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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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Federal Court Upholds Melrose Park Firefighter’s Termination

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

According to a March 23 report in the Cook County Record, a “three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago affirmed the dismissal of due process and equal protection claims filed by John Cannici.”

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Sun-Times: A Maywood Drug Dealer’s Arrest Led Feds To ‘El Chapo’

Friday, January 26, 2018|| By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Christopher Baines, left, and Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera. 

According to a Chicago Sun-Times report published Jan. 28, the arrest of Joaquín El Chapo Guzmán Loera — one of the biggest drug kingpins in modern history and one of the world’s most wanted men — was sparked roughly a decade ago, when a Maywood man sold some drugs to an informant.

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