Fire gutted a home in northwest suburban Norridge on Wednesday. Eight people were rescued from the home. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

8 Rescued From Extra-Alarm Blaze In Norridge.

The fire started around 5 a.m. in a single-family home in the 7900 block of West Gunnison Street. Four adults and four children were trapped inside when firefighters arrived, and had to be rescued from the house.


Everett D. Harris. (Credit: Norridge Police)

Man Charged In Norridge Mall Shooting

Prosecutors are pressing a laundry list of charges against a West Humboldt Park man in the Thursday shootings in the parking lot of the Harlem-Irving Plaza shopping mall, in Norridge.



Two Shot Inside Harlem Irving Plaza Parking Garage

A 30-year-old man was in police custody in northwest suburban Norridge, in connection with a shooting that left two people wounded Thursday in the parking garage of the Harlem-Irving Plaza shopping mall, but police still had some loose ends to tie up.


Surveillance photo of suspect who robbed the Bank of America branch in Norridge on Monday. (Credit: FBI)

Man In Sox Cap, Jordan Hoodie Robs Norridge Bank

Police and the FBI are looking for a man in a White Sox cap and Air Jordan shirt who robbed a northwest suburban bank on Monday morning.


Salvation Army bell-ringer

Even Affluent Suburbs Harbor People Who Need Salvation Army Assistance

The Salvation Community Center in Norridge provides after-school activities for young people, other resources for people struggling financially as well as worship services.


The man is suspected of robbing three banks. (Credit: FBI)

Man Robs Three Banks In Past Three Days

A man robbed a northwest suburban bank on Monday, the third bank he is believed to have robbed in the past three days.


A culex tarsalis female mosquito that was caught in a trap will be tested for the presence of the West Nile virus. (Photo by Jeff Topping/Getty Images)

First Cases Of 2012 West Nile Reported In Chicago Area

The West Nile virus has been detected in birds and mosquitoes in the Chicago area for the first time this year, the state announced Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2012

Bank Robbery

Bank Branches In Loop, Norridge Robbed Friday

Bank branches in the Loop and the near northwest suburb of Norridge were robbed Friday, bring the total number of bank robberies in the Chicago area in 2012 to at least 48.


Ridgewood High School

Norridge School Gets Federal Grant For Air Traffic Soundproofing

A suburban high school is getting a lot of money to reduce the noise from planes flying into and out of O’Hare International Airport.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2011

Go Bananas

Deceased Boy’s Family To Sue Norridge Amusement Center

The family of a 3-year-old boy has announced plans to file a lawsuit, after the boy was killed on a roller coaster at the Go Bananas indoor amusement center in Norridge.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2011

Go Bananas

Woman Sues After Helping Boy Who Died At Amusement Center

A woman has filed a lawsuit, claiming she suffered emotional distress when she tried to help the boy who fell to his death from a roller coaster at a Norridge amusement center this month.



Boy Dies After Norridge Rollercoaster Accident

A three-year-old Dolton boy was dead on the scene Saturday night when he fell from a children’s roller coaster and was struck by it at a family entertainment center in northwest suburban Norridge.


File Photo (Pool/ Getty Images)

Evicted Families Invited To Holiday Party

NORRIDGE, Ill. (STMW) – Families recently evicted from their homes are invited to a Cook County Sheriff holiday party for less fortunate children from area shelters and parishes.


O'Hare Airport (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Schools Near O’Hare To Get Noise Barrier Cash

The jet noise at Ridgewood High School in Norridge gets so bad that teachers have to stop mid-sentence to wait for planes from nearby O’Hare Airport to pass by.