Category: Emergencies

Woman Dies After Car Crashes Into Freight Train In Melrose Park On Dec. 15

Friday, December 15, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Firefighters rescue passengers from a car that collided with a train on Dec. 15. | Courtesy Maywood Fire Department 

One woman is dead after a train struck a car at a railroad crossing on Dec. 15, according to multiple media reports and Maywood Fire Chief Craig Bronaugh.

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Woman Who Fled Maywood Mental Health Center Still on the Run

Sunday, December 9, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

The Cook County Sheriff’s office recently announced that a 35-year-old woman is on the run after fleeing from an ambulance that was parked at Madden Mental Health Center, 1200 S. 1st Ave. in Maywood, on Dec. 7.

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Motorcyclist Killed in Bellwood Oct. 8 After Colliding With Pace Bus

Sunday, October 14, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

A Forest Park man was killed after colliding with a Pace bus last Sunday night at around 7:29 p.m., according to a Chicago Sun-Times report. The accident happened at Mannheim and Frontage.

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No Injuries Reported in Oct. 8 Maywood House Fire

Monday, October 9, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 10:09 a.m. 

Featured image: A house on fire in the 1800 block of S. 21st Ave. | Photo courtesy Maywood Fire Department 

On Oct. 8, firefighters from Maywood and surrounding communities responded to a structure fire at a house on the 1800 block of S. 21st Ave. in Maywood. Fire departments received reports of the fire at around 6:37 p.m. on Sunday.

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Man Pronounced Dead at Broadview Motel on Sept. 11

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

A Broadview man was pronounced dead at a motel in that village on Sept. 11, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

The Broadview Police Department reported to the coroner’s office about the death of Moses J. Neely, 45, of the 2500 block of South 12th Street in Broadview, at 8:48 p.m., according to the medical examiner.

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Early Morning Fire Breaks Out at Offices of Maywood Nonprofit on Sept. 9

Saturday, September 9, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Feature image: The Maywood headquarters of Housing Forward. | Google Earth

The nonprofit Housing Forward, which helps individuals and families experiencing housing-related crises transition to stable living conditions, is in a transition of its own after a fire broke out in the attic of its headquarters at 1851 S. 9th Ave. in Maywood.

According to Maywood Fire Chief Craig Bronaugh, the fire department got notification of the blaze at around 2:54 a.m. on Saturday. The fire, he said, was primarily contained in the attic.

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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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