Thursday, July 5, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
At least three suspects wanted for an alleged armed robbery of cell phones on July 5 led area police on a chase that resulted in a train on the Union Pacific line coming to an unanticipated stop. The incident happened just after 2:30 p.m.
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Sunday, July 1, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
The death of a Bellwood man on June 30 was ruled a suicide by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office on July 1.
Continue reading “Bellwood Man Dies From Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound, Coroner Reports”
Monday, June 25, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
The Bellwood Police Department recently announced its plans to crackdown on drunk and unbuckled drivers before and after the Fourth of July holiday. The crackdown will run from June 25 through July 8. So far, it isn’t known whether any other departments in the area have joined the effort.
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Thursday, June 7, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Law enforcement officials, along with Special Olympics athletes, participate in a torch runs across the country each year. This one is in Virginia. | Virginia Special Olympics
Commuters taking Roosevelt Road on Saturday afternoon may want to prepare for the possibility of a slight holdup. The employees of local police departments, and their relatives, will hit the street on Saturday for the annual Special Olympics Torch Run.
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Tuesday, May 22, 2018 || By Michael Romain ||@maywoodnews || Updated: 6:08 p.m.
One man is dead after a shooting that happened on May 21 on the 2400 block of Randolph Ave. in Bellwood.
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Friday, April 6, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews
Two Bellwood men were killed during a shooting that happened in the village on April 2, according to multiple reports (see here and here).
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Saturday, March 10, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || UPDATED: 3/11/18
Featured image: The caskets of James Eric Davis Sr. and Diva Jeneen Davis are carried out of Broadview Missionary Baptist Church on Saturday. | VFP
A sudden, collective hush seized the crowd of at least 1,000 mourners packed tightly inside of the massive first-level sanctuary of Broadview Missionary Baptist Church, 2100 S. 25th Ave. in Broadview, on Saturday.
Continue reading “Bellwood Officer, Wife Remembered As Community ‘Heroes’ During Memorial”