Tuesday, June 25, 2019 || By Nona Tepper/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Law enforcement personnel and funeral home directors during a meeting of the Cook County Funeral Cemetery Violence Task Force in 2018. | File
On June 21, a passenger in a funeral procession reportedly jumped out of his car, landed on a neighboring vehicle hood and started dancing. On June 3, a Chicago man brought a gun for protection to a funeral party in Forest Home Cemetery. In early May, police ticketed nine cars traveling as part of a funeral procession down Roosevelt Road, with passengers hanging out of windows, vehicles swerved into oncoming lanes and created “general disorder” on the roads.
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Monday, April 15, 2019 || By Nona Tepper/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews
A Maywood man has filed a federal complaint against several villages and police officers — including Broadview and Maywood — alleging that police used excessive force to maliciously arrest and charge him about two years ago.
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Friday, November 16, 2018 || By Nona Tepper/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews
An Indiana man found dead of a gunshot wound inside a car on Nov. 13 in nearby Forest Park inflicted the wound himself, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.
Continue reading “Indiana Man’s Death On Nov. 13 At Harlem And Madison Ruled Suicide”