Nine Years After Murder of Tom Wood, Police Go Door-to-Door Looking For Clues

Members of the Maywood Police Department, in addition to local elected leaders and community residents, gather at the corner of 6th Ave. and Erie St. to remember the death of Tom Wood, who was killed in the area in 2006. | Photo: Michael Romain  Saturday, October 24, 2015 || By Michael Romain  MAYWOOD | Helene Wood, the widow of slain Maywood police officer Tom Wood, … Continue reading Nine Years After Murder of Tom Wood, Police Go Door-to-Door Looking For Clues

Fox 32: Melrose Park Mayor Accused of Conflict of Interest

Thursday, April 30, 2015 || Originally Published: Fox 32 || 4/29/15 || By Dane Placko CHICAGO (FOX 32 News & Better Government Assoc.) – Plenty of politicians make an extra buck on the side. Some even make more money in private business than from the public payroll. But what happens when a mayor gets paid thousands of dollars by a bank that does big business with … Continue reading Fox 32: Melrose Park Mayor Accused of Conflict of Interest

Melrose Park Taxpayers Footing Bill for Mayor’s $72K Jaguar, Dane Placko Reports

Screenshot of Fox 32 investigate report on Melrose Park Mayor Ronald Serpico’s 2014 Jaguar. Click to see video. Thursday, January 29, 2015 || Originally Published: Fox 32 News || 1/28/15 || By Dane Placko CHICAGO (FOX 32 News & Better Government Assoc.) – The mayor of west suburban Melrose Park, Ronald Serpico, is driving around town in a brand new Jaguar, and FOX 32 News … Continue reading Melrose Park Taxpayers Footing Bill for Mayor’s $72K Jaguar, Dane Placko Reports