Legal Battle Keeps Markham Mayor Roger Agpawa From Being Sworn In For Another Term -- Who Is Running The City?Roger Agpawa, the mayor of south suburban Markham, was supposed to be sworn in for a second term on Thursday – but he was not.
Markham Mayor Roger Agpawa Says He's Prepared To Go To Illinois Supreme Court To Fight Ruling He's Ineligible To Hold OfficeEmbattled Markham mayor Roger Agpawa said Sunday that he is prepared to go to the Illinois Supreme Court to stay in office after winning reelection.
Appeals Court Rules Markham Mayor Roger Agpawa Ineligible To Hold Public OfficeTwo weeks after he appeared to win re-election, an Illinois Appellate Court panel has ruled Markham Mayor Roger Agpawa is not eligible to hold public office in Illinois, due to a 1999 federal mail fraud conviction.
Markham Mayor Up For Reelection A Day After He Reported Campaign Signs Were Defaced And Thrown AwayPolls are open until 7:00 Tuesday night for municipal elections in the suburbs.
Markham Mayor Says His Reelection Campaign Signs Were Defaced And Thrown Away, Pile Of Feces Was Found In Front Of Campaign Office DoorA pile of poop – believed to be human feces – was spotted steps from the front door of Markham Mayor Roger Agpawa’s campaign offices, the city said.
Strike Halts Construction Of New Amazon Facility In MarkhamConstruction of a new Amazon facility in south suburban Markham came to a halt Wednesday because of a union strike.
Markham Mayor Roger Agpawa Could Be Booted From Ballot Due To Felony ConvictionA new lawsuit means the mayor of Markham could get booted from the ballot in April due to a felony conviction.
Markham Woman Furious After She Pays Home Depot Contractor To Build Fence, Gets Caught Up In Red TapeA Markham woman paid in full and was left empty-handed, and now she is furious after a mega-home improvement company left her hanging.
Fire Destroys House Near I-57 And 159th Street In MarkhamHeavy smoke and flames were seen Sunday as fire destroyed a house in south suburban Markham.
Technical Glitches, Long Lines Plague Early Voting In Some Suburban Cook County LocationsVoters all across suburban Cook County expressed first-day frustrations Wednesday as early voting began.
Melvin Martin Jr., Accused Of Hauling Dismembered Girlfriend To Chicago Suburbs, Has Been Returned To KentuckyThe Louisville, Kentucky man accused of traveling to Chicago’s southern suburbs with his dismembered girlfriend in a suitcase was back in his home state Thursday night.
Another Former Girlfriend Says She Was Once Held Hostage By Martin Melvin Jr., Man Suspected Of Killing Girlfriend And Hauling Body Parts On BusMelvin Martin Jr. is suspected of murdering his girlfriend and hauling her body parts to the Chicago suburbs in a suitcase, and on Thursday, another former girlfriend said she was once held hostage by him.
Melvin Martin Jr. Accused Of Killing And Dismembering Girlfriend In Louisville, Hauling Remains To Markham In SuitcasesA man was charged as a fugitive out of Kentucky, after police said he killed and dismembered his girlfriend and hauled her body parts in suitcases all the way to south suburban Markham.
Dismembered Body Parts Found In Suitcases That Markham Police Say Man Hauled All The Way From KentuckyIn a gruesome and horrific discovery, body parts were found inside suitcases in south suburban Markham on Tuesday.
Grandson Charged In Murders Of Longtime CTA Bus Driver And Ex-Wife In MarkhamRomel Tyson has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the stabbing deaths of his grandparents in south suburban Markham.