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”.
Maywood police are looking for the passenger of a car that crashed into an apartment building after a shooting early Tuesday morning, killing a girl as she was sleeping.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Thursday that he is actively going after $15 million in unpaid water bills owed to the city by four Chicago suburbs. He also promised to take another look at free water that the city supplies to various non-profit groups.
The city of Chicago is owed $47 million in unpaid water bills. It’s a big number for a cash-strapped city. A Better Government Association study found that those who owe much of that money might not be who you expect.
Last spring, in a chance meeting, Maywood village trustee candidate Cheryl Ealey asked Village Clerk Gary Woll why the village was dragging its feet on the release of a number of documents sought by those challenging the administration. Ealey claims that Woll told her that the village “won’t give you information to use against us.”
Police are beefing up patrols on 19th Avenue in Maywood Sunday because shootings there have left two men murdered and three other people wounded Saturday and Sunday.
Maywood police are investigating the slaying of a Chicago man early Saturday in the west suburb, police said.
An extra-alarm fire broke out Wednesday morning in a retirement community building in Maywood.
A Maywood man is hospitalized with a gunshot wound to the head after allegedly getting into a shootout with police early this morning.
A man came all the way from Wisconsin to sell his pit bull for dogfighting, and he likely won’t be going home anytime soon.
The former head of the Maywood Housing Authority has been indicted on theft charges for allegedly funneling rent money intended for poor people toward her own suburban mortgage.
As the heat index soars into the triple digits, families often look to the community pool as a low-cost way to cool down.
Two teenage boys were slain in possibly related shootings that occurred two hours apart in west suburban Maywood early Saturday.
Police in Maywood say a three-car crash last night that killed two people has injured three people – including a five-week-old girl who was hurt more seriously than originally thought.
The Bloods street gang has never had a presence in the Chicago area. That’s changing.
Cook County has come up with a capital improvements program that puts the brakes on some big projects that once had a green light.
A Melrose Park man has been charged with stealing more than $900,000 from his late aunt, who suffered from Alzheimer’s disease.
Bellwood, Berwyn, Forest Park, Maywood and Oak Park are moving ahead with plans to renovate homes and apartment buildings for low- and moderate-income families.
A fire broke out Friday morning in a house in west suburban Maywood, prompting crews from several suburbs to respond.