Boykin Announces Bid To Replace Dorothy Brown As Circuit Court Clerk

Friday, August 16, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Richard Boykin, pictured while he was still Cook County Commissioner. | File

Former 1st District Cook County Commissioner has gone from mulling a run against Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx earlier this month to announcing on Thursday his plan to succeed Dorothy Brown as Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County.

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Richard Boykin Eyeing Run For Cook County State’s Attorney

Saturday, August 3, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Richard Boykin, the former 1st District Cook County commissioner, is considering a run against State’s Attorney Kim Foxx. | File

A former 1st District Cook County Commissioner is considering a run for Cook County state’s attorney in 2020. 

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Defunct ‘Rowdy Funeral’ Task Force Leaves Behind To Do List For Officials

Monday, July 8, 2019 || By Nona Tepper/Forest Park Review|| @maywoodnews

Featured image:  A brawl that broke out during a funeral procession near the corner of Jackson Boulevard and Wisconsin Avenue in Oak Park in September 2018. | YouTube

After a year’s worth of meetings, the Cook County Funeral and Cemetery Violence Taskforce may have ended its formal in-person meetings, but those involved in the group continue to talk remotely about how to keep Forest Park, Oak Park and other western suburbs safe during chaotic funeral processions, particularly as murders rise in Chicago. The group also left behind a series of recommendations, some of which have put into action by area law enforcement.  

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