Explosion Tears Hole In Wall Of Brookfield HouseAn explosion left a gaping hole in a house in west suburban Brookfield, and sent debris flying into the street Tuesday night.
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.