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  • D-95 plans free, 45-minute preschool screening Oct. 6

    BROOKFIELD – A preschool screening is planned for Oct. 6 for children ages 3 through 5 that live in Brookfield-La Grange Park School District 95.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 4:41 pm
  • Beneventi’s five TDs lift Friars over Meteors

    Fenwick's first game in the new Chicago Catholic League Green was a memorable performance from quarterback Jack Beneventi.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 3:00 pm
  • VFW, village president and fire chief honor 9/11 victims with ceremony Thursday

    BROOKFIELD – Village President Kit Ketchmark took the podium on Thursday on the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and said what many in t ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Jury: Wilson guilty of murder of Kelli O'Laughlin

    BRIDGEVIEW – John Wilson Jr., the man accused of the 2011 killing of 14-year-old Kelli O'Laughlin, was found guilty of first-degree murder in Judge Jo ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:15 pm
  • Vehicle slams through front door of Riverside bank Monday

    RIVERSIDE – The driver of a 2000 Honda Accord accidentally hit the gas instead of the brake when pulling up to First American Bank of Riverside, 15 Ri ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Man charged with sexually assaulting 9-year-old Brookfield girl

    BROOKFIELD – James Clemmons, 69, of Justice, was charged with predatory criminal sexual assault of a child on Thursday by Brookfield police after the ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:42 pm
  • Brookfield resident charged with sexually assaulting teens

    BROOKFIELD – A former Brookfield resident was charged with sexually assaulting two teen girls – one was 13 at the time of the alleged rape – at his ba ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:26 pm
  • Nazareth moves to 3-0 with win at St. Patrick

    CHICAGO – Nazareth's hot start to the season continued with a win at St. Patrick on Saturday. The Ro ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 4:45 pm
  • RB falls at St. Edward

    ELGIN – Riverside Brookfield lost for the second game in a row Friday night. The Bulldogs lost at St ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Defense calls Kelli O'Laughlin's mother to stand at trial Friday, plays 911 call

    BRIDGEVIEW – The defense will call its final witness Monday in in the trial of John Wilson Jr., the man accused of killing 14-year-old Kelli O'Laughli ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 7:52 pm
  • Kelli O'Laughlin's autopsy photos presented in Wilson murder trial, experts describe tracking phones

    BRIDGEVIEW – Judge John Joseph Hynes cautioned the court about the autopsy photos of 14-year-old Kelli O'Laughlin that were about to be put on display ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 6:00 pm
  • Brookfield Zoo receives $1M investment to provide opportunities for developmentally disabled

    BROOKFIELD – A $1 million investment of taxpayer dollars to the Chicago area's biggest zoo will provide more than economic benefits to the community o ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 4:57 pm
  • O'Laughlin trial: Experts testify about text message exchange between Wilson and woman

    BROADVIEW – Prosecutors called in two digital forensics experts to testily Wednesday at the trial of John Wilson Jr., accused of fatally stabbing 14-y ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 2:56 pm
  • O'Laughlin trial: Experts testify that Wilson's DNA was found on hat, but not on murder weapon

    BRIDGEVIEW – Testimony on Tuesday at the murder trial of John Wilson Jr. revealed that investigators searched Wilson's home, as well as the residence ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 7:12 pm
  • Roadrunners cruise into conference play

    LA GRANGE PARK – So far it’s been smooth sailing for Nazareth football, but things should get tougher now that the Roadrunners are entering East Subur ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • Fenwick falls to Bishop Lynch on late score

    Fenwick lost the battle of the Friars on Saturday at Concordia University in a 35-32 loss against Bishop Lynch (Tex.). Last year in Dallas, Fenwick go ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • Boys soccer previews: LT, Morton among area teams that could contend for state

    Boys soccer teams in the area have already taken the pitch this season, and plenty of them have good reason to have high expectations. Morton figures ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • CTA video footage shows man accused of killing Kelli O'Laughlin on his way home

    BRIDGEVIEW – The head of security for the Chicago Transit Authority provided a video account of John Wilson Jr.'s movements after he left a Willow Spr ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 9:35 pm
  • ‘Free agent’ Fucinato boosts Bulldogs

    RIVERSIDE – The story of Riverside Brookfield kicker Nick Fucinato sounds like something straight out of a movie.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 5:00 pm
  • Nazareth routs RB for 2-0 start

    LA GRANGE PARK – Nazareth added another dominant win to its resume on Saturday. The host Roadrunners ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 8:48 pm
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