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.
A cab driver died and a 68-year-old woman was wounded during a shooting Saturday in west suburban Maywood.
Police say a fight over a woman led a former Hines VA Hospital worker to kill a colleague over the weekend.
A 74-year-old man and a 50-year-old man are dead and at least 16 other people were wounded by gunfire across the city from Friday afternoon into Saturday morning.
A raging fire broke out Wednesday morning at a house in west suburban Maywood.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has a plan to recover almost $15 million owed by some suburbs for unpaid water services provided by the City of Chicago.
The police in suburban Maywood say that gangs, drugs and prison inmates beyond their capacity to stop, so they are asking the Cook County Sheriff’s Department for help in quelling the crime wave.
Andy Shaw, President and CEO of the Better Government Association is taking issue with the police chief in Maywood describing the use of officers to chauffeur trustees as a “courtesy”.