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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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
Featured image: J.W. Scott, center, is presented with an honorary street sign bearing his name by Bellwood Mayor Andre Harvey on Nov. 18. | Courtesy Mayor Andre Harvey
J.W. Scott, the 86-year-old founder of People Cab Co. in Bellwood, was recently featured in a John Fountain column in the Chicago Sun-Times — the article the result of a Nov. 18 street naming ceremony. Henceforth and forevermore, a portion of St. Charles Rd. (near 30th Ave.) will be “Honorary J.W. Scott Ave.”
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Sunday, December 3, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Taytianna B. Jones | Kane County sheriff’s office
A woman and two juveniles were arrested in Bellwood on Nov. 29 by Bellwood Police Department officers in connection with a carjacking that happened earlier that day in Aurora, according to multiple media reports.
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