Brookfield Police: Man Drives Car Onto Metra TracksThe police chief claimed authorities received many 911 calls saying the elderly driver appeared to have passed out and drove on the tracks.
Woman And Son Beaten, Robbed In Brookfield After Leaving CasinoA 71-year-old woman and her son were beaten and robbed after returning to west suburban Brookfield early Monday after a trip to a casino in northwest Indiana.
Brookfield Man Was Fatally Shot Before He Could Testify, Police SayThree suspects have been charged in Michael Smith's January murder, Brookfield police announced Monday.
Brookfield Homicide Suspect Arrested After Chase, Crash In ChicagoJermaine Douglas, 25, has been charged with unlawful use of a weapon by a felon, being an armed habitual criminal and aggravated fleeing from police at speeds more than 21 mph over the speed limit, all felonies, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
Gas Main Break Prompts Evacuations In BrookfieldA large gas main was struck in the 4100 block of Deyo Avenue, according to a statement posted to the village website.
Man Fatally Shot Inside Car In Brookfield Brookfield Police say a 33-year-old man was shot and killed while he was in his car just after noon.
Best Ways To Commemorate MLK Jr. Day In ChicagoHonor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. this year by visiting museums or volunteering through these organizations in the Chicago area.
Best Pet Shops For Bird Owners In ChicagoWhether you have a parrot, a chicken or want to feed the wild birds in your yard, you won't have to look far for bird supply shops in the Chicago area.
Man Shot At Park In BrookfieldAbout 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.
Brookfield Motorists Winning Big In Gas Station Price WarTwo 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 ChecksA 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.
Guide To Brookfield ZooThere 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.