Category: Crime

Broadview Man Accidentally Shoots Self While Playing With Gun, Cops Say

Monday, January 15, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Sedrick Cooper, of Broadview. | Aurora Police Department 

A Broadview man was charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and reckless discharge of a firearm after he accidentally shot himself in an Aurora restaurant, according to a Jan. 9 Patch report.

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Man Charged With Murder In Connection To Jan. 8 Bellwood Nightclub Shooting

Sunday, January 14, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured images: Troy Taylor, 25, who was charged with first-degree murder. | Cook County Sheriff’s Office 

A Chicago man has been charged in connection to a Jan. 8 shooting outside of nightclub in Bellwood that left two people wounded and one man dead.

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Man Charged With Murder In Fatal Jan. 4 Maywood Home Invasion

Friday, January 12, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 11:30 a.m. 

Featured image: James Randle, of Stone Park, who was arrested on Jan. 11 in connection to a fatal home invasion on Jan. 4 in Maywood. | Courtesy Maywood Police Department 

A Stone Park man faces multiple charges in connection to a Jan. 4 home invasion in Maywood that left a man dead and three people wounded.

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Man Who Jumped Into Frozen Des Plaines River While Fleeing Cops Jan. 7 Identified

Thursday, January 11, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

A man who ran out into a frozen Des Plaines River, near First and Chicago Avenues, while fleeing police in the early morning hours of Jan. 7 has been identified as Tamar Green, 22, according to a Chicago Sun-Times report.

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Suspect In Auto Theft That Started In Maywood Arrested On Oak Park Campus

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

A suspect involved in an auto theft that began in Maywood was apprehended on the campus of Oak Park and River Forest High School on Jan. 10, according to a statement District 200 spokesperson Karin Sullivan released Wednesday afternoon.

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Bellwood Man Fatally Shot While Trying To Rob 58-Year-Old In Chicago

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

A 23-year-old Bellwood man was fatally shot on Jan. 8 while trying to rob an older man in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood, according to a Chicago Sun-Times report, published Jan. 9, and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

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Jan. 8 Bellwood Shooting Now Being Treated As Homicide After Man Dies

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 1/14/18

Featured image: Lazarrek Ellis, who was fatally shot on Jan. 8 | Facebook 

Local law enforcement officials are treating a shooting that happened outside of a Bellwood nightclub on Jan. 8 as a homicide after a man was pronounced dead at Loyola University Medical Center not long after the incident.

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