Maywood Man Charged With Murder | Off-Duty Cop Cleared of Wrongdoing in 2012 Shooting

Thursday, July 28, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || @village_free  || UPDATE: 2:05 p.m. A man who was questioned in relation to multiple murders in Maywood and who was reportedly shot in the village last May has been charged with “first-degree murder, unlawful use of a weapon and possession of a firearm by a felon,” the Chicago Tribune reports.  Andrew Smith, 33, was arrested and denied bail on … Continue reading Maywood Man Charged With Murder | Off-Duty Cop Cleared of Wrongdoing in 2012 Shooting

First and Madison Listed Among 20 Most Dangerous Intersections in Chicago Region, According to Recent Study

A screenshot of the intersection at First and Madison. Google Maps. Friday, October 17, 2014 || By Michael Romain & Jean Lotus || Updated: Sunday, October 18, 2014, 2:00 PM The intersection at First and Madison near Proviso East High School is among the 20 most dangerous in the Chicago region, according to a study released October 14, by the Active Transportation Alliance, or ‘Active Trans’. … Continue reading First and Madison Listed Among 20 Most Dangerous Intersections in Chicago Region, According to Recent Study