Thursday, February 21, 2019 || By Mick Dumke/ProPublica Illinois || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Young people clean up gang graffiti in a Maywood park. | File
Over the years, a gang database maintained by the Cook County Sheriff’s Office grew to include more than 25,000 names, as well as countless errors.
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Wednesday, October 31, 2018 || By Timothy Inklebarger || @maywoodnews
Cook County Detective Sgt. Jason Moran (left), Cook County Sheriff’s Office of Community Outreach Director and taskforce chairman Parris Williams (middle) and funeral home director Spencer Leak, Jr. (right), discuss violence at Chicago funerals at the second meeting of the Cook County Funeral Cemetery Violence Task Force. | Timothy Inklebarger
The shooting of six people at a funeral service in the South Side neighborhood of Burnside on Oct. 22 was the focus of conversation at the second meeting of the Cook County Funeral and Cemetery Violence Taskforce meeting in Forest Park on Oct. 26.
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Friday, October 19, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
A block-long portion of 17th Avenue in Maywood has been taped off since roughly 4 p.m. after a shooting inside of a restaurant in the area.
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