County Launches Probes Into Cameron Sanders’ Des Plaines River Death
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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

Breaking: Body of Cameron Sanders Recovered from Des Plaines River
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Breaking: Body of Cameron Sanders Recovered from Des Plaines River

Thursday, May 18, 2017 || By Bob Uphues for Wednesday Journal || @maywoodnews Emergency personnel recovered the body of a 16-year-old Villa Park boy from the Des Plaines River on May 18, about 150 yards from the railroad bridge where witnesses said he entered the water. The Cook County Sheriff’s Police are continuing their investigation … Continue reading

After Swearing In, Maywood Board Members Hit With Governing Reality
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After Swearing In, Maywood Board Members Hit With Governing Reality

At the insistence of Mayor Edwenna Perkins, audience members raise their right hands and take the oath of office that was administered by Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown. || Below, new trustee Antonio Sanchez takes the oath of office. || Michael Romain/VFP Tuesday, May 16, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews The … Continue reading

Breaking: Authorities to Resume Search for Cameron Sanders Tuesday Morning
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Breaking: Authorities to Resume Search for Cameron Sanders Tuesday Morning

Monday, May 15, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews The search for Cameron Sanders, the 16-year-old Lisle resident who jumped into the Des Plaines River on Saturday evening and did not resurface, is reportedly back on after authorities had canceled their efforts this morning. Oak Park teacher Anthony Clark, who organized a community-based search on Monday, … Continue reading

Authorities Suspend Search for Teen Missing in Des Plaines River as Community Members Carry On
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Authorities Suspend Search for Teen Missing in Des Plaines River as Community Members Carry On

Cameron Sanders, the 16-year-old boy who may have drowned in the Des Plaines River on Saturday. | Provided Monday, May 15, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Authorities who were searching for a teenager who may have drowned in the Des Plaines River near Melrose Park on Saturday have suspended their efforts, according to … Continue reading