35 pm
  • Brookfield Chamber of Commerce to host biggest fundraiser with 60-to-Win

    BROOKFIELD – The Brookfield Chamber of Commerce is getting ready for its biggest yearly fundraiser, according to Tom Milani, the chamber’s president.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 8:27 pm
  • Riverside police holding two suspects for bike theft

    RIVERSIDE – The Riverside Police Department announced today that police are holding two suspects for allegedly stealing a bike in Riverside.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 4:03 pm
  • Q&A: Chicago Bulls rookie Doug McDermott jumps right into NBA routine

    LISLE – After making a name for himself while playing for his dad at Creighton, Doug McDermott was traded to the Chicago Bulls on draft night after be ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 5:30 pm
  • Snapshot: Happy Betty White Day at the Brookfield Zoo

    BROOKFIELD – Members of the the Brookfield chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers celebrate Betty White Day at the Brookfield Zoo Aug. 18. ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 3:47 pm
  • Planned proposal would separate public, private school sports

    In a first attempt to level the playing field between public and private schools, the Illinois High School Association instituted the private school m ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 10:00 am
  • Steffan: YOU in the FUTURE connects young people with career possibilities

    What did you want to be when you were 15 years old? Chances are you thought about jobs or careers li ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 2:35 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What are your expectations for the Chicago Bears this season?
    I'm always optimistic for a ring
    They'll make the playoffs
    A mixed bag
    Crash and burn