Police search for evidence after a shooting at a Brookfield Park on Thursday night. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Shot At Park In Brookfield

About 9 p.m., a 22-year-old man and two other people were yelling at each other at J.C. Ehlert Park near Congress Park and Elm avenues, according to a statement from Brookfield police. One of the other people then shot him in the back.


The Clark and Shell gas stations at 31st and Maple in Brookfield have been waging a price war for more than a week, with prices far below average for the Chicago area. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Brookfield Motorists Winning Big In Gas Station Price War

Two gas stations in the western suburbs have been waging an old-fashioned price war for more than a week.



Man Charged With Neglect In Wife’s Death; Accused Of Cashing Her Disability Checks

A Brookfield man stands accused of neglecting the medical needs of his bedridden wife for years, refusing to even purchase a proper bed or basic first aid products while spending his wife’s disability checks.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2012


Guide To Brookfield Zoo

There was no other place I wanted to go to more as a kid than the Brookfield Zoo. In fact, blowing out the candles on my birthday cake involved wishing for my mom to take me to the zoo. That’s before I got smart and starting wishing for a dog. Over the past couple of years the zoo has started implementing a lot of new exhibits and homes for the animals. The best part of the zoo is that you’ll never see the same thing twice. The animals are always up to something.


Brookfield Fire

Fire Breaks Out In Home Across From Riverside Brookfield High School

A fire broke out early Tuesday in a house in Brookfield, directly across the street from Riverside Brookfield High School.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2012

Critics say the village of Brookfield is overly aggressive in the way it trims trees. (CBS)

A Tree-Trimming Debate Grows In Brookfield

Critics say the village is “butchering” trees, but officials say they’re trying to keep everyone safe. CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reports.


Police Gun Generic (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Police Seize Guns And Cash From Gang Member’s Suburban Home

Police seized guns and $1,700 last month from a self-admitted Latin King gang member at his west suburban Brookfield home, police said.


(Credit: District 95)

Brookfield Middle School Plans Fund-Raiser For Assistant Principal

Middle school students are staging a fundraiser tonight to benefit a much-loved school administrator who suffered a stroke in the past several weeks.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2011


Man Who ‘Scalped’ High School Student Charged

A 20-year-old man has been charged in an incident at Lyons Township High School that left a 17-year-old girl with a large bald spot after a power drill got caught and pulled out a chunk of her hair.


Steven Kellmann and Bonnie Shelesny

Bond Denied For Woman In Teacher’s Murder

Bond was denied today for a woman charged with the June murder of a former Chicago Public Schools teacher in her west suburban home.

CBS Chicago–12/03/2010

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Car Crashes, Bursts Into Flames In Brookfield

Four people were injured early Saturday after the vehicle they were in crashes into a tree and bursts into flames in west suburban Brookfield.