Category: Breaking News

Man Dies After Crashing Into Five Cars in Maywood on Sept. 6

Thursday, September 7, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || UPDATED: 4:49 p.m.

One man is dead after a multi-car collision that happened in Maywood on Sept. 6, according to police.

The incident happened at the corner of 15th Ave. and St. Charles Rd., at around 5:09 p.m., according to Maywood Police Officer Pirsia Allen, who said he was on the scene of the crash when it happened.

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Four Shot in Bellwood on Labor Day, Sept. 4

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews

According to a Sept. 5 Chicago Tribune report, four people were injured during a shooting that happened at around 11 p.m. on the 1000 block of Bellwood Ave. in Bellwood on Sept. 4, according to local police.

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Funeral Arrangements Set for 14-year-old Shooting Victim

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || UPDATED: 9/7/17

Screen Shot 2017-09-05 at 12.36.54 AMFuneral arrangements have been announced for a teenager who was fatally shot on Aug. 30 on the 600 block of 11th Ave. in Maywood.

The victim, who has been identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office as 14-year-old Michael Jones (pictured, left, at a younger age), of Maywood, was rushed to Loyola University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead the next day.

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Maywood Man Dies in Motorcycle Accident on Sept. 2

Sunday, September 3, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Screen Shot 2017-09-03 at 4.21.56 PM.pngA Maywood man has died after a tragic motorcycle accident that happened on Saturday evening, according to authorities.

Demetrius D. Talley, 32, of Maywood (pictured), was traveling south bound at 17th Ave. and Maywood Drive in Maywood on Sept. 2, when he struck the side of a vehicle, according to Maywood Police Lt. Dennis Diaz.

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14-year-old, Shot in Maywood on Aug. 30, Dies

Thursday, August 31, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

A juvenile who had been in critical condition at Loyola University Medical Center after an afternoon shooting in Maywood on Aug. 30 has died, according to authorities.

The shooting happened at around 4 p.m. on Aug. 30 on the 600 block of 11th Ave. in Maywood, said Maywood Police Chief Val Talley, who added that this is the village’s ninth homicide of 2017.

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Juvenile in Critical Condition After Maywood Shooting on Aug. 30

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

A juvenile is in critical condition at Loyola University Medical Center after an afternoon shooting in Maywood, according to authorities.

The shooting happened at around 4 p.m. on Aug. 30 on the 600 block of 11th Ave. in Maywood, said Maywood Police Chief Val Talley. The identity of the victim, who sustained multiple gunshot wounds, has not been revealed.

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One Dead, Another Wounded in Aug. 28 Bellwood Shooting

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews

One man was killed and another man was wounded during a shooting on the 400 block of 24th Ave. in Bellwood, according to a WGN 9 report.

The two men were sitting on their porch at around 9 p.m. on Aug. 28 when a group of people walked up to them and started shooting, police said.

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