‘Rowdy Funeral’ Task Force Comes To An End

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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TOWNSHIP NEWS: 11 Year-Old Shooting Victim Shamiya Adams Mourned In Forest Park

(Mourners gather inside Living Word Christian Center in Forest Park to remember 11 year-old Shamiya Adams. Photos by Michael Romain for the Village Free Press. Cover photo by John J. Kim for the Chicago Tribune). Tuesday, July 29, 2014 || Michael Romain || Also Published in the Forest Park Review and the Austin Weekly News FOREST PARK — An estimated 1,000 mourners gathered at Living Word Christian Center … Continue reading TOWNSHIP NEWS: 11 Year-Old Shooting Victim Shamiya Adams Mourned In Forest Park