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  • 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 29, 2014 - 9:50 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 29, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • 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 29, 2014 - 9:51 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 29, 2014 - 9:51 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 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • 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.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • 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 29, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • 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 ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 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. 
    July 29, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • 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 ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • 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 ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:51 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 ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Riverside waiting for response from Army Corps for fix to Swan Pond

    RIVERSIDE – Representatives of the Army Corps of Engineers took a tour of Swan Pond in Riverside June 16 to survey flood damage to the area.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Get ready for a Yard Full of Art starting Friday

    RIVERSIDE – Created by artists and friends Dawn Sundstrom and Heather Hug, the annual mini-art festival, Yard Full of Art, returns to Riverside Friday ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Riverside library to host discussion of in-home health care options for older adults

    RIVERSIDE – The Riverside Public Library will host Home Helpers, a Hinsdale-based business that helps older adults live independently, for a discussio ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Turning a page: Retiring North Riverside Public Library Director Bob Lifka looks back

    Robert J. Lifka was born and raised in Berwyn and currently lives in Brookfield with his wife, Kathy. For the last 13 years, Lifka has served as direc ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • College notes: Kiley Rusen shows off power game

    High schools have reached summer break and the recently graduated senior class is preparing for college. Some local products already in college partic ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Meet the Cook all-area baseball team

    Summer baseball is already in full swing, but it's not too late to look back on the stars of the spring season. Here are some of the top players from ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • All-Area MVP: Kincanon states case as one of state’s best

    RIVERSIDE – During his three years on Riverside Brookfield's varsity baseball team, Will Kincanon put up stats so good that they were almost unbelieva ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Alleged gang member faces numerous gun charges in Brookfield

    BROOKFIELD – A report of shots fired June 19 in the 4500 block of Park Avenue resulted in numerous weapons charges against a Brookfield man following ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
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