Thursday, December 26, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
During a Dec. 19 regular board meeting, members of the village’s Board of Police and Fire Commission swore in Officer Lizet Ochoa, who Maywood Police Chief Valdimir Talley said is the first female officer hired in the department “in approximately eight years.”
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Sunday, December 24, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
So far this year, there have been 10 murders in Maywood, five more than took place in 2016, according to Maywood Police Chief Valdimir Talley.
The chief said that he believes pending federal gun legislation designed to make it easier to carry concealed firearms across state lines would only exacerbate the village’s violent crime problem.
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Friday, December 15, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin and Maywood Police Chief Valdmir Talley will co-host a Carjacking and Public Safety Town Hall on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., inside of Maywood Council Chambers, 125 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood.
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Friday, December 1, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured photo: Gabriel Law Team
Carjackings are on the rise across Cook County, according to recent reports, prompting some local law enforcement officials to raise awareness on how motorists can protect themselves.
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Friday, September 8, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || UPDATED: 9/8/17
During a Sept. 5 regular meeting, the Maywood Board of Trustees gave the village’s attorney and staff the go-ahead to put together a redevelopment agreement that would dictate the construction of a 68-unit, 5-story apartment building on the site of a vacant lot at 800-820 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood, which is currently owned by the village.
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Tuesday, September 5, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || UPDATED: 9/7/17
Funeral arrangements have been announced for a teenager who was fatally shot on Aug. 30 on the 600 block of 11th Ave. in Maywood.
The victim, who has been identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office as 14-year-old Michael Jones (pictured, left, at a younger age), of Maywood, was rushed to Loyola University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead the next day.
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Thursday, August 31, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
A juvenile who had been in critical condition at Loyola University Medical Center after an afternoon shooting in Maywood on Aug. 30 has died, according to authorities.
The shooting happened at around 4 p.m. on Aug. 30 on the 600 block of 11th Ave. in Maywood, said Maywood Police Chief Val Talley, who added that this is the village’s ninth homicide of 2017.
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