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  • Trial for man charged with killing Kelli O'Laughlin to begin Sept. 2

    The trial of John Wilson Jr., the man charged with killing 14-year-old Kelli O’Laughlin on Oct. 27, 2011 at her Indian Park home, is set to begin Tues ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 1:15 pm
  • St. Joseph football preview

    After a 2-7 season St. Joseph is hoping to move forward in coach Anthony Griffin's fourth year as coach. The Chargers have gone from 0-9 to 1-8 to 2-7 ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 2:30 pm
  • Fenwick football preview

    After a 10-win season last year, Fenwick is hoping Benet transfer Jack Beneventi can guide them to similar success this season. Beneventi, a highly re ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 2:04 pm
  • Senior says: Nazareth's Jackson believes team goals trump individual talent

    LA GRANGE PARK – Nazareth’s Kevin Jackson is one of a handful of seniors on the team being recruited by Division I programs. The wide receiver/defensi ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 7:30 am
  • Nazareth looks to turn talent into wins

    LOADED LINE: The offensive line has four returning starters. Jack Shutack (6-foot-5, 285 pounds) and Michael Owens (6-4, 273) have FBS offers and twin ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 7:30 am
  • Senior says: Linares boasts RB is ‘ready to go all out this year’

    RIVERSIDE – Adolfo Linares is entering his third year on the varsity team for Riverside Brookfield. He will primarily play at linebacker, but could al ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 6:30 am
  • Bulldogs hope to thrive in new MSC West

    VETERAN LINEBACKERS: Three returners are expected to team up at linebacker for the Bulldogs. Adolfo Linares is entering his third year on varsity. Mik ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 6:30 am
  • Swarm of bees attacks students on first day of school at Hollywood Elementary

    BROOKFIELD – A swarm of bees attacked a group of students, parents and staff as they were lined up waiting to enter Hollywood Elementary School on the ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 4:25 pm
  • Brookfield police called to contain unruly Metra rider

    BROOKFIELD – Brookfield police officers were called to a stopped Metra train located on the inbound track at the village's Prairie Avenue station at 4 ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:31 pm
  • Brookfield village manager resigns to take position in Oak Brook

    BROOKFIELD – The village of Brookfield announced Tuesday that Village Manager Riccardo Ginex has submitted his resignation to take on the same role at ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Police reports: Brookfield, Riverside and Lyons for Aug. 27

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 6:23 pm
  • Heart on his sleeve: Riverside teen releases new album of dreamy R&B

    RIVERSIDE – Sixteen-year-old Nick Malone has been quietly putting out albums under various names for years via music sharing websites SoundCloud and B ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 7:34 am
  • Family cancels Sebek fundraiser

    A fundraiser planned for Sept. 6 to raise money for Renee Sebek, daughter of longtime and now retired Brookfield police officer Richard Sebek, has bee ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 4:38 pm
  • Local governments now can consolidate if they choose

    SPRINGFIELD – A new law makes it easier for local government bodies to consolidate or eliminate themselves. 
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 4:37 pm
  • Cook County offers back-to-school health checklist

    The Cook County Department of Public Health reminds suburban Cook County residents to keep public health basics on their back-to-school checklist.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 4:16 pm
  • Riverside village manager resigns to take job in Bloomingdale, finance director appointed to fill position

    RIVERSIDE – Village Manager Peter Scalera announced Aug. 19 that he would be leaving the village of Riverside for a new opportunity in Bloomingdale.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 5:24 pm
  • Riverside trustees approve street, water main projects

    RIVERSIDE – Village trustees approved two projects to repair streets and water mains in Riverside at their regular board meeting on Thursday, which wo ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 9:50 am
  • District 96 hires new director of finance

    RIVERSIDE – District 96 superintendent Bhavna Sharma-Lewis recently announced the district has hired a new interim director of finance and operations.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 8:58 am
  • Flood warning issued for Cook, DuPage counties

    A flood warning is in effect for parts of Cook and DuPage counties until 2:30 p.m. Saturday.Emergenc ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 5:25 pm
  • 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
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