The fire started about 4:15 a.m. at the Carson’s department store in the mall at 7501 W. Cermak Rd., according to officials with the North Riverside Fire Department.
An attorney for a suburban firefighters union said they will continue their fight against an attempt by the village of North Riverside to privatize its fire department.
A bank in west suburban North Riverside was robbed Friday afternoon.
Firefighters in west suburban North Riverside have balked at the mayor’s proposal to privatize the department, saying they refuse to work for a private company rather than for the village.
Mayor Hubert E. Hermanek Jr. says having a private firm take over the village’s firefighting duties could save taxpayers more than $700,000 in pension payments, health insurance and more.
Vance Nono, of Lyons, has been charged with domestic battery, battery to a police officer, DUI, and other counts.
A West suburban shopping mall is telling teenagers to find another place to hang out at night on the weekend.
According to the FBI, a man carrying a red paper bag robbed the TCF Bank branch at 7201 W. 24th St. in North Riverside.
The busy intersection of Cermak Road and Harlem Avenue was awash in mud Monday morning, after a water main broke beneath the pavement.
A Chicago man allegedly exposed himself in front of families attending a showing of “Alvin and the Chimpmunks: Chipwrecked” in North Riverside.
The FBI is looking for a bandit who held up a TCF Bank branch in North Riverside last month.
The FBI is searching for the man who robbed a TCF Bank branch inside a Jewel-Osco store in North Riverside earlier this week.
A North Riverside woman feeling celebratory because DCFS had dropped an investigation began drinking vodka and endangered her infant boy.