Latest Entries
Op-Ed: Fighting for Our Safety
Op-Ed

Op-Ed: Fighting for Our Safety

Mourners carry out the casket of a woman who was shot to death in Chicago last year. | William Camargo/Wednesday Journal Tuesday, May 23, 2017 || By State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch (7th) || OPINION || @maywoodnews Over the past several years we have seen an increase in violence throughout our neighborhoods and streets. So … Continue reading

Stricken by a Stroke, Maywood Grad Finds Her Voice in Faith
Education / Lives / Religion

Stricken by a Stroke, Maywood Grad Finds Her Voice in Faith

Shantal Cole during her May 7 graduation from Dominican University in River Forest. | Below, Cole performing her poem at the college’s traditional Candle & Rose ceremony held May 6. || Photos provided  Tuesday, May 23, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews On May 6, a day before she graduated from Dominican University in River … Continue reading

County Launches Probes Into Cameron Sanders’ Des Plaines River Death
Breaking News / Emergencies

County Launches Probes Into Cameron Sanders’ Des Plaines River Death

Rainbow Bridge, the structure from which 16-year-old Cameron Sanders, pictured below, jumped on May 13. He never resurfaced. | Michael Romain/VFP Monday, May 22, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews County officials are investigating the May 13 death of a Villa Park teenager from multiple angles. On May 22, the Cook County Sheriff’s Office … Continue reading