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  1. Suspect In Custody In Willowbrook Home Invasion, Sexual AssaultRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... into her home, sexually assaulted her and stabbed her. Police found what they believe to be the suspect's car in Brookfield on Monday. A $5,000 reward has been offered for information on the attack.

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  2. $5,000 Reward Offered for Info in Willowbrook Attack and Sexual AssaultRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The Illinois Crime Commission is offering a $5,000 reward for information that would help find a man who brutally attacked a woman Saturday at her Willowbrook home . Law enforcement officials believe they may have found the suspect's dark blue Nissan Altima on Monday in Brookfield, but the manhunt continues.

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  3. $5,000 reward offered as hunt continues for Willowbrook attack suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WGN-TV Chicago

    ... lly assaulted her and stabbed her 17 times. A car that matches the description of the attacker's car was found in Brookfield on Monday, but police are not confirming if it is connected to this case.

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  4. Police find vehicle thought to belong to Willowbrook suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WLS-AM Chicago

    ... said. The man later took off in the Nissan, which had no front license plate and a sun or wind visor on the roof. Brookfield police spotted a parked vehicle Sunday night that is thought to be the suspect's car. The vehicle was removed and is being ...

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  5. Woman stabbed 17 times, sexually assaulted inside her home in WillowbrookRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WGN-TV Chicago

    A car was found parked on a street in Brookfield overnight and it matches the description of the attacker's car. Detectives checked it out early this morning before it was towed away, but police are not confirming it is the car.

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  6. Snow White and Sweeter Than a Fairy Tale: Leopard Cubs Born at Brookfield ZooRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Patch.com

    The Chicago Zoological Society was happy to announce today that two female snow leopard cubs were born June 16 at the Brookfield Zoo, and we're happy to announce they're cute as heck. The two 10-pound cubs are staying behind the scenes while they bond with their mother, 4-year-old Sarani.

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  7. Chicago Zoological Society Accepting Submissions for 2015 Photo ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Patch.com

    From anteaters to zebras, Brookfield Zoo is a photographer's paradise. So grab your camera and head to the zoo, where you just might capture a winning shot in the Chicago Zoological Society's 2015 Photo Contest.

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  8. Brew Moon Fest Partners with the Kiwanis and Rotary Clubs of La Grange for 2015 EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Patch.com

    ... beer festival in the Western Suburbs. Proceeds from this year's event will support Community Support Services of Brookfield and Helping Hand Center located in Countryside. "Working with the Kiwanis and Rotary Clubs of La Grange allows us to combine ...

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  9. Brew Moon Fest Partners with the Kiwanis and Rotary Clubs of La Grange for 2015 EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Patch.com

    ... beer festival in the Western Suburbs. Proceeds from this year's event will support Community Support Services of Brookfield and Helping Hand Center located in Countryside. " Working with the Kiwanis and Rotary Clubs of La Grange allows us to combine ...

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  10. Colgrass-Edwards, Catherine A.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Northwest Herald

    Catherine A. Colgrass-Edwards Catherine Ann Colgrass-Edwards, was born in Berwyn, IL and was a life-long resident of Brookfield, IL. She was a dedicated servant, ambassador and strong proponent of Brookfield.

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  11. Precious animals eat icy treats to stay cool in the summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | Mashable

    ... Hudson, a polar bear, gets a treat of fruit served on a block of ice to help him keep cool in his enclosure at Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield, Ill. is a leading global media company that informs, inspires and entertains the digital generation. ...

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  12. Photos: Animal friends keep cool in the heatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... respite from the hot weather. AFP PHOTO / Mandy CHENG (Photo credit should read Mandy Cheng/AFP/Getty Images) BROOKFIELD, IL - JULY 18: Hudson, a polar bear, gets a treat of fruit served on a block of ice to help him keep cool in his enclosure at ...

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  13. The LeaderShop's Participants Provide More Than 14,000 Volunteer Hours within Local CommunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... opportunities benefited their schools, La Grange and neighboring communities including Summit La Grange Park and Brookfield, other non-profit agencies and families in need. Lastly, 106 adult volunteers spent 2,775 hours assisting with multiple ...

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  14. Dale J. LareauRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2015 | The Indianapolis Star

    He was born June 22, 1933 in Chicago, IL, to the late Ed and Jean Lareau. Dale grew up in Brookfield, IL, and moved to Indianapolis when his father was transferred to Western Electric.

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  15. Zoo asks public to vote on names for wolf pupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Zoological Society says the new additions to Brookfield Zoo's animal population are healthy. Now they just need names.

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  16. Brookfield Zoo asks public to vote on names for wolf pupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Zoological Society says the new additions to Brookfield Zoo's animal population are healthy. Now they just need names.

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  17. Brookfield Zoo hosting naming contest for wolf pupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | WLS-AM Chicago

    The Brookfield Zoo is hosting a naming contest for three of its Mexican gray wolf pups that were born in May. One of the wolf pups has already been named Nestor, in memory of Ernesta, a female wolf who lived at Brookfield Zoo from 2010 to 2012. She was released into the wild in New Mexico as part of a recovery program, but was later found deceased.

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  18. Two Women Die Of Heat-Related Causes In Cook CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... to the medical examiner's office. An autopsy found Lipske, who lived in the 3600 block of Maple Avenue in Brookfield, died of heart disease and heat stress, according to the medical examiner's office. They are the first two heat-related deaths of ...

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  19. Autopsies: 2 died from heat-related causes in Cook CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    ... heat stress, according to the office. In addition to Williams, Darlene Lipske, 70, of the 3600 block of Maple in Brookfield was also pronounced dead on July 19 at 1:40 a.m. at LaGrange Memorial Hospital, according to the medical examiner's office.

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  20. Summer Heat Claims First Victim in Cook County for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Patch.com

    The death of an elderly Brookfield woman Sunday was the first hot weather-induced fatality of the summer in Cook County. Heat stress and hypertensive cardiovascular disease contributed to the death of Darlene Lipske, age 70 of the 3600 block of Maple , Brookfield, according to a spokesman for the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.

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