June 18th, 2019 2:52 PM
Police in Riverside and North Riverside will increase traffic enforcement efforts, particularly cracking down on impaired drivers and those not wearing seatbelts, during a Fourth of July enforcement campaign that will run through July 8.
May 29th, 2019 4:40 PM
A mature hackberry tree – 22 inches in diameter and at least 30 feet tall – uprooted during a rainstorm overnight on May 28-29 in the 300 block of Blackhawk Road in Riverside, falling into the front yard of a neighboring home, but otherwise causing very little damage.
April 2nd, 2019 1:12 PM
A Cook County Sheriff's police officer whose life was saved by two Riverside police officers following a 2017 crash on Harlem Avenue in Bridgeview was killed on March 30 in a high-speed crash in Chicago Ridge.
March 7th, 2019 11:42 AM
The village of Riverside recently got a little bit of love from the state's tourism bureau with the inclusion of a nice historical/promotional piece about Riverside titled "Riverside: Frederick Law Olmsted's Illinois Masterpiece" on its website.
February 15th, 2019 3:29 PM
The Riverside American Legion Post #488 has announced that one of its own, Don Farnham, will be honored for his service on the ice at the United Center during the National Anthem prior to the Chicago Blackhawks' game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday, Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m.
February 5th, 2019 4:11 PM
A colleague here at the Riverside-Brookfield Landmark passed along a link to a blog devoted to Sears mail-order houses that can still be found in the Chicago area. Read all about one in Brookfield that dates to 1909.
February 1st, 2019 9:01 AM
Riverside police have announced that they'll be conducting special traffic enforcement patrols on Super Bowl weekend, Feb. 1-3 to take impaired drivers off the road and enforce state seatbelt laws.
January 31st, 2019 4:05 PM
Riverside got an oblique mention on Jan. 30 during the federal trial in Boston of four executives of a pharmaceutical company accused of bribing physicians to prescribe a powerful opioid spray originally meant for terminal cancer patients.
November 15th, 2018 3:38 PM
Police in Riverside and North Riverside will step up patrols beginning Nov. 21 as they participate in the U.S. Department of Transportation's Thanksgiving Buckle-Up enforcement campaign.
November 13th, 2018 1:32 PM
Less than a month after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and announcing the closure of nearly 150 stores throughout the country, Sears Holdings has announced it will close 40 more Sears and Kmart stores by February 2019.
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