Tuesday, March 20, 2018 || By Tom Holmes/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Chris Ross, who says he was saved by a caring community member. | Submitted photo
Four years ago, Chris Ross weighed 70 pounds and was living in a rat-infested abandoned building in Maywood, where he used heroin and crack cocaine and panhandled and stole to support his addiction.
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Monday, February 19, 2018 || By Tom Holmes/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews
Featured image: John Netherly demonstrates how he re-purposes windbreakers from trash bags outside of the Forest Park Transit Station. | Alexa Rogals
They found Miss Bernice dead in a doorway. Forest Park resident John Netherly said he knew that would happen. He had been pleading with police for months to take Miss Bernice to a hospital or mental health facility, telling officers the woman was not mentally capable of making decisions in her best interest.
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