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  • Ian Grant: Maximize your golf practice time with a 1-hour routine

    The old adage says practice makes perfect, and the same holds true on the golf course. Practicing is ...
    July 31, 2014 - 4:31 pm
  • No injuries reported following house fire in Riverside

    RIVERSIDE – The Riverside Fire Department responded to a residential fire at around 2 a.m. Monday in the 200 block of Waubansee Road, according to a n ...
    July 30, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • Seniors program needs drivers to deliver meals

    LA GRANGE – The La Grange site of the Community Nutrition Network and Senior Services Association helps provide meals for more than 140 seniors in the ...
    July 30, 2014 - 1:18 pm
  • California man charged with drug possession, possession of weapon

    RIVERSIDE – A California man traveling through Riverside July 17 received multiple charges after being stopped by police for speeding.
    July 30, 2014 - 1:15 pm
  • Q&A with Jim Thome: Former White Sox slugger stays connected to game in retirement

    During a 22-year Major League career that came to a close in 2012, Jim Thome hit over 600 home runs while playing for six different teams, including t ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Roadrunners take pride in run to summer state finals

    LISLE – Donald Kelly entered one of the biggest starts of his baseball career with few nerves and it showed.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • County officials warn of West Nile virus dangers

    With mosquito season in swing, Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) officials are reminding residents to be cautious and protect against We ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • June real-estate data

    These charts break down June real-estate data from across the Suburban Life coverage area. Data provided by the Mainstreet Organization of Realtors.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 7:36 pm
  • Brookfield Zoo successfully pairs orangutan baby, surrogate mom

    BROOKFIELD – There's no monkey-ing around when it comes to the care of the new 6-month-old Orangutan and his surrogate mom at Brookfield Zoo.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Car crash results in multiple injuries, closes First Avenue Wednesday

    RIVERSIDE — Multiple people were reported injured in a crash that occurred outside of the Brookfield Zoo, according to a news release from the Riversi ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Brookfield police bring stray chicken to Animal Welfare League

    BROOKFIELD — The Brookfield Police Department received a complaint about a stray chicken at around 10 p.m. Wednesday in the 8000 block of Southview Av ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Police arrest Madison, Wisc. homicide suspect at Lyons motel

    LYONS – Acting on a tip on Tuesday from police detectives in Madison, Wisc., the Lyons Police Department arrested a suspect in the killing of a man at ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Congressman Dan Lipinski to host 3 events to answer questions about district

    Note to readers: According to Isaac Sancken, spokesman for Congressman Dan Lipinski,  a last minute change in plans by leadership in the House of Repr ...
    July 31, 2014 - 4:54 pm
  • Police charge 2 in separate bike theft related cases

    RIVERSIDE – Two men were charged in separate cases involving what police said were attempts to steal bicycles in the village.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Police reports: Brookfield, Riverside and Lyons for July 23

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • First Avenue Bike Path Finally Becoming a Reality

    There has been talk about constructing a path along First Avenue from Riverside-Brookfield High School to 26th Street in North Riverside to provide a ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • RB: No more parking passes available

    RIVERSIDE – School officials at Riverside Brookfield High School announced via the school's newsletter July 21 that no more parking permit application ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Brookfield resident files lawsuit against Downers Grove Jimmy John's for violating labor laws

    BROOKFIELD – A resident of Brookfield has filed a lawsuit against sandwich chain Jimmy Johns for allegedly violating labor laws and depriving their em ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Riverside library raising moths for public education, local environment

    RIVERSIDE – Brent Bowlas has been into bugs since he was 5 years old. He's not sure why; he was just drawn to them.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Riverside Brookfield baseball coaches, players strike balance during busy summer

    RIVERSIDE – A new wave of varsity players took the field this summer for Riverside Brookfield baseball and the future appears bright.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
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