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Autopsy: 19th Person Killed By Heat This Month

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.

07/10/2012

Mary McLemore got two free air conditioners from Sears, after CBS 2 reported about her fears about suffering in the heat with broken air conditioning, and dozens of viewers offered to provide her with a new unit. (Credit: CBS)

CBS 2 Viewers Step Up For Elderly Woman With No Air Conditioning

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.

CBS 2–06/27/2012

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22 Displaced In 3-Alarm Maywood Fire

Twenty-two people were displaced from their homes when an extra-alarm blaze damaged two apartment buildings in west suburban Maywood Friday night.

05/26/2012

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Man Shot In Front Of His Home Dies

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.

05/19/2012

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Maywood Man Shot Multiple Times Dies

A man who was shot four blocks away from his west suburban Maywood home died early Sunday.

04/08/2012

Empty Classroom

Proviso East Teacher Inducted To National Hall Of Fame

A Maywood science teacher is basking in the glory of his latest award.

WBBM Newsradio–03/20/2012

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Men Charged In Maywood Shooting That Killed Cabbie, Wounded Woman

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.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2012

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Report: High-Ranking Circuit Court Clerk’s Employee Tied To Gang

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.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2012

Cook County Criminal Courts

South Suburban Cops Unhappy With Courthouse Closures

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.

01/15/2012

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Cuts To Suburban Courthouse Hours Mean No More Weekend Weddings

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.

CBS Chicago–12/30/2011

Cook County Criminal Courts

Cook County To Close Suburban Courthouses On Weekends

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.

12/28/2011

Firefighters said 12 families were displaced after a fire at this apartment building at 1012 Greenwood Av. in Maywood on Dec. 4, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

12 Families Displaced By Maywood Fire

Twelve families were displaced from a Maywood apartment building after a fire Sunday morning.

CBS Chicago–12/04/2011

Gov. Pat Quinn (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

Quinn Announces Efforts To Boost Development Of West Suburban Cook County

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.

12/03/2011

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Cab Driver Dies, Woman Wounded In Maywood Shooting

A cab driver died and a 68-year-old woman was wounded during a shooting Saturday in west suburban Maywood.

11/28/2011

Car Tire

Police: Motorist Drives Over, Kills Former Co-Worker In Maywood

Police say a fight over a woman led a former Hines VA Hospital worker to kill a colleague over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–11/20/2011

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Two Dead, 16 Wounded By Gunfire

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.

10/29/2011

Maywood Fire

Fire Sweeps Through House In Maywood

A raging fire broke out Wednesday morning at a house in west suburban Maywood.

CBS Chicago–10/12/2011

Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Scott Olson/ Getty Images)

Emanuel Has Plan To Recover Unpaid Water Bills From Suburbs

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.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2011

Maywood Police Chief talks with CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli about the suburb's crime problem.

Maywood Grapples With Crime Wave

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.

09/30/2011

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Maywood Trustee Used Cop As Chauffeur

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”.

09/28/2011

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