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Norwood Park

The Northwest Side community area Norwood park includes the neighborhoods Big Oaks and Oriole Park.
The Northwest Side community area Norwood park includes the neighborhoods Big Oaks and Oriole Park. « Show less

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  • On the CTA, summer construction season rolls into fall

    On the CTA, summer construction season rolls into fall
    Although Labor Day marks the unofficial start of fall, summer construction season will be in full force for weeks to come at the CTA. For bus riders, fall schedules go into effect Sunday on 74 routes; depending on your bus, arrival times, frequency or...
  • District 207 seeks to fill board vacancy

    District 207 seeks to fill board vacancy
    Less than a week remains for prospective candidates to submit an application to fill an open position on the Maine Township District 207 Board of Education. Eric Leys, a 13-year member of the board who was first elected at age 21, resigned from his...
  • August races to run in Chicago

    August races to run in Chicago
    From Norwood Park to Morgan Park, runners have a variety of options for Chicago races in August. RedEye rounds up the list. Aug. 2 >> Chocolate 5K The plug: "Run. Eat. Chocolate." Course: Burnham Park Cost: $45 Registration available: Day of race...
  • Buyer says: Beware the fake Lolla ticket

    Buyer says: Beware the fake Lolla ticket
    Tough as it can be to score a ticket to Lollapalooza, it can be even tougher to find one on the black market that isn’t fake. Every year, some would-be festivalgoers learn the hard way after discovering that the tickets they bought on Craigslist...
  • Walk this way

    Walk this way
    After a crash totaled Erica Johnson’s car, she decided owning a car in Chicago was no longer worth the hassle. Johnson, 26, of Norwood Park, used to drive to her job, but now she bikes 4 miles to work in Mayfair or takes a CTA bus when the weather...
  • Park Ridge house fire causes $100,000 in damage

    Park Ridge house fire causes $100,000 in damage
    No injuries were reported in a house fire that caused an estimated $100,000 in damages Thursday afternoon in Park Ridge, authorities said. Park Ridge firefighters responded about 5:30 p.m. to reports of smoke and flames coming from the roof of a two-...
  • Woman dies in crash on Kennedy Expressway

    Woman dies in crash on Kennedy Expressway
    A 53-year-old woman died in a crash on the Kennedy Expressway overnight, according to authorities. Diane Adreani, 53, was pronounced dead about 12:15 a.m. at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. She lived in the 7600 block of West Ardmore Avenue in...
  • Longtime WGN Radio crime reporter Larry Schreiner dies at age 72

    Longtime WGN Radio crime reporter Larry Schreiner dies at age 72
    Former WGN radio reporter Larry Schreiner, a legendary crime reporter who covered the John Wayne Gacy serial killings, the Palatine murders and the death of Mayor Harold Washington, passed away Thursday night of cardiac arrest, according to his son Mark...
  • Park outdoor pools open Friday

    Park outdoor pools open Friday
    It may not be hot enough this weekend to jump into a pool to cool off, but just in case a heatwave strikes, you'll be able to dip your toes into any outdoor public pool beginning Friday. The Chicago Park District's 49 outdoor pools will open on June...
  • Female pedestrian injured in NW Side hit-and-run

    Female pedestrian injured in NW Side hit-and-run
    Charges are pending against a person believed to have been driving when a 50-year-old pedestrian was hospitalized after being struck by a vehicle which fled the Northwest Side scene Saturday evening, officials said. The woman was struck about 7 p.m....
  • Authorities charge man in weekend hit-and-run

    Authorities charge man in weekend hit-and-run
    Police have charged a 34-year-old man with driving under the influence and fleeing the scene after the car he was driving struck a 50-year-old woman in the Norwood Park East neighborhood Saturday. Ciprian Tanase, of the 5200 block of West Foster Avenue,...
  • Man, 25, seriously injured in Northwest Side motel fire

    Man, 25, seriously injured in Northwest Side motel fire
    A 25-year-old man was seriously injured this morning in a fire that broke out at a motel in the Norwood Park East neighborhood on the city's Northwest Side. Shortly before 10 a.m., firefighters were called to the scene at 6145 N. Elston Ave., the...