Category: Breaking News

Bellwood Man, Accomplished Chef Dies In Chicago Car Crash

Sunday, January 28, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Darius Sconiers, a private chef from Bellwood, was killed in a 9-car crash in Chicago on Saturday. | Family photo 

A Bellwood man and Proviso East graduate who was an elite chef was killed in a multi-car crash in Chicago on Jan. 27, according to multiple news reports.

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One Injury Reported In Jan. 27 Maywood Apartment Fire

Saturday, January 27, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 7:45 p.m. 

The Maywood Fire Department is currently investigating the cause of a fire that broke out in a multi-unit apartment building on Jan. 27, according to Fire Chief Craig Bronaugh.

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Man Convicted Of Murdering Maywood Resident, Sheriff ‘Temo’ Estrada In 2013

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

A man who had been in custody on first-degree murder and attempted armed robbery charges related to the death of Maywood community leader and Cook County Sheriff’s Investigator Cuauhtemoc “Temo” Estrada on Dec. 20, 2013 has been convicted.

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Clark Likely To Make Ballot Against Davis In Democratic Primary

Monday, January 22, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Anthony Clark, right, with District 209 school board member Rodney Alexander in December. | Paul Goyette 

The Democratic Primary for the 7th Congressional District seat is shaping up to be a face-off between incumbent U.S. Rep. Danny K. Davis and challenger Anthony Clark, an Oak Park high school teacher and community activist.

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Another Fire Breaks Out In Maywood House 5 Days After Family Is Displaced

Saturday, January 20, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Maywood Fire Captain Scott coordinating fire suppression efforts at 142 S. 16th Ave. on Jan. 19. The home has sustained two fires in less than a week. | Courtesy Maywood Fire Department 

On Jan. 15, a fire broke out in a bedroom at 142 S. 16th Ave., in Maywood, leaving a family displaced and the home boarded up.

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Tara Brewer, Incumbent Broadview Trustee, Dies

Thursday, January 18, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Tara Brewer, pictured getting sworn in as a Broadview trustee, died on Jan. 17. | Facebook 

Broadview community members are mourning a village official who died on Jan. 17. Tara Brewer, a Broadview trustee, died on Wednesday afternoon at Loyola University Medical Center, according to a statement released by Broadview Mayor Katrina Thompson.

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