November 7th, 2019 3:17 PM
On Nov. 5, FBI agents and Stickney police officers visited the Stickney home of a George Washington Middle School student who allegedly had threatened to bring a gun to school in a post on Snapchat.
November 5th, 2019 12:32 PM
Riverside Police Chief Thomas Weitzel is urging parents to talk to their school-age children about and review with them appropriate social media safeguards after at least three recent posts on SnapChat, at least two of them by grade school students posing with weapons, caused enough alarm that they were reported to police.
October 29th, 2019 1:35 PM
Four people in a dark-colored van smashed out a window on the west side of Phoenix Liquors, 8814 Ogden Ave., on Oct. 22 at about 1:10 a.m. and stole an empty ATM valued at $6,000 as well as some cash and rolled up coins from a desk and three bottles of cognac.
October 22nd, 2019 1:24 PM
A 24-year-old North Riverside man faces felony drunken driving charges after he crashed his 2003 Chevy Suburban into another vehicle at the intersection of Desplaines Avenue and Cermak Road, injuring four people, while allegedly attempting to flee police on Oct. 17 at about 12:30 a.m.
October 15th, 2019 1:29 PM
A 59-year-old Berwyn man called Riverside police on Oct. 8 at about 4:40 p.m. to report that while he was driving his 2003 International tow truck northbound on Harlem Avenue from Ogden Avenue, a teenager jumped onto the flatbed of the truck and hitched a ride to 35th Street, where the driver stopped and yelled for the teen to get off the truck.
October 10th, 2019 3:48 PM
Updated: Oct. 11th, 2019 2:25 PM
A motorcyclist was killed Oct. 10 when he collided with a vehicle at the intersection of Grove and Windemere avenues in Brookfield.
October 8th, 2019 1:13 PM
Riverside police continue to investigate an apparent break-in at Riverside Garage, 18 East Ave., on Oct. 4 at about 11:10 p.m.
October 4th, 2019 3:48 PM
No one was hurt Friday morning when an elderly man accidentally crashed his 2011 Hyundai Sonata through the front wall of Evelia's Hair Salon, 7704 26th St., driving the vehicle halfway into the North Riverside business.
October 2nd, 2019 4:28 PM
Updated: Oct. 5th, 2019 6:21 PM
Brookfield police confirmed on Oct. 2 that they are actively investigating the disappearance of 53-year-old Erica Thompson, who has been missing since early on Sept. 27, according to a social media post by her son.
October 1st, 2019 1:30 PM
New surveillance cameras installed at the Riverside Metra station in the village's downtown led to the arrest of a man who reportedly has been stealing bicycles at commuter rail stations all over the Chicago area.
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