An abandoned home was gutted by an early morning fire on Monday. (Credit: CBS)

Maywood Building Destroyed In Fire

No injuries reported in fire at abandoned home.


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Authorities: Man, Woman Killed In Murder-Suicide

A man and woman were killed in a murder-suicide in west suburban Maywood Saturday afternoon, authorities said.


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Natural Life For Gang Member For Murder Of Iraq Vet

A gang member will spend the rest of his life in prison for the murder of an Iraq war veteran who was an innocent bystander to a shooting that followed a bar brawl in 2007.


Musician John Prine poses with his award for Best Contemporary Folk Album in the press room at the 48th Annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on February 8, 2006 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Singer-Songwriter John Prine Says He Has Operable Lung Cancer

Prine, a Chicago area native, got his start in the early-1970s at Chicago’s Old Town School of Folk Music.


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Sheriff Dart Hails Online Crime Tips As “Wave Of The Future”

Cook County Sheriff’s police credited a new online crime tips feature with helping solve the murder of a college student.

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Man Fatally Shot In Maywood

A Glendale Heights man died Saturday night after being shot in west suburban Maywood.


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Wisconsin Woman Charged In Fatal Maywood Hit-And-Run

A Wisconsin woman has been charged for allegedly fatally striking a motorcyclist in a hit-and-run crash Sunday night in west suburban Maywood.


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Former Three-Sport Star At Proviso East Shot And Killed

A former star athlete at Proviso East High School was shot in west suburban Maywood overnight.


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Child’s Body Found In Des Plaines River Believed To Be Bryeon Hunter

Police and firefighters got a tip about a boy’s body possibly in the river near 31st and First Avenue. Cook County Sheriff’s officers pulled the child out of the water and the body has been taken to the medical examiner’s office for identification.


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Search Resumes Along Des Plaines River, But Still No Sign Of Maywood Boy’s Body

Volunteers and police officers returned to the Des Plaines River on Saturday to resume searching for the body of a missing toddler from Maywood.

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Search For Body Of 1-Year-Old Delayed By Flood, May Resume Saturday

Flooding in the Chicago area has delayed a search of the Des Plaines River for the body of a one-year-old Maywood boy.


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Healthcare Manager Sees Education As Key To Career In Chicago

Intensive Care Unit Manager Barb Pudelek explains why education is at the heart of her career.


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Mother, Boyfriend Charged With Murder Of One-Year-Old

The mother of a one-year-old Maywood boy reported kidnapped this week, is now charged with his murder.


Bryeon Hunter (Credit: Maywood Police)

Source: Police Believe Missing Maywood Child Is Dead

A missing one-year-old boy from Maywood was killed by somebody who was upset that the child could not be potty-trained, sources said.


Bryeon Hunter (Credit: Maywood Police)

Three Suspects Cleared In Child Abduction; Boy From Maywood Still Missing

Authorities have cleared three men who were initially suspected of abducting a one-year-old boy, who was still missing on Wednesday.


Bryeon Hunter (Credit: Maywood Police)

AMBER Alert Issued For 1-Year-Old Maywood Boy

Illinois State Police have put out an AMBER Alert for a one-year-old Maywood boy who they say was abducted by three men this afternoon.


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Man Shot And Killed In Maywood

A man was shot and killed in west suburban Maywood Saturday night.


A customer purchases an AK-47 style rifle for about $1200 at Freddie Bear Sports sporting goods store on December 17, 2012 in Tinley Park, Illinois (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Coalition Of Mayors Calls For Stricter Gun Control Laws

Spurred by the Newtown school shooting massacre, Mayor Rahm Emanuel was leading a coalition of Chicago area mayors in a renewed drive for stronger gun control laws.

CBS Chicago–12/20/2012

Former Maywood officer Deon Sams, 38, of 212 Orchard in Bolingbrook was ordered held on a $200,000 by Judge Thomas Else on Friday.  (Credit: STMW)

Former Maywood Cop Charged With Sexual Assault

Former Maywood officer Deon Sams, 38, of Bolingbrook is charged with one count each of criminal sexual assault and official misconduct.


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Gun-Wielding Suspect Killed By Maywood Cop

The 20-year-old Maywood man was pronounced dead at Loyola University Medical Center a short time after an officer shot him once in the chest inside an apartment building about 4:30 p.m., authorities said.