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.
Former Maywood officer Deon Sams, 38, of Bolingbrook is charged with one count each of criminal sexual assault and official misconduct.
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.
Authorities have charged a teen in the beating of an off-duty Chicago Police officer who was involved in an accident in Maywood over the weekend.
Five men have been wounded — four fatally — in shootings in south and west suburbs this weekend. Two of the shootings happened in south suburban Harvey and another involved an off-duty Chicago police officer in west suburban Maywood.
A motorcycle accident involving a Chicago police officer ended with the off-duty cop shooting the father of the girl he had hit, when that man attacked him after the crash.
Six people were shot while attending a party at a home in west suburban Maywood Saturday night.
A Tuesday autopsy determined that an elderly woman died in part from the heat — the 19th heat-related death in Cook County in a week.
An elderly woman from Maywood, who feared she’d be left without a good way to stay cool during the heat wave when her air conditioning broke, now has two brand new A/C units thanks to an outpouring of support from CBS 2 viewers who heard about her plight.
Twenty-two people were displaced from their homes when an extra-alarm blaze damaged two apartment buildings in west suburban Maywood Friday night.
The death of a west suburban man who was shot multiple times in front of his home has been ruled a homicide, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office said Saturday.
A man who was shot four blocks away from his west suburban Maywood home died early Sunday.
A Maywood science teacher is basking in the glory of his latest award.
Two men are set to appear in bond court in Maywood Friday, charged with a Nov. 26 shooting that left a taxi driver dead and a second person wounded.
Just a couple of weeks before Election Day, Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown is trying to figure out what to do about a long-time employee of the clerk’s office who is an alleged gang leader.
Cook County’s plan to shut down suburban courthouses on weekends went into effect last week with the closure of the Bridgeview courthouse. But police who now must transport arrestees to the Criminal Courts Building in Chicago for bond hearings reported that longer round trips were the only problem.
Because the suburban Cook County courthouses will be closed on weekends starting next year, there will soon be five fewer options for wedding or civil union ceremonies.
Get into trouble on the weekends in Cook County and no matter where you are arrested — from Schaumburg to the city’s West Side to Orland Park — you’ll soon be able to appear before a judge only at Chicago’s 26th and California courthouse.
Twelve families were displaced from a Maywood apartment building after a fire Sunday morning.
Gov. Pat Quinn on Saturday announced nearly $4.3 million in federal funding to increase affordable housing and stabilize communities in three west suburban Cook County communities.