The Perfect Storm: Maywood’s Water Commissioners Have Issues With Water Bills — Their Own

Monday, August 13, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Linda Reedy, a Maywood resident and water commission member said in May that her bills were mysteriously high. | Shanel Romain 

During an overcast morning in May, Linda Reedy sat flummoxed at a dining room table inside of her Maywood home, utility bills dating back to November 2017 flanking her elbows. The last bill she’d received, from March 19 through April 19, had her almost at her wit’s end. It showed water charges totaling $913.08.

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Driver In Bellwood Ambulance Crash Had Cocaine In System

Thursday, July 26, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: An ambulance that crashed in Bellwood on March 31. | ABC 7 

The driver of an ambulance that crashed in Bellwood on March 31, killing three people, the driver included, had cocaine in his bloodstream, according to an ABC7 I-Team report.

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County And State Law Enforcement Track Thousands In Flawed Gang Databases

Friday, July 20, 2018 || By Mick Dumke/ProPublica || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Community members clean up a park in Maywood that had been tagged with gang signs in 2014. | File 

Over the last 25 years, Illinois State Police have built a database of more than 90,000 people they deem to be gang members — but won’t say what gangs they’re in or where they live.

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